ABOUT JERICHO - VIDEO

Maggots to Prosecco: Jericho Transformed

Presentation at the annual general meeting of the Jericho Community Association, April 20, 2015

For a detailed history of the development of Jericho, see a related page in Jericho Online by Malcom Graham, A Suburb of Victorian Oxford.

Did you know?

What St Barnabas Church cost to build?

Thomas Combe the Superin­tendent of OUP and it was he who commissioned and paid for the construc­tion of the church in 1869 at a cost of £6,492. All the interior fittings were provided for about £900. The campanile was erected in 1872 for £800.

Cranham Street used to be a blot on the city

Before Grantham House was built, the site became notoriously derelict, making Cranham Street according to the local press a ‘blot on the city’ – wrecked by local children, and a refuge for rats and for ‘layabouts sleeping off the drink’ who were repeatedly evicted by the police.