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Kilmaurs, East Ayrshire

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Kilmaurs, East Ayrshire

Kilmaurs is a village in East Ayrshire, Scotland. It lies on the Carmel, 21.1 miles south by west of Glasgow. Population recorded in 2001 Census, 2601
Post townKilmarnock
Administrative CountyEast Ayrshire
Traditional CountyAyrshire
OS GridNS4041
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish

Other names by which Kilmaurs, East Ayrshire has been known in the past


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

Kilmaurs, small town and par. with ry. sta., N. Ayrshire - par., 5900 ac., pop. 3704; town, on Carmel Water, 2¼. miles NW. of Kilmarnock, pop. 1203; P.O., T.O.; has shoe and bonnet factories, and in the neighbourhood are coal and iron mines; the church dates from the early part of the 15th century; Kilmaurs was formerly a burgh of barony (1527) under the Earls of Glencairn; it was at one time noted for its cutlery.

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