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The History of Saltcoats Scotland

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The History of Saltcoats Scotland


The history of Saltcoats in Scotland is one of an ancient small town, settling its inhabitants as they all try to make their way with various livelihoods. The area known as Saltcoats is a sea-faring port. Around 170 years or so ago, the town had few settlers and the ones that were there started the name Salt-cots. This was due to their humble, small cots or cottages in which they lived and worked, salt making in kettles. The salt was made for a various number of reasons, one was it was used to cure and preserve fish that had been caught. Read the full story

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