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Leitch Ritchie

Ritchie, Leitch (1800?-1865). Novelist, born at Greenock and in business as a clerk in Glasgow, but about 1820 adopted literature as his profession. He wrote several novels of which the best known is Wearyfoot Common; others were The Robber of the Rhine and The Magician. In his later years he ed. Chambers’s Journal.

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