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Ayr Stories

Ayr Stories

Author: Dane Love
Price: £11.99
ISBN: 9781905769599
176 pages

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Twenty-six stories about the 'auld toon' of Ayr that will delight anyone with an interest in its fascinating past. Ayr has been a royal burgh since 1205 and is one of the most important towns in Scotland, with a history to match. Read about William Wallace's battles with the English on the streets of Ayr. Oliver Cromwell's occupation. Robert Burns. Witch burnings. The history of the Low Green. The murder of Sir Thomas Kennedy on Ayr shore. The great Ayr bank crash. The much-loved Ayr trams. Ayr and the sport of kings. The Popplewells and the Gaiety theatre. Ayr United FC. The Ross murder and the wrongful imprisonment of Paddy Meehan. And much more.