Pigot 1837


Ayr; The Burgh of Newton, The Parish of St Quivox,
& Monktown with Prestwick
Ayrshire Directory - 1837
Pigot & Co


Ayr is a Royal burgh, and the capital of the parish and shire of its name, 77 miles, wsw of Edinburgh, 33 ssw of Glasgow, 34 ssw of Paisley, 12 ssw of Kilmarnock, and 11 s of Irvine, situate in the north west angle of the parish where the river Ayr flows past it into the Firth of Clyde. This border of Scotland has been inhabited from the earliest period of authentic history; for when, in the reigh of Severus, the Roman fleet made the complete seaboard survey of Magna Britannica, this part of the coast was crowded with a population that evinced no amicable disposition towards the foreigh intruder; subsequently, however, the persevering and insidious encroacher penetrated through southern Caledonia, and the Celtic harp was hushed by the fanning wings of the Roman eagle; accordingly we find that the site of modern Ayr retained, in the 11th century, the undoubted traces of a Roman station; and tradition informs us that a hamlet, the vestige of this station, was in existence until the latter part of the 12th century, when William, surnamed the Lion, erased the odious blot, and laid the foundation of a new town in the ashes of the former conqueror. A paramount interest, that every true Caledonian must feel, and the heart of every real patriot must contain, is excited by the recollection that here it was that the renowned William Wallace first openly embodied that hardy host which made the southern backward reel; and that the powerful garrison of Edward I, was compelled to cower under his thunder arm. Ayr still retains some lineaments of antiquated grandeur, on which the lover of ancient lore may dilate with exquisite sensation; amongst others, history will single out the tower of the church dedicated to St John, and the traces of the fortress that comprised this place, erected during the inter-regnum of Cromwell, not escape his observation. At a short distance on the fore-shore is one of those uncouthly constructions - castles, so frequently arresting the notice of any stranger in this district, and exhibiting the ill-combined contrivances of aggression and defence; it stands on the summit of a rock overhanging the sea and, from a distance, has an imposing aspect. In the same direction, on a clear day, may be discerned the celebrated Ailsa Craig, rising 940 feet perpendicular out of the sea. The bay is very much admired, and some sea travellers can perceive in its broad outline a resemblance in the Bay of Naples. Immediately opposite, across the Clyde, is the Isle of Arran, whose stupendous and often cloud-capped mountains present some features of the sublime and majestic, and whose summits are visible to the naked eye, in fine weather, from the headlands of Larne, in the County of Antrim, in Scotia's twin-sister land. The town of Ayr forms a tolerably regular parrallelogram, with one side presented to the left bank of the river, and the west end verging on the sea; the harbour extends up the river to about midway from the entrance to this part of the town. The burgh has been considerably improved of late years, and new buildings have risen in every direction, many of them truly elegant. The splendid new Town Buildings, with perhaps the finest spire in Scotland, the height 219 feet were erected in the old Malt-cross, in 1828, at a cost of £10,000. These buildings contain a spacious suite of assembly rooms and a public reading room. Wellington-Square may vie with many of those in the English metropolis, having a most noble erection to form the west side, in the new court-house and hall, built at the joint expense of the county and burgh, at a cost exceeding £30,000. The east front of this ediface, which is wholly of stone, is ornamented with an imposing portico. The centre of the square exhibits a fine lawn and is enclosed with rails, and the surrounding houses are inhabited by the genteel families of the place. At the back of the hall are two well arranged prisons, one for debtors, and the other for felons; these have lately been remodelled after the system of the Glasgow Bridewell, so justly admired. In the hall are kept all the public offices and records for the town, and sessions and courts for the county and burgh are held. An extensive trade is carried on in the export of coal from this place to Ireland. Mines of this article as with as fine quarries of stone, abound in the neighbourhood. The other principal exports consist of iron, corks, lamp-black and water of Ayr goods. Imports comprise hides, tallow, barley, yarn, linen, spars, deals and hemp. The convenience for shipping is superior to most of the towns on the coast, as the harbour has been lately much improved by carrying an extensive stone pier into the sea, affording a greater depth of water for vessels entering, and security when in harbour. These improvements, with others in contemplation will add considerably to the mercantile importance of the place, and repay the spirited proprietors of this admirable design. A railway is perceived between this town and Glasgow, which it is predicted shall communicate with the towns of Paisley, Johnston, Dalry, Kilwinning, Irvine, Kilmarnock and Troon. The capital to be embarked is £550,000 subscribed for in eleven thousand shares of £50 each; the deposit upon each being £2.10s. The shares are all taken up, and and are now (1836) at a premium. The civil government of Ayr vested in a provost, two baillies, a dean of guild, a treasurer, and twelve councillors; but by the new bill for the regulation of municipal corporations, the burghs of Ayr, with Wallace Town and Newton, are united under a common magistry and jurisdiction. Ayr is connected with the burgh of Irvine, in this county and Campbeltown, Inverary, and Oban, in Argyllshire in returning a member of Parliament. The present representative is Lord James Stewart. The total number of the county constituency is 3,913; that of the burgh, 441. The county member is John Dunlop, esq., of Dunlop. The Earl of Glasgow is Lord Lieutenant, and Sir D.H.Blair, Baronet, Vice-Lieutenant of the county. An academy, founded by subscription in 1798, stands foremost among the public establishments. It is conducted by a rector and five masters, with able assistants, the superintendent of the whole is vested in certain directors appointed by the crown by which the seminary was created a body corporate. The useful and elegant accomplishments which may be attained in this establishment are the Latin, Greek, English, French and Italian languages, writing, arithemic, natural philosophy, and chymistry. The youth annually taught here are about five hundred in number; and the success which attends the institution, exceeds the most sanguine expectations of its original projectors. Ayr library, containing several thousand volumes, affords recreation to its numerous subscribers. There is also a Mechanic's Institution formed in 1825, which is now in a flourishing state; it has a library attached, containing more than two thousand volumes. There are other libraries of lesser note, and public reading rooms in the town's buildings. Two talented and admirably conducted newspapers are published in Ayr weekly - The "Observer", on Tuesday, and the "Advertiser", on Thursday. Races are held here annually in the autumn. Two excellent packs of fox hounds, and one of harriers, hunt in the county; and in the town are spirited curling and bowling clubs. A small but neat theatre occasionally opens to gratify the admirers of dramatic representations; but the inhabitants being generally of a sedate turn of mind, it is but little encouraged. There are two churches of the establishment in the town, one in the parish of Newton, and another at Prestwick; the other places of worship in Ayr and its vicinity are the associate synod congregation, the united associate synod, an English church, Wallace Town chapel, Methodist, Moravian, Independent, Relief, and Reform Presbytery chapels, and one for the Roman Catholics; some of these are situate in Wallace Town and Contest, which see. The Charitable Institutions are numerous and liberally conducted; the poor are assisted from funds arising from lands and donations, and a dispensary gives medicine and surgical aid to the sick. Besides these there are a sailor's society, established in 1581; a merchant's society, established in 1655; a fund, established in 1821, for decayed members, their widows and orphans; the Ayr Sabbath school union society; and the Ayr universal society. The celebrated Scottish bard, Robert Burns, was born about two miles and a quarter north-east of Ayr, in a small cottage, now converted into a public house, almost a quarter of a mile from which a very elegant monument has been erected to his memory; it is placed on the banks of the river Doon, amidst objects and scenery which had often inspired his muse. The locality of Tam O'Shanter lies in the immediate neighbourhood of the cottage. The Chevalier Ramsay, author of Cyron's travels, &c. was a native of the town. There are two weekly markets, Tuesday for grain and cattle, and Friday for the sale of dairy produce, poultry and general business. Fairs are held on the Thursday and Friday before the second Wednesday in January; on the first Tuesday in April for black cattle &c.; the last Friday in April, the Thursday and Friday before the second Monday in July, and on the second Thursday and Friday in October. Newton-On-Ayr Newton parish is divided from that of Ayr by the river, over which there is a handsome bridge of modern erection. Weaving is carried on here, for the Glasgow manufacturers, to a considerable extent; here are also four iron foundries, a salt works, and the extensive ship-building yards of Messrs Cowan & Sloans. The coals from the Ayr colliery are shipped on this side the harbour; the colliery is in the parish of St Quivox, and, from the employment it furnishes to the industrious class, is of material importance to the neighbourhood.

