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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

 Acton       Link   Link
 Aldershot        Link   Link
 Appleby       Link   Link
 Bronte        Link   Link
 Burlington      Link  Link
 Campbellville       Link   Link
 Drumquin       Link   Link
 Dumfries    Township   Link   Link
 Eden Mills       Link   Link
 Esquesing    Township    Link   Link
 Georgetown       Link   Link
 Glen Williams        Link   Link
 Halton Hills          Link   Link
 Hornby        Link   Link
 Kilbride       Link   Link 
 Limehouse       Link   Link
 Lowville       Link    Link
 Merton      Link   Link
 Milton       Link   Link
 Moffat        Link   Link
 Nassagaweya      Township   Link   Link
 Nelson         Link   Link
 Nelson    Township   Link   Link
 Norval       Link   Link
 Oakville       Link   Link
 Omagh        Link   Link
 Palermo       Link   Link
 Stewarttown       Link   Link
 Tansley      Link   Link
 Trafalgar    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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