Brocklehurst

Feature Type:Community - An unincorporated populated place, generally with a population of 50 or more, and having a recognized central area that might contain a post office, store and/or community hall, etc, intended for the use of the general public in the region.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: In Kamloops, NW of junction of North & South Thompson Rivers, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°42'00''N, 120°25'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92I/9

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