Brixham, Torbay

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Brixham is a town in Torbay

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Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Brixham within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Brixham in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Brixham, seaport town and par., S. Devon, 7 m. SE. of Totnes and 225 SW. of London by rail -- par., 5611 ac., pop. 7033; town, 399 ac., pop. 5366; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. The chief industry is fishing, upwards on 200 vessels being engaged in trawling. Large quantities of fish are sent to London, Bristol, &c. There is also some coasting and foreign trade. William of Orange landed here 4th November 1688.

Brixham in the Domesday Book

A village in Kerswell hundred, in the county of Devon. is a Good Stuff website.