Re: 1906 Census - Calgary?
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Bonnie (Acheson) Anderson
----- Original Message -----
From: "Charlie Hansen" <charlieh@...>
To: <dist-gen@...>; "Gordon Hulbert" <Gordon@...>
Sent: Saturday, January 25, 2003 11:00 AM
Subject: Re: 1906 Census - Calgary?
> On 25 Jan 2003 at 10:21, Gordon Hulbert wrote:
> > Secondly, I must be 'dumber than a bag of hammers', but how the heck do
> > you use it. I understand Calgary is in sub-district 26. Now what? My
> > grandmother lived at 512 - 5 Ave. SW. HELP!!
> On the archives search screen at:
> Select "Alberta" Province
> District Name = Calgary
> District Number = 19
> Sub-district Number = 26a, 26b, 26c, or 26d
> Click Search
> Gord, you should try 26b, click "Associated Images" and then go
> through all the pages that come up.
> The Sub-districts correspond to wards 1, 2, 3 or 4 for approximately
> NE, NW, SE and SW with the dividing lines being about Centre Street
> and the CPR railway lines. Does anyone have the exact ward
> You should use MS internet Explorer for your browser as the MrSid
> viewer does not work with Netscape 7. maybe other versions.
> If you don't find your address on the earlier pages, check the higher
> number pages for callbacks. I have found some pages dated well into
> July. Also I noticed that sometimes the enumerators path was along a
> street with the corner residences on each avenue listed sequentially,
> that is the entries for the corner homes on 10th Ave, then 11th all
> the way to 17th.
> Hope this helps.
> If anyone should spot Charles H. WEBSTER or Ernie L. RICHARDSON,
> please drop me a line. I know they were in Calgary in 1903 but I
> don't have an address, but would guess Ward 3.
> Charlie Hansen