Below is a map showing the parish of Ripon and those in the locality in which the society has an interest.
Please note that the parishes of Pateley Bridge and Ramsgill are in Upper Nidderdale.
Ripon Library has microfilmed copies of the Dean and Chapter records; the Vyner records; Ripon Board of Guardians records; back copies of Ripon newspapers from 1857; Ripon City Council Records and parish records for Ripon and the adjoining villages. A selection of books on local history is also held.
Many records for Ripon and district are also held by North Yorkshire County Records Office at Northallerton.