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How Each Column Helps You With Your Research

1. POPULATED PLACE column: names the "populated place" or "location" of interest.

2. FORMER NAME, if applicable column: if the location was known by another name, it is listed here (a year of name change is given, if known).

3. TYPE column: gives type of location (i.e. village, town, city, etc.) - the size definition varies per province.

4. FHL CATALOG column: links to the "catagories of sources" available in the Family History Library for this populated place or location.

5. WIKIPEDIA column: links to background information regarding this location or its county if Wikipedia does not have an article for that specific place.

Useful Websites

  • Canadian Geographical Names Data Base (CGNDB) - gives brief information about a place, including historic names/places. For historic information, scroll to #3, and click Formerly Official, also try with All.
  • Google Maps - shows the whereabouts of places on a map.
  • Google Images - shows pictures/photos/old maps (sometimes) of a place.
  • WorldCat - shows sources (books, maps, etc.) at various libraries/repositories, etc. for a place.

Notes

  • Listed below are the populated places in this district, according to the Répertoire toponymique du Québec, 1978.[1] This gazetteer is used as the source of locations or populated places in the Family History Library Catalog for the Province of Québec.
  • If you wish the current division, where your Populated Place now exists, check the Canadian Geographical Names Data Base listed above.

Populated Places Table

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POPULATED PLACE

FORMER NAME, if applicable TYPE

FHL  CATALOG

WIKIPEDIA

Bristol    Canton     Link   Link
Campbell's Bay        Link   Link
Chapeau         Link   Link
Clarendon    Canton     Link   Link
Eardley        Link   Link
Eardley    Canton    Link  Link
Fort-Coulonge       Link   Link
Fort-William         Link   Link
Lac-Cayamant         Link  Link
Leslie     Canton     Link   Link
Luskville        Link   Link
North-Clarendon        Link   Link
North-Onslow           Link   Link
Onslow      Canton     Link   Link
Otter-Lake       Link   Link 
Portage-du-Fort        Link   Link
Quyon        Link   Link
Rapides-des-Joachims        Link  Link
Shawville        Link  Link
Sheen     Canton     Link    Link
Sheenboro       Link   Link
Thorne      Canton     Link   Link
Vinton       Link  Link
Waltham     Canton     Link   Link
Île-des-Alumettes   Canton     Link   Link
Île-du-Grand-Calumet         Link   Link
 ANY NEW LOCATIONS IN FHL CATALOG???       Link  

References

  1. Répertoire toponymique du Québec, 1978, (Québec, Québec : Éditeur officiel, c1979 ). FHL book 971.4 E5r

 

 

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