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Amlwch is a small town on the island of Anglesey in Wales. It is located on the north coast of the island, about 10 miles (16 km) east of the city of Bangor. The town has a population of 3,068 (2011 census). The name “Amlwch” is derived from the Welsh word for “salt”, and refers to the town’s history as a centre for the salt mining industry. Salt was mined in the area from the…

Althorne is a village in the Maldon district of Essex, England. The village is located on the River Crouch, 3 miles (4.8 km) east of Burnham-on-Crouch, 9 miles (14 km) south of Maldon and 18 miles (29 km) east of Basildon. The village has a population of 1,829 (2011 census). The village’s name is derived from the Old English for “Alder Stream”. The village is home to Althorne Church of England Primary School, which was…

Alfreton is a town in Derbyshire, England. The town is located in the Amber Valley borough, on the border with Amber Valley and Erewash. The population of the town was 28,040 at the 2011 Census. Alfreton was first mentioned in the Domesday Book in 1086, when it was known as Alvertone. The name is thought to derive from the Old English aelfre + tūn, meaning “farmstead of the elves”. The town grew rapidly in the…

Aldbourne is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England. The village is about 9 miles (14 km) east of the town of Marlborough, near the A4 road. The parish includes the hamlets of Baydon and Ramsbury. The village has a church, a primary school, a village hall and a number of shops. There is also a village green and a war memorial. The name “Aldbourne” means “Old Bourne” or “Old Stream”. The civil parish…