Place:Ropley, Hampshire, England

Alt namesRopley Deansource: settlement in parish
TypeChapelry, Civil parish
Coordinates51.083°N 1.079°W
Located inHampshire, England
See alsoBishops Sutton Hundred, Hampshire, Englandancient county division in which it was located
Bishops Sutton, Hampshire, Englandancient parish in which it was a chapelry
Alresford Rural, Hampshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1932
Alton Rural, Hampshire, Englandrural district of which it was part 1932-1974
East Hampshire District, Hampshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
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Ropley is a village and large civil parish in the East Hampshire District of Hampshire. It has an acreage of 4,684 acres (18.96 km2) and is situated 4 miles (6.4 km) east from Alresford. Ropley Dean is served by a station just over 1 mile (1.6 km) from the village shops. It is 6.7 miles (10.8 km) southwest of Alton, just off the A31 road. It lies within the diocese of Winchester.

Ropley was originally a chapelry in the parish of Bishops Sutton.

Research Tips

  • Victoria County History of Hampshire, volume 3, chapter on Ropley.
  • GENUKI has a list of archive holders in Hampshire including the Hampshire Record Office, various museums in Portsmouth and Southhampton, the Isle of Wight Record Office and Archives.
  • The Hampshire Online Parish Clerk project has a large collection of transcriptions from Parish Registers across Hampshire.
  • A listing of all the Registration Districts in England and Wales since their introduction in 1837 together with tables listing the parishes that were part of each district and the time period covered, along with detailed notes on changes of parish name, mergers, etc. Do respect the copyright on this material.
  • The three-storey City Museum in Winchester covers the Iron Age and Roman periods, the Middle Ages, and the Victorian period.
  • Volumes in The Victoria County History Series are available for Hampshire through British History Online. There are three volumes and the county is covered by parishes within the old divisions of "hundreds".
A collection of maps on the A Vision of Britain through Time website illustrating the English county of Hampshire over the period 1832-1932 (the last two are expandible):
  • A group of maps of the post-1974 municipal districts or boroughs of Hampshire on Wikipedia Commons

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