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Robert Ord Ritchie ( -1915)
1915 Obituary 
ROBERT ORD RITCHIE died on the 29th January, 1915, at Battle, Sussex.
He served his apprenticeship as a mechanical engineer with Messrs. Pearce Brothers of Dundee, and was subsequently employed by Messrs. Samuel Lawson & Sons of Leeds, Messrs. Carmichael & Company of Dundee, Messrs. John Fowler & Company of Leeds, and the General Ice Factory Company of London.
In 1883 he joined Messrs. Woodhouse & Rawson, becoming later their Contract Manager.
In 1884 he became a member of the firm of Messrs. Thompson, Ritchie & Company.
In 1908 he retired to Battle, in Sussex.
He was elected an Associate of the Institution in 1887, and a Member in 1897.