Bray place is named for Fred Bray born Jan 30, 1903 in Devon, England. He had worked for Mr. Jackson in the Long Lake area of Knutsford when he married Kathleen “Kate” Isobel Lyne, who was born Nov 26, 1911 in Lincolnshire, England. following the marriage they moved to a farm in Westsyde. They had four children Wallace (Freda) Bray of Bridge Lake, Edna (Alec) Farquharson of Kamloops, Betty (Sandy) Bruce of Smithers and Tom (Carol) Bray of Kamloops; all raised on their farm.
Fred and Kate lived on the farm for 37 years before subdividing it into residential lots. Fred passed away March 18, 1976 at age 73 and Kate continued to live there until 2004 when she moved into Berwick on the Park. Kate passed away October 12, 2005. Both are buried at Hillside Cemetery, Sec R, Row 10, Lot 5, SubLot W.
**Information obtained from Find a Grave and Kamloops Museum and Archives.