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Gavin Hamilton Ritch

Gavin Hamilton Ritch

Male 1845 - 1917  (72 years)

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  • Name Gavin Hamilton Ritch 
    Born 10 Sep 1845  Schoolhouse, Graemsay c 5-10-1845 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Sep 1917  West Ham, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I552  My Relatives
    Last Modified 4 Apr 2018 

    Father John Ritch,   b. 7 May 1807, Garson, Graemsay c8/5/1807 Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1872, Stromness Gravestone Stromness A5 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth (Eliza) Ritch,   b. 23 Feb 1815, Windywalls, Graemsay c 28/2/1815 Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1892, Salford Gravestone, Stromness A5 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 6 Jun 1844  Graemsay FR166 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F34  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Christina Robertson,   b. 1838, Stonehaven, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1916, West Ham, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married Dec 1890  London City also recorded Doncaster Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 4 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F365  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Most likely named after the Minister in Hoy and Graemsay Gavin Hamilton!
      at 1851 census at Main Street, Stromness
      at 1861 census at Main Street, Stromness a Drapers Assistant
      not in Scottish 1871 census
      at 1881 census at 50 Huddart Street, Mile End Road, London Middx
      a Shopman Clothier living with wife b Scotland and Stepson George A.H. Sutherland who was also a shopman clothier
      However marriage found in London in Dec 1890
      in 1891 census at Erwood House, East Ham, Essex. a Drapers Assistant.
      Name: Gavin H Ritch Age: 45 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1846
      Relation: Head Spouses's Name: Dina or Christina Gender: Male Where Born: Scotland Civil parish: East Ham Ecclesiastical Parish: St Stephen
      County/Island: Essex Country: England

      in 1901 census at 16 Walpole Street, East Ham, Southern or Romford, St Stephens, Upton Park Essex a Drapers Salesman, name given as Garm H Ritch
      at 1911 census at West Ham, Essex