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Re: 1906 Census - Calgary?

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  • Bonnie Anderson
    More about locating a district... Click on Census Districts and Maps, then Province, locality to see a description of the district boundaries. You also have an
    Message 1 of 7 , Jan 25, 2003
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      More about locating a district...
      Click on Census Districts and Maps, then Province, locality to see a
      description of the district boundaries. You also have an option to look at a
      map for the district (view map).

      Bonnie (Acheson) Anderson
      Calgary, Alberta
      bonma@...
      ----- 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:
      >
      > http://www.archives.ca/02/02015302_e.html
      >
      > 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
      > boundaries?
      >
      > 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.
      >
      > Regards,
      > Charlie Hansen
      > http://www.afhs.ab.ca
      >


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