Wellingborough

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Wellingborough is a town in Northamptonshire, England. In 2001 there were 72,519 people living in the town.[1] The town is near the A45 road.

Wellingborough is an Anglo-Saxon town. It and was settled in the sixth century by the Saxons. It was first known as Wendeling burh - "the stronghold of Waendel's people".[2]

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  1. "Census 2001 - Population Pyramids - Wellingborough". statistics.gov.uk. 2011 [last update]. Retrieved 30 April 2011.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. "Borough Council of Wellingborough - Early History of Wellingborough". wellingborough.gov.uk. 2011 [last update]. Retrieved 30 April 2011.  Check date values in: |date= (help)