Dailly view with Hadyard Hill in the background
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Dailly (Scottish Gaelic: Dail Mhaol Chiarain) is a village in South Ayrshire, Scotland. It is located on the Water of Girvan, 5 miles (8.0 km) south of Maybole, and 3.1 miles (5.0 km) east of Old Dailly. "New Dailly", as it was originally known, was laid out in the 1760s as a coal-mining village. In 1849 a fire broke out in Maxwell Colliery, one of the nearby mines, and continued to burn for 50 years.
- Thomas Thomson FRSE (1768-1852) antiquary and friend of Walter Scott
- Thomas's younger brother, John Thomson of Duddingston FRSE (1778 – 1840) minister at Dailly 1800-1805 and artist
- Hew Ainslie (1792–1878), poet
- Anne Hepburn, missionary was born here in 1925
- Tommy Lawrence, footballer
- Ross McCrorie, footballer who plays with Rangers
- Robby McCrorie footballer who plays with Rangers
- "An Stòr-dàta Briathrachais" (in Scottish Gaelic). Retrieved 7 March 2010.
- Thanksgiving Service for the life of Anne Hepburn [Order of Service]. Motherhood of God Papers, New College Library. (Mrs Hepburn's papers relating to the Motherhood of God Controversy were donated to New College Library in 2016).
- "Dailly (New Dailly)". Gazetteer for Scotland. Retrieved 4 July 2008.
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