Oxford County Directories

by Dave Bantroch

A number of early directories are available for Oxford County. Many of these can be found on microfiche at most Canadian university libraries as part of the Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions Project.

        Shenston, TS. 1852. Oxford Gazetteer (reprint of original) found at the Oxford County Genealogical Society History Center and the Woodstock Public Library (includes 1852 directories for Woodstock and Ingersoll).

        Index of 1857 Tremaine Map Woodstock Public Library.

        Wilson, E. B. and E. S. Wilson. 1857 Directory of the Province of Ontario - with a gazetteer. (1987 reprint - Lambertville, N. J.- Hunterdon House).

        County of Oxford Gazetteer and General Business Directory for 1862-63. 1862. Ingersoll, Ontario - James Sutherland. Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions Project #33104.

        Oxford and Norfolk Gazetteer and General Business Directory. 1867. Woodstock, Ontario - Sutherland & Co. Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions Project #A00292-1867-00.

        Oxford Gazetteer and General Business Directory for 1870-71. 1870. Toronto, Ontario - Hunter and Rose. Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions Project #A00293-1870-00.

        Fisher and Taylors Gazetteer and General Directory of the County of Oxford. 1874/75. Toronto, Ontario - Fisher & Taylor. Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions Project.

        Wadsworth, Unwin and Brown, P.L.S. 1876. Topographical and Historical Atlas of Oxford County, Ontario. Toronto, Ontario - Walker & Miles. (offset edition, 1972, Belleville, ON: Mika Soft Screening Ltd.)

        Oxford County Directory, 1881... 1881. Ingersoll?, Ontario - Crotty & Dart. Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions Project #A00294-1881-00.

        The Union Publishing Company Farmers' and Classified Directory for the Counties of Elgin, Middlesex, and Oxford 1883-4. 1883. Ingersoll, Ontario - Union Publishing. Company. Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions Project #A02095-1883-84.

        The Union Publishing Company's Farmers' and Business Directory for the Counties of Elgin, Middlesex, Oxford, and Perth 1885-6 (Vol. 2). 1885. Ingersoll, Ontario - Union Publishing Company. Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions Project #A02095-1885-86.

        The Union Publishing Company Farmers' and Business Directory for the Counties of Brant, Norfolk and Oxford. 1887. Ingersoll, Ontario - Union Publishing Company. Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions Project #A01381-1887-00.

        The Union Publishing Company's Farmers' and Business Directory for the Counties of Elgin, Middlesex, Norfolk, and Oxford (Vol. 4). 1888. Ingersoll, Ontario - Union Publishing Company Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions Project #A02095-1888-00.

        The Union Publishing Company's (of Ingersoll) Farmers' and Business Directory for the Counties of Lambton, Middlesex, Norfolk, and Oxford (Vol. 5). 1889. Ingersoll, Ontario Union Publishing Company Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions Project #A02095-1889-00.

        Union Publishing Company's (of Ingersoll) Farmers' and Business Directory for the Counties of Middlesex, Oxford, and Perth (Vol. VII). 1892. Ingersoll, Ontario Union Publishing Company Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions Project #A02095-1892-00.

        Union Publishing Company's Farmers and Business Directory for the Counties of Brant, Elgin, Norfolk and Oxford (Vol. IX) 1895. 1895. Ingersoll, Ontario Union Publishing Company Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions Project #A00689-1895-00.

        Woodstock City Directory for 1897. publisher unknown Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions Project #A01097-1897-00.

        The Union Publishing Company's Farmers and Business Directory for the Counties of Brant, Elgin, Norfolk and Oxford 1899 (Vol. XI). 1899. Ingersoll, Ontario Union Publishing Company Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions Project #A00689-1899-00.

        The Union Publishing Company's Farmers and Business Directory for the Counties of Brant, Elgin, Norfolk and Oxford 1900 (Vol. XII). 1900. Ingersoll, Ontario Union Publishing Company Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions Project #A00689-1900-00.

        Vernon's City of Woodstock, Ontario Directory (title varies). published every year or two years from 1912? onwards found at the Archives of Ontario and the University of Western Ontario.

        Surname Directory - Oxford County...and who is researching them found at the Oxford County Genealogical Society History Center.