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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.


  • 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

1 2 3 4 5


FORMER NAME, if applicable TYPE



Cranbourne    Canton     Link   Link
Frampton        Link   Link
Frampton    Canton      Link   Link
Les Etchemins            Link
Saint-Anselme        Link   Link
Saint-Benjamin        Link   Link
Saint-Bernard        Link   Link
Saint-Edouard-de-Frampton         Link   Link
Saint-Isidore         Link   Link
Saint-Léon-de-Standon         Link   Link
Saint-Malachie           Link   Link
Saint-Maxime            Link
Saint-Nazaire-de-Dorchester           Link   Link
Saint-Odilon-de-Cranbourne          Link   Link
Sainte-Claire        Link   Link 
Sainte-Germaine-du-Lac-Etchemin        Link   Link
Sainte-Hénédine        Link      Link
Sainte-Justine        Link   Link
Sainte-Marguerite        Link   Link
Sainte-Rose-de-Watford         Link     Link
Scott         Link     Link


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



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