Township: Kilkenneth

Map Reference: Kilkenneth 48

Name Type: graveyard

Meaning: Kilkenneth graveyard

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Information:Neil Alec MacLean's (Hough) great great grandmother was the last person to be buried in Kilkenneth graveyard. He never heard of Eaglais Choluim Chille - Sandy MacKinnon (Sandaidh Ghobhainn), Kilkenneth, 12/1993 and 4/1995.

The last person buried there was the great great great grandfather of Neil Alec, a man called Feòras (Fitzroy) - Alasdair Sinclair, Greenhill, 8/1995

Feoras Kennedy was the last man to be buried here - SSS card index B1 77/70/B2

"The chapel at Kilkenneth...they no longer bury here." Old Statistical Account 1791 by Rev Archibald McColl, p402.

The ONB says " a small enclosure formerly used as a burying place." "Close to the burying ground is the remains of an ancient chapel, and most probably one of the 15 mentioned in Fullarton's Imperial Gazeteer of Scotland."

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Donald Sinclair, West Hynish, SA 1968/240