Contact the Oxford Historical Society

Oxford County Archives and Woodstock Branch of Ontario Ancestors
Photo taken by Chris Packman

As of December 31, 2021 the Oxford Historical Society will no longer operate a Resource Centre.

Research assistance is being offered through the Oxford County Archives.

Appointments must be made prior to arriving at the Oxford County Archives.

Contact the Oxford County Archives to book an appointment:
Phone at 519-539-9800 x 3071

Oxford County Archives is closed all statutory holidays and over the Christmas holiday season.

Oxford County Archives address, see map below. This is not a mailing address.

82 Light St.,
Court House Square
Woodstock, ON N4S 6H1

The Oxford Historical Society has many great Publications for sale and holds Public Events, we can be reached by:

The mailing address for the Society is:

Oxford Historical Society
PO Box 20091
Woodstock, ON N4S 8X8

The house is south of Buller St., between Light St. and Graham St. Entrance is from the north side of the Governor’s House, please ring door bell as the door will be locked. Public parking is available on Buller St. and around Victoria park. 

The Oxford County Archives and the Woodstock Branch of Ontario Ancestors are both housed in the same building. This building was originally the Governor’s House of the Old Oxford County Jail. It was extensively renovated between 2009 and 2012 and a new annex added to the left of the original building.