Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Witney. You may be able to find further references to Witney in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
WITNEY a town, a township, a parish, a sub-district, and a district Imperial

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Witney.

Place Type of entry Source
Crawley township and hamlet Bartholomew
CRAWLEY a hamlet Imperial
Curbridge township and hamlet Bartholomew
CURBRIDGE a hamlet Imperial
Hailey township and village Bartholomew
HAILEY a township and a chapelry Imperial
Poffley End hamlet Bartholomew

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Witney within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
William Camden Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire 1
William Cobbett Nov. 9th to 21st, 1821: Gloucester to Berghclere 1
William Cobbett Sept. 29th to Oct. 2nd, 1826: Ryall to Burghclere 1
William Gilpin London to Ross 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Cogges 3 2
Curbridge 0 2
Ducklington 0 2
Hailey 0 2
Osney Hill 0 1
Crawley 0 2
Minster Lovell 1 2
South Leigh 4 4
Lew 0 2
Hardwick 0 1
Yelford 0 2
Ramsden 0 2
Wilcote 0 2
North Leigh 0 3
Asthall 0 2
Brize Norton 0 2
Eynsham 3 3
Leafield 0 2
Freeland 0 2
Finstock 0 2