Status details for College

Description:University colleges existed as legal entities in their own right in the ancient university towns. The collegiate identity is a relatively recent invention. [Pers. com., Oxford University Archivist, October 2011]. The components of civil parishes/the university listed by the census are the individual colleges and halls.
Number of units in system:
Geographical Level: 11 (Parish)
ADL Feature Type:countries, 4th order divisions
Is a status within:Parish-level Unit