EG RITCHIE MEMORIAL BUSHLAND RESERVE
The new sign for the EG Ritchie Memorial Bushland Reserve
Dr Ursula De Jong
(03) 9544 7625
Bushland Reserve, no facilities
Activities – weeding/planting
Management of reserve
Meet for working bee 1st Sunday every month 9:30-11:30 am (except January)
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.