Prestwick  Ayrshire


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

Prestwick, vil. with ry. sta., Monkton and Prestwick par., Ayrshire, 2½ m. N. of Ayr, pop. 1064; P.O., T.O.; is an ancient burgh of barony, and has lands to the extent of 800 ac. Prestwick is a favourite watering-place, and is the headquarters of golfing in the west of Scotland.

Prestwick through time

Prestwick 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 Prestwick itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st June 2024

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