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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

 Alma        Link   Link
 Arkell        Link   Link
 Arthur        Link   Link
 Arthur   Township     Link   Link
 Badenoch       Link   Link
 Belwood       Link   Link
 Clifford       Link   Link
 Coningsby        Link   Link
 Crieff        Link   Link
 Drayton        Link   Link
 Drew          Link   Link
 Eden Mills        Link   Link
 Elora          Link   Link
 Eramosa     Township    Link   Link
 Erin       Link   Link 
 Erin   Township    Link   Link
 Everton       Link   Link
 Farewell       Link   Link
 Fergus       Link   Link
 Glen Allan        Link   Link
 Goldstone        Link   Link
 Guelph        Link   Link
 Guelph   Township   Link   Link
 Harriston       Link   Link
 Hillsburgh       Link   Link
 Hollen       Link   Link
 Kenilworth       Link   Link
 Killean       Link   Link
 Macton       Link   Link
 Maryborough     Township   Link   Link
 Minto   Township    Link   Link
 Moorefield       Link   Link
 Morriston        Link   Link
 Mount Forest        Link   Link
 Nichol     Township    Link   Link
 Orangeville       Link   Link
 Oustic        Link   Link
 Palmerston        Link   Link
 Peel    Township   Link   Link
 Pentland Corners       Link   Link
 Petherton          Link   Link  
 Pilkington     Township    Link   Link
 Ponsonby       Link   Link
 Puslinch      Township    Link   Link
 Riverstown       Link   Link
 Rockwood        Link   Link
 Rothsay        Link   Link
 Wallenstein        Link   Link
 West Garafraxa    Township    Link   Link
 West Luther   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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