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Millport, North Ayrshire

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Millport, North Ayrshire

Administrative CountyNorth Ayrshire
Traditional CountyButeshire
OS GridNS1655
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01475

Millport, North Ayrshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Millport, watering-place, in S. of Great Cumbrae island, Cumbrae par., Buteshire, on Millport Bay, Firth of Clyde, 11 miles SW. of Wemyss Bay ry. sta. and 24 miles SW. of Greenock - police burgh, pop. 1738; vil., pop. 1749; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; is well sheltered and has a good beach; has a pier for the Clyde steamers by which communication is maintained regularly with other places on the Clyde; contains an Episcopal cathedral and college, founded and endowed by the Earl of Glasgow, whose seat (The Garrison) is adjacent. Millport was made a police burgh in 1864.

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