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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 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 Gazetteer of Canada: Ontario of 1962.[1]  This gazetteer is used for the sources of locations or Populated Places in the Family History Library Catalog for the Province of Ontario.
  • 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

 Ayr       Link   Link
 Baden        Link   Link
 Bamberg        Link   Link
 Berlets Corner         Link   Link
 Berlin       Link   Link
 Blair       Link   Link
 Bloomingdale       Link   Link
 Breslau        Link   Link
 Bridgeport        Link   Link
 Cambridge        Link   Link
 Conestogo          Link   Link
 Doon       Link   Link
 Elmira          Link   Link
 Floradale         Link   Link
 Freeport        Link   Link 
 Galt       Link   Link
 Hawkesville       Link   Link
 Heidelberg       Link   Link
 Hespeler       Link   Link
 Kingwood        Link   Link
 Kitchener        Link   Link
 Linwood         Link   Link
 Mannheim        Link   Link
 Maryhill        Link   Link
 New Dundee        Link   Link
 New Hamburg        Link   Link
 North Dumfries    Township   Link   Link
 North Woolwich       Link   Link
 Petersburg       Link   Link
 Phillipsburg         Link   Link
 Preston        Link   Link
 Roseville        Link   Link
 Shantz        Link   Link
 St. Agatha        Link   Link
 St. Clements        Link   Link
 St. Jacobs        Link   Link
 Strasburg       Link   Link
 Waterloo        Link   Link
 Waterloo    Township    Link   Link
 Wellesley       Link   Link
 Wellesley      Township    Link   Link  
 West Montrose       Link   Link
 Wilmot     Township    Link   Link
 Winterbourne       Link   Link
 Woolwich    Township    Link   Link
 ANY NEW LOCATIONS IN FHL CATALOG???       Link  

References

  1. Gazetteer of Canada. Ontario, (Ottawa, Ontario: Geographical Branch, Dept. of Mines and Technical Surveys, 1962). FHL book 971.3 E5c

 




 

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