Resources

At the Resource Centre there are many valuable documents, publication, maps, directories, oral history tapes, court records, business index, atlases and so forth available for research purposes.  Some of these resources are only accessible at the OxHS’s offices and by members only. To become a member please click on the Membership tab and to contact the OxHS either email the OxHS at info@oxfordhistoricalsociety.ca or click on the Contact tab to contact the OxHS.

The following is a listing of organizations, mainly in Oxford County, which can assist you in your research:

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Beachville Museum

Chiefswood National Historic Site

City of Woodstock

Historic Otterville/Mill & Station Museum

Ingersoll Cheese and Agricultural Museum

The Memory Project

The Memory Project is a nationwide bilingual project to create a record of Canada’s participation in WWII and the Korean War, as seen through the eyes of its veterans.

Norwich & District Museum & Archives

Ontario Genealogical Society

Oxford Creative Connections

Oxford County Libraries

The following branches are available through the Oxford County Library system: Brownsville, Burgessville, Embro, Harrington, Ingersoll, Innerkip, Mount Elgin, Norwich, Otterville, Plattsville, Princeton, Tavistock, Thamesford, and Tillsonburg

Oxford County Museum School

Oxford County Tourism

Oxford Remembers

This site commemorates the 100th anniversary of WW1 by offering 100 special events and programs hosted throughout Oxford County between 2014 and 2018.

Princeton Museum

South Norwich Historical Society

Township of Norwich

Tavistock & District Historical Society

Tillsonburg Museum (Annandale House)

Virtual Walk

Woodstock Museum

Visit the Woodstock Museum’s website and check out its extensive information about Woodstock’s Heritage Homes and Public Buildings, around the downtown core. When you are on the Museum page click on Heritage Properties, then click Historic Properties to enter the database. Once there, type in a street address to view the property. Woodstock is one of the few cities in Ontario, Canada that have their entire museum collection indexed online, plus their entire historic building inventory.

Woodstock Public Library