Frank Edward Ritchie
Frank Edward Ritchie
Date of Birth 1 October 1864
Place of Residence 13 Brisbane Street Launceston Tasmania Australia
Spouses Name Did not marry
Childrens Names No children

Frank Edward Ritchie was born on 1 Oct 1864, the fourth child of David Ritchie and his wife Mary Amelia Anstice of 'Scone Mills', Perth. He was christened on 10 Jun 1865 at St Andrew's Anglican Church, Perth. From the time he left the Launceston Church Grammar School, Frank worked for the Commercial Bank of Tasmania, and later the E S and A Bank, until his retirement. A keen yachtsman and fisherman, he was a member of the Tamar Yacht Club and the Northern Tasmanian Fisheries Association. He played bowls with the East Launceston Club. He never married, and lived at Westbury for 25 years after his retirement from the bank. Frank died in his 85th year on 31 Aug 1949. His ashes were interred in the Western Wall at Carr Villa.

Sally Vandenberg Jul 2008