Ripe, (East Sussex)

OPC for Ripe is : Helen McDiarmid

Email: Helen McDiarmid.

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Ripe lies between the A27 Eastbourne to Brighton road and the Hailsham to Lewes roads. Through its history it has had a number of names Alchitone, Achiltone, Achintone, Echentone and finally Ripe. Before 1066 the village was owned by Earl Harold, later to become King Harold who was killed at the Battle of Hastings in 1066.

The Domesday book mentions the manors or Rype and Echentone which were owned by Richard de Aquila . The church was taxed by Pope Nicholas IV in 1291.

Places of worship:

Church details, together with baptism, marriage, monumental inscription & burial records can be accessed by clicking on the church name.

Baptist House

Hebron Chapel

Protestant Dissenters

St John the Baptist

Census returns:

People residing in the parish:

370 individuals in the OPC Database for the 1841 census.

People born in this parish but residing elsewhere:

11 individuals in the OPC Database for the 1851 census.

10 individuals in the OPC Database for the 1861 census.

10 individuals in the OPC Database for the 1871 census.

10 individuals in the OPC Database for the 1891 census.

1 individual in the OPC Database for the 1901 census.

The OPC offers a lookup service for the 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891 and 1901 census returns for Ripe

Maps:

Grid reference: 550976, 110084 ~ View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, streetmap, bing or oldmaps.

Militia records etc:

War Memorial in St John's churchyard

Poll Registers:

The OPC database contains 61 poll register entries for people entitled to vote in this parish.

1641 Protestation Returns:

There are no protestation returns for this parish in the OPC database.

Gazettes:

The OPC database contains 6 entries for people associated with this parish mentioned in Gazettes.

Photographs:

There are 20 images depicting this parish in the OPC database.

Postal directories:

The OPC database contains no postal directory entries for this parish.

1867 Kelly's Directory for Ripe is available on the GENUKI site

Publications:

There are no books about this parish in the Sussex OPC Bibliography.

There is 1 article about this parish in the OPC Sussex Archeaological Collections Index.

There are no people from this parish in the OPC Sussex Archeaological Society Members Index.

Wills:

The OPC database contains 1 will of someone who lived in this parish.

The OPC database contains no wills that mention this parish.

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