St Quivox

St. Quivox, a parish in the District of Kyle, lies on the banks of the Ayr river, and is bounded on the east by Tarbolton, and on the west by Newton on Ayr and Monktown. The parish is nearly all arable, is finely enclosed, and beautified by plantations.

Wallace Town

Wallace Town, and a district called Content, consists of a number of streets adjoining to Newton, and are both in the parish of St. Quivox. A new church of the establishment was erected in Content in 1834, and opened 8th March, 1835; it is a very handsome edifice, of the Gothic order; the site is well chosen, being in a populace neighbourhood, on the north-east bank of the river Ayr; it was built by subscription, at an expense of nearly £1,500, and has sittings for upwards of 300 persons. Nearly adjoining the new church is a new Roman Catholic chapel, erected in 1826-7, at a cost of about £2,000; it is a classic structure, in the Gothic style, fronted with freestone. In Wallace Town are also chapels belonging to the Anti-Burghers, the Seccessional congregation, the Reformed Presbytery, the Independents, and the English church.


Monktown, a parish in the district of Kyle, lies on the sea-coast, betwixt Symington and Dundonald on the north, and Newton and St. Quivox on the south. The parish formerly extended southward to the river Ayr, and comprehended the present parish of Newton, which was erected into a separate parochial district in the last century; it now includes the ancient and abrogated parish of Prestwick. The village of Monktown is situate on the high road to Glasgow, and distant four miles from Ayr.


The small town or rather village of Prestwick, or Prestewich, is one mile and a half from Ayr. It was as one period a place of some consequence, having being created a burgh of barony at an early date; and its charter, which was renewed by James VI, in 1600, granted to it a weekly market and an annual fair; the former has fallen into disuse, from the proximity of its more thriving neighbour, Ayr. The market cross, which is of considerable antiquity, still exists, and it has its gaol and council-house; in the latter, the bailies and freemen meet quarterly, to regulate the affairs of the burgh; and the Prince of Wales (when one exists) is recognised as the superior of the town. There has lately been erected a handsome new church, for the accommodation of the inhabitants and those of Monktown.

Post Office

Post Office, 9 High st, Ayr, Robert Davidson, Post Master - The Edinburgh and Glasgow morning mails arrive every morning at half past seven, and are despatched every afternoon at a quarter past five - the Edinburgh and Glasgow evening mails arrive every night at nine, and are despatched every night at a quarter before ten - The London and other English mails arrive every afternoon at a quarter before five and are despatched every night at a quarter before ten - The Irish mail, with letters from the counties of Wigton and Kirkcudbright arrive every night at ten, and are despatched every night at half past eight - A Penny Post to Dalmellington every Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning at a quarter before eight, and arrives every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday afternoon at half past four.

