Who are we?

The society was originally formed in 1975 for the village of Send only and in 1982 Ripley was included in the name as it was originally part of the ancient parish of Send.

The Society is very active, run by a committee of volunteers, many of whom have been involved with the history of the villages for over 40 years. Its aim is to to educate the public in the history of the ancient parish of Send and Ripley and of any nearby parishes. Considerable research has been conducted over the years and is fully documented by way of the many articles, which have been written by members.

Our Events

Surrey Slideshow

February 20, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
AGM  Members only. Cheese and Wine plus slide show of old surrey scenes. Doors open at 7:30pm, even...

Clandon House During The First World War

March 13, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
June Davey – An illustrated talk about Clandon House during the First World War. Doors open at...

The History Brookwood Cemetery

April 17, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Kim Lowe – The History Brookwood cemetery. Doors open at 7:30pm, event starts at 8pm at Riple...
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Latest book

‘Ripley and Send – Ripley and Send – An Historical Pub Crawl in Words and Pictures’ by revised by Cameron Brown (2017)

£8.00 (plus £3.00 shipping)
A substantial revision of the1998 book, compiled by Jane Bartlett & Clare McCann. As the title implies, this book takes the reader on a tour of the local pubs in the villages of Send and Ripley. Besides a brief history of brewing and brewers, there is lots of information and new photographs on local inns and public houses, past and present. If the reader is seeking history with refreshment this book should not fail to satisfy on both counts.

Published 1998. ISBN 978 0 9509961 6 5
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In this journal:
– The Coronation of King George V and Queen Mary – 22nd June 1911 Alan Cooper
– Hedgecroft Cottages, Newark Lane, Ripley Hilary Percy
– Sir George Edwards Alan Cooper
– Headley; Life and Labour in a Hampshire Village Jane Lewis
– 25 Years Ago: How We Moved the Bank John Slatford
– Turner in Surrey Peter Hall
– Christmas Social 2017
– The Norman Churches of Pyrford and Wisley:Part Two Cameron Brown
– The Send Bookie Alan Cooper
– Museum and Education News Clare McCann
– What is this? Where is this? Alan Cooper
– Odds & Ends Les Bowerman
– Museum News and Forthcoming Events
– SRHS Publications List
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