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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

 Abingdon       Link   Link
 Basingstoke         Link   Link
 Beamsville        Link    Link
 Bismark       
  Link
 Caistor   Township    Link   Link
 Caistorville      Link   Link
 Clinton   Township    Link   Link
 Echo      
 
  Link
 Fulton        Link   Link
 Gainsborough    Township   Link   Link
 Grantham   Township   Link   Link
 Grimsby       Link   Link
 Grimsby      Township   
  Link
 Homer       Link   Link
 Jordan     Link   Link 
 Jordan Station        Link   Link
 Kimbo     Link    Link
 Lincoln       Link   Link
 Louth   Township  Link   Link
 McNab       Link   Link
 Merritton     
  Link
 Niagara        Link   Link
 Niagara   Township Link   Link
 Niagara-on-the-Lake       
  Link
 North Grimsby    Township  Link   Link
 Port Dalhousie       Link   Link
 Queenstown    
  Link
 Rockway       Link   Link
 Smithville     Link   Link
 South Grimsby    Township   Link   Link
 St. Anns      Link   Link
 St. Catherines       
  Link
 St. Davids      Link   Link
 Vineland       Link   Link
 Virgil     Link   Link
 Warner         Link   Link
 Wellandport     Link   Link
 West Lincoln    Township   
  Link
 Winslow     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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