Kildonan  Sutherland


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Kildonan like this:

Kildonan, par. and ry. sta., Sutherland, on river Helmsdale, 134,550 ac., pop. 1942; P.O.; contains Helmsdale, 9½ miles SE. of sta.; adjacent to sta. is Kildonan Lodge; gold was found in Kildonan in 1868, and for a short time a rush took place to the "Sutherland gold diggings;" the Duke of Sutherland's reclamation works are near Kinbrace sta.

Kildonan through time

Kildonan is now part of Highland district. Click here for graphs and data of how Highland has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Kildonan itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Kildonan, in Highland and Sutherland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 25th April 2024

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