The Birth and Death of Sid Vicious

The first and last events of Sid's life documented in photocopies of his birth and death certificates. Click any image for gallery view.



No.
134

When and where born
Tenth May 1957, Lewisham Hospital, Lewisham

Name, if any
Simon John

Sex
Boy

Name and surname of father
John George RITCHIE

Name, surname and maiden surname of mother
Anne Jeanette RITCHIE, formerly MCDONALD. J 18B Glenton Road, Lewisham

Occupation of father
Representative (Publishers)

Signature, description and residence of informant
a. ritchie, mother, 18B Glenton Road S.E.13

When registered
Thirteenth May 1957

Signature of registrar
W.G. Lyle

Name entered after registration
N/A



Date
MARCH 7 1979

Date filed
9 FEB 79

Name of deceased
John Simon Ritchie

Place of death
New York, district of MANHATTAN, 63 Bank Street

Date and hour of death
February 2, 1979, unknown

Sex
Male

Approximate age
21 yrs.

Cause of death
ACUTE INTRAVENOUS NARCOTISM. PENDING CHEMICAL EXAMINATION.

Signed
Michael Baden

Usual residence
NEW YORK, 63 BANK STREET

Citizen of what country
UNITED KINGDOM

Date of birth of decedent
MAY 10 1957

Age at last birthday
21

Usual occupation
MUSICIAN

Kind of Business
MUSIC

Social security no.
NONE

Birthplace
ENGLAND

Name of father of decedent
JOHN RITCHIE

Name of mother of decedent
ANNE Mc DONALD

Name of informant
ANNE BEVERLEY

Relationship to deceased
MOTHER

Address
113 SANDRINGHAM FLATS, CHARING CROSS RD. LONDON. EC2. ENGLAND.

Name of cemetery of crematory
GARDEN STATE CREMATORY. BERGEN, N.J

Date of burial
FEBRUARY 7 1979

Funeral director
WALTER BROOK INC. 234 EIGHTH AVE. NY. NY.


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