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RADDISH, Rev. Thomas | granted the following lands in Blenheim Township, July 1797: Conc. 6, Lots 23 and 24; Conc. 7, south half Lot 24; and Conc. 8, Lots 23 and 24 (900 acres total) ; granted the following lands in Blenheim Township, Dec. 1798: Conc. 5, north half Lot 24; Conc. 6, Lots 1, 2, 3, 12, 13 and 14; Conc. 7, Lots 1, 2, 5, 6, 12, 13 and 14; and Conc. 8, Lots 1 and 2 (3100 acres total) | Shenston (1852), page 195
RAMAGE, David | listed in an 1822 assessment roll for East Nissouri Township with 200 acres uncultivated | Shenston (1852), page 201
RAMSAY, W.A. | treasurer for North Oxford Township, 1851 | Shenston (1852), page 162
RAMSAY, W.A. | listed as operator of an iron foundry on Thomas street in Ingersoll, 1851 | Canada Directory (1851), page 116
RAMSAY, W.A. | elected as a village councillor for Ingersoll during the Village’s first municipal election, Jan. 1852 | Shenston (1852), page 131
RAMSEY, R.H. | listed as a founder in Village of Ingersoll Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 134
RANDALL, John | listed as a teamster in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 128
RANDELL, Daniel | granted 50 acres of land in Zorra Township, date unknown [sometime between Dec. 1797 and Jan. 1820] | Shenston (1852), page 164
RANDELL, David | listed in an 1822 assessment roll for Zorra Township with 100 acres uncultivated and with one cow as livestock | Shenston (1852), page 165
RANDELL, Joseph | granted 50 acres of land in Zorra Township, date unknown [sometime between Dec. 1797 and Jan. 1820] | Shenston (1852), page 164
RANDELL, Joseph | listed in an 1822 assessment roll for Zorra Township with 97 acres uncultivated, 3 acres cultivated and with 2 cows as livestock | Shenston (1852), page 165
RANEY, Lydia | a school teacher, Dereham Township, 1839 | Shenston (1852), page 79
RANNEY, Hiram | entry won "best cheese" during County of Oxford Agricultural Society's 13th Annual Show, Sep. 28, 1848 | Shenston (1852), page 101
RANNEY, Hiram | entry won "best cheese" during County of Oxford Agricultural Society's 14th Annual Show, Sep. 27, 1849 | Shenston (1852), page 101
RANNEY, Hiram | entry won "best cheese" during County of Oxford Agricultural Society's 15th Annual Show, Sep. 26, 1850 | Shenston (1852), page 101
RANNEY, Hiram | entry won "best cheese" during County of Oxford Agricultural Society's 16th Annual Show, Oct. 2, 1851 | Shenston (1852), page 101
RANNEY, Hiram | entry won "best cheese" during County of Oxford Agricultural Society's 17th Annual Show, Sep. 30, 1852 | Shenston (1852), page 101
RAVEN, William | resided on the north side of Dundas street in Woodstock, Jan. 1836 | Shenston (1852), page 215
RAWLINGS, Richard | listed as a cabinetmaker in Woodstock, 1851 | Canada Directory (1851), page 472
RAWLINGS, Richard | board member for Brock District Building Society, 1852-? | Shenston (1852), page 104
RAWLINGS, Richard | listed as a cabinet-maker in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 128
RAWLINGS, T.H. | listed as a cabinet-maker in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 128
READ, Robert | entry won "best three year old filley" during County of Oxford Agricultural Society's 14th Annual Show, Sep. 27, 1849 | Shenston (1852), page 99
REDFORD, Stephen | listed as a blacksmith in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 128
REED, Israel | listed in an 1822 assessment roll for Zorra Township with 998 acres uncultivated, 2 acres cultivated and with one horse, 2 oxen, and 5 cows as livestock | Shenston (1852), page 165
REID, James | entry won "second best [grade] bull" during East Zorra Township Agricultural Society's 1st Annual Show, Oct. 6, 18__? | Shenston (1852), page 167
REINHAM, Mr. | partially surveyed the present site of Woodstock, 1833 | Shenston (1852), page 115
REINS, Nelson | operated a woollen factory in Canning (Blenheim Township), 1851 | Canada Directory (1851), page 50
REVELL, Rev. H. | listed as a Church of England minister in Ingersoll, 1851 | Canada Directory (1851), page 116
