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History of South-West Oxford

Search the documents below for keys to South-West Oxford’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.

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.

Folden's United Church 1866-1966

A centenary celebration of church history. Keyword searchable.

Heritage Renewed

A history of the West Oxford United Church & cemetery, established in 1804.

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.

History of Salford United Church

A celebration of the church's 125th Anniversary, 1851-1976. Keyword searchable.

History of the Cheese Industry in Oxford County

and the History of Ingersoll Cheese Company by C. H. Sumner

Ingersoll Cheese Industry

A digitized searchable collection of clippings, excerpts that tell the story of the cheese industry in Ingersoll and 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 Historical Society

The Oxford Historical Society maintains an archival collection of Woodstock and Oxford County history and promotes local history through preservation and publication.

Oxford Militia : 1812-1815

Digitized muster lists and paymaster rolls, detail the names of citizens of Ingersoll, West Oxford, North Oxford who were called to arms during the War of 1812. Keyword searchable.

Oxford Tweedsmuir Histories

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

South West Oxford History Clippings

A keyword searchable newspaper clipping collection focused on the history of South West Oxford Township and the many villages and hamlets within.

The Meteor

Discover Mount Elgin’s scholars of the 1930s. The Meteor is a yearbook of the Mount Elgin Continuation School from 1932-34.

Zenda Scrapbook, 1937

Commemorating a trip to New York city taken by Zenda residents to the film premiere, 'The Prisoner of Zenda'.