1950s street scenes

Local builder Wally Peedell, whose yard occupied what is now the house next to the community centre, shot a series of 9 mm cine films in 1958 and 1959. This selection shows some typical street activity—and views of some long-gone pubs.


Did you know?

How religious we are?

In the 2001 Census, some 50% of Jericho residents said they were Christian, 2.2% Muslim, 1.9% Buddhist and 1.2% professed other religions, while 34% of people said they had no religion. In Oxford as a whole the proportion with no religion was 24%.

How many people live in Jericho?

In 2011 Jericho had a population of 1,400 residents living in households.  There are no communal establishment residents. There has been little change in the total number of residents since 2001.