In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Oakfield like this:
OAKFIELD, a chapelry in St. Helens parish, Isle of Wight; on the N E coast, in the S E vicinity of Ryde. It was constituted in 1844; and its post town is Ryde. Pop., 1, 547. Houses, 292. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £100.* Patron, the Incumbent of St. Helens.
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Oakfield is now part of the Isle of Wight district. Click here for graphs and data of how the Isle of Wight has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Oakfield itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Oakfield, in The the Isle of Wight and Hampshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 26th March 2017
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