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Hugh Ripley

c. 1553 - 1637
Last 'Wakeman' (responsible for the security of the town once the 'night watch' had been set) and first Mayor of Ripon.
Daniel Harvey

Ripon /  Hugh Ripley   Ripon /  Hugh Ripley


Stone statue of Hugh Ripley kneeling.


here lieth intombed the bodie of hvgo
ripley late of this towne marcheant
was the last wakeman & thrice maior
by whose good endeavours this towne
first became a maioralite & lived to
the age of 84 yeeres & died in the
yeere of our lord 1637

the former monument
having been defaced in
the time of the civil
wars this was erected
by the corporation
a.d. mdccxxx


Sources & Information


Locatie (N 54°8'6" - W 1°31'13") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

Item Code: gbyh157; Photograph: 29 July 2019
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