Ackford, Miss Elizabeth, 24 Barns St Alexander, Rev, John, Wallacetown chapel Content
Anderson, Mr John, Prestwick toll Auld, Rev. Dr. Robert, Ayr manse
Austin, Mr., Waterton cottage Baird, Major, Faulkland
Ballantine, Mrs. Mary, of Castle hill Ballantine James, esq., of Castle hill
Blain, Archibald Wm., esq., Seafield Boyd, Mr Charles, Prestwick
Boyd, Mr David, Prestwick Bryan, Mrs Mary Magdalene, Prestwick
Bryce, John, esq., 3 Allaway place Burns, Rev. Thomas, Monktown
Caldwell, Mr Andrew, Prestwick Campbell, Dav., esq., Mount Hamilton
Campbell, James, esq., of Craigie, Craigie house Campbell, Patrick, esq., Mount Hamilton
Campbell, William Gunning, esq., of Fairfield Cockran, Mr., lady bank, St. Quivox
Cowan, William, esq., Course hill Crawford, Mrs Jane, of ?? Fort street
Crawford, Mrs Margaret, of Newfield, 24 Wellington square Crawford, William, esq., of ??
Cunningham, Major Wm., Smith lodge Cuthill, Rev. Alexander, Midsands
Davidson, Mrs Ann, 22 Wellington sq Dunlop, Miss Ann, 16 Academy st
Dunlop, Miss Margaret, 10 Burns st Elaton, Mrs Margaret, Midsands
Ellis, Rev William, Mill st Fairfould, Miss, Prestwick
Fullarton, Mrs Susan Hunter, 36 Sandgate street Gardner, Mr Archibald, Prestwick
Garnett, William Norris, esq., 11 Wellington square Gemmell, Andrew, esq., 5 Allaway place
Gemmell, Dr Robert, Hourtree park Gordon, John T., esq., Newton lodge
Guthrie, Miss Margaret, Prestwick Hamilton, Alexander West, esq., of Belleisle
Hamilton, Archibald, esq., of Roselie Hamilton, Lieutenant-Colonel Hugh, Blackburn cottage
Hamilton, Mrs Jacobina, 3 Wellington sq Hamilton, Miss Jane, Blackburn cottage
Hamilton, John, esq., of Sundrum Hamilton, Miss Margaret, Mount Charles
Hamilton, Montgomerie, esq., Barns st Hay, Capt Francis, 1 Wellington sq
Henderson, Rev Jos. Elba st, Content Hendrie, Miss, Prestwick toll
Hughes, Mrs General, Mount Charles Humble, Mrs Rebecca, 29 Sandgate st
Hume, Mrs Mary, 14 Academy st Hunter, Mr Adam, Prestwick
Hunter, Mr John, Prestwick Hunter, Mrs of Downholme
Johnston, Miss, 12 Wellington square Kelso, Miss Jane, Frankvale
Kennedy, Miss Isabella, Sandgate st Kirk, Capt Robert, 10 Wellington sq
Lang. Rev Robert, 4 New Bridge st Latimer, the Misses, Park house
Limond, David, esq., (Provost of Ayr) of Dalblair Logan, Mr John Ronald, Prestwick toll
Logan, Mrs & Miss Martha, 2 Allaway place McHarg, Mrs Jane, 22 Barns st
Mackenzie, Col. George, Academy st Mackenzie, Miss Jane, 6 Barns st
McKnight, Col. Patrick, of Barns McLimont, Mrs Mary, 56 Sandgate st
Macpherson, Major Alexander, 23 Wellington square Macquhae, Rev, Stair, St Quivox
McQuatox, Mr Thomas, Prestwick Mair, Mrs Merrion, 12 Barns st
Maitland, Mrs Mary, 18 Cathcart st Manson, Mr Robert, Prestwick
Mason, Mrs, Prestwick toll Maxwell, Major Hamilton, 20 Wellington square
Miller, James, esq., of Springvale Montgomerie, Mrs Agnes, 54 Sandgate st
Montgomerie, Wm., esq., of Belmount Neill, Major William, (of Barnweill), 15 Wellington square
Oswald, Alexander Richard, esq., of Auchencruive Park, Lieut. James, Lady bank, St Quivox
Park, Miss Margaret, 8 Barns st Parker, John, esq., 6 Wellington sq
Paul, the Misses, Fort st Ranken, Mrs Jane, 14 Wellington sq
Reid, Mrs B., of Adamton Renwick,Rev Robert, 10 Charlotte st
Robb, John, esq., of Blackburn Robertson, Lieut William, Thymefields villa
Robertson, Lieut William, Prestwick toll Rollo, John Ballantine, esq., 39 New market street
Rollo, the Hon. Roger, Wellington sq Shaw, Capt. Thomas, 9 Cathcart st
Shaw, Rev William, 14 Charlotte st Shiels, Mr James T, Prestwick
Shiels, Mr Robert, Prestwick Smith, Mrs Janet, 43 Sandgate st
Smith, Mr John, Prestwick Smith, Mr William, Prestwick
Stevenson, Rev Dr George, Boghall Stevenson, Rev Jas., Newton manse
Tennant, Miss Catherine, 1 Cathcart st Tennant, Jno., esq., of Creoch, Wheatfield
Thomson, Mrs Elizabeth, of Daljereock, 16 Wellington square Thomson, Robert Kennedy, esq., 16 Wellington square
Tweedie, Lieut James, Fort st Wallace, Rev robert, Dalrymple
Weir, Mrs Mary, 12 Academy st Wilson, Rev Wm. Scott, 6 Charlotte st
Wood, Mrs Isabella, 16 Barns st  
Ayr Academy, Fort Street
Rector, Lohn Smith Memes LLD
Writing and Drawing Master, Robert Taylor
Arithemic and Bookkeeping, Jas Gray
Greek and Latin Master, Ebenezer Thomson
Modern Languages, Solmn Gross
English, Arthur Lang
Baxter, Eliza (ladies boarding), 4 Barnes street Bell, Samuel, Newton green
Brown, James, Lower Doon bridge Burgh School, Prestwick, Thos McCrorie, master
Cowan, Samuel, Mill st Gray, Margaret (ladies boarding), 19 Cathcart street
Gray, William, 127 High st Gross, Mrs Solomon (ladies boarding), Wellington square
Henderson, Ann, 16 Sandgate st Parochial School, Monktown, James Gigson, master
Parochial School, St Quivox, - Bryden, master Parochial School, Main street, Newton, John Gremmell, master; Saml Bell,
Assistant master Potts, John, 3 Charlotte st
School of Industry, Mill street, Miss Gourlay, mistress Scott, Robert, Fullerton st
Smith's Institution, Mill st, W McDerment, master Underwood, Jno, Weaver row, Newton
Wallace, Rev. Robert (boarding), Dalrymple Watson, William, John st, Content
McCubbin, John (& treasurer to the road trustee of the district of Ayr), 7 Academy st
Boyd, Joseph (coal), Ayr colliery Campbell, James (coal), South quay
Cowan & Sloans' (for Lloyds'), 31 Sandgate st Stewart, Thomas (coal), Wallace st, Wallace Town
Telfer, Alexander Bell (sailing packets), South quay  
Beaton, William, Allison st, Newton Dalrymple, Quinton, 1 Garden st, Wallace Town
Dalziel, John, Allison st, Newton Farquhar, William, Wallace st, Wallace Town
Kennedy, Hugh, Elba st, Content Lyon, Hugh, 49 High st
McEwen, William, Garden st, Wallace Town Moore, John, Main st, Newton
Park, Hugh, Main st, Newton Park, Robt, Garden st, Wallace Town
Richie, Alex, 4 Garden st, Wallace Town Steele, Thomas, Main st, Newton
Tinnock, Jane, 4 New Bridge st  
Crawford, Archibald, 30 High st Goudie, Robert, Isle lane
