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Major Settlement in the Parish of Allington

Historical Forms

  • Aldinton(a), Aldynton(a) t.Hy2 Ch 1270 BM 1178 SR 1332
  • Aldinton(a) juxta Neweton 1289 Ass
  • Aldington, Aldyngton 1242 FF 1268 Ass
  • Aldington juxta Ambresbir' 1279,1281,1305 1325 Pat
  • in villa de Aldyngton et non in villa de Aldynton 1426 Ass
  • Aldington oth. Allington 1769 Recov


'Ealda 's farm,' v. ingtun . Cf. Aldbourne supra 291–2. Cf. Allington in Stoneham (Ha), Aldinton 1186, 1188 P, Aldington 13th AD i. In the Assize Roll form of 1426 we have an attempt to assert the correctness of the form Aldyngton as against Aldynton .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name