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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

 Ancaster        Link   Link
 Ancaster   Township     Link   Link
 Barton   Township     Link   Link
 Beverly   Township     Link   Link
 Binbrook       Link   Link
 Binbrook   Township    Link   Link
 Bullock's Corners        Link   Link
 Carlisle        Link   Link
 Carluke        Link   Link
 Christies Corners        Link   Link
 Copetown          Link   Link
 Dundas       Link bgcolor="#ffffcc" |   Link
 East Flamborough      Township    Link   Link
 Freelton       Link   Link
 Fruitland       Link   Link 
 Glanbrook   Township
  Link   Link
 Glanford   Township    Link   Link
 Hamilton       Link   Link
 Hannon        Link   Link
 Jerseyville        Link   Link
 Kirkwall        Link   Link
 Lynden        Link   Link
 Millgrove       Link   Link
 Mount Albion        Link   Link
 Mount Hope        Link   Link
 Mountsberg        Link   Link
 Rock Chapel        Link   Link
 Rockton       Link   Link
 Saltfleet   Township    Link   Link
 Sheffield        Link   Link
 Stoney Creek        Link   Link
 Strabane        Link   Link
 Tapleytown        Link   Link
 Troy        Link   Link
 Tweedside       Link   Link
 Waterdown        Link   Link
 West Flamborough    Township    Link   Link
 West Hamilton        Link   Link
 Westover        Link   Link
 Winona        Link   Link
 Woodburn          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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