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Kimberley, Nottinghamshire

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Kimberley, Nottinghamshire

Kimberley is a town in Nottinghamshire, England, lying 6 miles northwest of Nottingham along the A610. The town grew as a centre for coal mining, brewing and hosiery manufacturing. Together with the neighbouring villages of Giltbrook and Greasley, it has a population of around 6,500 people. There has been no mining or hosiery manufacturing in the town for many years and the local brewery was sold and closed at the end of 2006.
DistrictBroxtowe
Post townNOTTINGHAM
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK4944
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code0115
Population6,849
 

Other names by which Kimberley, Nottinghamshire has been known in the past

Chinemareleie ~ Chinemarelie

Kimberley, Nottinghamshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Kimberley.-- town and eccl. dist. with ry. sta., Greasby and Nuthall pars., in co. and 5 miles N. of Nottingham, pop. 4978; P.O., 1 Bank; is a busy and thriving place, carrying on coal mining, brewing, and framework knitting, and has a large corn mill.

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