Reprint (publishers) – The Story of Melton Mowbray

I have been researching Melton Mowbray history and have obtained a reprint of  The Story of Melton Mowbray by the late Philip E Hunt (pictured left) which I thought other members would find of interest. Philip was a member of the society and an esteemed amateur historian.

The book has been reprinted by the aptly named Reprint – Local history publishers in Loughborough, Leicestershire. From their website,

“This reprint containing 150 pages includes many alterations that the late Mr Hunt made as side notes in the last edition and contains all photographs and maps that were used in the very first print run in 1957.

May I thank Mr Hunt’s family for permission to reprint this most worthy publication. I am sure it will never be equalled.”

They have also reprinted another of Philip’s books, Ladies of Melton Mowbray’s History


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4 Responses to Reprint (publishers) – The Story of Melton Mowbray

  1. suzanne martin September 28, 2012 at 9:03 am #

    Please has anyone information about Providence Place in 1881? Thank you.

  2. david garner June 28, 2014 at 8:55 am #

    Does anyone have information about Dorian Lodge ,I have an original drawing by a F or J Dennis also one of the church

    • Secretary July 20, 2014 at 9:58 am #

      David, The MM&DHS does not itself hold any information of this sort, may I suggest that the Melton Mowbray Carnegie Museum or the Leicester Record Office as a possible source for this type of information.

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