These directories all contain Ayton entries. Click on the underlined headings to read more.
The Ayton entry from from a Berwick upon Tweed directory
Extract of the Ayton section giving much detail about the people and activities in Ayton in the mid 19th century.
The "Berwickshire Advertiser" 1932 directory of Berwickshire This is an extract of the Ayton entries.
The "Berwickshire Advertiser" 1935 directory of Berwickshire. This is an extract of the Ayton entries.
The "Berwickshire Advertiser" 1939 directory of Berwickshire. This is an extract of the Ayton entries.
By the late 19th century the Post Office became the major publisher of directories and they are nowadays generally referred to as Post Office directories, whether issued by the Post Office or private publishers. The Post Office usually collected the information for the directories through its letter carriers, who issued forms to be filled in when they delivered the mail. This link takes you to a summary of the Ayton entries for the years 1825, 1837, 1843, 1861, 1868, 1878, 1886 and 1903.