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date: 06 July 2020

Ritchie, Josephlocked

(c. 1788–1819)
  • Elizabeth Baigent


Ritchie, Joseph (c. 1788–1819), traveller in Africa, born at Otley, Yorkshire, was the son of a medical practitioner in the town. He attended Otley grammar school and became a hospital surgeon at York about 1811. In 1813 he was appointed surgeon to the ...

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