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FIDRA ISLAND 001 Fidra Island, Description of it Continued from Page [3]

of Congleton of the King's Island and the lands of Fetheray, together with the hill of the same Island of Fetheray, called Castle Tarbet, and the King's Island of Craigleith, in one free barony to be called the barony of Tarbet.
As early as the reign of William I, there was a chapel on the Island which was dedicated to St. Nicholas the remains both of it , and the graveyard are still visible. The name Fidra is probably a corruption of the Scandinavian Wood "Fiaray" which signifies shore

(Stat [Statistical] account of the Parish of Dirleton)

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