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County:Parish:
AyrWest Kilbride
Id:Parish No:Burial Ground Name:
2574 620West Kilbride Barony Churchyard
Alternative Name:Still Exists:Demolished:
Barony Parish Church of West KilbrideYesNo
Type of Burial Ground:Denomination of Burial Ground:
ChurchyardAll
OS GridRef:Latitude:Longitude:Location:
NS 206 48455.69579-4.856016Main Street, West Kilbride
Dates - Ancient:Date Opened:Date Closed:
 17C or earlier1860
OPR:Kirk Session:
The Vennel Family and Local History Centre, Irvine; Carnegie Library, AyrNational Archives of Scotland, Edinburgh
Local Authority:Private:
North Ayrshire Council 
Other:
 
Memorials:Surveyed:Pre-1855 MIs:Complete MI:Published:Unpublished:
YesYesYesYes  Yes
Obtained At:NBI Included:NMRS Number:
West Kilbride Library; The Vennel Family and Local History Centre, IrvineYesNS24NW 86.01
Notes or Comments:
Surveyed in 1983. Not demolished but disturbed. Churchyard of former Parish Church.There are reputed to have at one time been burial vaults for the Boyds of Kilmarnock and the Hunters of Hunterston. The Barony Church building is owned by West Kilbride Community Initiative Ltd.

 

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