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History of the Wellington Boot!


The Duke of Wellington instructed his shoemaker, Hoby of St James Street, London, to modify the 18th Century hessian boot. The result was a boot fabricated in soft calf skin leather, trim removed and cut to fit more closely to the leg. The heels were low cut and the boot stopped mid-calf, it was suitably hard wearing for the battle field, yet comfortable for the evening. The boot was dubbed the Wellington and the name has stuck in English ever since.


Wellington boots were first made of leather, however in 1852 Hiram Hutchinson met Charles Goodyear, who had just invented the vulcanisation process for natural rubber.


Goodyear decided to manufacture tyres, Hutchinson bought the patent to manufacture footwear and moved to France to establish L’Aigle in 1853. In a country where 95% of the population were working on fields with wooden clogs as they had for generations, the introduction of a wholly waterproof Wellington-type rubber boot became an instant success.

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