Sunday, 28 August 2011

Oxford County Library Databases & Indexes

I'm always delighted to find and publicize public libraries that go the extra mile for local family historians.

Elizabeth Lapointe, on her Genealogy Canada blog, gives a shout out to Ontario's the Oxford County Library's online resources:

Newspaper Indexes
 
  • Ingersoll Chronicle - birth, death and marriage index
  • Ingersoll Tribune - birth, death and marriage index

    Vital Statistics
  • Town of Ingersoll Vital Statistics: Births (1896 - 1909)
  • Town of Ingersoll Vital Statistics: Deaths (1896 - 1934)
  • Town of Ingersoll Vital Statistics: Marriages (1896 - 1924)
  • Oxford County Genealogy Records (1793 - 1858) 

    Cemetery Records
  • Ingersoll and Area Cemetery Index
  • Cemeteries in the County of Oxford includes headstone photographs!

    Census Records
  • Town of Ingersoll Historical Census
  • Township of North Oxford 1861 Census

    Land Records
  • Oxford County Land Patents (1798-1852) 

    Local History Books & Indexes
  • Index to History of North Oxford Township 1867-1967
  • Index to Ingersoll: Our Heritage by Henry W. Whitwell
  • Index to The Axe and the Wheel: a history of West Oxford Township, 1790-1974
  • Index to With Mortar and Pine: a collection of the architectural heritage in the Township of Norwich
  • Autobiography of Thomas Brush Brown, 1804-1893 : a pioneer of East Nissouri Township
  • From the Roaring 20s to Y2K by Elsie McSpadden
  • Zorra Boys at Home and Abroad or How to Succeed by William Alexander McKay
  • Pioneer Life in Zorra by William Alexander McKay
  • Musings on the Banks of Canadian Thames by James McIntyre
  • Zorra by William M. Campbell
  • Souvenir Manual of the Embro Congregational Church

    Directories, Gazetteers & Voters' Lists
  • 1852 Oxford Gazetteer by Thomas S. Shenston
  • 1857-58 Directory of Oxford
  • 1871 Gazetteer of Oxford County : Ingersoll (11 MB)
  • 1877 Town of Ingersoll Voters' List NEW
  • 1883 Town of Ingersoll Voters' List NEW
  • 1894-95 Town of Ingersoll Directory
  • 1908 Union Publishing Company's Directory of the Town of Ingersoll(12 MB)
  • 1911 Town of Ingersoll Directory NEW
  • 1927 Town of Ingersoll Telephone Directory NEW

    History of the Town of Ingersoll
  • Town of Ingersoll Historical Photo Gallery
  • Industrial Ingersoll Illustrated, February 1907
  • Industries of Canada : Ingersoll, 1887
  • Ingersoll in the Eighteen Seventies : excerpts from the Ingersoll Tribune
  • Index to Ingersoll: Our Heritage by Henry W. Whitwell
  • The Ingersolls of Hampshire in the line of John Ingersoll of Westfield, Massachusetts by Charles Stedman Ripley
  • History of the Town of Ingersoll by James Sinclair, 1924
  • 1947 Ingersoll Fall Fair Souvenir Program 

  • There even more. Go to http://www.ocl.net/genealogy/.





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