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Name: RITCHIE, James Sorley

Birth Date: 1902

Death Date: 16 Aug 1994 Harare, Zimbabwe

First Date: 1929

Profession: Asst. Inspector, Kenya Police in 1939, appointed 1938. Originally Constable 1929. Uganda Police in 1937. Super in 1953

Area: Kericho 1939, Nairobi

Married: In Mombasa 2.12.1933 Mrs Constance Lilian Hardinge née Holloway b. 1907 (prev. m. John Franklin Coles Hardinge 1901-1927)

Children: Jean Graham Martin (Mombasa 18.1.1935); James Sorley William (UK 30.9.1936)

Book Reference: Staff 39, Staff 53, R. Jolley

General Information:

James Sorley William - KR 4711 [son]
R.B. Jolley - "Constance Lilian Holloway in 1927 married Frank Hardinge in Nairobi. Gerald Barry Hardinge was born in Nairobi 2/9/1927, shortly after the death of Frank Hardinge. Constance Hardinge then married James Sorley Ritchie, a Policeman, on the 2/12/1933 at the Anglican church, Mombasa. Jean Graham Martin Ritchie was born in Mombasa 18/1/1935. James Sorley William Ritchie was born in UK 30/9/1936. So its possible that Constance and James with their two children had moved to the UK or they could have been on overseas leave when James was born there." [They were in Kenya in 1948 - CN]
Gazette - 18/6/1929 - Arrived on 1st Appointment - European Police Constable - J.S. Ritchie
Nat Probate Calendar

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