This was possibly Christopher Ritson, born in 1840 at Longbenton, Northumberland, to parents John Ritson, a coal miner, and Esther Fairs.
He was also a call miner (1861). Christopher died in October 1866 at Chester le Street. he was buried on 14 October 1866 at Chester le Street.
- 1863 Halifax
- 1864 disappears
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers