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Wellesley,

town (1990 pop. 26,615), Norfolk co., E Mass., a residential suburb SW of Boston; settled 1660, inc. 1881. Its many educational institutions include several private preparatory schools, Babson College, and Wellesley College.
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Wellesley

his brother, Richard Colley, Marquis Wellesley. 1760--1842, British administrator. As governor general of Bengal (1797--1805) he consolidated British power in India
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Originally called HMS Boscawen, and one of the last of the wooden battleships, she was taken over by Wellesley Nautical School which was founded in 1868 to train young men for service at sea.
Several police cars and ambulance cars were sent to help with police tape sealing off the pavement around 11 Wellesley Road, a huge office building.
Bush was invited by Wellesley after the first choice, author Alice Walker, dropped out for personal reasons.
Wellesley's President Paula Johnson said in an email to the college campus that the event was kept under lock and key to " ensure this remains a private Wellesley event," according to Politico.
The six cabins aboard My The Wellesley cater for up to 12 guests, offering every modern convenience and indulgence, including an on board massage therapist and diving instructor.
Michael Davidson was held Friday at Temple Beth Elohim in Wellesley. He lived in Wellesley with his wife and three children, ages 9, 7 and 2.
The first gift of PS1.3m into the new Wellesley Trust Fund at the Foundation has also attracted matched funds from a Government scheme, taking the total founding value to nearly PS2m, which includes a sum for a first round of grants.
Paula Carton, 49, wrongly claimed the money saying she was a single mother while in fact she was in a relationship with Richard Wellesley.
But Paula Carton met her Waterloo when fraud officers turned up at the PS250,000 home she shared with aristocrat Richard Wellesley.
Sperry Van Ness has completed the sale of a 181-room Wellesley Inn to Mount Kisco NY-based Diamond Properties affiliates, DP39 LLC and AE7 LLC, for $5.5 million.