Dalry  Ayrshire


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

Dalry.-- town and par. with ry. sta., in co. and 17½ m. miles NW. of Ayr, 22½ SW. of Glasgow, 70 SW. of Edinburgh, and 393 NW. of London -- par., 19,284 ac., pop. 10,215; town, pop. 5010; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks; has woollen and worsted mills, an oil and stearine factory, &c., and is the seat of business for the great neighbouring ironworks of Blair and Glengarnock.

Dalry through time

Dalry 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 Dalry itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 20th June 2024

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