Census for Jane wife of John gives her birth as Venn Ottery, baptised Harpford (harford) father Robert. If she and John named William Robert after his grandfathers, that would confirm William as father of John. If William senior died and Jane remarried to someone named Woods then that would explain the allotment to his mother with Woods name.
As John Pine/Pyne is a mariner, then no guarantee that he was born in Sidmouth, or Exmouth. (littleham is the parish for Exmouth)
Hope this is of help. I have same problem but 100 years earlier!!!! That is my brick wall!!!!Good luck
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