Ripley Cemetery is on Cemetery Lane in Ripley. There is limited parking and only pedestrian access is normally allowed.
The cemetery opened for burials in 1858, covering 5 acres. The cemetery has a new extension of 2.5 acres to the east, added in 1898.
The Amber Valley Borough Council manages and maintains the cemetery.
"RIPLEY is a township, in the parish of Pentrich, nearly 8 miles S.S.E. from Wirksworth, 5 N.E. from Belper, and nearly 4 S. by W. from Alfreton. Ripley was formerly a market town of some consequence, chartered about the reign of Henry III. The principal buildings of the place form a large quadrangle, consisting of several good shops and well built houses. The iron and coal works in the neighbourhood give employment to a considerable portion of the inhabitants."
[Description from Pigot and Co's Commercial Directory for Derbyshire, 1835]
Ripley is 10 miles north of Derby city and 5 miles north-east of Belper. The parish covers 2,161 acres.
There is bus service to and from Nottingham, via Heanor.
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