James Hutton Ritchie I


 Dr James (Jas) Hutton Ritchie I
b. 6 Jan 1847
d. 15 Oct 1891 at sea returning from India
Gravestone Inch Graveyard
m. in India 1883
Anne (Minnie) Ritchie Pretty
b. 10 Jun 1856  Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England

Surgeon Major IMS Civil Service, India, Died on way home from India, Indian Ocean 
  James Hutton Ritchie II
b. 29 Jul 1883 in Cuddalore, Madras, India
died of fever Nogales, Mexico

Civil engineer

Dorothy Ritchie
b. 1885 in India


James and his brothers all attended Inch School under the Church Society, John McGlinnen, Master. James went on to attend Belfast Institution, living with his uncle James RITCHIE at Seaview Cottage, Antrim Road, Belfast, and later Queens College, Belfast, graduating in practical anatomy and physiology in 1865. On 1 Apr 1867 he received a commission as Assistant Surgeon in the Military Service, India and was assigned to the Madras 9th Presidency where he rose to the rank of Surgeon Major.







1865 James Hutton Ritchie - Queens College Belfast
General Prize Examination, April 1865
Practical Anatomy and Physiology                 

Name of Officer Rank Commission Seniority           Presidency Other Information
James Hutton RITCHIE, MD Assistant Surgeon 1 Apr 1867 1 Apr 1867 Madras 9th Native Infantry

British Library, Oriental and India Office Collections

FILE - Assistant-Surgeons" Papers (Board of Examiners) - ref.  IOR/L/MIL/9/400  - date: 1866-1868
Item: Ritchie, James Hutton [M 1867]
- ref.  IOR/L/MIL/9/400/138v-39, 184-87 [n.d.]

Belfast News January 1882
Patients of the Belfast Hospital for Sick Children were treated to a New Year's Day dinner through the kindness of Mrs. Ritchie, The Grove

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