Place:


Fisherton  Ayrshire

 

In 1882-4, Frances Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland described Fisherton like this:

Fisherton, a hamlet and a quoad sacra parish in Maybole parish, Ayrshire. The hamlet lies near the coast, 1½ mile SW of the Head of Ayr, and 6 miles SW of Ayr, its station and post-town. The parish is in the presbytery of Ayr and synod of Glasgow and Ayr; the minister's stipend is £120. The church was originally a chapel of ease, and was preceded by a preaching station commenced about 1820. Pop. (1871) 609, (1881) 609.—Ord. Sur., sh. 14, 1863.

Fisherton through time

Fisherton is now part of South Ayrshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how South Ayrshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Fisherton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Fisherton in South Ayrshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/21806

Date accessed: 17th October 2019


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