Melton Mowbray is the principal town in the Melton District or Borough of Leicestershire, England. It is 19 miles (31 km) to the northeast of Leicester, and 20 miles (32 km) 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 (2007 estimate).
For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Melton Mowbray.
Maps on the place-pages for Belvoir Rural District and Melton and Belvoir Rural District illustrate the location of the various parishes and the geographical and administrative changes that occurred in 1936.