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CATALOGUE – Our Library Collection (Searchable database)
Over 3400 items to assist you with your genealogical research.
INDEX – Oxford County Wills 1853 – 1902
from Oxford County Surrogate Court Estate Files (See Note #1
INDEX – Oxford County Wills 1901 – 1930
from Oxford County Surrogate Court Estate Files (See Note #1)
INDEX – Wills & Estate Files, Oxford County, 1931 – 1955
(See Note #2)
INDEX – Obituary Collection
A searchable index of our obituary collection.
INDEX – 1881 Census – Oxford County
(Alphabetical) 279 pages
INDEXES – Tweedsmuir Histories (Oxford County)
Follow link to the Tweedsmuir page.
INDEX – Newspaper Photos of WWII Military of Oxford County
Mostly upper body portraits of individuals who served in the Second World Warand whose photograph appeared in the newspaper.
Photo only.
INDEX – Nursing Sisters of WWI.
An ongoing research project to research nursing sisters who servedin the First World War and were born in, worked in or otherwise had a connection to Oxford County.
INDEX – 1934 THE SPECTRUM, yearbook of London Normal School
(Teachers Training)

Yearbook contains photos, some autographs, essays, poems, etc.(the usual yearbook material)
LIST – Some Early Settlers in Oxford County
A list of early settlers compiled from information submitted
by Oxford Branch members
LIST – 1916 Woodstock Social Register
LIST – Oxford Cemeteries – Names and Locations
Oxford Tracer, Volume 1, Number 1, March 1979.
Our very first Branch newsletter. A little genealogy, a little history, a little branch news, from a time that came before genealogists had computers and the Internet (transcribed from the original).

NOTE #1: Our researchers have access to the microfilms containing these Wills. If you would like to obtain a copy of a particular Will, e-mail your request to oxford@ogs.on.ca. Put ‘Will request’ in the subject line and the Name, Register# and Ref # or Reel# and Estate# in the body of the message. Will files vary in size from a single page Will to multiple pages that include the Will, court documents and other material. Our researchers will advise you of the cost to obtain a copy of all or part of the file.
NOTE #2: If you would like to obtain a copy of a particular document, e-mail your request to oxford@ogs.on.ca. Put ‘Registered Document request’ in the subject line and the Name, Year and Document Number in the body of the message. Files vary in size from a single page to multiple pages. Our researchers will advise you of the cost to obtain a copy of these documents.