2764Re: Searching for someone in ON in 1944
- Jun 1, 2004On 1-Jun-04, at 15:29, Linda Holdaway wrote:
> Hello -I hope you have said city directory and not telephone directory? Many
in 1944 would not have had a telephone.
If he was young and/or unemployed he might not have made the directory.
If he was in the services he also might not have been included. If he
was 18-35 in 1944 I would be looking at the armed services records as
I am sure there are directories for other areas around Toronto, but
don't know them personally.
I have heard some people call the entire province of ON 'Toronto'.
> My problem is that the 1944 edition of the Toronto city directory hashttp://www.afhs.ab.ca
> no listing for this man - by his name or initial. I am wondering if
> someone can tell me (assuming the 1944 obituary is correct),
> if there are directories that would cover the area around Toronto -
> perhaps he was listed as living in Toronto to simplify things but in
> reality he lived close to but not actually in the city. Is there a
> possibility that his number could have been unlisted in 1944?
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