Sarah Ritchie

Edward James Pretty, widower,
b. 17 Dec 1813 Poole, Dorset
d. 12 Apr 1886 in Longfleet, Dorset

1st marriage 27 Jan 1835 Poole, Dorset to
Elizabeth Hardy

married in Belfast 7 Aug 1855
Sarah Ritchie
b. 1831 Down Ireland
d. Mar 1900 in Cardiff Wales

Sarah Ritchie mother of Anne Ritchie Pretty only

  Elizabeth Mary Ann Pretty
 bpt. 7 Aug 1835 England
d. 19 Aug 1835 in Poole
Sarah Ann Stokes Pretty
 bpt. 28 Aug 1836 England
Elizabeth Pretty
 bpt. 28 Dec 1838 England
Sarah Pretty
b. Ireland
m. in Ireland to
Francis Marcus Ward 
Mary Jane Pretty
b. 1842 Ireland
d. 18 Oct 1918 Australia
 m. 25 Mar 1862 Sculcoates, Yorkshire
Andrew Geddes
Edward Pretty
 b. ~1851 Ireland   
 m. 23 Apr 1877 St. Paul's, Bedford, Bedfordshire, England
Helen Jane Harrild Walker
d. 31 Oct 1883
Anne (Minnie) Ritchie Pretty
b. 10 Jun 1856  Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
m. in India 1883 to
 Dr James (Jas) Hutton Ritchie I
b. 6 Jan 1847
d. 15 Oct 1891 at sea returning from India
Gravestone Inch Graveyard

Belfast News Letter Marriages August 9
August 7, in Rosemary Street Church, by the Rev. John Macnaughton, Edward J. Pretty, Esq. H. M. Customs, Belfast, to Sarah, only daughter of James Ritchie, "Seaview".

Census Records

Anne Ritchie PRETTY, birth, Gloucester 6a, 212, Sep 1856;
Edward James PRETTY, 73, death, Poole 5a, 172, Jun 1886.;
Sarah PRETTY, 69, death, Cardiff 11a, 289, Mar 1900.

Ann RITCHIE, daughter of Edward James PRETTY , Landing Surveyor of Customs and Sarah PRETTY (formerly RITCHIE) was born 10 Jun 1856 at 2 Canute Villas, Kings Holm St. Catherine, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England.
From GRO (Gloucester) 6a, 212 (1856)

Edward James PRETTY, 73, Gentleman, died 12 Apr 1886 at Canute Villas, Longfleet, Dorset. The informant was his sister Mary Jane WILLIAMS of Broughton Parsonage, Chester. From GRO (Poole) 5a, 172 (1886).

Andrew GEDDES, 21, bachelor, draper of Bond St. , son of John GEDDES, Gentleman, and Mary Jane PRETTY, 21, spinster of Prospect St., daughter of Edward James PRETTY, Officer of the Custom, were married by license in the Parish Church of Sculcoates, Yorkshire, T. S. Bowman, Curate. From GRO (Sculcoates) 9d, 197 (1862).

 Edward PRETTY, 26, bachelor, clerk of 64 Midland Rd., Bedford and Helen Jane Harrild WALKER, 27, spinster, were married in the parish church (C of E) of St. Paul's, Bedford, Bedfordshire, England in the presence of Mark James Barrington WARD, Francis Davis WARD and Anne Ritchie PRETTY. From LDS Film No. 1,042,894.

Sarah PRETTY, 69, widow of Edward James PRETTY, Commercial Traveler, died 13 Feb 1900 at 12 Victoria Square, Penarth, County of Glamorgan, Wales. Cause of death: cardiac syncope, bronchial asthma, hemiplegia (6 days). Infor-mant: J. Foley, present at the death. From GRO 11a, 289 (1900), Cardiff, Wales

Wills Calendar

Title: Date Of Death: 31/10/1883
Forename: Helen Jane Pretty Date Of Grant: 16/11/1883
 Surname: Harrild Effects: Effects £1,644 19s. 7d
Registry: Belfast
The Will of Helen Jane Pretty Harrild late of 32 Fitzroy-avenue Belfast Spinster deceased who died 31 October 1883 at same place was proved at Belfast by Samuel Andrews of 87 Victoria-street Belfast and Francis Davis Ward of Bankmore Belfast Merchants the Executors.


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