Place:Newstead, Nottinghamshire, England

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NameNewstead
Alt namesNewstead-Priorysource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates53.067°N 1.217°W
Located inNottinghamshire, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Newstead is a small village and civil parish in Nottinghamshire, England, situated between Nottingham and Mansfield in the Borough of Gedling. It is a former coal mining village, and was previously called Newstead Colliery Village. Lord Byron, the poet, lived at nearby Newstead Abbey. The parish is part of Nottinghamshire's Hidden Valleys. It has a population of 1,194.

Newstead Colliery Village was created as home for workers at the nearby Newstead Colliery, which operated between 1874 and 1987. The former mining location has now been redeveloped into a nature reserve and business park. Hazelford Way Industrial Estate is home to several large companies including Bunches Florapost; Badgemaster; and Leivers and Millership.

Newstead Primary School is a state run primary school for children aged 5 to 11.

Newstead railway station is on the Robin Hood Line, which runs from Nottingham to Worksop.

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