From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Canada Gotoarrow.png New Brunswick Gotoarrow.png Northumberland County

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 to 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.


  • Listed below are the populated places in this district, according to the Gazetteer of Canada. New Brunswick.[1] This gazetteer is used as the source of locations or populated places in the Family History Library Catalog for the Province of New Brunswick.
  • 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


FORMER NAME, if applicable TYPE



Alnwick        Link   Link
Baie-Sainte-Anne         Link   Link
Barnaby River         Link   Link
Bartibog Bridge         Link   Link
Bay du Vin Vin        Link   Link
Black River        Link   Link
Blackville        Link   Link
Blissfield         Link   Link
Boiestown         Link   Link
Brantville         Link   Link
Burnt Church          Link   Link
Chatham        Link   Link
Derby           Link   Link
Doaktown         Link   Link
Douglastown        Link   Link 
Forks           Link
Glenelg        Link   Link
Gray Rapids        Link   Link
Hardwicke       Link   Link
Howard         Link   Link
Lagacéville         Link   Link
Loggieville          Link   Link
Ludlow        Link   Link
Millerton         Link   Link
Miramichi        Link   Link
Nelson         Link   Link
Nelson-Miramichi        Link   Link
Newcastle        Link   Link
Northesk       Link   Link
Nowlanville          Link   Link
Néguac      Link   Link
Renous         Link  Link
Rogersville       Link   Link
Southesk         Link   Link
Sunny Corner      Link   Link
Tabusintac         Link   Link


  1. Gazetteer of Canada. New Brunswick (Ottawa, Ontario : Canadian Permanent Committee on Geographical Names, 1956 (1964 printing) FHL book 971.5 E5c