Yennadon

Feature Type:Locality - A named place or area, generally with a scattered population of 50 or less.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: S side of Alouette River in Maple Ridge (municipality), New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°14'00''N, 122°35'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92G/2

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

"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Source: Nelson, Denys; Place Names of the Delta of the Fraser River; 1927, unpublished manuscript held in the Provincial Archives

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