Wellington (disambiguation)

Wellington (disambiguation)

Wellington is New Zealand's capital city. Otherwise the name Wellington has most often been used in memory of Arthur Wellesley, the first Duke of Wellington, named after the town of Wellington, Somerset in England.


* HMNZS "Wellington", Royal New Zealand Navy ships named Wellington.
* HMS "Duke of Wellington", Royal Navy first-rate ship of the line
* HMS "Wellington", Royal Navy "Grimsby" class sloop.
* Vickers Wellington, British medium bomber used in World War II.
* The Duke of Wellington's Regiment, former infantry regiment in the British Army


* Chrissie Wellington (b.1977), English triathlete
* Duke of Wellington, British title.
**Its most notable holder, Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852), after whom most Wellingtons are named.
* Wellington Koo (1887-1985), Chinese diplomat; see also
* Wellington (footballer), Brazilian footballers named Wellington



* Shire of Wellington, Victoria
* Wellington, New South Wales
* Wellington, South Australia
* Mount Wellington, Tasmania
* Wellington Secondary College


* Wellington (Manitoba riding), electoral district of Manitoba
* The name of settlements in
** Wellington, British Columbia, Nanaimo Regional Distrist
** Wellington, New Brunswick and
** Wellington, Newfoundland and Labrador
** Three communities in Nova Scotia:
*** Wellington, Nova Scotia in the Halifax Regional Municipality
*** Wellington, Queens County, Nova Scotia
*** Wellington, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia
** Wellington, Prince Edward Island
* Wellington County, Ontario, which emcompasses the townships of Centre Wellington, Ontario and Wellington North, Ontario
* Wellington, Ontario, town in Prince Edward County, Ontario
* Wellington (Edmonton) in Edmonton, Alberta
* Wellington Bay, Nunavut, Canada


* Little Wellington Island, Aisén Region
* Wellington Island, Magallanes Region


* Wellington, Tamil Nadu
* Wellington Cantonment

New Zealand

* Wellington, New Zealand's capital city
** Wellington City
** Wellington Region
** Wellington Province
* Mount Wellington, Auckland

outh Africa

* Wellington, Western Cape, Western Cape Province.

United Kingdom

* Wellington, Cumbria
* Wellington, Herefordshire
* Wellington, Shropshire
* Wellington, Somerset

The name or former name of schools:
* Wellington College Belfast
* Wellington College, Berkshire
* Wrekin College
* Wellington School, Somerset

United States of America

* Wellington, Colorado
* Wellington, Florida
* Wellington, Illinois
* Wellington, Kansas
* Wellington, Kentucky
* Wellington, Maine
* Wellington, Missouri
* Wellington, Nevada
* Wellington, Ohio
* Wellington, Texas
* Wellington, Utah
* Wellington, Washington
* Wellington, Wisconsin
* Wellington Township (disambiguation)

Other uses

* Wellington boot, protective boot popularized by the first Duke of Wellington.
* "H. crassidens", also known as the Wellington tree weta, an insect found in New Zealand.
* fictional characters:
** Name of the orphan boy in the British comic strip "The Perishers".
** Character in "The Wombles", a series of books and a children's TV series base on them.
** Name of the dog in the novel "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time" by Mark Haddon.
* food and drink:
** Beef Wellington, fillet of beef tenderloin coated with pâté de foie gras and a duxelles of mushrooms, all wrapped in puff pastry.
** Wellington, a type of beer-glass.
* organisations:
** Wellington Fund, balanced mutual fund from the Vanguard group.
** Wellington Management Company, Boston-based investment management firm.
** Wellington Partners Venture Capital, pan-European venture capital firm
** Wellington (CTA), rapid transit station on the CTA Brown Line in Chicago, Illinois.
** Wellington (MBTA station), rapid transit station on the MBTA Orange Line located in Medford, Massachusetts.

ee also

* Wellington Monument (disambiguation), monuments to Wellington
* Welly (disambiguation)

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