Ripley, Surrey Family History Guide

Ripley is a chapelry of Send Ancient Parish in Surrey.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1740
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1800

Nonconformists include: Particular Baptist

Parishes Adjacent to Ripley

  • Send
  • East Clandon
  • West Horsley
  • Pyrford
  • Ockham

Historical Descriptions of Ripley

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

RIPLEY, a village, a chapelry, and a sub-district, in Guildford district, Surrey. The village stands near the river Wey, 3½ miles SE by E of Woking r. station, and 6 NE of Guildford; and has a post-office under Woking Station, and fairs on 22 July and 11 Nov. The chapelry is in Send parish. Pop., 933. Houses, 177. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Send, in the diocese of Winchester. The church was mainly rebuilt in 1846; but retains the chancel of an early English chapel, which belonged to Newark priory. There is a national school. The sub-district contains also the rest of Send parish, and two other parishes. Acres, 8,823. Pop., 2,591. Houses, 481.

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

Parish Records


Online Records (Free)

England, Surrey Parish Registers, 1536-1992

Maps of Ripley

Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Surrey
Civil Registration District: Guildford
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Surrey
Diocese: Winchester
Rural Deanery: Stoke
Poor Law Union: Guildford
Hundred: Woking
Province: Canterbury