Malton Range

British Columbia. Range
W of Canoe River, E of Albreda Riverand North Thompson River
52.6333 N 119.0667 W — Map 83D/11 — GoogleGeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1961
Official in BCCanada
This range appears on:
Milton and Cheadle’s map 1865

Although this range was not mentioned in Milton and Cheadle’s published account, it appears on the map accompanying the report of their trip from Saskatchewan to British Columbia in 1863-64. Malton is a village in Yorkshire. Milton’s father, William Wentworth-FitzWilliam, 6th Earl FitzWilliam, was member of parliament for Malton from 1837 to 1841. One of Fitzwilliam’s seats, “The Lodge,” was situated at Malton.


  • Milton, William Wentworth Fitzwilliam [1839–1877], and Cheadle, Walter Butler [1835–1910]. The North-West Passage by Land. Being the narrative of an expedition from the Atlantic to the Pacific, undertaken with the view of exploring a route across the continent to British Columbia through British territory, by one of the northern passes in the Rocky Mountains. London: Cassell, Petter and Galpin, 1865. Internet Archive
  • White, James [1863–1928]. “Place names in the vicinity of Yellowhead Pass.” Canadian Alpine Journal, Vol. 6 (1914–1915):107-114

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