Place:Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England

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NameMelton Mowbray
Alt namesMedeltonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 162
Melton-Mowbraysource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish, Urban district
Coordinates52.767°N 0.883°W
Located inLeicestershire, England
See alsoFramland Hundred, Leicestershire, Englandhundred in which the parish was included
Melton District, Leicestershire, England|district municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Melton Mowbray is a town in Leicestershire, England, north-east of Leicester, and south-east of Nottingham. It lies on the River Eye and the River Wreake and has a population of 25,554. The town is best known for its culinary speciality, the Melton Mowbray pork pie. In addition, it includes one of the six makers of Stilton cheese. Melton Mowbray is promoted as Britain's "Rural Capital of Food".

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Melton Mowbray.

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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.

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