Kings Ripton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Huntingdonshire.

Alternative names:

Parish church: St. Peter

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1597
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1604

Nonconformists include: Society of Friends/Quaker and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

RIPTON (Kings), a parish, with a village, in the district and county of Huntingdon; 3¾ miles N E by N of Huntingdon r. station. Post-town, Huntingdon. Acres, with Sapley, 1, 210. Real property of R. K. alone, £1, 279. Pop., 267. Houses, 52. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to Magdalen college, Cambridge. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £232. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is ancient. There is a national school.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

RIPTON, KING’S (St. Peter), a parish, in the hundred of Hurstingstone, union and county of Huntingdon, 3½ miles (N. E. by N.) from the town of Huntingdon; containing 229 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king’s books at £11. 19. 7., and in the patronage of the Crown; net income, £179.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848


  • County: Huntingdonshire
  • Civil Registration District: Huntingdon
  • Probate Court: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon
  • Diocese: Pre-1837 – Lincoln, Post-1836 – Ely
  • Rural Deanery: St Ives
  • Poor Law Union: Huntingdon
  • Hundred: Hurstingstone
  • Province: Canterbury

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