Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Irvine. You may be able to find further references to Irvine in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Irvine a town and a parish Groome
Irvine, The a river Groome
Irvine, The river Bartholomew

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Irvine.

Place Type of entry Source
Alnwick Lodge colliery village Bartholomew
Alnwick or Annick Lodge a collier village Groome
Bartonholm colliery village Bartholomew
Bartonholm a collier hamlet Groome

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Irvine within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Daniel Defoe Letter 12, Part 1: South-Western Scotland 5
Daniel Defoe Letter 13, Part 1: Fife and Perth 2
William Camden Scotland: South of the Antonine Wall 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 12, Part 2: Glasgow and central Scotland 1
Robert Gammage Ayrshire and Renfrewshire 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Fullarton 0 2
Dreghorn 0 2
Perceton 0 2
Kilwinning 0 2
Ardeer 0 2
Dundonald 0 2
Stevenston 0 2
Crosshouse 0 2
Troon 0 2
Saltcoats 0 2
Cunninghame 0 2
Blair 0 2
Kilmaurs 1 2
Symington 0 2
Ardrossan 2 3
Kilmarnock 5 4
Riccarton 0 2
Dalry 0 2
Monkton 0 3
Stewarton 0 2