E.G. Ritchie Memorial Bushland Reserve

The original sign for the EG RITCHIE RESERVE
The new sign for the EG Ritchie Memorial Bushland Reserve

Where are we?

Cnr Summoner Street & Dana Ave
Blairgowrie VIC 3942

Melway 167 D5

Where does the name come from?

Edgar Gowar Ritchie (1871-1956), public servant and engineer, was born on 15 July 1871 at Kew, Melbourne, son of Frederick Henry Ritchie (1841-1909), clerk, and his wife Eliza, née Kirwood, both English born. His father became secretary to the Board of Trade and chief clerk of the Victorian Railways, and secretary to the minister.    

Dr Ursula de Jong

Or Margaret Finger 598 8882

Bushland Reserve, no facilities
Activities – weeding/planting
Management of reserve
Meet for working bee 1st Sunday every month 9:00-11:00 am (except January)

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