Ayrshire Towns and Parishes

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St Quivox - Ayr




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Google Map of St Quivox 

  1821 Census for St Quivox and Newton

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Pigot's 1837 Directory of St Quivox and Newton


Map of St Quivox 1818


1791-99 and 1845 Statistical Accounts


  Photographs of Headstones in St Quivox Cemetery

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Map of St Quivox today

This Link takes you to the MULTIMAP website where you will find a map of the town and the surrounding area as it is today. You can zoom in and out and move around in all directions.


StreetMap of St Quivox

This Link takes you to the STREET website where you will find a street map of the town as it is today. You can zoom in and out and move around in all directions.


Old Maps of Ayrshire Place Names

This link goes directly to the OLD MAPS website for an Ayrshire Index to detailed old maps of most Ayrshire Towns around 1860. You can explore out to all sides by using the arrows at the top of the page. These maps are ideal for finding the locations of areas such as farms.



The parish was originally known as Sanquhar or Sanchar (from the Gaelic "sean" = old and "coer" = fort). There are still farms with this name in the district. The present name of St. Quivox is believed to have been derived from 'Santa Kennocha Virgo in Coila" (a female personage of some local note, who lived in the reign of Malcolm II ). It has been found spelt as St. Kevock, St Kenochis, St. Cavocks and St. Evox. The latter could be found on local milestones until a few years ago....>

Here are some figures showing the parish's population through time:















St Quivox Websites


St Quivox Books


Ayrshire Books

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