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- source: Family History Library Catalog
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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 and a similar distance west of Didcot.
Historically part of Berkshire, it is notable as the birthplace of King Alfred the Great in 849.