Dundonald  Ayrshire


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

Dundonald.-- coast par. and vil., Ayrshire -- par., 12,365 ac., pop. 8105; vil., 5 miles SW. of Kilmarnock; P.O.; contains part of parl. burgh of Irvine and the greater part of town of Troon; coal is mined, and sandstone is quarried; a little W. of vil. are the ruins of Dundonald Castle, the property of the Cochranes, Earls of Dundonald; Robert II. died at Dundonald Castle in 1390.

Dundonald through time

Dundonald 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 Dundonald itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 26th May 2024

Not where you were looking for?

Click here for more detailed advice on finding places within A Vision of Britain through Time, and maybe some references to other places called "Dundonald".