Tumbledick Creek

Feature type: Creek (1)
Province: British Columbia
Location: Flows SE into Fraser River near Lamming Mills
Latitude: 53°21’00”
Longitude: 120°13’00”
NTS map: 93H/8
Official name listed at BC Geographical Names

The George Monroe decided to homestead as he rafted down the Fraser in 1914 has “always been called Tumbledick,” according to his daughter Sadie Frye. The name appears on the 1915 Provincial Pre-emptor’s map. “Near the creek was Ralph Veale’s little white cabin, made of boards when most houses were made of logs.” Tumbledick Creek is a small branch of Monroe Creek.

References:

  • Wheeler, Marilyn. The Robson Valley Story. McBride, B.C.: Robson Valley Story Group, 1979

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