BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: D'Herbomez Creek
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: Flows SE into Fraser River just above Matsqui Island, in Mission (municipality), New Westminster Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°08'16''N, 122°16'48''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92G/1
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 2 October 1952 on 92G/1, as identified in Water Rights Branch records.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
After the late Bishop Louis Joseph D'Herbomez, OMI ( -1912), who on 28 March 1862 had purchased District Lot 3 Group 3 NWD for the Mission location.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office