The town name of Witney is derived from the Old English for "Witta's island". The earliest known record of it is as Wyttannige in an Anglo-Saxon charter of AD 969. The Domesday Book of 1086 records it as Witenie. Most famous industry for the town was the now defunct Witney Blankets. This site gives you information about anything to do with the town of Witney in Oxfordshire. You can ...look at the local weather, local traffic news and other things local including items to buy! The news from various sources is chosen by us. ThisisWitney may receive some of the sales amount from products purchased through this site as part of affiliate partnerships with some retailers. Other links and information are available which include sites showing great photographs to buy, golf information and local stone carver and sculptor.