(Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Eglinton Castle was a large Gothic castellated mansion in Kilwinning, North Ayrshire, Scotland. Built before 1528, it was the ancient family seat of the Earls of Eglinton. Unfortunately, over the years, it fell into ruin and was abandoned in 1925. One tower survives today.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Peter Eglington who settled in Maryland in 1774; James Eglinton settled in Maryland in 1720; James Eglinton settled in Philadelphia in 1848; James Eglintown settled in Philadelphia in 1848..