Place:Honiton, Devon, England

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NameHoniton
Alt namesHonetonasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 82
Honetonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 82
TypeTown, Borough (municipal)
Coordinates50.8°N 3.217°W
Located inDevon, England
See alsoAxminster Hundred, Devon, Englandhundred in which the borough was located
East Devon District, Devon, Englandmodern district to which the borough has been transferred
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
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Honiton is a market town and civil parish in Devon, England, situated close to the River Otter, 17 miles (27 km) northeast of Exeter. Honiton had a population estimated at 11,800 in 2009. (Source:Wikipedia)

Between 1894 and 1974 Honiton was a municipal borough. Since 1974 the town has been located in the East Devon District.

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For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Honiton. There is more in Wikipedia about Honiton's importance in lacemaking.

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