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.
Church details, together with baptism, marriage, monumental inscription & burial records can be accessed by clicking on the church name.
370 individuals in the OPC Database for the 1841 census.
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
War Memorial in St John's churchyard
The OPC database contains 61 poll register entries for people entitled to vote in this parish.
There are no protestation returns for this parish in the OPC database.
The OPC database contains 6 entries for people associated with this parish mentioned in Gazettes.
There are 20 images depicting this parish in the OPC database.
New Roughwood Churches Album has 13 images of churches in this parish.
The OPC database contains no postal directory entries for this parish.
1867 Kelly's Directory for Ripe is available on the GENUKI site
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.
The OPC database contains 1 will of someone who lived in this parish.
The OPC database contains no wills that mention this parish.
No registered users have badged this parish yet. To share your interest with others, why not register as frequent use of this site?
Remember that OPCs are volunteers and are unlikely to have information not listed on this page.
Please be courteous and patient - they, like you, have busy lives and will try and respond as quickly as they can.