St Madoes, parish

Grid reference

NO 196 212 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

319600 721200





Nearby places

St Madoes church, St Madoes (0 miles)

Ecclesdoueanauin, ~eccles. Errol (0.88 miles)

Clashbenny, settlement, Errol (1.36 miles)

Rhynd, parish (1.89 miles)

Kinfauns, parish (1.96 miles)

Object Classification

Parish (extant in 1975)

Relationships with other places

Contains St Madoes church, St Madoes

Parish details

St Madoes

Parish TLA




Medieval diocese


Parish notes

St Madoes - dedicated to St Mo Aedóc (pace Watson) confusion also because A. Dunlop misidentifies ‘De Sancto Mathoco’ with Kilmahog - but it is in fact St Madoes (1275). Most famous is St M. of Ferna in Leinster - the other great Leinster saint besides Brigit. late 6th c.. Frees soul of King Brandubh of Leinster (dies 605). This story is also told in Culdee Rule. Feastday - Jan.31. But note that under March 23, Oengus has ‘My Maedóc Alba’s treasure’ (mind nAlban). In 1891 a detached part of Kinnoul KNU was transferred to St Madoes viz lands of Inchyra.