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extended from this Westward but they have all been removed and new dwelling houses occupy their sites there is a [weekly] Market held on thursday. A general Post office a Circulating Library a Coach starts daily for Ayr from the Sun Inn at 9 a.m. returning at 7 p.m. another passes through from Girvan to Ayr at the same time in the morning passing on its return at 6 p.m. also two Coaches which run between Ayr and N. Steward pass through here daily, -
The derivation of the name of the town And Parish of Maybole in the former Statistical account from Maybole, must be regarded as purely fanciful. Chalmers in his Caledonia says that the earliest Notice of the Name is in a Charter of Henry III in Hearne's Liber Niger. viz in 1192 Duncan the son of Gilbert di Galivieia gave to God and Saint Mary of Maelros a certain piece of land in Carrick Named Maybothel, and he suggests in Consequence an Anglo-Saxon derivation".
Statistical Account 1842

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