Claud Elliott Lake

Feature Type:Lake - Inland body of standing water.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Expansion of Claud Elliot Creek, E of Bonanza Lake, SE of Port McNeill, Rupert Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°18'20''N, 126°33'13''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92L/7

Origin Notes and History:

Claud Elliot Lake adopted 2 May 1933 on Geological Survey sheet, Nimpkish; not "Eileen Lake" as labelled on BC map 1A, 1912, nor "Elliot Lake" as labelled on BC map 2C, 1919, and on map 1K, 1925. Form of name corrected to Claud Elliott Lake 20 September 1934 as recommended by BC Geographic Division, being the correct spelling of the family name.

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

After Mr. Claud Elliott, born in Lincoln County, Upper Canada on 10 May 1859, of United Empire Loyalist stock. He moved with his parents when very young to Bruce County; came to BC in June 1891 and first visited the north end of Vancouver Island in the summer of 1902. For some years was closely connected with the location, cruising and selling of timber lands in this district. Later served as alderman for City of Vancouver; died November 1929.

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