An old colour postcard showing Ripon Boat House by the river and the bridge visible in the distance.
Join the Society to find out more about the history of Ripon and its inhabitants.
Find out more about your own family history in a friendly, helpful environment with other like-minded family sleuths!
We meet regularly and have a varied and interesting lecture programme. Find out more about becoming a member below:Society Membership
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About the Society
Founded in 1987, the Ripon Historical Society is actively concerned with all aspects of the City of Ripon and the surrounding area from Masham to South Stainley and from Skelton-on-Ure to Nidderdale.
Find out more about the Society.
Society Area Map
View a map showing the parish of Ripon and those in the locality in which the society has an interest.