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Ritchie of Dundee, Baron (UK, 1905)

 

Creation: let. pat. 22 Dec 1905

 

Family name: Ritchie

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Arms:

Argent an Anchor Sable on a Chief of the last three Lions' Heads erased of the first

Crest:

Out of an Eastern Crown Or an Unicorn's Head Argent armed of the first and charged on the neck with an Anchor Sable

Supporters:

On either side an Unicorn Gules gorged with an Eastern Crown Or the dexter charged on the shoulder with a Purse Or and the sinister with a Balance also Or

Motto:

Virtute Acquiritur Honos (Honour is acquired by virtue)

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Charles Thomson [Ritchie], 1st Baron Ritchie of Dundee, PC

3rd son of William Ritchie, of Rockhill, co. Forfar, by his first wife Elizabeth Thomson, dau. of James Thomson, of Dundee

born

19 Nov 1838

mar.

7 Dec 1858 Margaret Ower (d. 10 Feb 1905), dau. of Thomas Ower, of Perth

died

9 Jan 1906

created

22 Dec 1905 Baron Ritchie of Dundee, of Welders, Chalfont St Giles in the County of Buckingham

suc. by

son

note

President of Local Government Board 1886-92;  President of Board of Trade 1895-1900;  Home Secretary 1900-02;  Chancellor of the Exchequer 1902-03

 

Charles [Ritchie], 2nd Baron Ritchie of Dundee

born

18 Nov 1866

mar.

14 Jul 1898 Sarah Ruth Jennings (d. 25 Nov 1950), 4th dau. of Louis Jennings MP

died

19 Jul 1948

suc. by

son

 

John Kenneth [Ritchie], 3rd Baron Ritchie of Dundee, PC

born

22 Feb 1902

mar.

17 Feb 1945 Joan Beatrice Tindall (d. 3 Oct 1963), only dau. of Rev Henry Charles Lenox Tindall, of Peasmarsh, co. Sussex, by his wife Muriel Caroline Papillon, 1st dau. of Philip Oxenden Papillon, of Crowhurst Park, and Telham Place, co .Sussex, by his wife Emily Caroline Garnier, 3rd dau. of Very Rev Thomas Garnier, Dean of Lincoln, by his wife Lady Caroline Elizabeth Keppel, yst. dau. by his first wife of William Charles [Keppel], 4th Earl of Albemarle

died

s.p. 20 Oct 1975

suc. by

brother

 

Colin Neville Ower [Ritchie], 4th Baron Ritchie of Dundee

born

9 Jul 1908

mar.

28 Jul 1943 Anne Petronill Burra Huntley (former wife of John Francis Burra Huntley;  d. 1989), dau. of Henry Curteis Burra, of Rye, co. Sussex

died

s.p. 16 Nov 1978

suc. by

brother

 

Harold Malcolm [Ritchie], 5th Baron Ritchie of Dundee

born

29 Aug 1919

mar.

23 Aug 1948 Anne Johnstone (d. 25 Jan 2009), dau. of Col Charles George Johnstone MC, of Durban, South Africa

children

1. Hon (Charles) Rupert Rendall Ritchie, later 6th Baron Ritchie of Dundee

1. Hon Philippa Jane Ritchie (b. 14 Aug 1954)

died

11 Jan 2008

suc. by

son

 

(Charles) Rupert Rendall [Ritchie], 6th Baron Ritchie of Dundee

born

15 Mar 1858

mar.

1984 (div. 1992) Tara Koch, dau. of Howard J Koch Jr., of USA

children

1. Hon Benjamin Ritchie

2. Hon Sebastian Ritchie

1. Hon Otilia Ritchie

 

 Last updated 7 Apr 2009

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Title:

6th Baron Ritchie of Dundee, of Welders, Chalfont St Giles in the County of Buckingham

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 22 Dec 1905)

 

Address:

The Roundel, Springsteps, Winchilsea, East Sussex TN36 4EH

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