Norman, David, 225 High st  
Dickie, John, 112 High st Dunlop, David, 25 New Bridge st
Farrie, John, 35 High st Ferguson, John, 32 New Bridge st
Findlay, George, Main st, Newton Hamilton, John, 51 High st
Hutchinson, Jane, 150 High st McHutcheon, Adam and Maitland (& flour dealers), 184 High st
Meller, John, 100 High st Shaw, William, 11 High st
Smith, William, 64 High st Stewart, James, Main st, Newton
Wright, David, 50 Main st, Newton  
Ayr Bank, Hunters & Co, High st (draw on Sir William Forbes, bart. & Co. Edinburgh, & Herries, Farquhar and Co London) Ayrshire Banking Compy, New Bridge st (draw on the Royal Bank, Edinburgh, and Williams, Deacon & Co, London) - Quinton Kennedy, manager
Bank of Scotland (Branck of), Sandgate st (Draws on the Bank of Scotland, Edinburgh, and Coutts & Co, London) - Thomas McClelland, agent Glasgow Union Banking Compy (Branch of), New Market street (draw on the Glasgow Union Bank Branch, Edinburgh, and Jones, Loyd and Co, London) - Patrick Cowan, agent
Savings Bank, Kirk Port - Adam McHutcheon, treasurer, and Wm. Cowan, jun, secretary  
Anderson, Jas, Old toll, Ochiltree rd Crawford, James, Isle lane
Crawford, John, Monktown Dick, John, 34 Carrick st
Gray, Allan, Prestwick Hastings, Joseph, 255 High st
Howet, Andrew, Old Bridge end, Wallace Town Hunter and Affleck, Fullerton st
Kerr, George, 293 High st McCrorie, Thomas, Monktown
McKean, Hugh, New Market st Manson, George, 206 High st
Osborne, Wm., George st, Wallace Town Tennant, David, Allaway
Boyd, Robert, Waterside, Newton Green Cowan & Sloans', Waterside, Newton Green
Cowan, Adam, 37 High st Dick, John, 28 New bridge st
Irvine, Samuel, 91 High st McCormick & Currie, 23 High st
Tennant, David, 85 High st  
Adam, John, Allison st, Newton Aitken, Hew, 11 New Bridge st
Bone, Adam, 224 High st Dobbie, James, 83 High st
Dunlop, John, Cross st, Wallace Town Guthrie, John, Prestwick
Hutchinson, David, Monktown Johnston, Robert, 17 Bridge st
Kinnon, Hugh, Old Bridge end Lauchlan, John, 114 High st
Limond, George, 120 High st McCreath, John & Son, New Market st
McLelland, James, 17 Bridge st McMaster, hugh, 106 High st
McNeilie, John, 4 High st McSkimming, William, Monktown
Martin, John Hall, Main st, Newton Ross, Alexander, 95 High st
Smith, Ebenezer, 141 High st Smith, William, Monktown
Wilson, John, 6 New Bridge st  
Alexander, Thomas, 104 High st Calmers, Robt, Wallace st, Wallace Town
Farrie, Thomas, Main st, Newton Goldie, William, 99 High st
McIlwrath, John, 32 High st Miller, James, 128 High st
Ross, Thomas, 25 Isle lane  
Crawford, Catherine, 29 High st Cathcart, Jane, Main st, Newton
Davidson, Ann, 72 High st Guthrie, Charles, 40 High st
Wilson & Brown, Mill st  
Adair, John (& builder), Sandgate st Afflick, William, 214 High st
Dickie, John, 194 High st Dunlop, James, 70 High st
Galloway, John, 37 New Market st Gordon & Watson, 67 High st
Gray, Robert, Main st Newton Guthrie, James, Allison st, Newton
Kilgour, Jas., Cross st, Wallace Town King, Thomas, Sandgate st & Fort st
McKnight, John & Co, Main st, Newton McLean, John, 144 High st
Norval, James, Content st Park, William, 80 High st
Paton, James, Fullarton st Reid, Matthew, 13 Mill st
Spier, William, River st, Wallace Town Underwood, John, New Market st
Templeton, James, jnr, Fort st  
CARPENTERS & JOINERS (See also Cabinet Makers)
Adair, John (& builder), Sandgate st Davidson, Alexander, George st, Wallace Town
Guthrie, John, Prestwick King, Thomas (& builder), Sandgate street and Fort street
McClure, George, 43 Carrick st Paton, Jas (& builder), Fullerton st
Shaw, John, 156 High st Smith, William, Prestwick toll
Thomson, Robt, George st, Wallace Town  
Hutchinson, David, Monktown Kerr, Janet, 297 High st
Lockhart, James, Prestwick Logan, David, Alloway
Logan, Hunter, Main st, Newton McConnonchie, Robert, Old Bridge end, Wallace Town
McNabb, James, Old toll McVicar, James, Lower Doon bridge
Meikle, John, George st, Wallace Town Porteous, Jas, Monktown
Thomson, Robert, George st, Wallace Town  
Sutherland, John, High st Wilson, John, 15 Sandgate st
Divan, James, Wallace st Wallace Town Gouldie, Robert, Bridge st
McCloskey, James, 52 High st Neil, James, 34 High st
Morton, James, 47 Sandgate st  
Arthur, Charles, Sandhill Gourley, William (dealer), Carrick st
McJames, Robert, 130 High st Taylor, George & Co, office North side of the harbour
Taylor, George & Co, Ayr colliery; office, North side of the harbour
Dunlop, David, 25 New Bridge st Nichol, Adam, 3 and 207 High st
Porteous, Samuel, 70(?) High st  
Farquhar, Robt, Wallace st, Wallace Town Muir, David, Old Bridge end
Orr, William, Harbour st Turnbull, Alexander, Isle lane
Young, William, 1300 High st  
Cowan & Sloane, 31 Sandgate st Hunter, Adam, 6 Kirk port
Kinross, John, Port st Stewart, Charles, South quay
Turner, David, High st  
Farrie, Thomas, Carrick st Kerr, David, 251 High st
Lang, Mrs., Isle lane Wallace, William, High st
Paterson, John, Mill st Paterson, John jnr, 46 Mill st
Smith, Hugh (leather seller), 157 High st Watson, William, 138 High st
Alexander, Robert jnr, 187 High st Crawford, Jas., Wallace st, Wallace Town
Doonan, Alex., 58 Main st, Newton Hutchinson, James, Old Bridge end, Wallace Town
Wood, Robert, Main st Newton  
Atlas - James Harper, Fort st British Commercial - McCormick and Carnie, 23 High st
Caledonian - Cuthbert Cowan, High st Hercules - Thomas McClelland, Sandgate st
North British - John Paul, Fort st Scottish Amicable (life) - John Kinross, Fort st
Scottish Equitable (life) - David Cowan, 60 Sandgate st Scottish Union - James Morton, 9 Wellington square
Scottish Widows' Fund & Life Insurance Co - Thomas McClelland, Sandgate st Sea Insurance Compy - Thomas McClelland, Sandgate st
West of Scotland - Jno Kinross, Fort st  
Cuthbert, Andrew (& spirit dealer), 61 and 63 High street Lawson, James, 125 High st
Scott, James, 77 High st Shankland, Adam (salmon fishery contractor), 48 High st
