Oxford County, Ontario

What is Oxford County, Ontario known for?


community serving

mill , on the site of the future community serving the needs of the influx of mainly European settlers brought about by the local development of Canada Company lands earlier in the century. The location of the initial development of the mills was intended to occur at Sarepta (Sarepta, Ontario), east of the present site of Dashwood on Dashwood Road. A change of circumstances brought about an alteration of the plans of the two brothers and lower cost land became


close ties

Province of Canada . In 1842, he became warden for the Brock District (Oxford County, Ontario). In 1812, he was elected to the 6th Parliament of Upper Canada representing Oxford (Oxford County, Ontario) & Middlesex (Middlesex County, Ontario). He represented the area until 1824 and then again from 1830 to 1834. In 1813, he was appointed justice of the peace. Burwell benefited from his close ties as friend and employee of Thomas Talbot (Upper Canada) Thomas Talbot


local development

mill , on the site of the future community serving the needs of the influx of mainly European settlers brought about by the local development of Canada Company lands earlier in the century. The location of the initial development of the mills was intended to occur at Sarepta (Sarepta, Ontario), east of the present site of Dashwood on Dashwood Road. A change of circumstances brought about an alteration of the plans of the two brothers and lower cost land became


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and independence. Its far-flung congregations were not ruled by a centralized, bureaucratic authority. Watson, pp. 50–51. Innis became an agnostic (Agnosticism) in later life, but never lost his interest in religion. Babe, Robert. ''Canadian Communication Thought: Ten Foundational Writers'', University of Toronto Press, p. 51. According to his friend and biographer Donald Creighton, Innis's character was moulded by the Church: blockquote


pioneering

is 'NOR-witch' (pronounced with 'w'), different from the city of Norwich, England, though its origin is more likely Norwich in Upper New York State, the area from which the pioneering families emigrated in the early 19th century, an abbreviation of the original Norwichville. officelocation 5200 Wellington Road South, London, Ontario, N6A 4X5 communities Elgin (Elgin County, Ontario), Middlesex (Middlesex County, Ontario) and Oxford (Oxford County, Ontario) counties


significant population

in 1850 with the implementation of the Baldwin Act. In 1855, Norwich Township in the county's southeast was divided into North and South townships to accommodate significant population levels in that area. Except for this adjustment, the township boundaries within the county remained intact until the late 20th century. On 1 January 1975, major revisions to Oxford County's structure took effect when the townships were reduced to the current five under an amalgamation. Three urban municipalities also remained, namely Ingersoll, Tillsonburg and Woodstock. Today's county boundaries also show slight adjustments to include the urban areas of Tavistock in the north and of Tillsonburg in the south. right 250px thumb Old Order Mennonite Resident of Oxford County (Image:Mennonite and carriage publ.jpg) Image:OxfordCounty-1855.png Townships from 1855 to 1975, with selected communities in blue. Image:OxfordCounty-1975.png Oxford County municipal boundaries today, as established in 1975. Demographics from Woodstock.


representing

, Lambton (Lambton County, Ontario), Kent (Kent County, Ontario), and Essex (Essex County, Ontario). Hincks was elected to the 1st Parliament of United Canada (1st Parliament of the Province of Canada) in 1841, representing Oxford County (Oxford County, Ontario). In 1842, He was appointed inspector general of public accounts. In 1844, he became editor of a new newspaper in Montreal, the ''Pilot'', which supported Reformers (Reform Party (pre-Confederation)) in both Canada East

at University of Toronto. He then attended Knox College (Knox College, University of Toronto) and graduated with distinction in 1886. In 1792, he was elected to the 1st Parliament of Upper Canada representing Suffolk (Suffolk County, Ontario) & Essex (Essex County, Ontario). In 1796, he was elected in the 3rd riding of Lincoln (Lincoln County, Ontario). He became a member of the Executive Council of Upper Canada in 1796. In 1800, he was elected again to the Legislative

Assembly representing Norfolk (Norfolk County, Ontario), Oxford (Oxford County, Ontario) & Middlesex (Middlesex County, Ontario). Smith was speaker for the Legislative Assembly from 1796 to 1801. - Norfolk (Norfolk County, Ontario), Oxford (Oxford County, Ontario) & Middlesex (Middlesex County, Ontario) David William Smith (David William Smith (1764-1837)) - Speaker 1801-1804 - Norfolk (Norfolk County, Ontario), Oxford (Oxford County, Ontario) & Middlesex


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and received other patronage posts in the region. He was ahead of his time in proposing that local taxation be used to support education. In 1836, he was elected to represent the town of London (London, Ontario) in the Legislative Assembly. In later life, his influence declined possibly as a result of ill health. *Norfolk County (Norfolk County, Ontario) (Simcoe (Simcoe, Ontario)) *Oxford County (Oxford County, Ontario) (Woodstock (Woodstock, Ontario)) *Haldimand County ( Cayuga, Ontario


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), accomplished remarkable work in evangelism, education, publishing and medicine after arriving in Tamsui in 1872. Soon after arriving Mackay chose a piece of land on a hilltop in the Pao-tai-pu area of Tamsui, planned the design of the main building and personally supervised its construction. When the building, funded in large part by contributions from the residents of Oxford County (Oxford County, Ontario) in Ontario, Canada, was completed in 1882, he named the school Oxford College


sense

never forgot his rural origins. Creighton, Donald. ''Harold Adams Innis: Portrait of a Scholar''. University of Toronto Press, pp. 8–9. His mother, Mary Adams Innis, had named him 'Herald', hoping he would become a minister in the strict evangelical Baptist faith that she and her husband William shared. At the time, the Baptist Church was an important part of life in rural areas. It gave isolated families a sense of community and embodied the values of individualism

Cayuga ) The Tillsonburg Municipal Airport has the only paved runway in Oxford (Oxford County, Ontario) and nearby Norfolk Counties (Norfolk County, Ontario). Goforth grew up on an Oxford County, Ontario farm, the seventh of eleven children. As a young man he taught school in Thamesford, Ontario (Zorra, Ontario). Hearing fellow-Oxford County native George Leslie Mackay, Presbyterian missionary to Taiwan, speak, he claimed to sense a call from God to go to China. He attended

Oxford County, Ontario

'''Oxford County''' is a regional municipality of the Canadian (Canada) province (Provinces and territories of Canada) of Ontario, located in the Southwestern (Southwestern Ontario) portion of the province. The regional seat is in Woodstock (Woodstock, Ontario). Oxford County has functioned as a regional municipality since 2001, despite still containing the word ''county'' in its official title. It comprises a single Statistics Canada census division.

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