Cuisson Lake

Feature Type:Lake - Inland body of standing water.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: N of McLeese Lake on E side Fraser River, N of Williams Lake (city), Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°28'53''N, 122°18'41''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93B/8
Related Maps: 93B/8

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 28 April 1936 on BC map 3G, as labelled on BC map 1G, 1916, and on BC map 4M, 1927, and as identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer. Also Cuisson Creek.

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

"Lewis Cuisson in partnership with Pierre D. Souran and Valerie Roy, acquired the pre-emption of Daniel Kennedy (in turn pre-empted 23 March 1868), which was described as bounded on the north by 4 Mile Creek."

Source: Laing, Frederick W; Geographical Naming Record, September 1938; unpublished manuscript held in the Provincial Archives