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Frank William Ritson                 1850-1912
Frank was born about 1850, at sea, the son of Francis Ritson. He married Eveline Doxford in 1881.
Eveline Doxford                         1854-1949
Eveline was born on 18 June 1854, the daughter of William and Hannah Doxford, at Sunderland, County Durham. She died in 1949 at age 95.
I have identified the following children.
  Roland Arthur Born 12 Jun 1882   Bishopwearmouth Married Bertha M. Fairclough
Eveline Born 15 Mar 1885   Bishopwearmouth Married Ivan Miller Pirrie
Percy Born 28 May 1887   Bishopwearmouth Married Agnes Bell
Francis Born 25 Sep 1890   Bishopwearmouth Married Margaret Ann Curtis
Norman Doxford Born 21 Aug 1895   Bishopwearmouth  

Birth of Parents
Frank William Ritson b: abt 1850               Born at sea
son of Francis Ritson

Eveline Doxford b: 18 Jun 1854              Bishopwearmouth, County Durham
daughter of William and Hannah Doxford

Marriage
8 Jun 1881
Frank William Ritson (30)
Eveline Doxford (26)
Bishopwearmouth         1881 2Q Sunderland 10a 754
Shipowner, Father: Francis Ritson, Shipowner
Father: William Doxford, Shipbuilder

Children
Roland Arthur Ritson b: 12 Jun 1882               Bishopwearmouth         1882 3Q Houghton 10a 455
son of Frank William Ritson and Eveline Doxford, Grindon Hall, Shipowner
Eveline Ritson b: 15 Mar 1885               Bishopwearmouth         1885 2Q Sunderland 10a 613
daughter of Frank William Ritson and Eveline Doxford, Shipowner
Percy Ritson b: 28 May 1887               Bishopwearmouth         1887 3Q Sunderland 10a 569
son of Frank William Ritson and Eveline Doxford, Shipowner
Francis Ritson b: 25 Sep 1890               Bishopwearmouth         1890 4Q Sunderland 10a 587
son of Frank William Ritson and Eveline Doxford, Shipowner

1891 Census RG12-4134 6 April 1891 Silksworth, County Durham
1 Grange Crescent
Hannah Doxford (Wid)
Frank Wm. Ritson (Son-Law)
Evelyn Ritson (dau)
Royland Arthur Ritson (G-son)
Evelyn Ritson (G-dau)
Percy Ritson (G-son)
Francis Ritson (G-son)
Plus 3 servants
Age 76
Age 40
Age 36
Age 8
Age 6
Age 3
Age 7 Mos

Ship Owner & Broker
Durham
Born at Sea
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Sunderland

Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
23 Aug 1814
abt 1850
abt 1854
12 Jun 1882
15 Mar 1885
28 May 1887
25 Sep 1890

Norman Doxford Ritson b: 21 Aug 1895               Sunderland         1895 4Q Sunderland 10a 601
son of Frank William Ritson and Eveline Doxford, Shipowner

1901 Census RG13-4716 1 April 1901 Sunderland, County Durham
Daneholme
Frank William Ritson
Eveline (Wife)
Robert Arthur
Francis
Norman Doxford
Age 49
Age 46
Age 18
Age 10
Age 5
Ship Owner At Sea
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland

Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
abt 1850
abt 1854
12 Jun 1882
25 Sep 1890
21 Aug 1895

1911 Census RG14-163 3 April 1911 Sedburgh, Yorkshire-West Riding
Bainbridge Road   (6 Rooms)
Thomas WIlson
Annie (Wife)
Cedric Ferguson (Son)
Gladys (Dau)
Samuel Harper (Boarder)
Frank William Ritson (Boarder)
Eveline Ritson (Wife) Boarder)
Age 41
Age 39
Age 13
Age 10
Age 74
Age 59
Age 56
Grocers Traveller
Boarding House Keeper
School

House Dealer
Shipping Co. Manager
Private Means
Sedburgh
Wigton
Sedburgh
Sedburgh
Garsdale
At Sea
Sunderland
Yorkshire
Cumberland
Yorkshire
Yorkshire
Yorkshire

Durham
abt 1869
abt 1871
abt 1897
abt 1900
abt 1836
abt 1869
abt 1871

1911 Census RG14-259 3 April 1911 Lythe, Yorkshire -North Riding
Jasmine House, Sandsend   (8 Rooms)
Francis Ritson
Evelyn Ritson (Sister)
William Henry Fowke Maule (Visitor)
Sidney Fowde Johnson (Visitor)
Plus 1 Servant
Age 20
Age 26
Age 21
Age 19
Student
Medical Student
Student
Student
Sunderland
Sunderland
Eynesbury
Stockport
Durham
Durham
Huntingdonshire
Cheshire
25 Sep 1890
15 Mar 1885
abt 1889
abt 1891

Death
Frank William Ritson Died 12 Nov 1913, Age 62,                       1913 4Q Sunderland 10a 678

DURHAM   20 Dec 1913                         Probate
RITSON, Frank William, of Daneholme, Ashbrook-road, Sunderland, died 12 November 1913, Probate Durham 20 December, to Eveline Ritson, widow.   Effects £9,482 12s.

Death
Eveline (Doxford ) Ritson Died 18 May 1949, Age 94,                       1949 2Q Maldon 4a 556

DURHAM   31 Aug 1949                         Probate
RITSON, Eveline, of 2 The Grove, SUnderland, widow, died 18 May 1949, at Highlands, Maldon, Essex, Probate 31 August, to Norman Doxford Ritson, solicitors clerk, and Percy Ritson, farmer.   Effects £14,954 7s. 3d.

IN
LOVING MEMORY
OF
FRANK WILLIAM RITSON
NOVEMBER 12th 1913
AGE 62 YEARS

ALSO IN GRATEFUL & LOVING MEMORY OF
FRANCIS, 3rd SON, CAPT 5th DORSET REGT.
HE GAVE HIS LIFE FOR HIS COUNTRY ON
JUNE 17th 1917, AT MESSINES RIDGE

"HE WENT OUT A GALLANT GENTLEMAN"

ALSO
EVELINE RITSON WIFE OF
FRANK WILLIAM RITSON
WHO DIED MAY 18th 1949, IN HER 95th YEAR
SUNDERLAND CEMETERY, RYHOPE ROAD
PHOTO BY JIM TILT
IN
LOVING MEMORY
OF
FRANK WILLIAM RITSON
NOVEMBER 12th 1913
AGE 62 YEARS

ALSO IN GRATEFUL & LOVING MEMORY OF
FRANCIS, 3rd SON, CAPT 5th DORSET REGT.
HE GAVE HIS LIFE FOR HIS COUNTRY ON
JUNE 17th 1917, AT MESSINES RIDGE

"HE WENT OUT A GALLANT GENTLEMAN"

ALSO
EVELINE RITSON WIFE OF
FRANK WILLIAM RITSON
WHO DIED MAY 18th 1949, IN HER 95th YEAR
SUNDERLAND CEMETERY, RYHOPE ROAD
PHOTO BY JIM TILT

SPECIAL THANKS  to Jim Tilt, of Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, England, for the photo provided above..