BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Yennadon
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Feature Types.
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Locality - A named place or area, with or without a scattered population
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: S side of Alouette River in Maple Ridge (municipality), New Westminster Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°14'00''N, 122°35'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD27
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92G/2
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Origin Notes and History:

Yennadon (settlement) adopted 4 July 1957 on 92G/SE, as lbelled on BC map 2B, 1914. Form of name changed to Yennadon (locality) 29 November 1984 on Ottawa file 203-2.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Yennadon Post Office was opened 1 September 1911, situated on Lot 1, NE 1/4 Sec 29, Tp 12, W6M; closed 31 August 1923.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
"Named by E.W. Prosse after the former home of his grandfather, Yennadon Manor, a beautiful place on Dartmoor in England. (information from Mrs. Thomas Spinks, Port Haney, February 1927)."
Source: Nelson, Denys; Place Names of the Delta of the Fraser River; 1927, unpublished manuscript held in the Provincial Archives