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MAUC H LI N E.
(MaticUine village— distant 11 miles from Ayr, and 8| from Kilmarnock.)
Mauchline is situated on the river Ayr, and lies 5 miles to
the E.S.E. of Tarbolton, and 4 miles from Sorn. Population — -In
1831,2232; 1841,2156; 1851, 2471. Increase since 1831,
239. Extent — The parish comprises 24 square miles, is 8
miles in extent, and from 2 to 4 in breadth. Boundaries — It
is bounded on the north by Craigie and Galston ; on the east
by Sorn ; on the south by Auchinleck and Ochiltree ; and on
the west by Stair and Tarbolton. Character — Nearly the
whole parish is arable, and the population is chiefly agricultural.
There are three box-manufactories in Mauchline Village, and a
woollen mill at the clachan of Haugh. Mauchline serves as
the capital, so to speak, of a large rural district ; hence much
business is done in the place. Markets, ^c — There are seven
fairs in the town, chiefly for the sale of cattle.
Alexander, William Maxwell (c), of Ballochmyle, Mauchline
Anderson, Wm., blacksmith, Porter Lodge, do.
Balfour, James, boot and shoemaker, do.
Bone, James (c), farmer, Grassmillees, do.
Brown, John, builder, grocer & spirit-dealer, do.
Brown, Mungo, land-steward, Netherplace, Bogwood, do.
Brownlee, Thomas (c), farmer. West Mossgiel, do.
Bryce, Thomas, sexton, do.
Buchanan, Archibald, of Catrine Bank, J.P., Roddenhead,
[by Kilmarnock
Cameron & Smith, box manufacturers, Mauchline
Cameron, John (c), (of Cameron and Smith), do.
Campbell, Matthew, farmer, Highyard, do.
Cater, James, Inland Revenue Officer, do.
Clark, Davidson, & Co., box manufacturers, do.
Crawford, John, teacher, Crosshands, do.
Crawford, William (c), farmer. East Walton, do.
Crawford, John, grocer and spirit-dealer, do.
Crichton, John (c), farmer, Mosshead, do.
Dale, Andrew, farmer, Barskimming, do.
Dickie, Gavin (c), farmer, Killochhead, do.
Doak, Henry, saddler and harness maker, do.
Donaldson, Mrs., teacher, industrial department, Educational
Institution, do.

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