OGS Oxford

"To encourage, bring together and assist those interested in the pursuit of family history
and to preserve our Ontario genealogical heritage."


The books listed below are relevant to Oxford County and are available for viewing online at other sites.
The buttons provide a link to the books which will appear in a new window.

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From Forest to City:
Woodstock's rise, growth and development, in photogravure, 1834 - 1901.

Great pictures of Woodstock and its citizens during this period.
Site: Internet Archive.
Woodstock 1834-1901
The Garden of Ontario: Woodstock and the County of Oxford.
Site: Internet Archive
Woodstock 1896
Woodstock: Way Back When
by Doug Symons
Site: University of Calgary
Way Back When
The History of the First Baptist Church, Woodstock, Ontario:
for the first seventy years, from April 22, 1822 to April 22, 1892

by R.W.Sawtell
Site: Internet Archive
First Baptist Church
A Sketch Of The History Of The Parish Of Woodstock: St. Paul's Church, Woodstock, ON
by A. Sweatman
Site: Internet Archive
St. Paul's Church
Fact and Fancy.
A history of Tavistock and Area. Published in 1967 by the Rotary Club of Tavistock
as a Centennial project.
Volunteers needed to input the last few pages.
Site: Tavistock Gazette
Fact and Fancy
Memories of St. James: 170 Years of Worship and Friendship. 1834-2004.
A history of St. James's Anglican Church, Ingersoll, ON
by Bert Meerveld
Site: Internet Archive
St. James
Pioneer Life in Zorra
by Rev. W. A. MacKay, B.A., D.D.
Site: Internet Archive
Pioneer Zorra
Our Pioneer Fathers - Their Trials and Triumphs
by Rev. W. A. MacKay, B.A., D.D.
Site: Internet Archive
Pioneer Fathers
Zorra Boys at Home and Abroad
by William Alexander Mackay
Site: Internet Archive
Zorra Boys
History of Zorra and Embro
by W.A.Ross
Site: Internet Archive
Zorra and Embro
Fifty Years of McCorquodale Picnics, 1925 - 1975
by Joyce E. Groves
Site: University of Calgary
The Townline of West Zorra and East Nissouri, 1820 - 1900:
The McCorquodales and their Neighbours,

by Joyce E. Groves
Site: University of Calgary
West Zorra, East Nissouri
Pioneer Baptist work in Oxford County.
by Zella M. Hotson
Site: University of Calgary
Pioneer Baptist work in Oxford