Place:Wantage, Berkshire, England

Alt namesWanetinzsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 37
Coordinates51.6°N 1.417°W
Located inBerkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inOxfordshire, England     (1974 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

Wantage is a market town and civil parish in the Vale of the White Horse, Oxfordshire, England. The town is on Letcombe Brook, about south-west of Abingdon, a similar distance west of Didcot and south-west of Oxford.

Historically part of Berkshire, it is notable as the birthplace of King Alfred the Great in 849.

Research Tips

This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Wantage. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with WeRelate, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.