Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Ripley. You may be able to find further references to Ripley in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Ripley small market town Bartholomew

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Ripley.

Place Type of entry Source
Burnt Yates village Bartholomew
BURNT-YATES a hamlet Imperial
Clint township Bartholomew
CLINT a township Imperial
Killinghall township Bartholomew
KILLINGHALL a village and a township Imperial

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Ripley within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Daniel Defoe Letter 8, Part 4: Leeds and North Yorkshire 3
Charles Wesley May 17 - Aug. 28, 1743: Bristol to Newcastle, then Cornwall 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Clint 0 2
Killinghall 0 2
Nidd 1 5
South Stainley 0 3
Claro 0 2
Low Harrogate 0 1
Birstwith 0 2
Brearton 0 2
Bilton 0 3
Bishop Thornton 0 2
Scotton 0 2
Felliscliffe 0 2
Harrogate 14 2
Haverah Park 0 2
Starbeck 0 2
Pannal 0 2
Hartwith 0 2
Markington 0 3
Ingerthorpe 0 1
Conyngham House 0 2