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Wellingborough

Wellingborough, town (1991 pop. 38,598) and district, Northamptonshire, central England. It is an extremely old market town. Formerly known for its chalybeate spring, Wellingborough is a rail center with leather factories, breweries, flour mills, and chemical works. It has a public school that was founded in 1595.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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