REVELL, Henry | Trustee for County of Oxford Grammar Schools & member on Board of Public Instruction, Nov. 1850 to at least 1852 | Shenston (1852), page 113
REVELL, Rev. Henry | listed as a minister in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 128
REVELL, R. | listed as a deputy sheriff in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 128
REXFORD, Sylvester | listed in an 1824 assessment roll for West Oxford Township at Conc. 1, Lot 3 with 100 acres uncultivated [NOTE: this individual was not listed in an 1816 assessment covering the same area] [NOTE: some individuals appearing in this assessment may have actually resided in present day East Oxford or North Oxford Townships, which detached from "Oxford upon the Thames" during the early 1820s and in Jan. 1842 respectively] | Shenston (1852), page 147
REYNOLDS, Dr. | listed as a physician in Ingersoll, 1851 | Canada Directory (1851), page 116
REYNOLDS, F. | assistant teacher in Ingersoll, 1852-? | Shenston (1852), page 131
REYNOLDS, J. | an Ensign in Second Regiment, Oxford Militia (Blenheim, Blandford and Woodstock), 1838-? | Shenston (1852), page 106
REYNOLDS, J. | Cornet in Calvary, Oxford Militia, 1838-? | Shenston (1852), page 107
REYNOLDS, Justus | a student in a West Oxford Township school taught by Mr. Rufus Foster, 1825 | Shenston (1852), page 147
REYNOLDS, R. | an Ensign in Fifth Regiment, Oxford Militia (Nissouri East, Nissouri West and North Oxford), 1838-? | Shenston (1852), page 107
REYNOLDS, Sarah | a student in a West Oxford Township school taught by Mr. Rufus Foster, 1825 | Shenston (1852), page 148
REYNOLDS, William | listed in an 1812 assessment roll for "Oxford upon the Thames" (now known as West, East and North Oxford Townships) with 89 acres uncultivated, 15 acres cultivated and with one horse and 2 cows as livestock (apparently also listed in 1816) | Shenston (1852), page 142
REYNOLDS, William | a Lieutenant in Oxford Militia, 1824 | Shenston (1852), page 106
REYNOLDS, William | listed in an 1824 assessment roll for West Oxford Township at Conc. 2, Lot 14 with 60 acres uncultivated and 40 acres cultivated [NOTE: some individuals appearing in this assessment may have actually resided in present day East Oxford or North Oxford Townships, which detached from "Oxford upon the Thames" during the early 1820s and in Jan. 1842 respectively] | Shenston (1852), page 147
REYNOLDS, William | a trustee for a West Oxford Township school taught by Mr. Rufus Foster, 1825 | Shenston (1852), page 148
RICE, Alfred | entry won "second best bull" during County of Oxford Agricultural Society's 16th Annual Show, Oct. 2, 1851 | Shenston (1852), page 99
RICE, Alfred | entry won "second best spring wheat" during County of Oxford Agricultural Society's 17th Annual Show, Sep. 30, 1852 | Shenston (1852), page 101
RICHARDSON, H. | Reeve of Woodstock, County of Oxford, 1851 | Shenston (1852), page 77
RICHARDSON, Hugh | solicitor for Farmer & Mechanics Building Society of the County of Oxford, Oct. 1850-? | Shenston (1852), page 105
RICHARDSON, Hugh | listed as a barrister and attorney at law in Woodstock, 1851 | Canada Directory (1851), page 471
RICHARDSON, Hugh | elected as a town councillor for Woodstock during the Town’s first municipal election, Jan. 1851 ; elected as Reeve during Woodstock town council’s first meeting shortly thereafter | Shenston (1852), page 124
RICHARDSON, Hugh | board member for the Woodstock and Huron Road Company, Jan. 1851 to at least Jan. 1852; secretary & treasurer for the Woodstock and Huron Road Company, Jan. 1852-? | Shenston (1852), page 123
RICHARDSON, Hugh | listed as a barrister in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 128
RIDD, John | listed as a hostler in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 128
RIDDEL, Robert | Trustee for County of Oxford Grammar Schools & member on Board of Public Instruction, Nov. 1850 to at least 1852 | Shenston (1852), page 113
RIDDELL, ____ | surveyed a portion of Blenheim Township, 1795 | Shenston (1852), page 194
