Vernon John Watney (24 October 1860 - 27 August 1928) was a brewer and politician.
The son of James Watney (1832-1886), MP for East Surrey and member of a brewing family.
He was chairman of Watney & Company's Brewery from 1887-1898. In 1891 he married Gwendolen Margaret Wallop, daughter of the 5th Earl of Portsmouth.
In 1901 he bought the estate of Cornbury Park, Charlbury, Oxfordshire. He was High Sheriff for Oxfordshire for 1908 and a member of Oxfordshire County Council, serving as vice chairman in 1927.
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