1965-70 street scenes

Cine films by Jim Wright taken between 1965 and 1970. This was a time when many houses were being demolished. Also, the streets were being dug up to build a new drainage system to prevent flooding.


Did you know?

Who has a car?

According to the 2001 Census, only 47% of Jericho households have a car compared with 67% for Oxford as a whole.

The origins of Walton?

Walton is derived from “wall town” which was used centuries ago to indicate a location outside the Oxford city walls. The ancient manor of Walton was certainly in existence before the Norman conquest in 1066.