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Directories of heads of households can help in locating individuals in a certain place, especially when their names do not appear in the censuses. Many city and county directories from the 1840s to the present are available. For example, the Family History Library has directories for:  
 
Directories of heads of households can help in locating individuals in a certain place, especially when their names do not appear in the censuses. Many city and county directories from the 1840s to the present are available. For example, the Family History Library has directories for:  
  
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| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=314898&disp=Brown%27s+Toronto+City+and+Home+District++ film 862286 item 2]
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| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=1357167&disp=1914++ film 1320735 item 2]
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| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=69586&disp=City+of+Hamilton+directory++ fiche 6046560] <br>
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| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=69695&disp=City+of+Hamilton+directory++ fiche 6019955]
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The Family History Library also has microfilm copies of:  
 
The Family History Library also has microfilm copies of:  
  
*''The Canada Directory for 1857-1858''. Montréal, Quebec: John Lovell, 1857. (Family History Library [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=354709&disp=The+Canada+directory+for+1857-1858++ film 956166].) This lists tradesmen in cities in what is now Ontario and Quebec. For an alphabetical index to the Ontario portion, see:
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*''The Canada Directory for 1857-1858''. Montréal, Quebec: John Lovell, 1857. (Family History Library {{FHL|354709|title-id|disp=film 956166}}.) This lists tradesmen in cities in what is now Ontario and Quebec. For an alphabetical index to the Ontario portion, see:
  
*Wilson, Thomas B. and Emily S. Wilson. ''Directory of the Province of Ontario 1857 with a Gazeteer [sic]''. Lambertville, New Jersey, USA: Hunterdon House, 1987. (Family History Library [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=1356605&disp=1857%20%20&columns=*,0,0 book 971.3 E4w].)
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*Wilson, Thomas B. and Emily S. Wilson. ''Directory of the Province of Ontario 1857 with a Gazeteer [sic]''. Lambertville, New Jersey, USA: Hunterdon House, 1987. (Family History Library {{FHL|1356605|title-id|disp=book 971.3 E4w}}.)
  
 
Many Ontario directories up to and including 1900 are available on microfiche:  
 
Many Ontario directories up to and including 1900 are available on microfiche:  
  
*''Pre-1900 Canadian Directories''. Ottawa, Ontario: Canadian Institute for Historical Micro-reproductions, 1988. (On 4219 Family History Librry fiche beginning with [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=748870&disp=Pre%2D1900+Canadian+directories+%3D+La+c%20%20&columns=*,0,0 6360453].) Fiche do not circulate to Family History Centers.
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*''Pre-1900 Canadian Directories''. Ottawa, Ontario: Canadian Institute for Historical Micro-reproductions, 1988. (On 4219 Family History Librry fiche beginning with {{FHL|748870|title-id|disp=6360453}}.) Fiche do not circulate to Family History Centers.
  
Some Ontario directories are included in the material indexed in People of Ontario and Central Canadians described in the "[[Ontario Genealogy|Genealogy]]" section of this outline.
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Some Ontario directories are included in the material indexed in People of Ontario and Central Canadians described in [[Ontario Genealogy]].  
  
 
=== Websites  ===
 
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*[http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=directories%20toronto Internet Archive Search: directories toronto]  
 
*[http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=directories%20toronto Internet Archive Search: directories toronto]  
 
*http://www.collectionscanada.ca/canadiandirectories/
 
*http://www.collectionscanada.ca/canadiandirectories/
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Latest revision as of 21:26, 26 September 2011

Canada Gotoarrow.png Ontario Gotoarrow.png Directories

Directories of heads of households can help in locating individuals in a certain place, especially when their names do not appear in the censuses. Many city and county directories from the 1840s to the present are available. For example, the Family History Library has directories for:

Toronto

1846-47 film 862286 item 2
1859-60 film 862286 item 4
1914 film 1320735 item 2

Hamilton

1858 fiche 6046560
1865-66 fiche 6046750
1881-82 fiche 6019955

The Family History Library also has microfilm copies of:

  • The Canada Directory for 1857-1858. Montréal, Quebec: John Lovell, 1857. (Family History Library film 956166.) This lists tradesmen in cities in what is now Ontario and Quebec. For an alphabetical index to the Ontario portion, see:
  • Wilson, Thomas B. and Emily S. Wilson. Directory of the Province of Ontario 1857 with a Gazeteer [sic]. Lambertville, New Jersey, USA: Hunterdon House, 1987. (Family History Library book 971.3 E4w.)

Many Ontario directories up to and including 1900 are available on microfiche:

  • Pre-1900 Canadian Directories. Ottawa, Ontario: Canadian Institute for Historical Micro-reproductions, 1988. (On 4219 Family History Librry fiche beginning with 6360453.) Fiche do not circulate to Family History Centers.

Some Ontario directories are included in the material indexed in People of Ontario and Central Canadians described in Ontario Genealogy.

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