Melton (UK Parliament constituency)
|Former County constituency|
for the House of Commons
|Major settlements||Melton Mowbray|
|Number of members||One|
|Replaced by||Rutland & Melton, Loughborough and Bosworth|
|Created from||North Leicestershire|
The constituency was created for the 1885 general election, when the former two-seat Northern Division of Leicestershire was replaced by two new single-seat county divisions: Melton and Loughborough. It was abolished for the 1983 general election, when it was succeeded by the Rutland and Melton constituency.