Keith Melton was born and brought up in Lincolnshire, England but is currently living in Brazil, having married a Brazilian lady in 2011 (each was widowed in 2008). Keith is retired from the post of Director of the Institute for Sustainable Development in Business which was based at Nottingham Trent University. Before that he was a Senior Lecturer in International Business in Nottingham Trent Business School.
He was politically active for many years having stood as a parliamentary candidate for the Liberal Party and the Liberal Democrats in Lincoln, 1979, Broxtowe, 1983 and 1987 and Cleethorpes in 1997. he also stood as European Candidate in each of Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire in the 1980s and 1990s. He was also Chair of the Liberal Green Democrats and the Lib Dem Peace Group over a similar time period.
Keith is currently writing a historical novel about the Lincolnshire uprising of 1536 which was started in Louth by a shoemaker called Nicholas Melton. He has not yet proved a family link but has ‘adopted’ Nicholas as an ancestor. Nicholas became widely known around the country as Captain Cobbler.
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