Place:Witney, Oxfordshire, England

TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish, Urban district
Coordinates51.784°N 1.486°W
Located inOxfordshire, England
See alsoBampton Hundred, Oxfordshire, Englandhundred in which it was located
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Witney is a town on the River Windrush, west of Oxford in Oxfordshire, England.

The place-name "Witney" is first attested in a Saxon charter of 969 as "Wyttannige"; it appears as "Witenie" in the Domesday Book of 1086. The name means "Witta's island".

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