Shelby Road

British Columbia. Road
Forks W off McBride Road South
53.3072 N 120.1817 W GoogleGeoHack
Roads are not in the official geographical names databases

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 Canadian National Railway 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 [née McNevin, 1903-1985], a school teacher whom he met at Lamming Mills.


  • Robson Valley Courier. Weekly newspaper published by Pyramid Press of Jasper from 1968–88 (1968–1988).
  • Wheeler, Marilyn [1932–2016]. The Robson Valley Story. McBride, B.C.: Robson Valley Story Group, 1979
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