RIDDELL, R. | Lieutenant Colonel in Third Battalion, Oxford Militia (Zorra East and West), Nov. 1846 to at least June 1852 | Shenston (1852), page 108
RIDDELL, R. | donated funds toward the construction of Goodwin’s School House in Woodstock, c.1839 | Shenston (1852), page 120
RIDDELL, Robert | a Justice of the Peace for County of Oxford, June 1835 to at least Jan. 1837 | Shenston (1852), page 87
RIDDELL, Robert | president of the Agricultural Society for the County of Oxford, 1839 | Shenston (1852), page 98
RIDDELL, Robert | a Justice of the Peace for District of Brock, Feb. 1840 to at least Sep. 1849 | Shenston (1852), pp. 87, 88
RIDDELL, Robert | attended a meeting to take steps toward construction of a grammar school in Woodstock, Apr. 1841 | Shenston (1852), page 118
RIDDELL, Robert | an Auditor for District of Brock, 1842 | Shenston (1852), pp. 65, 114
RIDDELL, Robert | M.P.P. for County of Oxford during second Provincial Parliament (united Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada), Dec. 1844-? | Shenston (1852), page 95
ROBBE, Alex. | taught "first class" during Board of Public Instruction’s second year, 1852 | Shenston (1852), page 113
ROBERTS, John | listed as a laborer in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 128
ROBERTSHAW, John | listed as a shoemaker in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 128
ROBERTSON, C.W. | listed as a livery stable keeper in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 128
ROBERTSON, George | listed as a bricklayer in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 128
ROBERTSON, Henry | winning entries during County of Oxford Agricultural Society's 13th Annual Show, Sep. 28, 1848: "best bull", "second best butter" | Shenston (1852), pp. 99, 101
ROBERTSON, John | listed as a shoemaker in Woodstock, 1851 | Canada Directory (1851), page 472
ROBERTSON, Robert | listed as a cabinetmaker in Woodstock, 1851 | Canada Directory (1851), page 472
ROBERTSON, Robert | listed as a cabinet-maker in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 128
ROBINSON, Mr. | together with Mr. Love, erected four houses in Woodstock known as the "Victoria Buildings" during 1846 (cost 2800 pounds) - both individuals passed away before 1852 | Shenston (1852), page 120
ROBINSON, B.J. | listed as a hair dresser in Woodstock, 1851 | Canada Directory (1851), page 472
ROBINSON, B.J. | listed as a barber in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 128
ROBINSON, C.W. | operated livery stables in Woodstock, 1851 | Canada Directory (1851), page 472
ROBINSON, Eph. | listed as a chairmaker in Village of Ingersoll Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 134
ROBINSON, Simon F. | Clerk pro. tem. for District of Brock, 1842 | Shenston (1852), pp. 65, 114
RODGERS, Jason | listed as a blacksmith in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 128
RONNEY, Lydia | teacher at the first known school in Dereham Township, date unknown | Shenston (1852), page 137
ROOT, Henry | a Justice of the Peace for District of Brock, Sep. 1849-? | Shenston (1852), page 88
ROSE, Alex. | listed as a laborer in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 128
ROSE, Eliza | listed in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 128
ROSEBURGH, Robert | granted 50 acres of land in Zorra Township, date unknown [sometime between Dec. 1797 and Jan. 1820] | Shenston (1852), page 164
ROSEBURGH, Samuel | granted 50 acres of land in Zorra Township, date unknown [sometime between Dec. 1797 and Jan. 1820] | Shenston (1852), page 164
ROSEBURGH, Thomas | granted 50 acres of land in Zorra Township, date unknown [sometime between Dec. 1797 and Jan. 1820] | Shenston (1852), page 164
ROSS, Alexander | assessor and collector for Zorra Township, 1840 ; collector for Zorra Township, 1842-1845 ; a District Councillor for Zorra Township, District of Brock, 1843-1845 ; assessor for West Zorra Township, 1846 ; collector for West Zorra Township, 1847-1851 | Shenston (1852), pp. 67, 68, 69, 172, 176, 177, 178
ROSS, Alexander | listed as a millwright in Thamesford (Nissouri Township), 1851 | Canada Directory (1851), page 407
