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James Ritch

James Ritch

Male 1864 - 1948  (84 years)

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  • Name James Ritch 
    Born 12 Feb 1864  Hoy and Graemsay Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Jun 1948  63 Dundas Street, Stromness Gravestone B174 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I80  My Relatives
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 

    Father George Robert Ritch,   b. 18 Dec 1835, c 27/12/1835 Windywalls Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1917, Graemsay Gravestone D25 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Sinclair,   b. 19 Aug 1837, c 29/10/1837 Scareting Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1929, Windywalls Graemsay Gravestone D25 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 3 Dec 1862  Gramesay Church Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Annie Sinclair,   b. 25 Dec 1869, Dean, Graemsay Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1937, Stromness, Gravestone B174 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 22 Mar 1900  Dean, Graemsay Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Ritch,   b. 13 Apr 1901, Stromness Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1987, Polmont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
     2. James William Ritch,   b. 28 May 1903, Stromness 030.-21 c 12/7/1903 Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1996, 27 Merryton Avenue, Giffnock, Eastwood and Mearns, Glasgow Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)  [natural]
     3. Christiann Sinclair Ritch,   b. Jan 1905, Stromness Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1906, Stromness aged 13 months Gravestone B174 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)  [natural]
     4. John George Sinclair Ritch,   b. 27 Sep 1907,   d. 17 Mar 1989, Stromness Gravestone C605 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [natural]
     5. William Sinclair Ritch,   b. 1909,   d. 17 Apr 1958, at Sea interred at Bristol Stromness Gravestone B174 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F57  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • at sea from 1889 moved to Stromness 1900
      Ships Carpenter
      most likely at sea at 1901 census
      at 1905 Valuation Rolls an Owner House Dundas Street Stromness and a House and Garden Dundas Street, Stromness
      at 1911 census at Sea View House , Dundas Street, Stromness a Ships Carpenter
      at 1915 Valuation Rolls an Owner Occupier and a House and Garden Dundas Street, Stromness
      Numerous trips to Sydney, NSW
      24-12-1913 on the Marere, 16-6-1911 on the Marere, 13-7-1914 on the Marere, 29-1899 on the Indraghiri, 22-11-1911 on the Marere, 15-2-1915 on the Marere, 31-3-1913 on the Whakarua 8-8-1910 on the Marere, 18-12-1910 on the Marere, 10-12-1900 on the "Cromdale, 21-10-1907 on the Cromdale, 10-7-1910 on the Marere, 24-2-1903 on the Cromdale
      (The Cromdale was a Barque 1893-1911 registered Aberdeen)
      Employed by the "Port Line"
      Arrived in New York on 21 st November 1922 having departed London on the 3rd November a crew member, a married carpenter 5ft 5inches 154 lbs on the "Port Albany" and also on 16th October 1923 5ft 6 inches 151 lbs from Liverpool on the same ship.
      at 1930 Valuation Roll at 63 Dundas Street, Stromness