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RITSON buried Wellington 1868 - 1987

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preliminary research into the (alleged) 21 children of:
Thomas Hughes RITSON (1821-1880)
Manchester, England to Wellington, New Zealand and his 2 wives:
.. 1 Ann MATHEWSON (?-1848)
.. 2 Elizabeth EVANS (1828-1922)

some dates may be of death OR interment
some birth dates may be approximate, based on age at death
anything (in italics) is my addition
any help appreciated


the RITSON buried Bolton Street & Karori, Wellington 1868 - 1987

Albert Edward Ritson
born - 1906
Occupation - Electrician
parents - Edward Jackson RITSON & Marian Louise JOLLEY
married - Zoie Mari McCONNELL in 1932
29 June 1929 Zoie Mari, only daughter of Mrs and the late Mr McConnell, Linwood, Christchurch, was engaged to Albert Edward, only son of Mr and Mrs E. J. Ritson of Island Bay. (William McCONNELL & Mari Jane KARE)
resided - 4 Birdwood road, Lower Hutt
died - 18 August 1976 aged 70
Crematorium - Karori


Albert Egmont Ritson
born - 1883
died - 3 August 1959 aged 76
Crematorium - Karori


Albert Royston Ritson
born - 1914
died - 7 September 1987 aged 73
Crematorium - Karori


Annie 'Ellen' Ritson
born - 1848 in Manchester, Lancashire, England
parents - Thomas Hughes Ritson & his 1st wife Ann MATHEWSON
emigrated - Ann Wilson into Wellington 30 March 1857
died - 1 July 1868 aged 20 (3 weeks after giving birth to Walter)
on the 14th instant, Ellen, daughter of Mr Thomas Ritson, aged 20 years
15 July 1868 The Friends of Mr Thomas Ritson are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral of his daughter Ellen, which will leave his residence, Courtney place, at half-past 3 o'clock, on Thursday, 16th July
buried - Plot unknown, C of E Bolton Street


Baby Ritson
died - 10 October 1940
buried - Plot 236 M, CH ENG2 Karori


Caroline Ritson (nee ?)
born - 1859 in England
married - George Albert Ritson in England
died - 7 May 1931 aged 72
buried - Plot 227 E, CH ENG2 Karori


Chester Albert Ritson
born - 1913
parents - unknown
died - 23 September 1966 aged 53
Crematorium - Karori


Edward Jackson Ritson
born - 1880
parents - unknown
married - Marion Louise JOLLEY
died - 29 May 1951 aged 70
buried - Plot 153 Y PUBLIC2 at Karori


Elizabeth Ritson (nee EVANS)
born - 1828 in Birmingham, England
parents - William EVANS & Julia Ann KENDRICK
married - Thomas Hughes Ritson in Manchester, Enland 13 July 1851
emigrated - on the Ann Wilson into Wellington 30 March 1857 with Thomas and 5 children, 3 of whom were from Thomas's first marriage.
Their 2 children were: Isabella Grace (1853-1941) & Thomas Homer Augustus (1854-1918) Ritson
children - possibly 17
died - 14 January 1922 aged 90
buried - Plt 229 D CH ENG2, Karori


Elizabeth Jane Ritson (nee GILL)
born - 1886
married - Albert Egmont Ritson in 1907
children - 2 known
died - 17 August 1967 aged 81
Crematorium - Karori


Elizabeth Victoria Ritson
born - 1888
married - to George Albert Ritson
died - 13 September 1954 aged 66
buried - Plot 236 M, CH ENG2 Karori


Florence Ritson
born - Nov 1883
parents - Thomas & Elizabeth Ritson
28 April 1884 The Friends of Mr Thomas Ritson are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral of his late infant daughter Florence, which will leave his residence, Adelaide-road, TO-MORROW, (Tuesday), the 29th instant, at 3 o'clock
died - 25 April 1884 aged 5 months
buried - Plot unknown, C of E Bolton St


