Place:


St Clement  Oxfordshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described St Clement like this:

CLEMENT (St.), a parish and a sub-district in Headington district, Oxfordshire. The parish is suburban to Oxford, and separated from it only by the river Cherwell; and has a post office‡ under Oxford. Acres, 580. Real property, £7, 042. Pop., 2, 286. Houses, 495. The property is much subdivided. ...


Many houses have recently been built; and there is an elegant set of baths. A leper's hospital was founded here, in 1126, by Henry I.; and given to Oriel college. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £120. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is modern.—The sub-district contains three parishes and three colleges in Oxford city and eight other parishes. Acres, 13, 210. Pop., 13, 506. Houses, 2, 703.

St Clement through time

St Clement is now part of Oxford district. Click here for graphs and data of how Oxford has changed over two centuries. For statistics about St Clement itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of St Clement, in Oxford and Oxfordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/21087

Date accessed: 25th August 2019


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