Arbuckle, William and James, 5 Sandgate st Bicker, Alexander, Main st, Newton
Dick, Daniel, High st Lockhart, Adam, 24 High st and Main st, Newton
Rodger, Jas & Son, Old Meal market  
Lyon, George, 154 High st Lyon, Hugh, 49 High st
McLatchie, Janet, 152 High st Morris, James, 35 Sandgate st
Reid, John, Bridge st Ritchie, John, 42 High st
Smith, Ebenizer, 162 High st  
Dunlop, William, 41 New Market st Ferguson, James, Main st, Newton
Highet, William & Son (and slate merchant), 7 Cathcart st Kier, David, 127 High st
GROCERS & SPIRIT DEALERS (See also Victuallers & Spirit Dealers, and also Wine & Spirit Merchants)
Aird, Jean, Main st, Newton Alexander, John, Main st, Newton
Alexander, Thomas, 74 High st Allen, Alexander, 57 High st
Auld, James, 1 New Bridge st Auld, John, 54 High st
Baird, John, 113 High st Bone, James & Co, 2 Sandgate st
Bothwick, John, 13 Main st, Newton Brown, William, 203 High st
Campbell, Samuel, 236 High st Campbell, Wm., Cross st, Wallace town
Candlish, Wm. Green st, Newton Crawford, Peter, Main st, Newton
Dickie, Janet, 209 High st Ferguson, James, 14 New Bridge st
Ferguson, Margt, 46 Main st, Newton Fergusson, David, 129 High st
Fergusson, John, 109 High st Forrest, Robert, 126 High st
Frew, Archbd, 56 Cross st, Wallace Town Frew, John, 49 Main st, Newton
Gardiner, Margaret, 118 High st Goudie, Jas., George st Wallace Town
Goudie, James, 192 High st Gray, James, Cross house, Main st, Newton
Gray, Thomas, 177 High st Hazle, Alexander, 19 Isle lane
Hazle, Jas., Wallace st, Wallace Town Henderson, John, 6 Main st, Newton
Houston, Jane, 158 High st Hunter, Jas., 101 High st
Hutchison, John, Wallace st, Wallace Town Kennedy, Hugh, Elba st, Content
Kirkland, James, 27 Wallace st Wallace Town Lawson, William, 123 High st
McCormick, Ribert, 71 Fish cross McDougall, Mary (grocer), Main st, Newton
McKay, Alexr., 15 Cross st, Wallace Town McLean, Christian, 172 High st
McNeil, John (grocer), Wallace st, Wallace Town Maxwell, Jas., 38 Main st, Newton
Maxwell, Mary (grocer), Main st, Newton Mitchell, Jas., George st, Wallace Town
Montgomery, James, 145 High st Moore, James, Main st, Newton
Morrison, James, 248 High st Park, Hugh, Main st, Newton
Pearson, Martin, 226 High st Richie, Alexander (grocer), Cross street, Wallace Town
Sample, Robt, Wallace tower, High st Scott, James, 77 High st
Shaw, Jas., Wallace st, Wallace Town Shearer, Matthew, 153 High st
Smith, David, Allison st, Newton Taylor, Archbd, Garden st, Wallace Town
Thom, Charles, 134 High st Wallace, William, 6 High st
Williamson, Mary, North shore, Newton green Wilson, Christina, 44 Main st, Newton
Wilson, William, Elba st, Content Wood, William, 163 High st
Young, David, George st, Wallace Town  
Auld, James, 6 Bridge st Brotherton, John, 96 High st
Hulston, John, 17 New Bridge st McKean, James, Isle lane
Bell, David, 22 High st Crawford, Archibald, 39 High st
Logan, David, 149 High st  
Demas, David, 1 High st Gibson, John, 17 High st
Wilson, Andrew, 12 New Bridge st  
Fadzen, James, 10 Main st, Newton Todd, James, 122 High st
Wilson, John, 88 High st  
Ayr Arms (& Posting house), George Dunn, 1 Sandgate st Black Bull, Hugh Findlay, Old Bridge end, Wallace Town
Burns' Arms, Thomas Anderson, Alloway Crown, William Morton, 119 High st
King's Arms (and Posting house), James Sinclair, 14 High st  
Parker, John & Co (manufacturers of steam engines, boilers, machines &c.), Waterside foundry, Newton green Parker, William (and manufacturer of chains & chain cables), Clann's vennel, Newton
Rae, William & Co (& steam engine manufacturers), Darlington row, Newton green  
Cowan & Sloans', 31 Sandgate st Highet, Matthew, 116 High st
Miller, James, 128 High st  
Gray, William (and dealer in bar iron), 87 High st Highet, James, 50 High st
Highet, Matthew, 116 High st Hunter, Janet, 68 High st
Miller, James (and plane maker), 128 High street and Carrick street  
Goudie, David, High st Murray, David, Garden st, Wallace Town
Ayr Library, Fort st, Andrew Paterson, librarian Dick, John, 28 New Bridge st
Logan, David, 149 High st  
Murdoch, James, South quay Parker & Robb, North shore
Blackwwod, Adam, 17 Sandgate st Bone, Adam, 2 High st
Bryden, John, 58 High st Cochrane, Jane, 110 High st
Graham, Cornelius, 55 High st Graham, John, 9 New Market st
Kinloch, John, 12 High st Mackay, John, 43 High st
McKay, Robert, 13 New Bridge st McMaster, David, 25 High st
McTaggart, Peter & Son, 75 High st Maxwell, Peter, 45 High st
Miller, Hugh, 132 High st Muir, James Stephen, 8 High st
Murray, Thomas, 22 New Bridge st O'Hara, John, 41 High st
Rutherford, Margt Dunlop, 124 High st Sloss, John, 4 New Bridge st
Guthrie, Charles, High st Watson & Brown, Mill st
Carole, Adam, High st Cowan & Sloans', 31 Sandgate st
Donaldson, Hugh & Sons, high st Gordon, John Taylor, North side of the harbour
Highet, William, Cathcart st Hunter, Adam, 6 Kirk port
Kinross, John, Fort st Paton, James, Fullerton st
Telfer, Alexander Bell, South quay Wise, Alexander, New Bridge st
Goudie, Robert, Isle lane McQuater, Alexander, 28 Sandgate st
Murdoch, James, High st Stevenson & Pollock, New Market st
Wilson, John, Fort st  
Austin, Robert, Over mills Calderwood, Alexander, Adamton
Gill, James, Monktown McWhinnie, James, New Market st
Smith, James & Andrew, Town mills  
Bell, Charlotte, 66 High st Beveridge, Jane, 2 New Bridge st
Burns, Mary (& baby linen warehouse), 4 New Market st Currie, Ann, 62 High st
Dow, Catherine, High st Jamieson, Jane (& baby linen), Sandgate st
Johnston, Mary 41 New Market st Kirkland, Jane, 27 Wallace st, Wallace Town
Latimer, Mary, Mill st Lennox, Jean, 81 High st
Lyon, Mary, 49 High st McCall, Margaret, Main st, Newton
McGill, Mary, Hill st McHutcheon, Sarah, 23 Sandgate st
McIlwraith, Marion, New Market st McJannet, Janet, 232 High st
Macsorley, Eliza, 4 New Bridge st McWhinnie, Barbara, 6 Cathcart st