Flora Annie Ritson
born - 1910
died - 14 May 1966 aged 56
Crematorium - Karori


Frederick Ritson
born - 20 July 1929
died - 23 July 1929 aged 3 days
buried Plot 290 Y, PUBLIC2 Karori


Frederick James Ritson
born - 21 June 1879
parents - George Albert & Caroline Ritson
occupation - Marine Engineer
died - 9 December 1921 aged 42
on 9th December 1921, Frederick James, the dearly beloved elder son of Caroline and the late George Albert Ritson, 84 Karori-road, Wellington. Interred at Karori
buried - Plot 227 E, CH ENG2 Karori
19 Dec 1921 The death took place recently of Mr F. J. Ritson, an old Wellingtonian, who served his apprenticeship with Messrs Cabe and Son. After his apprenticeship was completed Mr Ritson went Home to improve himself, and was for some tme with the Atlantic Transport Service. On Returning to New Zealand Mr Ritson joined the service of the Union Steam Ship Company, and was in the steamer 'Hawera' when she broke her shaft. He was one of those who left in the ship's boat to obtain assistance and was picked up off Lord Howe Island. He was the eldest son of the late Mr George Albert Ritson, who was for 27 years engineer of the Wellington Harbour Board dredge


George Albert Ritson
born - 1842 in Manchester, England
parents - Thomas RITSON & Ann MATHEWSON
occupation - Engineer
married - Caroline ?
died - 19 February 1919 in Wanganui aged 76 (database has 74)
note in 1851 Census:
... George Albert Ritson 108 Butler Street, St Jude, Manchester, Lancashire aged 8
buried - Plot 227 E, CH ENG2 Karori


George Albert Ritson
born - 1884
occupation - Storekeeper
married - Elizabeth Vctoria ?
death - 17 November 1939 aged 55
buried Plot 236 A, CH ENG2 Karori


Harold George Ritson
born - Nov 1911
parents - unknown
died - 12 November 1911 aged 14 days
buried - Plot 81 Z, CH ENG Karori


Iris June Ritson
born - 1933
died - 2 June 1974 aged 41
Crematorium - Karori


Jessie Ritson
born - 1914
died - 20 August 1973 aged 59
Crematorium - Karori


Kathleen Clara Ritson
born - 1912
died - 23 November 1961 aged 49
Crematorium - Karori


Keith Noel Ritson
born - 1921
died - 12 October 1970 aged 49
buried - 14 Oct 1970 Plot 651 A CH ENG Karori
plague - 1 Feb 2005 Plot 26 Garden 16, ROSEGARDEN at Karori


Lucy Miriam Ritson
born - 8 December 1870
parents - Thomas & Elizabth Ritson
on the 8th inst.,, the wife of Mr Thomas Ritson, of a daughter, (21st child)
died - 10 November 1888 aged 17
buried - Plot unknown, C of E Bolton St


Marian Louise Ritson (nee JOLLEY)
born - 1876
parents - Thomas JOLLEY & Jane NUTTEING(?)
married - Edward Jackson Ritson
children - 2 (1 son, 1 daughter)
died - 29 April 1945 aged 69
on April 29 1945 at Wellington, Marion Louise, beloved wife of Edward Jackson Ritson, 241 Ohiro Rd.; aged 69 years
30 April 1945 At Wellington Hospital, April 29, 1945, Marian Louise, loving mother of Albert and grandma of Audrie, Heather, Mari, and Warwick
buried - Karori


Martha Amelia Ritson
born 1864 in Wellington
parents - Thomas & Elizabeth Ritson
died - 27 July 1876 aged 11
28 July 1876 The Friends of Mr Thomas Ritson are respectfully invited to attend the funeral of his late daughter Martha Amelia, which will leave his residence, Cambridge Terrace, Te Aro, TO-MORROW (Saturday), 19th July, at 3 o'clock
buried - Plot unknown, C of E Bolton St


