Galston  Ayrshire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Galston like this:

Galston, town and par. with ry. sta., Ayrshire, on river Irvine, 5 miles SE. of Kilmarnock -- par., 15,243 ac., pop. 5961; town, pop. 4085; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks; a three-arch bridge across the river connects the town with its suburb in Loudoun par. Galston has mfrs. of muslins and blankets; it is also the centre of an extensive coalfield and of an important agricultural district.

Galston through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 24th September 2020

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