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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

 Ajax       Link   Link
 Altona        Link   Link
 Ashburn        Link   Link
 Beaverton        Link   Link
 Brechin       Link   Link
 Brock    Township   Link   Link
 Brooklin       Link   Link
 Brougham        Link   Link
 Cannington        Link   Link
 Claremont        Link   Link
 Columbus          Link   Link
 East Whitby    Township    Link   Link
 Fairport       Link   Link
 Fawkham         Link   Link
 Glasgow       Link   Link 
 Goodwood       Link   Link
 Green River        Link   Link
 Greenbank       Link   Link
 Greenwood        Link   Link
 Humber Bay        Link   Link
 Kinsale       Link   Link
 Longford       Link   Link
 Manilla       Link   Link
 Mara   Township    Link   Link
 Mount Carmel       Link   Link
 Myrtle        Link   Link
 Oshawa       Link   Link
 Pickering      Link   Link
 Pickering   Township    Link   Link
 Pinedale       Link   Link
 Port Perry      Link   Link
 Port Whitby         Link   Link
 Prince Albert         Link   Link
 Raglan         Link   Link
 Rama   Township    Link   Link
 Reach   Township   Link   Link
 Sandford       Link   Link
 Scott     Township   Link   Link
 Scugog     Township    Link   Link
 Seagrave       Link   Link
 Sebright           Link   Link  
 Siloam         Link   Link
 Simcoe Point         Link   Link
 Sunderland          Link   Link
 Thorah   Township    Link   Link
 Udney         Link   Link
 Uptergrove       Link   Link
 Utica        Link   Link
 Uxbridge       Link   Link
 Uxbridge     Township    Link   Link
 Vroomanton         Link   Link
 Whitby         Link   Link
 Whitby     Township    Link   Link
 Whitevale       Link   Link
 Zephyr      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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