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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


1 2 3 4 5

POPULATED PLACE

FORMER NAME, if applicable TYPE

FHL  CATALOG

WIKIPEDIA

 Banner       Link   Link
 Beachville        Link   Link
 Blandford   Township    Link   Link
 Blenheim   Township     Link   Link
 Burgessville      Link   Link
 Canning       Link   Link
 Curries       Link   Link
 Delmer        Link   Link
 Dereham    Township    Link   Link
 Drumbo        Link   Link
 East Nissouri      Township   Link   Link
 East Oxford   Township   Link   Link
 East Zorra   Township    Link   Link
 Eastwood        Link   Link
 Embro       Link   Link 
 Foldens       Link   Link
 Gobles       Link   Link
 Harrington West        Link   Link
 Huntingford       Link   Link
 Ingersoll        Link   Link
 Innerkip        Link   Link
 Milldale         Link   Link
 Mount Elgin        Link   Link
 Muir        Link   Link
 Newark       Link   Link
 North Norwich    Township    Link   Link
 North Oxford    Township    Link   Link
 Norwich       Link   Link
 Norwich Gore        Link   Link
 Norwich     Township   Link   Link
 Oriel       Link   Link
 Ostrander        Link   Link
 Otterville        Link   Link
 Oxford Centre       Link   Link
 Plattsville       Link   Link
 Princeton        Link   Link
 Ratho       Link   Link
 Richwood        Link   Link
 Rosanna          Link   Link
 South Norwich    Township    Link   Link
 Springford       Link   Link  
  Summerville
      Link   Link
 Sweaburg         Link   Link
 Tavistock          Link   Link
 Tillsonburg        Link   Link
 Washington        Link   Link
 West Oxford    Township    Link   Link
 West Zorra   Township      Link
 Windfall      Link   Link
 Wolverton      Link   Link
 Woodstock       Link   Link
 Zorra   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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