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DIRECTORY
PUBLIC BUILDINGS, &c- continued.
Masonic Lodges: — Ayr Kilwinning, No. 124 ;
Ayr St. James, No. 125 ; Ayr Royal Arcli,
No. 165; Avr and Renfrew Militia St.
Paul, No. 204; Ayr St. Paul's Roval Arch
Chap. No. 18: Royal Arch Chap. No. SO—
Conclave of Red Cross Knights, Masonic
Hall
Militia Stores (Ayrshire & Wigfconshirp), In-
fantry Barracks, South quay — Charles S.
M'Alester, adjuntant
Police Ollice, Town huildings, New Bridge
st— Donald M'Donald, superintendent
Public Library, Macneille buildings, New-
market st — Jibenezer Smith, jun. secre-
tary; Quintin Blane, treasurer; G.Pope,
librarian [manager
Queen's Rooms, Fort st— Hamilton Nirarao,
Road Trust (Ayr district) Oflice, County
buildings — Charles G. Shaw, clerk ; James
M'Muttrie, treasurer ; Allan Stevenson,
surveyor
Scottish Dairy Association, 70 Newmarket st
— James M'Murtrie, secretary
Town Buildings, New Bridge st
Town Buildings, Newton-ou- Ayr— William
Fergus M'Cubbin, town clerk
Town Buildings, Prestwick— James Andrew,
town clerl; ; John Gray, treasurer
Town Chamberlain's Office, Town buildings
Town Clerk's Office. Town buildings
Town Surveyor's lfice, Town buildings
Young Men's Christian Association, 146
. High st— A. G. Semple & William Wyllie,
secretaries ; William Hall, troasuror
AYR
CONVEYANCE BY RAILWAY.
ON THE GLASGOW AND SOUTII-WESTE UN LINE,
& ON THE AYR & DALMELLINGTON & TIIK
AYR, MAYBOLE A GIRVAN, & ON THE AYR &
MAUCHLINE (DIRECT), & UN THE AYR, CUM-
NOCK & MUIRKIRK (DIRECT) BRANCHES.
Station, top of Kyle st— John M'G-ill, station
master. Goods Station, North quay—
Mungo Wilson, goods manager ; Robert
Rodger, locomotive superintendent
Station (G. & S. W. Ry.), Auchincruive—
David M'Cardle, station master
Station (G. & S. W. Ry.), Prestwick— Robert
Kerr, station master
Station (G. & S. W. Ry.), Monkton— Robert
Johnstone, station master
COACHES.
To STRAITON & KIKKMICH AEL. from the
Ayr Arms Hotel, High st. Tuesday after-
noon at lour
CARRIERS
To all parts, Sutton's Parcel Express-- Wm,
Riiinsiiv, agent, 27.S High st
To BARR, Thomas M'Clure, from the Ayr.
shire iv. Gallowav Inn. AUowav st. Tuesday
To CATRINE & MAUCHLINU, William
Bell, from the Black Bull, River st. Wal-
lacetown, Tuesday
To CUOSSHILL, Neil Craig, from the Star,
High st. on Tuesdav & Friday
To CUMNOCK (Old & New), Robt, Vallance,
from the Whip, High st. Tuesday & Friday
To DALRYMPLE. Robert Main, from the
Whip, High st. Tuesday & Friday
AYRSHIRE
To JOPPA,<t COULTON, Thos. Hutchison,
from the Whip, His^'i st. dailv
To KILJIAUNOCK, by Rail, & D.-.vid M'Fad-
zean, from Main St. Newton, Wednesday &
Saturday
To KIRKMICHAL, James Caldwell, from
the Whip, Tuesday & Friday ; and Neil
Crai?, from the Star, High st. Tuesday &
Fridav
To KIRKOSWALD, John Smith, from tho
Whip, Tuesday
To MAYBOLE, David Watson, from the
Whip, High st. daily ; & David M'Dowall,
from Lane's court, Hteh st. daily
To OCHILTREE, Robert Brown, from tho
Whip. Hisli st. Tuesdav & Friday
To STRiAITO^', James Thomson, from tho
Whip, Hiaa st. Tuesdav & Friday
To TARtjOLTON, Thomas Rao, from tho
Black Bull, River st. Wallacetown, Tuesday
& Fridav
To TROON & DUND ON ALD, William Wal-
lace, from Land's court, High st. Tuesday
& Friday
CONVEYANCE BY WATER.
