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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

 Anstruther        Link   Link
 Ashburnham       Link   Link
 Asphodel    Township     Link   Link
 Bailieboro        Link   Link
 Belmont     Township   Link   Link
 Bridgenorth       Link   Link
 Burleigh       Link   Link
 Cameron        Link   Link
 Cardiff    Township   Link   Link
 Cavan      Township  Link   Link
 Cavendish       Link   Link
 Chandos     Township  Link   Link
 Chemong Park       Link   Link
 Cottesloe       Link   Link
 Douro       Link   Link 
 Douro     Township   Link   Link
 Dummer     Township   Link   Link
 Ennismore       Link   Link
 Ennismore     Township   Link   Link
 Galway     Township   Link   Link
 Glamorgan   Township   Link   Link
 Harvey    Township   Link   Link
 Hastings       Link   Link
 Havelock       Link   Link
 Kawartha Park        Link   Link
 Keene        Link   Link
 Lakefield        Link   Link
 Mathers Corners        Link   Link
 Methuen     Township   Link   Link
 Mount Pleasant       Link   Link
 Nogies Creek        Link   Link
 North Monaghan   Township   Link   Link
 Norwood       Link   Link
 Otonabee     Township   Link   Link
 Peterborough       Link   Link
 Preveneau        Link   Link
 Rockdale       Link   Link
 Smith      Township   Link   Link
 South Monaghan     Township   Link   Link
 Warsaw       Link   Link
 Westwood          Link   Link  
 Young's Point         Link   Link
 Zion         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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