Newton upon Ayr  Ayrshire


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

Newton upon Ayr, par. and suburb of town of Ayr, on right bank of river Ayr, 585 ac., pop. 6511; was made a burgh of barony at an early date, and now forms part of Ayr parl. burgh.

Newton upon Ayr through time

Newton upon Ayr 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 Newton upon Ayr itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 14th June 2024

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