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Thank you to all who attended the fourth Ritchie reunion for the descendants of James Ritchie and Jane Holden of Ireland.   It was held in Clear Lake, Manitoba, Canada on July 28th, 2005. 

The first was held in Winnipeg (1985), the second in Roblin (1990), and the third in Broughshane, Norhern Ireland (1995).  


Photos from the Clear Lake reunion (2005).

Everybody (75 attended)



Betty Mowat, Margaret Chase, Walter Ritchie, Roy Ritchie,

Pat Robert, Margaret Atkin, Ethel Perchaluk

Jack Ritchie descendants

Jim Ritchie-Cranwell descendants

Gibson Ritchie descendants

May (Ritchie) Stratford descendants

Alex Ritchie descendants

Belle (Ritchie) Arnott descendants with Jim Glavin

Jane (Ritchie) Beattie descendants

On the left (L to R):

Emma, Norman & Jacqui Reid from Ballyclare, N. Ireland

On the right (L to R):

Leah, James, Ruth, Robert & Alex from Ballymena, N. Ireland


Reunion Snaps

Some "crafty" relatives making centre pieces for dinner.

Kelly family studying reunion albums.


Horsing around


In honour of Bill Perchaluk, who spent many months

helping to organize the reunion.




Ethel Perchaluk

Reunion Organizer