Stair  Ayrshire


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

Stair, par. and vil., Ayrshire, on river Ayr - par., 5376ac., pop. 928; vil., 6½ miles E. of Ayr; P.O.; gives the title of earl to the family of Dalrymple; Stair House, seat, is in vicinity.

Stair through time

Stair 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 Stair itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 14th June 2024

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