Shere Creek

Feature type: Creek (1)
Province: British Columbia
Location: Flows NE into Fraser River, SE of Horsey Creek
Latitude: 53°01’00”
Longitude: 119°36’00”
NTS map: 83E/4
Official name listed at BC Geographical Names

Shere was the construction engineer on this section of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway. The name is plotted on the Provincial Pre-emptor’s map of 1919. The Shere post office was open from 1923 to 1944. Less than ten examples of the cancellation mark are known in collections.

References:

  • CN (Canadian National Railway). Transportation planning branch, Edmonton, and historical office, Montréal.
  • Topping, William. A checklist of British Columbia post offices. Vancouver: published by the author, 7430 Angus Drive, 1983

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