Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Tarbolton. You may be able to find further references to Tarbolton in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Tarbolton a village and a parish Groome

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Tarbolton.

Place Type of entry Source
Annbank a mining village Groome
Bloody Burn a brook Groome
Deadmen's Holm a piece of alluvial flat Groome
Deadmens Holm alluvial land Bartholomew
Enterkine an estate, with a mansion Groome
Lochlea farm Bartholomew
Montgomerie seat Bartholomew
Smithstone an estate, with a mansion Groome
Smithstone seat Bartholomew

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Tarbolton within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Robert Gammage Ayrshire and Renfrewshire 1

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Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Stair 0 2
Craigie 0 2
Symington 0 2
St Quivox 0 2
Mauchline 2 2
Monkton 0 3
Kyle 0 2
Coylton 0 2
Prestwick 0 3
Drongan 0 2
Riccarton 0 2
Ochiltree 1 2
Catrine 0 2
Dundonald 0 2
Hurlford 0 2
Newton upon Ayr 0 2
Crookedholm 0 2
Ayr 11 6
Kilmarnock 5 4
Troon 0 2