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Information on the village of Bunessan in Scotland.

History of Bunessan


Bunessan Village

Name - The name originates from the Gaelic for (the place at) the foot of the little waterfall.

Graveyard Record - The graveyard is on the west side of the village, up the hill from the pier.

Places of Interest

Famous People Associated:

  • Revd Dr Gilleasbuig Macmillan, Dean of the Thistle and Minister of St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh attended Uisken and Bunessan schools as a boy.

Further Reading: - A series of booklets (7 at present) which come under the title "The Isle of Mull - Discover the Ross", produced and available from the Ross of Mull Historical Centre, Bunessan and Bayview and The Ferry Shop at Fionnphort, if the Centre is closed. They comprise a series of illustrated guides to walks in the Ross, and give both historical and natural history information. There is also an excellent composite book covering the guides' content.

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