compiled by Simon Taylor

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Survey in Watson, CPNS

For Carrick district of Ayrshire, see Galloway.

Ansell, Michael, 2008, ‘Carsphairn and Dalmellington Re-visited’, Journal of Scottish Name Studies 2, 1–10.

Clancy, Thomas Owen, 2008, Two Ayrshire Place-names, Journal of Scottish Name Studies 2, 99–114 [Pulprestwic and Trearne]

Clancy, Thomas Owen, 2011, ‘At St Meddan’s Convenience: Names of Troon and Environs’, Scottish Place-Name News 31 (Autumn), 11-14.

Close, Rob, 2001, The Street Names of Ayr (Ayr: Ayrshire Archaeological and Natural History Society).

Grant, Alison, 2005, ‘The Origin of the Ayrshire  Names’, in Cultural Contacts in the North Atlantic Region: The Evidence of Names, edd. Peder Gammeltoft, Carole Hough and Doreen Waugh [Shetland], 127–40.

Márkus, Gilbert, 2009, ‘Balinclog: A Lost Parish in Ayrshire’ Journal of Scottish Name Studies 3, 47–64.

Nicolaisen, W. F. H., 1963, ‘Notes and Comments on Scottish Place-Names: 21 Kilwinning’, Scottish Studies 7, 198-201.

Taylor, Simon, 2004, ‘Scandinavians in central Scotland: -place-names and their context’, in Sagas, Saints and Settlements, edd. Gareth Williams and Paul Bibire (Leiden, Netherlands), 125-45.

Taylor, Simon, 2009, ‘Ayrshire Place-Names: a rich seam still to mine’, Ayrshire Notes 38 (Autumn 2009), 4–18 [with an attempt at a complete bibliography of articles on individual Ayrshire place-names].