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Ayrshire

AYRSHIRE County in southwestern Scotland, with shores on the Firth of Clyde.  The Sheriff at Ayr, who first appeared in the reign of William the Lion (certainly by 1207, possibly by 1197), had jurisdiction over the districts of Cunningham, Kyle … Continue reading

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Argyll & Bute

ARGYLL & BUTE A district in the Strathclyde region in western Scotland, 1975-6; A unitary authority since 1996. The district united the greater part of the former county of Argyllshire with the island of Bute.   It was also (and still … Continue reading

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