"Preserving the history of the parish of Sleat on the Isle of Skye"
Large-scale emigration from Sleat probably began at much the same time as in the rest of Skye. This was the early 1770s when emigration from Skye to North America really began. The favoured...Read more about Emigration
The Sleat War Memorial is a granite obelisk on a hillock just to the north of the parish church at Kilmore. It includes names from both world wars. For There are also a...Read more about Sleat War Memorial, Kilmore
Various sources suggest that the site of Kilmore Church was a place of pagan worship before the Christian era. There is a tradition that St Columba landed on the shore...
A simple chart showing population trends in the parish between 1755 and 2001.
This chart is based on information from the censuses taken every 10 years from 1801, and Dr Alexander Webster’s...Read more about Population Table
Until the Education Act of 1872, the main school in Sleat was the parish school. Lord Macdonald paid for the salary of the parish schoolmaster, as he was the only heritor in the...