Middleton RETTIE

Advocate, 19th-20th Century

b. 8 Aug 1828, Aberdeen.
m. 22 Oct 1863, Dundee to Isobel KERR.
d. 27 Dec 1910, Edinburgh.

Nephew of Robert RETTIE.

‘Roll of the Graduates of the University of Aberdeen 1860-1900’, Col. William Johnston, Aberdeen, 1905, p. 447
‘History of the Society of Advocates in Aberdeen’, edited by John Alexander Henderson, Aberdeen, 1912, p. 402
‘Court Books of the Commissariot of Edinburgh’, 30 Mar 1911

Isobel KERR

b. Abt 1835.
m. 22 Oct 1863, Dundee to Middleton RETTIE.
d. 24 Nov 1898.

  • Only daughter and heiress of John KERR of Dunearn, Fife.
  • Value of estate: £9007, 7s. 7d.

‘History of the Society of Advocates in Aberdeen’, edited by John Alexander Henderson, Aberdeen, 1912, p. 402
‘Court Books of the Commissariot of Edinburgh’, 22 Feb 1899

Henry Blyth RETTIE

b. 8 Apr 1877.
d. 20 Mar 1934, Newgulf, Wharton, Texas.

  • Son of Middleton RETTIE K.C. LL.D., 16 Great King Street.
  • Edinburgh Academy 1889-95. Dux of Class 5b.
  • Edinburgh University.
  • C.A. [Chartered Accountant] Edinburgh 1901.
  • In New York, and later in Chicago.
    1905 address: 53 Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Ill.
  • Resided New Trier, Cook, Illinois, 1910.
  • Sailed on RMS Lusitania, from Liverpool to New York, 1911.
  • Resided Hot Springs, Garland, Arkansas, 1930.
  • Resided Dallas, Texas, 1934.

‘United States Census, 1910,’ index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MKHJ-PF4 : accessed 16 May 2012), Henry B Rettie in household of Samuel E Bell, New Trier, Cook, Illinois.
‘New York, Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924,’ index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JJK5-72D : accessed 16 May 2012), Henry Blyth Rettie, 1911.
‘The Edinburgh Academy Register’, Edinburgh, 1914, p. 422
‘United States Census, 1930,’ index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XMLS-R98 : accessed 16 May 2012), Henry B Rettie in household of Jessie F Stitt, Hot Springs, Garland, Arkansas.
‘Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976,’ index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JXL8-B7L : accessed 16 May 2012), Henry B. Rettie, 1934.

Norman RETTIE

b. 1 June 1875.
d. 30 Aug 1903, Hindagala, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka).

  • Son of Middleton RETTIE K.C. LL.D., 16 Great King Street.
  • Edinburgh Academy 1889-93.
  • Sheep Farmer in New South Wales, 1893-7.
  • Tea Planter in Ceylon, 1898-1902.
  • Value of estate: £4851.

‘The Edinburgh Academy Register’, Edinburgh, 1914, p. 422
‘Court Books of the Commissariot of Edinburgh’, 29 May 1911

William John Kerr RETTIE

d. 9 Oct 1939, Leith, Scotland.

‘Court Books of the Commissariot of Edinburgh’, 22 Feb 1899, 30 Mar 1911 and 29 May 1911
Supplement to the London Gazette, 2 Nov 1914
Supplement to the London Gazette, 1 Jan 1917, p.26
Supplement to the London Gazette, 29 Apr 1920

Theodore RETTIE

‘Court Books of the Commissariot of Edinburgh’, 30 Mar 1911 and 29 May 1911

Archibald Campbell RETTIE C.E.

  • Son of Middleton RETTIE K.C. LL.D.
  • Resided at Struan, Perthshire, 1899.

‘Court Books of the Commissariot of Edinburgh’, 22 Feb 1899

Anne Sara RETTIE

m. to James WEBSTER.

‘Court Books of the Commissariot of Edinburgh’, 29 May 1911

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