Ayrshire

Index of pages for Ayrshire

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New Cumnock Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870

Cumnock, New, a small post town and parish in Ayrshire, about 5 miles E. from Old Cumnock, in which are both coal and lead mines. Pop. 2891. It is a station on the Carlisle, Dumfries, and Glasgow section of the Glasgow and South-Western Railway, 5½ miles by rail from Old Cumnock. It is also a telegraph station.

Source: Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870. Ward, Lock & Tyler, Paternoster Row, London.

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Old Cumnock Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870

Cumnock, Old, kum’mok, a small post town and parish of Ayrshire, Scotland, 11 miles E. from Ayr. Manf. Snuff-boxes, made of the wood of the plane-tree, earthen pans, threshing machines, and cheese-presses. Pop. 3721. It is a station on the Carlisle, Dumfries, and Glasgow section of the Glasgow and South Western Railway, 75½ miles from Carlisle, and 49½ miles from Glasgow.

Source: Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870. Ward, Lock & Tyler, Paternoster Row, London.

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Dalry Ayrshire – Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870

Dalry, a village and parish of Ayrshire, Scotland, 13 miles S.W. from Paisley. Post town, Beith. It has a mone ord. off. There are some coal and iron mines in the district surrounding the town. Manf. Woollen goods and embroidery. P0p. of par. 4232.

Source: Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870. Ward, Lock & Tyler, Paternoster Row, London.

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Dalmellington Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870

Dalmellington, a parish and village of Scotland, 12 miles S.E. from its post town, Ayr. It has a money ord. off. Manf. Woollen goods. Some of the inhabitants are employed in the coal mines in its vicinity. P0p. of vil. 1299. It is a telegraph station, and the terminus of the Glasgow, Ayr, and Dalmellington section of the Glasgow and South-Western Railway, 55½ miles from Glasgow.

Source: Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870. Ward, Lock & Tyler, Paternoster Row, London.

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Dundonald Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870

Dundonald, a parish and village of Ayrshire, Scotland, 4 miles from Irvine. Post town, Kilmarnock. Pop. 7606.

Source: Beeton’s British Gazetteer 1870. Ward, Lock & Tyler, Paternoster Row, London.

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Fairley A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833

Fairley, shire of Ayr, S.

P.T. Largs (79½) 2¾ m. Pop. with Pa.

A village in the parish of Largs and district of Cunninghame, situated on the eastern coast of the Firth of Clyde, and having a roadstead, where vessels of any burden may find safe anchorage. Here are the ruins of a castle, formerly the residence of the ancient family of Fairley.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. II; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.

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