Oxford Street Research

How to research an Oxford street

Online resources, recommended books,
and what is available at the Oxfordshire History Centre


Name changes of Oxford streets

How villages like Headington and Cowley lost their street names
when they became suburbs of Oxford


Numbering system of Oxford streets

Why most streets have odd numbers on one side and even ones on the other,
and what it means when they don’t


Oxford street signs

The street signs in Oxford that are 150 years old

Stephanie Jenkins