Ribby cum Wrea, Lancashire Family History Guide

Ribby cum Wrea is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1759 from chapelry in Kirkham Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Wrea.

Alternative names: Ribby, Ribby with Wrea

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1847
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

RIBBY-WITH-WREA, a township and a chapelry in Kirkham parish, Lancashire. The township lies on the Wyre railway, at Wrea-Green r. station, 1¾ mile Wby S of Kirkham; and contains the village of Wrea-Green, which has a wall-box for Kirkham pest-office, under Preston. Acres, 1,366. Real property, £2,832. Pop., 444. Houses, 87. The manor, with R. Hall, belongs to H. H. Hornby, Esq. The chapelry is more extensivethan the township. Pop., 918. The living is a p.curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £115. Patron, the Vicar of Kirkham. The church was built in 1849. There are an endowed school and charities, with aggregately £148.

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


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Lancashire
  • Civil Registration District: Fylde
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Amounderness
  • Diocese: Manchester
  • Rural Deanery: Amounderness
  • Poor Law Union: Fylde
  • Hundred: Amounderness
  • Province: York