BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Brocklehurst
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Community
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: In Kamloops, NW of junction of North & South Thompson Rivers, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°42'00''N, 120°25'00''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.: 92I/9
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Origin Notes and History:

Brocklehurst (settlement) adopted 4 June 1959 on 92I/9, as identified in schools list, September 1930. Incorporated as Brocklehurst District Municipality 22 June 1971; amalgamated within City of Kamloops 1 May 1973. Form of name changed to Brocklehurst (community) 24 August 1978 on 92I/NE.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Origin/significance of name not cited in BC names files.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office