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Not a member? If you are researching Oxford County or live in the area and would like to interact with other genealogists, consider membership in our Branch. Your membership will give you access to resources not found on our public website pages. Details on becoming a member can be found here.
Full membership in the Ontario Genealogical Society ($63.00) is a prerequisite, plus $15.00 for membership in Oxford Branch. Further details on the benefits of membership are available on the O.G.S. website.

Member of the Society but not of Oxford Branch? If you would like to join our Branch, go here.

Items currently in Members Library

  • Birth-Marriage-Death Publications
  • Branch Information – minutes of Council meetings
  • Branch Videos – recordings of Branch Meetings
  • Church
  • Court Records
    • Estate Files 1841 – 1849
    • Estate Files 1850 – 1853
  • Directories – Assorted City and County Directories and Gazetteers (1852 -1972)
  • Early Oxford Newspapers
    1. Embro (1870 – 1931) Courier, Review, The Planet
    2. Embro Courier 1931 (Feb- Dec)
    3. Embro Courier 1932 (Jan – Dec)
    4. Embro Courier 1933 (Jan – Dec)
    5. Embro Courier 1934 (Jan – July)
    6. Plattsville 1888, The Echo
    7. Tavistock (1895-1912) Gazette, Mail
    8. Woodstock (1841-1873) British American, Herald, Gazzetteer, Sentinel
    9. Woodstock Herald 1846 (Jan – Dec)
    10. Woodstock Herald 1844 (Jan – Dec)
    11. Woodstock Herald 1845 (Jan – Dec)
    12. Woodstock Herald 1847 (Jan – Dec)
  • Index for the Tremaine Map of Oxford County 1857
  • Index for Funeral Home Records (searchable)
  • Index for our Church Histories Collection
  • Military
  • Schools in Oxford County
  • THE TRACER Archive – all of our newsletters published since 1979
  • Voters Lists – Assorted lists (1824 – 1956)