Mount Albreda

Feature Type:Mount - Variation of Mountain: Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks. ["Mount" preceding the name usually indicates that the feature is named after a person.]
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Between North Thompson River and Canoe Reach Kinbasket Lake, SE of Valemount, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°30'10''N, 118°59'45''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83D/10
Related Maps: 83D/10
83D/11
83D/6
83D/7

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 7 April 1965 on 83D-C.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

Named in 1863 by Dr. Chilton and Lord Milton. Probably after Milton's aunt, Lady Albreda Elizabeth Wentworth-Fitzwilliam, youngest daughter of the 5th Earl Fitzwilliam. In addition, Milton's ancestor Sir William Fitzwilliam ( -1184), married Albreda, daughter of Robert de Lisoures. ("Place Names in Vicinity of Yellowhead Pass" by James White, Canadian Alpine Journal, vol VI, 1914-15, pp.143-158)

Source: included with note