Mary’s Skelly

Mary’s Skelly CRA C NO632105 1 364 0m

Mary’s Skelly 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn

pn Mary + Sc skelly

OS Name Book explains the name thus: ‘A rock ... on which it is said Mary, queen of James V, landed on arriving in Scotland from France’ (84, 96). It may well be true, as Mary of Guise, in 1538, did land in Scotland at Balcomie CRA (Millar 1895 i, 385).

This place-name appeared in printed volume 3