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1901 Census

Census 1901 Placename Index

NWT Placenames on the 1901 Census
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Placename NWT Provisional District Sec Twp Rge W Meridian
Gainsborough is the current spelling but is spelled as Gainsbora and Gainsboro School on the 1901 census.
Gainsborough Assiniboia East/Est 4 3 30 W 1
1884 location. (Antler previous name .. 33-2-30-W1 Present location.) Gainsborough is spelled Gainsbora and Gainsboro School on the 1901 census. Also includes Claremont, Ashgrove, and Fern Schools. Gainsborough is on the 1901 Census and is the closest present day location to the 1901 Census Placename of Winlaw, which no longer exists.
See 1901 census placename of Grande Coulée [actual spelling is Grand Coulee Gatesgarth 16-16-22- W2 is located on schedule 2, and is partner with above (West Ghyll) line.
The 1901 census place name of Pengarth does not exist anymore, the location is west of present day Gibbs 28-22-21-W2
Glen Adelaide Assiniboia East/Est 14 10 1 W 2
1884 Location. Later location 1-10-1-W2 Glen Adelaide does not exist anymore. The location is in the Moosomin area, S.W. of Wawota at 13-11-1-W1
Glen Ewen Assiniboia East/Est 16 3 1 W 2
1890 Location.(13-3-1-W1 present location).
Glen Lynn Assiniboia East/Est
Census covers the areas west of the 2nd meridian: Tsp 17-Rge 12, Tsp 17-Rge 13, Tsp 16-Rge 13, Tsp 16-Rge 12 South of Indian Head…24-18-13-W2
Glenmary 48 21 W 2
Glenmary Tsp 48-Rge 21 is mentioned on the 1901 census at Fort La Corne see La Corne.
Gordon's Band
see 1901 census location Touchwood Agency. Administered by Touchwood Agency.
Graburn Assiniboia West/Ouest
1895 location 14-9-1-W4 1885 NWMP post installed. The census area spans the border of present day Alberta and Saskatchewan covering Tsp 8.9.10-Rge 1-W4 (present day Alberta) as well as Tsp 6,7,8,9 Rge 29-W 3, 8,9, Rge 28-W3 and Tsp 8,9-Rge 30-W3. (The present day border of the 4th Meridian between the provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta was not the same border used between provisional districts)
Grand Prairie See Athabaska

Grand Rapids Saskatchewan
On page 2 of schedule 1 there is a notation 49-14-1 which corresponds to the following information. It is known that Antoine Chartier of the Settlement of Grand Rapids owned a Letter of patent for 3.6 acres parcel of land in NWT At the mouth of the Sask. River. The mouth of the Saskatchewan River meets with a lake named Cedar Lake in Manitoba. There is a1900 Maniboba P.O. 4-49-14-WPM (The boundaries between the provinces of Sk & Mb are not the same as the provisional district borders of 1901.)
Grande Coulée Assiniboia West/Ouest
P.O. est. 1903 at 16-17-21-W2 which is also present day location.
Gray is not on the 1901 census. Gray at 16-14-18-W2 is the closest present day location to the 1901 census placename of Buck Lake. South of Regina.
Green Lake Saskatchewan 61 12 W 3
1901 Location (no section known). Present day location Shore of Green Lake. 18-61-12-W3 then 19-1-12-W3 Green Lake also includes settlement of Big River on Schedule 2. No location on Schedule 2 of 1901 census, on schedule 1 p1, 66-12-3 is stated.Mary McCallum, Baptiste McCallum owned land SE-28-61-15-W3. HBC, NWC Trading Posts est. 1790 through 1930+ at this location.
Grenfell 4 17 7 W 2
1883 Location. (Present day 8-17-7-W2)
Grenfell (North / Nord) Assiniboia East/Est
Grenfell Village and district north including Tsp 17-Rge 6,7,8-W 2 and Tsp 18-Rge 7,8-W2.
Grenfell (South / Sud) Assiniboia East/Est
Grenfell village and district south including Tsp 17-Rge 7-W2, Tsp 16-Rge 6,7,8-W2, Tsp 15-Rge 6,7-W2.
Griswold P.O. Sec 2-Tsp 9-Rge 30-W1 is mentioned on the 1901 census at placename Heron.
Gull Lake Assiniboia West/Ouest 23 13 19 W 2
1889 and present day location. Included on schedule 2 are Swift Current, Antelope and Gull Lake. Swift Current's present location is Tsp15 Rge 14-W3, Antelope's 1-14-18-W3. This census area enumerates Tsp 20-Rge 3-W3 and Tsp 19-Rge 3-W3.

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NWT Placenames on the 1901 Census
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