W of Salient Mountain
53.0475 N 118.7775 W — Map 083E02 — Google — GeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1923
Official in BC – Canada
Boundary Commission Sheet 30 (surveyed in 1924)
After Most Reverend Robert Machray, D.D., [1831-1904], an Anglican bishop and missionary and the first Primate of the Church of England in Canada (now called the Anglican Church of Canada). In 1865, he became Bishop of Rupert’s Land (in Canada), becoming archbishop of the province when his diocese was split in 1875. At the first General Synod of Canadian Anglicans in 1893 he was unanimously elected as the first Primate of All Canada, serving in the position until his death. In 1893, he was appointed a Prelate of the Order of St Michael and St George. He died unmarried at Winnipeg.
Honoured in the Calendar of Saints of the Anglican Church of Canada with a feast day on 10 March.