Place:Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England

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NameMelton Mowbray
Alt namesMedeltonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 162
Melton-Mowbraysource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeTown
Coordinates52.767°N 0.883°W
Located inLeicestershire, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Melton Mowbray is a town in the Melton borough of Leicestershire, England. It is to the northeast of Leicester, and southeast of Nottingham. The town lies along the course of both the River Eye and the River Wreake and currently has a population of 25,554.

Promoted as the "Rural Capital of Food", Melton Mowbray is perhaps best known for its culinary specialities, being the home of the eponymous pork pie and one of the five homes of Stilton cheese.

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