Stevenston  Ayrshire


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

Stevenston, town and par., Ayrshire - par. (containing Ardeer Works and part of town of Saltcoats), 3771 ac., pop. 5694; town, 1 mile NE. of Saltcoats, 2½ miles E. of Ardrossan, and 28 miles SW. of Glasgow by rail, pop. 3556; P.O., T.O. Many of the inhabitants find employment at the neighbouring coal mines and at Ardeer Works, which include ironworks, a foundry, a valuable sandstone quarry, and a dynamite factory.

Stevenston through time

Stevenston is now part of North Ayrshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how North Ayrshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Stevenston itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th June 2024

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