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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

 Atwood      Link   Link
 Avonbank        Link   Link
 Avonton        Link   Link
 Blanshard   Township     Link   Link
 Brodhagen       Link   Link
 Brotherston       Link   Link
 Carlingford       Link   Link
 Carronbrook        Link   Link
 Cromarty        Link   Link
 Donegal        Link   Link
 Downie      Township   Link   Link
 Dublin       Link   Link
 Ellice      Township    Link   Link
 Elma   Township    Link   Link
 Fullarton       Link   Link 
 Fullarton   Township    Link   Link
 Gads Hill       Link   Link
 Gotham       Link   Link
 Gowanstown       Link   Link
 Hampstead       Link   Link
 Hesson       Link   Link
 Hibbert   Township    Link   Link
 Kinkora       Link   Link
 Kurtzville       Link   Link
 Listowel       Link   Link
 Logan   Township   Link   Link
 Mayne       Link   Link
 Millbank       Link   Link
 Milverton       Link   Link
 Mitchell       Link   Link
 Molesworth       Link   Link
 Monkton       Link   Link
 Mornington   Township    Link   Link
 Moserville       Link   Link
 Motherwell       Link   Link
 Munro       Link   Link
 North Easthope   Township    Link   Link
 Palmerston      Link   Link
 Poole       Link   Link
 Prospect Hill       Link   Link
 Rannoch       Link   Link  
 Rostock       Link   Link
 Sebastopol       Link   Link
 Shakespeare       Link   Link
 Shipley       Link   Link
 South Easthope   Township   Link   Link
 St. Columban       Link   Link
 St. Mary's       Link   Link
 Staffa       Link   Link
 Stratford       Link   Link
 Trecastle       Link   Link
 Trowbridge       Link   Link
 Wallace   Township    Link   Link
 Wartburg       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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