Mauchline  Ayrshire


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

Mauchline, small town and par. with ry. sta., Ayrshire - par., 8907 ac., pop. 2504; town, 9½ miles SE. of Kilmarnock, pop. 1616; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Mauchline has relics of a priory. It has long been noted as a market for cattle and horses, and it has extensive mfrs. of snuff-boxes, &c., in white-varnished or tartan-painted wood. Mauchline is intimately associated with the name of the poet Burns; it is the scene of his Holy Fair and Jolly Beggars.

Mauchline through time

Mauchline 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 Mauchline itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 24th September 2020

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