D'Herbomez Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows SE into Fraser River just above Matsqui Island, in Mission (municipality), New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°08'16''N, 122°16'48''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92G/1

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