According to PwC, which is still attempting to find a buyer for the group, there are 82 people in employment across the six stores here.
Maplin operates out of 217 stores across Britain and Ireland, employing close to 2,500 staff. Mothercare, which sells maternity and baby products, saw its shares plunge 10% in London trading.
The troubled toy company, which has 11 stores in Scotland, had faced an underfunded pension scheme.
Toys R Us, which was founded in 1948, has historically been one of the biggest toy retailers in the UK.
After failing to find a buyer, the liquidation process for Toys R Us' United Kingdom unit has begun.
Customers will no longer be able to order goods online or use the "click and collect" facility and are therefore are encouraged to go to the store where heavy discounts are likely.More news: Samsung Max launches as a new tool for privacy protection, data savings
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It's unclear how many stores or jobs, if any, will be saved. Moorfields said the appointment of administrators to run the United Kingdom business would not affect stores in other countries. Most toys are now bought in supermarkets, apparently, or online.
"National governments, including the United Kingdom, have dramatically favoured the new e-businesses and have let regional or national retail chains die". A deal could give give the Toys R Us Asia unit a valuation of $1 billion or higher, a source told Bloomberg.
During administration, the directors will work out how to pay the creditors and this could include the sale of company assets or the proposal of a Company Voluntary Arrangement, or CVA.
PwC's Hussain added: "Our initial focus as administrators will be to engage with parties who may be interested in acquiring all or part of the company".
The administrator has said "whether some or all of the stores or all of the stores will close remains to be decided".
Maplin CEO Graham Harris said the economic fallout of 2016's vote for Brexit had made life even harder.