Flora Macdonald & Macdonalds of Kingsburgh.
FLORA MACDONALD/preserver of/Prince CHARLES EDWARD STUART.
Her name/will be mentioned in history/and if courage and fidelity/be virtues,/mentioned with honour.
FLORA MACDONALD, born at Milton South Uist 1722, died at Kingsburgh Skye 4 March 1790.
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"In the family mausoleum at Kilmuir lie/interred the remains of the following members/of the Kingsburgh family viz: ALEXANDER MACDONALD/of Kingdsburgh, his son ALLAN, his sons, CHARLES and/JAMES, his son JOHN and two daughters and of/FLORA MACDONALD, who died in March 1790 aged 68 - 'A/name that will be mentioned in history and if courage/and fidelity/be virtures mentioned with honour. She is a woman of middle stature, soft features, gentle manners/and elegant presence.' so wrote Johnson."
Such was the inscription on a marble slab erected over this burial/place by Col. JOHN MACDONALD F.R.S. of Exeter who died August 16 1831/youngest and most distinguished son of FLORA and ALLAN MACDONALD/of Kingsburgh. Every fragment of the memorial has been carried/away by tourists.
In grateful memory, these words are now restored by/Major REGINALD HENRY/MACDONALD O.B.E. (retired) a great great grandson of ALLAN and FLORA. 1955.
Picture Added on 15 July 2014.