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"Salen, a quoad sacra parish in the NE of Mull island, Argyllshire, on the sound of Mull, containing AROS post office, an Established church (circa 1783), a Free church (1883), St Columba's Episcopal church (1874), a public school, and a hotel. Pop. (1871) 605, (1881) 522, of whom 359 were in Torosay parish and 162 in Kilninian and Kilmore."

Extract from Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland c.1895)


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Salen area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Salen has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference NM570429 (Lat/Lon: 56.515238, -5.951718), Salen which are provided by:


Year Population
1801 605
1831 522
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