Wellington, Somerset

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Wellington is a town in Somerset

Other current and historical names

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

Wellington in historic gazetteers

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

Wellington, market town and par. with ry. sta., Somerset, at foot of Blackdown hills, 8 miles SW. of Taunton by rail, 5195 ac., pop. 6360; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Thursday. The manor of Wellington (in Domesday Book, Walintone) belonged to King Alfred, and belongs now to the Duke of Wellington, who takes his title from this place. There are mfrs. of druggets and serges.

Wellington in the Domesday Book

A village in Kingsbury West hundred, in the county of Somerset.

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