Witney History Tour is a unique insight into the illustrious history of this Oxfordshire town, its well-known streets and famous places, and explains what they meant to local people throughout the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Readers are invited to follow a timeline of events and watch the changing face of Witney as author Stanley C. Jenkins guides us through the local streets.
Stanley C. Jenkins, who was educated at Witney Grammar School, the University of Lancaster and the University of Leicester, has written over 20 books and some 750 articles on local, transport and regional history. Having worked as an English Language teacher at Oxford Air Training School for several years, he returned to Leicester University to retrain as a museum curator in 1986, and was subsequently employed by English Heritage as the Regional Curator for South Western England. He is Curatorial Advisor to the Witney & District Museum, and is also working as a curator for the Soldiers of Oxfordshire Trust, which is at present building a military museum at Woodstock.