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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

 Albermarle   Township   Link   Link
 Amabel   Township    Link     Link
 Arkwright        Link    Link
 Arran   Township   Link   Link
 Brant   Township    Link   Link
 Bruce   Township   Link      Link
 Burgoyne       Link   Link
 Cape Croker        Link      Link
 Carrick    Township   Link    Link
 Chesley        Link   Link
 Colpoys Bay          Link    Link
 Culross   Township   Link    Link
 Dunblane        Link   Link
 Eastnor     Township   Link    Link
 Elderslie   Township   Link    Link 
 Elmwood       Link   Link
 Formosa       Link     Link
 Glammis       Link   Link
 Greenock   Township   Link   Link
 Hanover       Link    Link
 Hepworth        Link    Link
 Huron     Township   Link   Link
 Inverhuron       Link   Link
 Kincardine        Link    Link
 Kincardine     Township   Link   Link
 Kinloss   Township   Link    Link
 Kinlough       Link    Link
 Langside       Link   Link
 Lindsay   Township   Link    Link
 Lion's Head       Link    Link
 Lucknow       Link   Link
 Lurgan        Link    Link
 Mildmay        Link    Link
 Oliphant        Link   Link
 Paisley       Link   Link
 Penetangore        Link    Link
 Pike Bay        Link  Link
 Port Elgin        Link    Link
 Red Bay        Link     Link
 Ripley        Link   Link
 Riversdale          Link    Link  
 Saugeen     Township   Link   Link
 Scone         Link   Link
 Southampton          Link     Link
 St. Edmunds    Township   Link    Link
 Stokes Bay       Link   Link
 Tara        Link    Link
 Teeswater        Link   Link
 Tiverton       Link   Link
 Walkerton       Link    Link
 Whitechurch       Link    Link
 Wiarton       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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