Morton, Janet, 13 High st Morton, Margaret and Merrion, 6 Sandgate st
Murdoch, Christian, 7 High st Neil, Jane, George st, Wallace Town
Paton & Forsen, 27 High st Scott, Maria, Fullerton st
Sprent, Agnes, 23 New Market st  
Highet, James, 50 High st Highet, Matthew, 116 High st
Miller, James, 128 High st and Carrick st Taylor, John, 144 High st
Ayr Advertiser - (Thursday) - McCormick & Carnie, publishers, High st Ayr Observer - (Tuesday) - Foster Fraser & Co, publishers, 28 New Bridge st
Goldie & Lamb (seedsmen), 133 High st Imrie, Thomas, 93 High st
McKenna, Peter, South shore Smith, James & son, Town head
Limmond, John & Co, 107 High st Mackintosh, Gregory, 7 New Bridge st
Mackintosh, Neil, 2 Harbour st Moore, Harvey, 15 Sandgate st
Muir, Alexander, 148 High st  
Beith, Duncan, 28 Sandgate st Cowan, James, 21 Sandgate st
Halston, John, 17 New Bridge st  
Donaldson, William, Fort st Sloan, Charles, Sandgate st
Sym, James, 5 Wellington square Whiteside, Phillip, 16 New Bridge st
Whiteside, William, 3 Cathcart st  
Anderson, James, Boat vennel Cockran, Samuel, George st, Wallace Town
Guthrie, David, John st, Content McQueen, John, Kilmarnock road, Newton
Smith, Thomas, Main st, Newton  
McIlwraith, John, 32 High st Miller, James, 128 High st and Carrick st
Mosman, John, Wallace st, Wallace Town  
Boyle, Robert (and draining tile and brick maker), Fort st  
Donnan, James H., 29 High st Fraser, John Foster & Co, 28 New Bridge st
McCormick & Carnie, 23 High st  
Dow, Peter (minature painter), High street Hall, James, (dancing), 15 New Market st
Hall, John, (music), 5 Academy st  
PUBLICANS See Inns, and also Vintners
Cowan & Sloans', Waterside, Newton green Lawson, James, 125 High st
Reid, David, 82 High st  
Brown, Saml., River st, Wallace Town Dunlop, Neil, 78 High st
Gray, Thomas, 84 High st Kerr, John, 117 High st
Mackay, Margaret, 231 High st Stewart, Thomas, Wallace st, Wallace Town
Cowan & Sloans', 31 Sandgate st Cunningham, William, South quay
Taylor, George & Co, North shore  
Cowan & Sloans', Waterside, Newton green  
Hutchison, Elizabeth & Agnes, Wallace street, Wallace Town Rae, mary, 80 High st
Sprott, Catherine, 19 Carrick  
Crawford, William, John st, Content Dunlop, Hugh, jnr, Prestwick toll
Elston, John, 272 High st Jamieson, William, 209 High st
Kay, John, River st, Wallace Town Kennedy, James, 17 Carrick st
McCarter, William, Prestwick McGachan, Robert, Content
Parker & Robb, 193 High st Parker, John, John st, Content
Stewart, James, Allison st, Newton  
Galloway, Quall, 32 High st Murdoch, James, Cassillia st
Taylor & Co, Bellrook Wilson, Peter, Thorny flat
Beveridge, Agnes, 80 High st Mather, Mary & Janet, Main st Newton
Morton, Margt & Marrion, 6 Sandgate st Ramsay, Margt & sisters, Isle lane
Williamson, Mary, John st, Content Wilson, Marion, 86 High st
Craig, William, 25 High st Craig, William B., 46 High st
Gibson, John, Lottery hall, Newton green Martin, Wm., Wallace st, Wallace Town
Mitchel, George, 2 Kirk port Ronald, John, 60 High st
Wright, David, 16 High st  
Campbell, James (road), High st  
McDerment, James (land), 56 Mill st Thomson, Alexander (land), Fort st
Alexander, Andrew, 79 High st Allen, Wm., River st, Wallace Town
Anderson, Frs, River st, Wallace Town Auld, Thomas, Alloway st
Baggs, James, Prestwick Burns, Andrew (& clothier), 17 High st
Cowan, Andrew, 40 High st Farquhar, Hugh, Elba st, Contact
Girvan, Peter, 40 High st Givan, Jno. Allaway st
Harvey, John & Thomas, 19 New bridge st Houston, Jas., Harbour side, Newton
Loudon, James, 36 High st McCubbin, Alexander, 31 and 29 New Market st
McKinnon, Nicholas, 107 High st McLarty, Malcolm, 172 High st
McMillan, James, 127 High st Morn, Thomas, Main st, Newton
Murphy, William, Monktown Paton, Robert, Elba st, Content
Priestly, John, Wallace st, Wallace Town Purdie, Peter, Bridge st
Richmond & McGill, Cross st, Wallace Town Rodie, James, Monktown
Skilling, James, Wallace st, Wallace Town Sloane, John (& clothier), 4 New Bridge st
Smith, James, 160 High st Tannyhill, John, 3 Harbour st
Wallace, John, Prestwick Wallace, Mattw, George st, Wallace Town
Williamson, James, John st, Content  
Baird, John, 113 High st Donaldson, Hugh & Sons, 65 High st
Lawrie, Alexander, 90 High st  
Donaldson, Hugh & Sons, 65 High st Watson, Wm., Mill st and High st
Cowan & Sloans', 31 Sandgate st Donaldson, Hugh & Sons, 65 High st
Hunter, Adam, 6 Kirk port  
Cuthbertson, William Baynham, 142 High st Stewart, Peter, 26 New bridge st
McMillan, Neil, 83 High st Reid, John, 26 New Bridge st
Wilson, John, 15 Sandgate st  
Benson, James, 167 High st Dow, John, 1 Harbour st
Graham, Johathan, 193 High st Lawson, William, 10 New Bridge st
McEwen, James, 187 High st Miller, John, 239 High st
Murdoch, Jane, 179 High st Sloan, John, 189 High st
Wallace, William, 165 High st Wilson, James, 189 High st
Adams, John, Prestwick Agnew, Niven, South quay
Aitken, Andrew, Old Bridge end, Wallace Town Ballantine, John, 214 High st
Beggs, John, 230 High st Bisset, Mary, 161 High st
Brown, Martha (Ayrshire & Galloway Inn), Cattle market Bryan, Charles (Crown), Monktown
Campbell, John, Main st, Newton Crawford, James (Campbell Arms), Monktown
Crawford, Mary, 17 High st Cunningham, James (Cattle market Inn), Cattle market
Davidson, Ann (Crown & Thistle), 72 High st Dunlop, Hugh, Prestwick toll
Elliot, John (Wallace tav), 10 High st Fullarton, Margaret, South quay
Galloway, Ann, South quay Gordon, Mary, South quay
Goudie, John (Burn's cottage), Alloway street Goudie, Robert, 238 High st
Guthrie, David, 29 Isle lane Guthrie, John (Red Lion), Prestwick
Hodgen, David, George st, Wallace Town Housten, William, South quay
Hunter, Ann, South quay Hunter, Janet, Harbour side, Newton
Hutchinson, Alexander (Leopard), 63 High st Johnstone, James (George & Dragon), 115 High st
Kennedy, John, South quay Kerr, James, 166 High st
Latta, Christine, South quay Lockhart, James, Prestwick
Logan, Hunter, Main st, Newton McAlister, John, Cross st, Wallace Town
