Coombs / Hilliers

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Coombs, BC (Nearby: Errington, Qualicum Beach, Hilliers, French Creek, Whisky Creek)

  • Coombs
  • Hilliers

2268 Alberni Hwy
Coombs, British Columbia
V0R 1M0

British Columbia Tourism Region : Vancouver Island

Description From Owner:
  • Named after Captain Coombs of the Salvation Army, which in 1910-11 established a settlement here for a number of working-class Englishmen and their families from Leeds, Yorkshire.
  • Hilliers - Originally Hilliers Crossing, this settlement is named after Thomas Hellier (note the correct spelling), who settled here before 1912.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

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