Horsey Creek

Name officially adopted in 1963
Earliest known reference to this name is 1909
Feature type: Creek
Province: British Columbia
Location: Flows SW into Fraser River, NW of Croydon
Latitude: 53°06’00” N
Longitude: 119°44’00” W
NTS map: 83E/4
Official name listed at BC Geographical Names
Also listed at Geographical Names in Canada
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The name was known to Stanley Washburn in 1909, among those names “given by the trappers.”

References:

  • Washburn, Stanley [1878-1950]. Trails, trappers and tenderfeet in the new empire of Western Canada. London: A. Melrose, 1912. University of Alberta
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  1. Rod McInnes

    Cochranes had an old homestead near the mouth of Horsey Creek where it ran into the Fraser River. It was situated a little north of the old ferry landing to Croydon. It had a large hayfield with very fertile soil. [The McInnes family lived in Croydon 1964-65.]

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