McCall, Alexander, Main st, Newton McCall, Hugh, Newton green
McCall, John, Monktown McClelland, John, Content st
McConnochie, Robt, 19 New Market st McFarlane, Janet, Bridge st
McJanet, Robt (Blue Bell), 130 High st Mack, Margaret (Burn's Tavern), 20 New Bridge st
McKarnan, Barnard, Bridge st McKie, Jane, 12 New Market st
McKinnon, Peter, Newton green McKissock, Peter, 10 New Bridge st
McMicken, Elizabeth, South quay McMillen, Mary, Main st, Newton
McMurtrie, Robert (Wallace Tower and owner of post horses and gigs for hire), 188 High st McNabb, Margaret, 17 New Market st
McNaughton, Jas., 1 Main st Newton McPherson, John, Main st, Newton
McTaggart, James, Isle lane McWhinnie, Agnes, Alloway st
Mair, John, Wallace st, Wallace Town Milligan, Ann, Boat vennel
Mitchell, Elizabeth, South quay Mitchell, Hugh (Prestwick Arms), Prestwick
Morton, Mrs, Main st, Newton Muir, Agnes, 5 High st
Murray, Hugh, 38 High st Neill, Thomas, Elba st, Content
Orr, Mary, South quay Osborne, Wm., Kilmarnock road, Newton
Reid, David, 245 High st Ritchie, Jas (Wheat Sheaf), Monktown
Ross, William, 19 Isle lane Shankland, Adam (Vulcan), 48 High st
Slaven, John, George st, Wallace Town Smith, Fullarton (Cow), Monktown
Stewart, Patrick, Bridge st Thom, Samuel, Main st, Newton
Trodder, Jno (Oak Tree), Monktown Walker, James, Alloway st
Wallace, Hugh, 229 High st Wright, Daniel, Prestwick toll
Brown, Peter (& engraver), 18 High st Ingram, William, 8 New Market st
Jamieson, Thomas, 79 High st Murdoch, James, Main st Newton
Murdoch, James, Bridge st Silmen, William, 21 High st
Templeton, John, 204 High st  
Davidson, William, River st, Newton Murdoch, William, 148 High st
Wilson, James, Main st, Newton Young, John, Main st, Newton
Campbell, Duncan, 23 New Bridge st Campbell, Samuel, 236 High st
Cuthbert, James & Co, Academy st Davidson, Robert, 9 High st
Ferguson, James, 14 New Bridge st Forrest, Robert, 126 High st
Gray, william, 4 New Market st Kinross, John, Fort st
McCormick, - 71 Fish cross Whiteside, Anthony, Academy st
Williamson, Andrew, 2 Kirk port Wood, William, 168 High st
WRIGHTS (See Carpenters & Joiners, and also Cartwrights)
Boswell, John Douglas, Sandgate st Brown & McClelland, Wellington sq
Brown, John (and Town clerk of Newton), Academy st Cowan, David, 60 Sandgate st
Craig, William, 8 Wellington square Eaton, Charles (and commissary clerk), County buildings
Erskine, Joseph, 21 High st Harper, James, Fort st
Hunter, David, 37 New Market st Johnstone, Quinton, 7 Wellington sq
Kirkland, William, 41 Sandgate st McCosh, Thomas, Fullerton st
Morton, James, 9 Wellington sq Murdoch, Alexander, County buildings
Murdoch, James F. (writer), County buildings Paul, John, Fort st
Reid, Hugh, 20 New Bridge st Robertson, Robert, 23 Sandgate
Rowan, Stephen, 8 Cathcart st Shaw & McMurtree, County buildings
Wallace, William, 58 Sandgate st Wilson, John, Fort st
Adams, John, shopkeeper, Prestwick Baggs, William, shopkeeper, Prestwick
Brown, Thomas, keeper of horses and gigs for hire, 38 Carrick st Bryan, Andrew, millwright, Prestwick
Campbell, George, billet master, High st Carson, Andrew, jeweller, 52 New Market st
Dickie, Margaret, shopkeeper, Monktown Ewen, Peter, beer retailer, 33 High st
Fraser, N B, chymist &c, new Bridge st Goudie, Danl, bookbinder, 11 New Market st
Harris, William, shopkeeper, Prestwick Hill, James, manufacturer of woollen cloth, blankets, &c, Cross st, St Quivox
Hunter, William, blanket, flannel, & plaid manufacturer, Limonts lane, St Quivox Lockhart, Robert, New Bridge tollbar
McLachlan, Robert, architect and builder, Alloway st McMasters, John, trunk maker, Old Flesh Market close
Miller, William, cork cutter, 195 High st Miller, William, flax dresser, 221 High st
Milnie, James, shopkeeper, Prestwick Mitchell, John, tea dealer, Main st
Peden, Hugh, gunsmith, 18 Sandgate st Reid, Adam, weaver, Main st, Newton
Ritchie, Elizabeth, shopkeeper, Prestwick Walker, James, stone cutter, 121 High st
Wallace, Jno, officer to the burgh, Prestwick Wright, Elizabeth, eating house, 94 High st
Established Church, High st & Fort st - Rev Dr Robert Auld and Rev Alexander Cuthill Established Church, St Quivox - Rev Stair Macquhae
Established Church, Newton - Rev James Stevenson Established Church, Prestwick - Rev Thomas Burns
Wallace Town Chapel, Content - Rev John Alexander English Church, Content st - Rev William Scott Wilson
Associate Synod of Original Seceders, bottom of George st, Wallace Town - Rev George Stevenson
United Associate Synod of the Seccession Church, Wallace st - Rev William Shaw Methodist Chapel, Charlotte st - Ministers not stationary
Moravian Chapel, Mill st - Rev William Ellis Independent Chapel, River st, Wallace Town - Rev Robert Lang
Relief Chapel, Cathcart st - Rev Robert Renwick Reform Presbytery Chapel, George st - Rev Joseph Henderson
Roman Catholic Chapel, Content - Rev William Thomson  
COUNTY BUILDINGS, Wellington square
Town Clerk's Office - Alexander Murdoch
Clerk of the Peace - David Shaw
Sub-Sheriff - William Eaton
Keeper of the County Prison - Hugh Macpherson
Sheriff Clerk - Gilbert McNab
CUSTOM HOUSE, Wellington square
Collector - The Honourable Roger Rollo
Comptroller - David Ewen
Principal Coast Officer at Girvan - James Elder Ayr Library, Fort st - Andrew Paterson, librarian
Dispensary, 102 High st - Robert Hodgeon, house apotherary Excise Office, Elba st, Contact - Jas Henderson, supervisor
Gas Works, South Shore - John Haswell, manager Mechanics' Institution, Wallace Tower, High st - Adam Cowan, librarian
Poor House, Mill st - Wm. McDerment, master - Eleanor Mitchell, matron Public Reading Room, Town's bridge - Hugh Reid, secretary
Stamp Office, 35 Sandgate st - Lieut-Col Hugh Hamilton, distributor Tax Office for the Borough & Parish, Sandgate st - Thomas McClelland, collector
Tax Office for the County, 53 Sandgate st - John Douglas Boswell, collector  