STEAM PACKETS.
To BELFAST, daily— Ayr Steam Shipping
Co. Dock buildings
To CAMPBELTOWN, Wednesday— Ayr
Steam Shipping Co. Dock buildings
To LIVERPOOL, Monday St. Friday— Ayr
Steum Shipping Co. Dock buildings
To LARNE, Monday, Wednesday & Friday
—Ayr Steam Shipping Co. Dock huildings
BALLANT1UE,
BARR HILL, COLMONELL AND NEIGHBOURHOODS.
small debts are recoverable only by summons. Ballantrae is without
cither fairs or weekly markets. The acreage of the parish is 33,561,
the population of which in 1S71 was 1,277, and in 1881, 1,442; that
of the village being 426.
Colmonell is a parish of 47,490 acres, bounded on the north and
west by the mouth of the Clyde; the village, which is pleasautly
situated and is much frequented by visitors during the summer
months, is 5 miles E. by n. of Ballantrae, on the north bank of the
Stinchar— a stream famed for its salmon and trout. In the village
is a Board school. The extent of this district is twenty miles in.
length hv nine broad ; population of the parish in 1871, 2, '.:&), and
in 1881, 2,191.
The picturesquo ruins of Craigneil, Kirkhill, Knockdolian, Pin-
wherry, Knockdaw and Carleton castles are to be seen in this
parish, which also abounds in lime. Tho nearest approximation
for persons desirous of visiting tho far-famed Ailsa Craig is from
Lendalfoot, in this neighbourhood. There are four quarterly
cattle markets at tho village ol Bare Hill, eight miles distant, in
this parish.
POST OFFICE, Ballantrae, James Wason, Post Master.— Letters arrive from the North and all parts of England (from Glasgow,
Ayr, and Girvan) at 10 a.m., and are despatched to all parts at 3-45 p.m. E^s 1- Money Order and Telegraph Office and Savings Bank.
Post Office, Barr Hill, Mary Peebles, Post Mistress.— Letters arrive (from Glasgow, Avr, and Girvan), at 10-30 a.m., and are
despatched thereto at 3-30 p.m. [S" Money Order Office and Savings Bank. Tho nearest Telegraph Office is at Colmonell, eight
miles distant.
Post Office, Colmonell, Thomas Drynan, Post Master.— Letters arrive from tho North and all parts of England (from Glasgow,
Ayr, and Girvan) at S-55 a.m., and from Ballantrae at 4-40 p.m., and are despatched (to Girvan and all parts) at 4-40 p.m. tS 8 Money
Order and Telegraph Office.
Post Office, Daljarrock, John Wilson, Post Master.— Letters arrive from (Glasgow, Ayr, and Girvan) at 8-15 n.m., and are
despatched thereto at 4-15 p.m. lis" The nearest Money Order and Telegraph Office is at Colmonell, four miles distant.
