Place:Newmains, Lanarkshire, Scotland

TypeTown or village
Coordinates55.767°N 3.883°W
Located inLanarkshire, Scotland     ( - 1975)
See alsoStrathclyde, Scotlandregional administration 1975-1996
North Lanarkshire, Scotlandunitary Council Area since 1996
Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotlandparish in which Newmains located
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

Newmains is a village and former mining community within the former parish of Cambusnethan and located in North Lanarkshire since 1996. It is 18 miles (29 km) south-east of Glasgow and 2 miles (3km) east of Wishaw. For administrative purposes, Newmains is now considered to be part of the town of Wishaw.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Newmains. and also the description in Scottish Places

Research Tips

For research tips for Newmains see Cambusnethan Parish.

Refer to the Family History Library Catalog source under Cambusnethan for the microfilm numbers for censuses and church records in this area.