This tartan was designed by Lucas Anderson in 2011. The Ryan/Fehder tartan has been created
for the shared heritage of the new family.
The red, white, red reflects the colours of the Canadian flag, representing the Canadian
citizenship of the Ryan/Fehder family. The burgundy/highland purple denotes the attainment
of the Saint George of Burgundy medal. The green symbolises the Irish, Scottish and German
roots of the family. Johann Heinrich Fehder emigrated to Lunenburg, Nova Scotia in 1752 and
was one of the founding fathers of the town. Martin Joseph Ryan emigrated
from England in 1886 and settled in Carlton Place, Ontario.