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The town is unique in Greater London for its Tramlink light rail transport system.The early settlement of Old Town, including the parish church (marked B) lies to the west; while the triangular medieval marketplace, probably associated with Archbishop Kilwardby's market charter of 1276, is clearly visible further east, although by this date it has been infilled with buildings.There is also a plausible Brittonic origin for Croydon in the form "Crai-din" meaning "settlement near fresh water" (Cf "Creuddyn" Cardiganshire), the name Crai (variously spelled) being found in Kent at various places even as late as the Domesday Book "The earliest mention of Croydon is in the joint will of Beorhtric and Aelfswth, dated about the year 962.In this Anglo-Saxon document the name is spelt (here he uses original script) Crogdaene.See our photo gallery and slideshows from our singles parties (lock and key parties). We’ve also teamed up with great brands like Cosmopolitan, Men’s Health and the Metro newspaper to bring you the best singles nights and parties in the UK.Croydon is a large town in south London, England, 9.5 miles (15.3 km) south of Charing Cross.The principal settlement in the London Borough of Croydon, it is one of the largest commercial districts outside Central London, with an extensive shopping district and night-time economy.
However, there was no long-term Danish occupation (see Danelaw) in Surrey, which was part of Wessex, and Danish-derived nomenclature is also highly unlikely.
The Surrey Iron Railway from Croydon to Wandsworth opened in 1803 and was the world's first public railway.
Later nineteenth century railway building facilitated Croydon's growth as a commuter town for London.
Historically part of the hundred of Wallington in the county of Surrey, at the time of the Norman conquest of England Croydon had a church, a mill, and around 365 inhabitants, as recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086.
Croydon expanded in the Middle Ages as a market town and a centre for charcoal production, leather tanning and brewing.