RIPLEY , amarket
See also:town in the
See also:parliamentary division of
See also:Derbyshire, England, ro m . N. by E. of Derby, on a branch of the Midland railway . Pop. of urban
See also:district (1901) 10,111 . It lies on high ground between the valleys of the Derwent and the Erewash . In the neighbourhood there are extensive collieries, and
See also:coke is largely manufactured . Besides iron foundries, blast furnaces and
See also:works, the town possesses
See also:silk and
See also:cotton mills . The
See also:charter for the market was granted by
See also:Henry III . The district has a large
See also:industrial population . To the west of Ripley lies the township of HEAGE (pop . 2889) .
GEORGE RIPLEY (1802-1880)
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