Tarbolton  Ayrshire


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

Tarbolton, par. and vil. and ry. sta., Ayrshire - par. (containing Annbank), 12,059 ac., pop. 3599; vil., on Water of Fail, 1½ mile NW. of Tarbolton sta. and 7 NE. of Ayr, pop. 922; P.O., T.O., and P.O. (at sta.), called Tarbolton Station; was made a burgh of barony in 1671. The vil. and its neighbourhood have many reminiscences of the poet Burns.

Tarbolton through time

Tarbolton 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 Tarbolton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 25th June 2024

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