None travel on Sundays except the mails.

To Cumnock, the "Independent" (market coach), from the Wallace Tower Inn, 188 High street, every Tuesday and Friday afternoon at four.

To Dalmellington, a Car, from the Waallace Tower Inn, 188 High st, every Tuesday and Friday afternoon at 4.

To Dumfries, the "Craigengillan Castle" from the Ayr Arms, every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday; goes through Dalmellington, Carsphairn, Minnyhive, Dunscoll.

To Edinburgh, the "Marquis of Hastings" from the Ayr Arms, every morning at eight, goes through Kilmarnock, Galston, New Mills, Darvel, Strathaven, Garion Bridge, and Mid-Calder.

To Girvan, the "Robert Burns" (Market coach), from the Commercial Inn, every Tuesday and Friday afternoon at four; goes through Maybole and Kirkoswald.

To Glasgow, the "Royal Mail" (from Portpatrick), calls at the Ayr Arms and the King's Arms, each alternate month, every night at ten; the "Telegraph", from the King's Arms, every morning at half past six and afternoon at three; and the "Defiance", from the Ayr Arms, every morning at ten; all go through Kilmarnock and Kingswell.

To Irvine and Troon, a market coach, from the Black Bull, Old Bridge end, every Tuesday and Friday afternoon at half past three.

To Kilmarnock, an omnibus, from the office in harbour street, every afternoon at four.

To Maybole, the "Earl of Cassilis", from 123 High street, every Tuesday and Friday afternoon at four.

To Portpatrick, the "Royal Mail" (from Glasgow), calls at the Ayr Arms and the King's Arms each alternate month, every evening at a quarter past nine; goes through Maybole, Girvan, Ballantrae, and Stranraer.


To Castle Douglas, Thomas Wallet, from the Blue Bell, High street, every alternate Saturday, and David Bucclench, from the George & Dragon, High street, every alternate Monday.

To Catrine, Thomas Murray, from 17 High street, every Tuesday and Friday.

To Crosshill, James McClowanan, from the George & Dragon, every Friday.

To Cumnock, Alexander Simpson, from the Blue Bell, every Monday and Thursday; and Andrew Findlay, Alexander Findlay and David Smith, from 17 High street, every Tuesday and Friday.

To Dailly, Matthew Robertson, from the George & Dragon, every Tuesday.

To Dalmellington, John Hoare, from the George & Dragon, every Tuesday and Alexander Gammell, from the same house every Friday.

To Dalrymple, David Mitchell, from the George & Dragon, every Tuesday and Friday.

To Edinburgh, James Boyd, from 244 High street, every Monday.

To Girvan, William Drennan, from the George & Dragon, every Wednesday.

To Glasgow, Andrew Gerren, from the Plough, every Monday, and John Cuthbert, from his house, Main street Newton, daily (Wednesday excepted).

To Irvine, William Arthur, from the George & Dragon, every Tuesday and Friday.

To Kilmarnock, Thomas Frew, from the Crown Inn, every Tuesday and Friday, and Mrs Dalziel, from Sandgate Street, every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.

To Kirkcudbright, Thomas Wallet, from the Blue Bell, every Saturday.

To Mauchline, John Reid, from 17 High street, every Tuesday and Friday.

To Maybole, James Kennedy, from the Crown Inn, every Tuesday and Friday.

To Minnyhive, John Hodson, from the Blue Bell, every Tuesday.

To Ochiltree, John Lammill, from 17 High street, every Tuesday and Friday.

To Paisley, Hugh Reid, from the George & Dragon, every Thursday.

To Patna, Andrew Gerren, from the Plough, every Thursday.

To Saltcoats, Wm. Arthur, from the George & Dragon, every Tuesday and Friday.

To Sanquhar, Thomas Afflick, from 17 High street, every Friday.

To Straiton, Thomas McQuator, from the Crown, every Tuesday and Friday.

To Stranraer, Hugh Reid, from the George & Dragon, every Wednesday.

To Torbolton, Andrew Fisher, from 17 High street, and -- Highet, from the Black Bull Inn, every Friday.


Steam Packets:

To Glasgow, the "Nimrod" (Capt Clark) and the "St Mungo" (Capt McLelland) call alternately every morning, calling at Troon, Ardrossan, Largs, Innerkip, Gourock, and Greenock.

Sailing Vessels:

To Campbeltown, the "Armadale", "Levina", "Jane", and "Elizabeth", call occasionally.

To Liverpool, the "Antelope", "Arthur", "Eleanor", and "Ann", sail once a fortnight - Alexander Bell Telfer, agent.

This transcript was kindly provided by Keith Muirhead from Queensland.