Shelby Road

Feature type: road
Province: British Columbia
Location: Forks E off McBride Road South
Latitude: 53.30718
Longitude: 120.1817
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David Charles Shelby (1899-1988) arrived in the McBride area in 1941. Born in Minnesota, Shelby moved to Manitoba with his family in 1908. He came to British Columbia in 1937, and after working around Prince George for a few years, settled in McBride. He worked for the CNR for 13 years, and also worked at Lamming Mills and on the construction of the McBride and District Hospital. He retired in 1965. In 1975 he married Patricia Benson (nee McNevin, 1903-1985), a school teacher whom he met at Lamming Mills.


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