Place:Melbourne, Derbyshire, England


Alt namesMileburnesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 70
Coordinates52.817°N 1.417°W
Located inDerbyshire, England
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Melbourne is a former market town in South Derbyshire, England. It is about south of Derby, north of Swadlincote and from the River Trent. In 1837 a then tiny settlement in Australia was named after William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, Queen Victoria's first Prime Minister, and thus indirectly takes its name from the village.

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