Barrhill  Ayrshire


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

Barrhill, a village and district in Colmonell parish, Ayrshire. The village stands on the river Dusk, 12½ miles SSE of Girvan station. Of modern origin, it has a post office, with money order and savings' bank departments, a Free church, cattle fairs on the fourth Friday of April, August, and October, and a lamb and sheep fair on the Thursday before the fourth Friday of August; a public school, with accommodation for 84 children, had (1879) an average attendance of 92, and a grant of £68, 10s. Pop. of district (1881) 1059.

Barrhill through time

Barrhill 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 Barrhill itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 24th September 2020

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