STEWARTON, a village on the west side of Lochryan, in the parish of Kirkcolm, 5½ mile north of Stranraer, Wigtonshire. The population is partly agricultural; but in almost every house, muslin-webs are embroidered by young men for the Glasgow manufacturers. The earnings of an embroiderer range between 8d. and 1s. 4d. a-day. Population 430.
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