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Canton of Oakford

Argent, four oak leaves conjoined in cross within a laurel wreath vert, a ford.
Modern Location:Erie, Huron, Ottawa, and Sandusky Counties in Northern Ohio



Oakford is a Canton of the Barony of Red Spears in the North Oaken Region of the Middle Kingdom. Oakford serves Erie, Huron, Ottawa, and Sandusky Counties in Northern Ohio. It is nearly 50% larger than Rhode Island.

The group is current dormant/dissolved


  • Arms/Device - Argent, four oak leaves conjoined in cross within a laurel wreath vert, a ford.


The Shire of Oakford was originally an incipient canton of the Barony of Red Spears. Upon achieving full status it split away as an independent shire. The name was approved by the Laurel Sovereign of Arms, Jaelle of Armida, in October of 1997 and the device was approved in April of 1998.

Oakford rejoined the Barony of Red Spears as a canton in 2013.

In 2019 the Cantons of Castell Gwent and Oakford were absorbed into the Canton of Catteden, then in 2020 Catteden was dissolved and the three cantons formed households.

Heraldry History

The name Canton of Oakford was registered with the SCA College of Heralds in August of 1997.
The heraldic device blazoned "Argent, four oak leaves conjoined in cross within a laurel wreath vert, a ford." was registered in April of 1998.

Midrealm Baronies: Andelcrag, Ayreton, Brendoken, Carraig Ban, Cleftlands, Cynnabar, Donnershafen, Fenix, Flame, Flaming Gryphon, Illiton, Middle Marches, Northwoods, Red Spears, Rivenstar, Roaring Wastes, Shadowed Stars, Shattered Crystal, Sternfeld

Midrealm Shires: Afonlyn, Altenberg, Aurea Ripae, Baile na Scolairi, Caer Gwyn, Cuil Choluim, Dark River, Dragon's Vale, Dragonsmark, Eastwatch, Falcon's Quarry, Grenemere, Greyhope, Mynydd Seren, Narrental, Okenshield, Qal`at Ja`far, Ravenslake, Rivenvale, Riviere Constelle, Starleaf Gate, Steren Codha, Stormvale, Swordcliff, Talonval, White Waters

Midrealm Cantons: Alderford, Border Keep, Brackendelve, Castell Gwent, Catteden, Dernehealde, , Ealdnordwuda, Fearann na Criche, Foxvale, Gleann Iaruinn, Grey Gargoyles, Gwyntarian, Havenholde, Hawkes Keye, Hrothgeirsfjorthr, Lochmorrow, Marshes, Mugmort, Norborough, Nordheim, Oakford, Pferdestadt, Rimsholt, Rokkehealden, Thistle, Three Hills, Three Towers, Three Walls, Tirnewydd, Tree-Girt-Sea, Unicorn, Vanished Wood, WealdLake, Westmere, Winged Hills, Woods End

Other Territories: Riding: Hawkland Moor, College: Saint Brutus, Hamlets: Dun Traigh, Blackhawk

Incipient and Proto-Incipient: Auenwald, Austrigatt, Cetus, Grenemere

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