[pdf - Placenames of Paignton]

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The form of the name has undergone many changes throughout the town's history. Domesday Book gives it as Peinton(a) - the farm (tun)of Paega's people. Many variants are the result of a scribe's drafting. By 1265 a document records it as Peytone. In Risdon

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Technical Information (Metadata)
Technical Information (Metadata)
Title Value
Identifier ref 1441
Coverage Devon. Paignton
Creator Pike, John
Format pdf file
Publisher Torbay Library Services
Rights John Pike
Source Torbay Library Services
Subject Maritime. Paignton. Names
Type Text
Keywords peinton peytone paynton paington paignton goodrington galmpton churston