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Roland Arthur Ritson                           1882-1955
Roland was born 12 June 1882, the son of Frank William Ritson and Eveline Doxford, at Sunderland, County Durham. He married Bertha M. Fairclough.
Bertha Maria Fairclough                      1885-1941
Bertha was born on 6 October 1885, the daughter of Robert Fairclough and Mary Ann Carr.
I have identified the following children.
Frank Born 21 Aug 1910   Australia Married Mary Evans
John Fairclough Born 4 Feb 1912   Australia Married Anne Wood
Philip Doxford Born 14 Apr 1914   Australia Married Gloria Williams
Janet Evelyn Born 18 Jan 1917   Australia Married John Reginald Purse
Birth of Parents
Roland Arthur Ritson b: 12 Jun 1882               Sunderland       1882 3Q Sunderland 10a 455
son of Frank William Ritson and Eveline Doxford

Bertha Maria Fairclough b: 6 Oct 1885         Sunderland, County Durham       1885 4Q Sunderland 10a 562
daughter of Robert Fairclough and Mary Ann Carr

Marriage
abt 1909
Roland Arthur Ritson
Bertha Maria Fairclough
      1909 2Q Sunderland 10a 1111
The White Star Line's SS AFRIC


On 1 July 1909, the couple departed on the White Star Line's SS Afric, to the "Cape of Australia", from Liverpool.
Children
Frank Ritson b: 21 Aug 1910
son of Roland Arthur Ritson and Bertha M. Fairclough
John Fairclough Ritson b: 4 Feb 1912
son of Roland Arthur Ritson and Bertha M. Fairclough
Philip Doxford Ritson b: 14 Apr 1914
son of Roland Arthur Ritson and Bertha M. Fairclough       Died Age 74, 13 Mar 1994
Janet Evelyn Ritson b: 18 Jan 1917
daughter of Roland Arthur Ritson and Bertha M. Fairclough

Death
Roland Arthur Ritson Died 1955         Western Australia

Death
Bertha M. (Fairclough) Ritson Died 1941         Western Australia