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Wells

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A city of southwest England south of Bristol. It was an important medieval market and ecclesiastical center.

Wells

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(Placename) a city in SW England, in Somerset: 12th-century cathedral. Pop: 10 406 (2001)

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1. (Biography) Henry. 1805–78, US businessman, who founded (1852) with William Fargo the express mail service Wells, Fargo and Company
2. (Biography) H(erbert) G(eorge). 1866–1946, British writer. His science-fiction stories include The Time Machine (1895), War of the Worlds (1898), and The Shape of Things to Come (1933). His novels on contemporary social questions, such as Kipps (1905), Tono-Bungay (1909), and Ann Veronica (1909), affected the opinions of his day. His nonfiction works include The Outline of History (1920)

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H(erbert) G(eorge), 1866–1946, English novelist and historian.
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The suspect, from Wells, Somerset, was held yesterday on suspicion of serious sexual assault and indecent assault on a child.
Voice breaking as she spoke out for the first time, the Lib Dem MP for Wells, Somerset, said: "I was the victim of sexual abuse.
Funeral to take place on Friday, 11th January, 2013, in his beloved Somerset, where he so enjoyed the last 13 years will be held at Mendip Crematorium, Old Wells Road, Croscombe, Wells, Somerset, BA5 3RR at 1.
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Callum Peter Moss, 24, of Holmlea in Wells, Somerset, was fined pounds 300 after admitting threatening or abusive behaviour.
Watts, who continues to run a small fleet of lorries from his home in Wells, Somerset, said: "This is very special.
Diana Wagstaff, 64, of Wells, Somerset, said not enough was being done to interest children in the game, unlike other countries.
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The Patch Bar, at the Swan Hotel, in Wells, Somerset, has been dedicated to Mr Patch - who died in July at the age of 111.