6122Re: Gazetteer and Directory codes "h" and "f"
- Sep 20 3:15 PMHi Marion,I agree with Heather on the meanings of the letters f and h.Helen----- Original Message -----From: HEATHER WILLIAMSTo: Marion PetersonCc: Dist-GenSent: Monday, September 20, 2010 11:46 AMSubject: Re: Gazetteer and Directory codes "h" and "f"Hi Marion:
In my experience, f referred to 'freeholder' meaning that person owned the land ; the other term often used was l for lease or renter so perhaps in your case the h refers to householder and they do not own the land but are renters, leasers etc.
see you tomorrow night
----- Original Message -----
From: Marion Peterson <mlpeterson@...>
Date: Monday, September 20, 2010 11:30 am
Subject: Gazetteer and Directory codes "h" and "f"
To: Dist-Gen <dist-gen@...>
> Could anyone tell me what the codes h and f mean in a directory?
> I'm looking at the Halton County Directory and Gazetteer for
> 1869-1870. It gives Concession, Lot and the Lot number is
> followed by either h or f. The f might mean freeholder, but I
> can't think of what the h would mean.
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