Place:


Kirkoswald  Ayrshire

 

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

Kirkoswald, coast par. and vil., Carrick dist., Ayrshire--par., 14,861 ac., pop. 1781; vil., 4 miles SW. of Maybole; P.O.; figures in the early history of the poet Burns, whose " Tam o'Shanter" and "Souter Johnnie" (Douglas Graham and John Davidson) are buried in the churchyard.

Kirkoswald through time

Kirkoswald 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 Kirkoswald itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/16510

Date accessed: 24th September 2020


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