Oxford County Pioneer Ancestor Place Locator


The following villages and towns were all located in Oxford County, Ontario in the nineteenth century. All towns and villages may be seen on the above 1878 era map. Many of these smaller crossroads settlements have been swallowed up by larger towns; many of the railway villages are now ghost towns. The links below give descriptions of these hamlets, villages and towns, as well as some of the inhabitants, usually persons with a business or trade of some sort. Get your free username and password here,

Site Registration


Already have your username and password...use the links below...


Beachville Village, West Oxford Township 1867

Beaconsfield Village, East Oxford Township 1888

Bennington Village, West Zorra Township 1888

Blandford Station, Blandford Township 1888

Blandford Township History

Blenheim Township History

Braemar Village, West Zorra Township 1888

Bright Village, Blenheim Township 1867

Brooksdale Village, West Zorra Township 1867

Brownsville Village, Dereham Township 1867

Burgessville Village, North Norwich Township 1867

Campbell's Corners, West Zorra Township 1867

Campbellton Village, Dereham Township 1867

Canning Village, Blenheim Township 1888

Cassel Village, East Zorra Township 1888

Chesterfield Village, Blandford Township 1867

Chesterfield Village, Blandford Township 1888

Cobble Hill Village, East Nissouri Township 1888

Cornellville Village, North Norwich Township 1867

Culloden Village, Dereham Township 1867

Currie's Crossing, East Oxford Township 1888

Delmer Village, Dereham Township 1888

Dereham Centre, Dereham Township 1888

Dereham Township History

Drumbo Village, Blenheim Township 1867

Eastwood Village, East Oxford Township 1867

Embro Village, West Zorra Township 1867

Fairview Village, West Zorra Township 1867

Goble's Corners, Blenheim Township 1888

Hagle's Corners, Dereham Township 1867

Harrington Village, West Zorra Township 1867

Hawtrey Village, South Norwich Township 1888

Hickson Village, East Zorra Township 1888

Holbrook Village, North Norwich Township 1888

Ingersoll Town Inhabitants 1867

Ingersoll Town History and Businesses

Innerkip Village, East Zorra Township 1867

Kintore Village, East Nissouri Township 1867

Kintore Village, East Nissouri Township 1888

Lakeside Village, East Nissouri Township 1867

Lyon's Corners, North Norwich Township 1867

McCrea's Mills, West Oxford Township 1867

Maplewood Village, West Zorra Township 1888

Medina Village, East Nissouri Township 1867

Moscow Village, Blenheim Township 1867

Mount Elgin Village, Dereham Township 1867

Newark Village, North Norwich Township 1867

Nissouri East Township History

Nissouri Village, East Nissouri Township 1867

Nissouri Village, East Nissouri Township 1888

Norwich Township North and South History

Norwich Village, North Norwich Township 1867

Oliver Village, East Nissouri Township 1888

Oriel Village, East Oxford Township 1888

Ostrander Village, Dereham Township 1888

Otterville Village, South Norwich Township 1867

Oxford Centre, East Oxford Township 1867

Oxford Township North, West and East History

Peebles Village, Dereham Township 1888

Plattsville Village, Blenheim Township 1867

Princeton Village, Blenheim Township 1867

Ratho Village, Blandford Township 1867

Richwood Village, Blenheim Township 1867

Salford Village, Dereham Township 1867

South Zorra Village, East Zorra Township 1867

South Zorra Village, East Zorra Township 1888

Springford Village, South Norwich Township 1867

Strathallan Village, East Zorra Township 1867

Sweabourg Village, West Oxford Township 1867

Tavistock Village, East Zorra Township 1867

Thamesford Village, North Oxford Township 1867

Tillsonburg Village, Dereham Township 1867

Vandeburg or Vandecar's Mills Village, East Oxford Township 1867

Verschoyle Village, Dereham Township 1888

Walmer Village, East Zorra Township 1867

Washington Village, Blenheim Township 1867

Wolverton Village, Blenheim Township 1867

Woodstock Town 1867

Woodstock Town History and Businesses

Youngsville Village, West Zorra Township 1888

Zorra Township East and West History


The Oxford County Genealogy and History Facebook Group


Search the Ontario Genealogy Website


Historical Visits to Ontario Villages and Towns  Take a trip back in time to the late 19th century and explore the towns and villages where your ancestors lived, loved, laboured, laughed and played.

Ontario Images of the Past   Thousands of Images of City, Town, Village and Country Life

Ontario Land Registry Records Research Thousands of your ancestors and where they lived in Ontario


Upper Canada (Ontario) Newspaper Notices Database 


Ontario (Upper Canada) History and Pioneer Family Research 

Queen's Own Rifles - Old Photos of Members 

Upper Canada District Maps (Circa 1800) 

Upper Canada (Ontario) History Books On-Line Index

Ontario County Directories Victoria, Haliburton, Hastings, Peterborough, Durham, Northumberland, Muskoka, and Old Ontario County


  Central Upper Canada (Ontario) Marriage Database 22650 Marriage Records Indexed 

  Central Upper Canada Baptism Database 25000 Anglican, Methodist, Roman Catholic and Church of Scotland Marriages indexed

Upper Canada (Central Ontario) Burial Database 4500 Anglican, Roman Catholic, Methodist and Church of Scotland Burials indexed


  Eastern Upper Canada Marriage Database 1200 Anglican, Roman Catholic and Church of Scotland Marriages indexed

  Eastern Upper Canada Baptism Database 3000 Anglican, Roman Catholic and Church of Scotland Baptisms indexed

  Eastern Upper Canada Burial Database


Upper Canada Land Petitions 51000 Records Indexed

  Upper Canada Land Leases and Miscellaneous Petitions 10000 Records Indexed 

Upper Canada (Ontario) Sundries Database 


  Upper Canada (Ontario) Toronto Insane Asylum Database

  Upper Canada (Ontario) Kingston Insane Asylum Database

  Upper Canada (Ontario) London Insane Asylum Database 

  Upper Canada (Ontario) Malden Insane Asylum Database

  Upper Canada (Ontario) Hamilton Insane Asylum Database


  Ontario Genealogy Historical Newspaper Collection  Historical Newspaper Files from various regions of Ontario 

NEWSPAPER Genealogical and Historical Records - Thousands of entries


  Ontario (Upper Canada) Map Collection  Great site for locating your ancestors in Ontario

Ontario Genealogy Postcard Site - Great old-time landscape views


  Upper Canada and Ontario CRIMINAL Database 


Ontario Genealogy Database Index Site 400 000 Genealogy Records Indexed


 Join the Ontario Genealogy mail list now. Discussion group for genealogy and history of the Province of Ontario post 1867, or join the Upper Canada (Ontario) mail list now, discussion group for genealogy and history of Upper Canada prior to 1867.

Subscribe: Type subscribe in message subject and body.

Ontario Genealogy Mail List

Upper Canada Genealogy Mail List


Need HELP With Your Family Research?...


Northumberland County Genealogy and History

Victoria County Genealogy and History

Durham County Genealogy and History

Haliburton County Genealogy and History

Peterborough County History and Genealogy

Newcastle District (Upper Canada) History and Genealogy

Ontario County History and Genealogy

Upper Canada History and Genealogy

Echoes of the Past - Ontario Genealogy Home


Search the Ontario Genealogy Website


Email: