Virtual Conference 2023 Ontario Ancestors, The Ontario Genealogical Society

Heather Rennalls

Session: Early Black Settlements in Oxford County – Sponsored by the Oxford Branch

Heather Rennalls is a Historical Researcher and Freelance Writer who has written numerous articles on Black History of Oxford County for over 20 years.  Since 2005, Heather has conducted presentations with her exhibit “Almost Forgotten: Black History in Oxford County”.

In 2014, Heather launched her website and blog at  Heather sits on the Southwestern Ontario’s Black History Committee, which launched their virtual on-line Black history tour app on February 1, 2022:

In January 2023, she became a member on the Board of Directors for Fanshawe Pioneer Village where she chairs the newly formed Black Histories Advisory Committee.