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History of Blandford-Blenheim

Search the resources below for keys to Blandford-Blenheims’s past.You will find information about businesses, architecture, culture and pioneers of the area.

168th Battalion 'Oxford's Own'

A 1915 accounting of Oxford's Own during the Great War. Includes casualties, prisoners and those killed in action. Searchable.

1851 Oxford-on-the-Thames Patent Plan map

A map detailing land patents applied for by early settlers in Ingersoll the surrounding West & North Oxford townships

1884 South Norwich Township Tax Assessment Roll

Assessment Rolls are used to record information about a resident’s property in order to determine the amount of taxes payable on real property. Names of head of household, land and building values, and location.

Art Williams Scrapbook

A keyword searchable collection of the work of journalist, Art Williams, who wrote many of his newspaper columns on the history of Oxford County.

Birchall as told by Himself

A detailed account of Birchall's life, trial and imprisonment published in 1890.

Blandford Blenheim Township History Clippings

A keyword searchable newspaper clipping collection focused on the history of Blandford Blenheim Township and the many villages and hamlets within.

Drumbo Old Boys' Reunion, 1950

Souvenir Programme celebrating a century of progress of the Blenheim Agricultural Society, 1850-1950

Historic Hamlets

This list was originally compiled in 1994, with additions ever since, ad hoc. This list is intended to be comprehensive of every historical hamlet that exists in Oxford County.

Historic Plaques

This list is intended to be comprehensive of every his-torical marker that exists in Oxford County including cen-otaphs, plaques placed by the Ontario Heritage Founda-tion, National plaques, and those placed by local citizens and groups.

Ontario Ancestors Oxford County

Ontario Ancestors focuses on collecting and preserving information that will be useful for anyone doing research on ancestors from Oxford County.

Our anniversary album of memories

Created in 1980 by Oxford North District Women's Institutes, this booklet details the history of groups in Oxford County.

Oxford County Archives

Is committed to preserving Oxford County's archival heritage for future generations and making it available to the public.

Oxford Directories

Discover information about historic businesses and citizens

Oxford Tweedsmuir Histories

Explore this digital collection of Oxford County Women's Institute community histories. Searchable.

Pioneer Baptist Work in Oxford County

by Zella M. Hoston. Explore the origins of the Baptist faith in Oxford

Plattsville and District Heritage Society

An organization devoted to the preservation of Plattsville’s history, including photography, obituaries and veteran biographies.

Princeton and District Museum

Interpreting the history of Princeton and surrounding area through engaging displays and education.

The Princeton Transcript Newspaper, 23 May 1867

Experience this issue of the Transcript & Blenheim & Burford Advocate. Searchable.

Volume 5

Discover stone houses in the eastern portion of Zorra, from the 37th Line to Road 74