St. Helen's Church, Church Road, Benson
In November 1830, unrest over poor pay and conditions for England's rural population boiled over into rioting, arson and vandalism.
Master's Lodge, Logic Lane, Oxford
When Catherine Riordan's relationship with Junior Dean John Haines ended in 1890, Catherine swore 'By God, I will be a murderess.'
What happened to Canadian student Thomas Patteson Moss remains a mystery to this day.
University Church of St. Mary the Virgin, High Street, Oxford
In 1612 Jewish scholar Jacob Barnet was thrown into prison for fleeing Oxford on the day of his planned Baptism ceremony.
Beaumont Street, Oxford
In 1318 John Deydras made an extraordinary claim: he had been swapped with Edward II as a baby and was the true heir to the English throne!
Somerville House, 130 Banbury Road, Oxford
Baker Isaac Grubb incurred the town's anger when it was revealed he was selling bread to the university on the cheap.
St. Andrew's Church, St, Headington
A misunderstanding ended in tragedy in 1872, when the Parish Clerk of Headington was accused of stealing cabbages from a neighbour.
Donnington Bridge Road
In 1803 the body of a perfidious harness maker was buried at the junction of Donnington Bridge Road and the Iffley Road.