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Hugh Ritch

Hugh Ritch

Male 1832 - 1909  (77 years)

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  • Name Hugh Ritch 
    Born 30 Jun 1832 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Oct 1909  Hoy Gravestone 56A Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I428  My Relatives
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2020 

    Father Hugh Ritch,   b. 20 Feb 1798, Rackwick Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1889, Hoy Gravestone 56A Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Isabella Sutherland,   b. 28 Jan 1808, Hoy and Graemsay Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1886, Rackwick, Hoy 020-2 Hoy Gravestone 56A Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 2 Feb 1828  Hoy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F269  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • at 1841 census at Hoy and Graemsay ref 020/00002/00003 called Rich
      at 1871 census at "Rackwick", Hoy
      at Scar 1881 census a fisherman, unmarried
      at 1891 census at Hoy and Graemsay ref 2-20-3-4
      at 1901 census at Hoy and Graemsay "Scar", Hoy
      "loved nothing better than to sit around a blazing peat fire recounting his adventures to a bunch of eager listeners. I can see Hughoc o'Scar still in minds eye, his long white beard waving in the breeze."
      per "Hoy - the Enchanted Isle" by John Bremner 1965 published 1997