ROSS, Hector | listed as a miller in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 128
ROSS, Henry | Coroner for District of Brock, Oct. 1848-? | Shenston (1852), page 88
ROSS, J.M. | a township councillor for West Zorra Township, 1850 to at least 1852 | Shenston (1852), pp. 176, 177
ROSS, John M. | a District Councillor for Zorra Township, District of Brock, 1845 ; District Councillor for West Zorra Township, District of Brock, 1846 ; a District Councillor for West Zorra Township, District of Brock, 1847-1849 | Shenston (1852), pp. 69, 70, 71, 73, 74
ROSS, John M. | operated a grist mill in Embro (Zorra Township), 1851 | Canada Directory (1851), page 80
ROSS, Robert | listed as a tailor in Woodstock, 1851 | Canada Directory (1851), page 472
ROSS, Robert | listed as a tailor in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 128
ROSS, William | assessor and collector for Zorra Township, 1841 ; assessor for Zorra Township, 1844-1845 ; collector for West Zorra Township, 1846 ; assessor for West Zorra Township, 1847-1849 | Shenston (1852), page 172, 178
ROSS, William | an Ensign in Third Battalion, Oxford Militia (Zorra East and West), May 1847 to at least June 1852 | Shenston (1852), page 109
ROTHWELL, Mr. | appointed as a committee member to raise money toward the construction of a grammar school in Woodstock, 1841 | Shenston (1852), page 118
ROUNDS, Ransford | a District Councillor for Burford Township, District of Brock, 1842-1847 ; Reeve for Burford Township, County of Oxford, 1850-1851 | Shenston (1852), pp. 65, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 75, 77
ROUNDS, Ransford | a Justice of the Peace for District of Brock, Aug. 1842 to at least Sep. 1849 | Shenston (1852), pp. 87, 88
ROUSE, ____ | collector for Blenheim Township, 1852-? | Shenston (1852), pp. 198, 199
ROUVIERE, B.G. | a Justice of the Peace for District of Brock, Feb. 1840-? | Shenston (1852), pp. 87, 88
ROUVIERE, George | a Justice of the Peace for County of Oxford/District of Brock, Jan. 1837 to at least Feb. 1840 | Shenston (1852), page 87
ROUVIERE, J. | a Lieutenant in Second Regiment, Oxford Militia (Blenheim, Blandford and Woodstock), 1838-? | Shenston (1852), page 106
ROWE, John | won "third best European boys" during County of Oxford Agricultural Society's 13th Annual Show, Sep. 28, 1848 | Shenston (1852), page 102
ROWELL, Stratton | listed in an 1822 assessment roll for Zorra Township with 194 acres uncultivated, 6 acres cultivated and with 2 oxen and 2 cows as livestock | Shenston (1852), page 165
ROWELL, William | an assessor for East Zorra Township, 1850 | Shenston (1852), page 171
ROWLAND, Thomas | purchased Conc. 1, east half Lot 25 Blandford Township, Jan. 1832 | Shenston (1852), page 189
ROWLAND, Thomas | listed as a painter in Town of Woodstock Directory, c.1852 | Shenston (1852), page 128
ROWLING, R. | resided on the north side of Dundas street in Woodstock, Jan. 1836 | Shenston (1852), page 215
RUSSEL, Thomas J. | taught "first class" during Board of Public Instruction’s second year, 1852 | Shenston (1852), page 113
RUSSELL, Mr. | and Mr. Mellish (both of Brantford), hired to construct pews for Knox’x Free Church in Woodstock, 1850 | Shenston (1852), page 119
RUSSELL, Mr. | and Mr. Mellish, hired to construct two wings attached to the Episcopal Church in Woodstock, 1851 | Shenston (1852), page 119
RUSSELL, Peter | granted the following lands in Dereham Township during 1800: tenth concession, lots 1, 3, 4, 5 and 7; eleventh concession, lots 1, 2, 4, 6 and 7; twelfth concession, lots 1, 3, 4, 5 and 7 | Shenston (1852), page 135
RUTLEDGE, John | a management committee member for East Oxford Township Farmer’s Association from July 1851 to at least 1852 | Shenston (1852), page 153
RYERSE, Samuel | M.P.P. candidate for Counties of Oxford, Middlesex and Norfolk during fourth Provincial Parliament (Upper Canada), 1804? election | Shenston (1852), page 91
RYKERT, George | appointed as a commissioner to proceed to, examine and confirm surveys of lands in Norwich Township, 1835-1836 | Shenston (1852), page 183