The 13th earl of Eglinton also set an example of active interest which many magnates emulated.
Himself a keen bowler, he offered for competition, in 1854, a silver bowl and, in 1857, a gold bowl and the Eglinton Cup, all to be played for annually.
There are statues of Burns, the 13th earl of Eglinton, General Smith Neill and Sir William Wallace.
This beautiful specimen of Early English architecture was partly destroyed in 1561, and its lands were granted to the earl of Eglinton and others.
The industry in weaving shawls and lighter fabrics has died out; and the large iron, coal and fire-clay works at Eglinton, and worsted spinning, employ most of the inhabitants.
About a mile from Kilwinning is Eglinton Castle, the seat of the earls of Eglinton, built in 1798 in the English castellated style.
Lockhart married Eupheme Mongomerie, daughter of Alexander, 9th earl of Eglinton, by whom he had a large family.
Eglinton, The Sportsman in South Africa 1892); The following books are specially noteworthy for their accounts of the larger wild animals: Sir W.