Mavis Florence Ritson
born - 1910
parents - Edward Jackson & Marian Louise Ritson
married - no
died - 17 October 1928 aged 18
on 17th Oct 1928 at her parents' residence, No 20 Trent street, Island Bay, Mavis Florence, only daughter of Mr and Mrs Edward J. [(Edward Jackson) Ritson, in her 19th year
18 Oct 1928 The Friends of the late Mavis Florence Ritson are respectfully invited to attend her Funeral, which will leave her parents' Residence, No 20, Trent street, Island Bay, To-morrow, Friday, 19th October, 1928, at 10 a.m., for the Karori Cemetery
buried - Plot 153 Y, PUBLIC2 Karori
- 27 Oct 1928 Mr and Mrs E. G.(sic) Ritson and Son wish to thank all kind friends for floral tributes, telegrams and messages of sympathy in their recent sad bereavement. Would all kind friends accept this notice, as, owing to large numbers of sympathisers, it is impossible to answer all correspondence


Thomas Hughes Ritson
born - 1821 in Manchester, England
parents - Thomas RITSON & Mary HUGHES
occupation - Millwright & Engineer
married - Ann MATHEWSON (?-1848) 19 Sep 1837 in Manchester
married - Elizabeth EVANS (1829-1922) 13 July 1851 in Manchester
children - 21 from 2 wives (researching)
emigrated - Ann Wilson into Wellington 30 March 1857 (with Elizabeth, 3 children of 1st marriage & 2 with Elizabeth)
died - 25 November 1880 aged 63
buried - Plot unknown, C of E Bolton St


Thomas Homer Augustus Ritson
born - 1854 in Manchester, England
parents - Thomas Hughes RITSON & Elizabeth EVANS
occupation - Taxi Cab & Coach Proprietor
married - Isabella Caroline BELL in Wellington in 1878
children - 4 (1 son & 3 daughters)
19 March 1888 On the application of Mrs Isabel Ritson, a maintenance order has been granted by the Magistrate's Court against her husband, Thomas Ritson, a bus driver, by which the defendant is required to pay 1 per week (2012 equivalent of $197) for the support of his three small children
died - 2 March 1918 aged 63
on 2nd March 1918 at Wellington, Thomas Homer Ritson, son of the late Mr Thomas Ritson; aged 63 years. Deeply regretted (Interment private)
4 March 1918 Mr Thomas O. A. Ritson, a son of Mrs E. Ritson, formerly of Cambridge-terrace, died on Saturday, at the age of 63 years. The late Mr Ritson came to Wellington with his parents when only two years old and had resided here ever since. He was well known to travellers in the early coaching days. His remains were privately interred in the Karori Cemetery this morning
buried - Plot 229 D, CH ENG2 Karori


Violet Lilian Ritson
born - Jan 1877
parents - Thomas Homer Augustus RITSON & Isabella Caroline BELL
died - 2 April 1877 aged 10 weeks
buried - Plot 1500 C of E Bolton St


Walter Alexander Ritson
born - 19 June 1868 in Wellington
parent - base born to Annie 'Ellen' Ritson (1848-1868 daughter of Thomas & Elizabeth Ritson)
note his mother died when he was 25 days old. He was probably brought up by his grandparents Thomas & Elizabeth Ritson (who gave birth herself 3 months later to 21 Sep 1868 to Eliza Ann)
married - Madge Beatrice STYLES in 1892
children - none found
died - 26 September 1914 aged 46
buried - Plot 60 B, CH ENG2 Karori
- Madge remarried in 1921 to George Henry VOYSEY (1876-1946)


William George Alfred Ritson
born - 2 March 1867 in Wellington
parents - Thomas RITSON & Elizabeth EVANS
died - 15 January 1868 aged 10 months
17 Jan 1868 The Funeral of W. Geo. Alfred Ritson will leave his father's residence, Willis street, To-morrow (Saturday), 18th inst., at 4.30 p.m. All friends and enemies are invited. Artillery and Fire Brigades particularly invited
buried - C of E Bolton St



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GRAVE of George Albert & Elizabeth Victoria Ritson

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