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Daniel Sutherland Ritch

Daniel Sutherland Ritch

Male 1834 - 1914  (80 years)

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  • Name Daniel Sutherland Ritch 
    Born 12 Jan 1834  Rackwick, Hoy c 2/2/1834 Hoy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Dec 1914  5 Kelly St, Battery Point, Hobart (near Arthurs Circus today) Refs 1078 Tasmania, Australia buried 2-2 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I456  My Relatives
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 

    Father Isaac Ritch,   b. 1805, Hoy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1851  (Age 46 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Isabella Ritch,   b. 1803, Hoy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1862, Moors, Rackwick Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 5 Feb 1829 
    Family ID F278  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sophia Noah,   b. 3 Feb 1840, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1917, 5 Kelly Street, Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 30 Nov 1861  Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Refs. 712/1861 RGD 37
    Children 
     1. Isabella Sutherland Rich,   b. 9 Mar 1866, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1902, Hobart, Tasmania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)  [natural]
     2. Daniel Sutherland Rich,   b. 16 May 1871, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1953, Sandy Bay, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
     3. Sophia Louise Rich,   b. 25 Sep 1862, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1942, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [natural]
     4. Annie Catherine Rich,   b. 25 Sep 1868, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Alice Eva Rich,   b. 7 Nov 1868, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1941, Hobart, Tasmania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F308  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Information on Daniel Sutherland Richs descendants was posted on the IGI by a Noel G Owen of 5-3 Merton Street, Southport, Queensland, AUST 4215 but I could not trace in 2002. Perhaps posted in 1989

      NB Spelling all seems to be RICH

      a Daniel Ritch was a passenger on the "Telgraph" departed Brisbane arrived in Sydney NSW 12-3-1864

      Tasmanian Police Records POL 324/3 Rich Daniel S aged 62 crossed out and 24/1-32 Could be 52 0r 70 Height 5'2" trade Mariner Native Place Orkney Married, Place before joining Police Force Fiji, Appointed Special Constable for escort between Hobart and Strachan 8/5-09 Deceased 31-1-1914

      Address 1914 Hobart,

      According to the 1914 "Orcadian" newspaper in his Obituary he was a Sea Captain then went to Australian Goldfields then to Tasmania. He then went to Fiji for 20 years were he became King of one of the Islands and retired back to Tasmania
      At death a master mariner