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Place names of Ontario

Place names of Ontario

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Published by Phelps Publishing Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, geographical - Ontario

  • Edition Notes

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    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsFC 3056 C323 1984 REF
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22004955M
    ISBN 100920298397

    The enlargements shown on the Official Road Map of Ontario are also available with the appropriate Southern Ontario or Northern Ontario index. Place-Name Index. The place-name index lists all the cities, towns, villages and communities shown on the Official Road Map of Ontario in alphabetical order. History of Wilmot Township: Compared to that of other townships in Waterloo County, the settlement of Wilmot Township occurred very quickly. Settlement of the township began in , and it is commonly believed that the township was essentially settled in just twenty years. [1] This was in part due to the development of an organized roadway system which provided easy access to supplies and.

    Naming Canada: stories about Canadian place names. University of Toronto Press. ISBN William B. Hamilton () []. The Macmillan book of Canadian place names. Macmillan of Canada. ISBN To create a good interesting place name you will need time and a lot of investment, you probably do not want to spend hours just on a place name, you have a book to write or a game to make/play. This generator will hopefully help you on your way to finding the perfect place name for your book, game or what ever you are playing/working on.

    Soldiers from Carleton Place, Ontario, Canada, Canadian Expeditionary Force, France, One of these soldiers may have been Horace Brown Can anyone verify the names of the four men? There is an entire chapter about Horace Brown in Our Times: A Pictorial Memoir of Ottawa's Past.   Ontario The earliest recording of the name Ontario was in where it was used to describe a mass of land on the north shore of the easternmost part of the Great Lakes. The British settlers had originally called the land that covered Quebec, Ontario, and part of .


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Place Names Can Provide Valuable Insight Into a variety of fascinating aspects of geography, history, languages, cultures, and customs of a particular region. Ontario, with its extensive overlay of place names with connections to the British Isles, differs markedly in place-name characteristics from Canada's other regions, especially those which have been historically imprinted with the French.

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In other words, Alan Rayburn’s book is a success. The retired geographer’s collection met the test of locality and interest, and what other test can there be for a book of place names. There official place names in Ontario and this book has only 2, entries.

Ontario Locator is a directory of place names in Ontario, Canada. It was created for genealogists to assist with locating the township, county or district needed to research family histories in Ontario. Ontario Locator does not offer information on dwellings (homes/businesses), street names, postal codes or places outside of Ontario, Canada.

This book explains the origin of more than 2, Ontario place names shown on the Official Ontario Road Map, where the origins are known, plus many places not shown on the map that have unusual names/5. English place names in Canada is a list of Canadian place names which are named after places in England, carried over by English emigrants and explorers.

This list is incomplete. This list of place names in Canada of Indigenous origin contains Canadian places whose names originate from the words of the First Nations, Métis, or Inuit, collectively referred to as indigenous possible the original word or phrase used by Indigenous peoples is included, along with its generally believed meaning.

Names listed are only those used in English or French, as many. Cheddar, Ontario. Founded on mining rather than cheese production, this ghost town in Ontario’s Haliburton County was named after a village in England. Following its heyday in the ’30s and ’40s, Cheddar emptied out, as Haliburton took off as a popular cottaging destination and the roads began to bypass Cheddar.

Place names of Ontario.,Toronto Public Library. A place-name is never a mere arbitrary or meaningless sound. It embodies a chapter in the story of the place to which it is attached.

There is many a colourful name, rich in historic associations, on the map of Canada. The study of place-names is, therefore, a valuable side-light on history. The direct method of seeking information in written. Query the Canadian Geographical Names Data Base (CGNDB) using the name of a city, town, lake or any other geographical feature.

You can narrow your search by specifying the type of feature you are searching for and the Province or Territory where the toponym is located. The Origin and Meaning of Place Names in Canada.

Book Details. Title: The Origin and Meaning of Place Names in Canada: () was teacher and author. Born in Toronto, Ontario, he became a teacher in In he became an Inspector of Public Schools. When he died, he bequeathed his estate, amounting to about $, to the United.

Like many other Eastern Ontario place names, “Vankleek Hill” comes from the moniker of one of those industrious United Empire Loyalists. In this case, it was Simeon Vankleek, a Dutch-American who settled here after leaving New York state around the time of the American Revolution.(Strangely but hilariously, “Simeon Vankleek” also briefly had a Twitter account in ).

From Bonavista and Port au Choix in the east, to Malaspina Strait and Port Alberni in the west, this book also reveals the rich Portuguese, Spanish, and Basque contributions to Canada's toponymic heritage.

Naming Canada tells us about place names that became undesirable and had to be changed for reasons of perceived political s: 1.

Scottish Place Names - Toronto, Ontario, Canada. - Toronto, Ontario, Canada. For comparability with other large cities around the world, Greater Toronto has been defined as the entire built-up area along the north-western shore of Lake Ontario from Oakville in the west to Newcastle in the east, with an inland corridor to Newmarket and Holland Landing in the north.

Ontario Residential Phone Book, White Pages Canda. Find a person in Ontario by Name, Address, Postal Code or By Reverse Phone Number Lookup. You can use The Ontario A to Z Name Directory to Find a Resident of Ontario by Last Name. You can also find a.

Actual Place Names = Book of Mormon Place Names; Alma = Alma, Valley of (did not exist) In the area indicated on the Holley map, modern maps show that there is a small, unincorporated community called Centerville, also known as Alma, in Tyler County, West Virginia.

Book Back; 0 Marked; Mark; Options Refworks Print Link Email Cite Request; Holdings. UTL at Downsview. May be requested. FR39 Place names of Ontario / Alan Rayburn. imprint. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, c isbn. Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find Ontario Place Names: The Historical, Offbeat or Humo () by Scott, David E.

The water-based origin of Ontario's name is appropriate, given there are more thanlakes in the province, making up about a fifth of the world's fresh water. Naturally, the name first referred to Lake Ontario, the easternmost of the five Great Lakes.

It is Author: Susan Munroe. The names of Naismith and Camerson were combined to form "Nai-cam". Shortly after the arrival of the CPR inthe settlement was incorporated as a village. NIPAWIN Nipawin may have come from the word "Nipowewin" which meant "standing place" or "waiting place".

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