BALLANTRAE is a small seaport, in the parish of that name,
105 miles s.w. from Edinburgh, 68 s.w. from Glasgow, 31 s. of
24n.n.e. of Portpatrick,J8N. of Stranraer, 13 s. by w. of Girvan, Ayr,
and 25 s.s.w. of Maybole, situated near the south-western extremity
of the county, and on the banks of the river Stinchar, which here
falls into the Frith of Clyde. The approach to tho town from
Stranraer is over tho river, across which is an excellent stone
bridge of three well-proportioned arches. On the right, near the
bridge, stand the ruius of Ard-Slinchar castle, formerly belonging
to the Hamilton family. The place is principally supported by its
horriug and salmon fishery, the latter helouging to the Earl of
Stair. The chief local proprietor is James Hunter, Esq. j.p. of
Glenapp, whose mansion may be seen from tho village. Old Kirk-
cudbright kirk, now in ruins, gives a mournful yet pleasing effect
to .the surrounding scenery. A considerable number of new
buildings have recently been erected amongst which tho new Free
Church is conspicuous. A new burial ground has been added to the
old church. The Established church is a neat modern building,
ornamented with stone, in the plain Gothic style. There ars five
schools iu the parish. The nearest court is held at Girvan, where
GENTRY & CLERGY.
Aitken Mr. Robert, Colmonell
Barber .William, Esq. Dusk Lodge
Campbell Henry, Esq. Commercial Bank,
Ballan rae
Davie Rev. Duncan, The Manse, Colmonell
Elliot Hon. Hu«h F. (of Corwar), Barr Hill
Fullerton Mr. W. W. Ballantrae
Gibson Rev. Henry, Tho Manse, Glenapp
Grant A. B. Esq. Lugar Vale Lodge, Col-
monell
Gray Mrs. Elizabeth Barton F. Kirkhill
Castle
Hamilton Hugh, Esq. Pinmore, Daljarrock
Hepworth Major — , Drumlamford House,
Barr Hill
Hunter James, Esq. j.p. of Glenapp
Hyslop Edward, Esq. Union Bank, Barr Hill
Jardine Rev. Thomas, Barr Hill
Kennedy Captain David A. D. Craig House.
Colmonell
M'Clung James, Esq. Pinwherry
M'Counell William, Esq. Knockdolian House,
Colmonell
M'Culloch John, Esq. j.p, Laggan, Ballantr;ie
M'Fadzean Rov. James, Tho Manse, Col-
monell
M'llwraith Thomas, Esq. M d. Barr Hill
Nixon Rev. John, Tho Manse, Barr Hill
Oliver George, Esq. (of Mauchester),Laggan,
Ballantrae
Porteons Rev. James, The Manse, Ballantrae
Robson William, E^q. Dalreoch House, Col-
monell
Romer Robert, Esq. Ballantrae
Weir William, Esq. Kildonnnn, Barr Hill
Williamson Rev. Fergus J. Ballantrae
SCHOOLS.
Board Schools : —
Aochenflower— James Davidson, master
Ballantrao — Walter M'Farlane, master;
Agues Forsyth, mistress
Ballonhdown — Agnp* M'Whirfcer, mistress
Barr Hill. David Miller, master
Colninnell—James B. Farish, master
Gleniipn— Janet M'Kenny
Lendalfoo!; — Hilf>ii Gray, mistress
Pinwherry— Ah xmdi r Esson, master
Shennes— Juii^t Blackwood
BANKS.
Commercial Bank of Scotland, Limited
(branch), Ballantrae— draws on the head
oflice, Edinburgh, and the branches, and
the Loudon & Westminster Bank, London
— Henry Campbell, agent
Union Bank of Scotland, Limited (branch),
Barr Hill — draws on the head office,
Glasgow, and branches ; on Glyn, Mills,
Currie & Co. London; and the Provincial
Bank of Ireland, Dublin— Edwin Hyslop,
agent
Savings Bank (National Bank of Scotland),
Colmonell— John M'Williaras, a en
BLACKSMITHS.
Burton Gilbert, Heronsford
Clark David, Ballantrae
Corbutt John, Kilsaintninian, B
Goudie James, Drumgrier
M'Crindle Robeit, Ballochdowan
M l Ewen James, Balantrae
M'Millan Gilbert, Lendalfoot
Murdoch William, Colmonell
Survice John, Barr Hill
Tait Al'-xauder, Ballantrae
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