South Uist, Kilaulay
Alternative Names Kilonlay
Site Type BURIAL GROUND (POSSIBLE), CHAPEL
Canmore ID 9904
Site Number NF74NE 1
NGR NF 7529 4586
Council WESTERN ISLES
Parish SOUTH UIST
Former Region WESTERN ISLES ISLANDS AREA
Former District WESTERN ISLES
Former County INVERNESS-SHIRE
Datum OSGB36 - NGR
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|Notes and Activities|
NF74NE 1 7429 4586.
(NF 75294586) Burial Ground (NR) (Disused)
OS 6"map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed., (1904)
The burial ground is the supposed burial place of a Danish Princess called Aula or Olaff who was caught in a storm and blown to Uist.
Name Book 1878.
A chapel, formerly at Kilonlay, is listed.
Orig Paroch Scot 1854.
The site was confirmed by the present tenant of Kilaulay farm. There is no local knowledge of a chapel or its whereabouts. The limits of the burial ground are no longer traceable.
Revised at 1:2500.
Visited by OS (J T T) 15 May 1965.
|Books and References|
OPS (1854) Origines parochiales Scotiae: the antiquities ecclesiastical and territorial of the parishes of Scotland,, vol.2, 1 Edinburgh
Page(s): 368 Held at RCAHMS C.3.2.BAN
Ordnance Survey (Name Book) Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey (6 inch and 1/2500 scale)
Page(s): Book No. 10, 84 Held at RCAHMS Ref