- GLEMSHOLM ISLE, in the parish of South Ronaldshay, county of Orkney. This is a small islet lying northward of the island of Burray, from which it is distant about half a mile: it is nearly a mile in length and half a mile in breadth, and is appropriated to the pasturage of cattle and sheep.
A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. Samuel Lewis. 1856.
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Ronaldshay, South — RONALDSHAY, SOUTH, a parish, in the county of Orkney; containing 3194 inhabitants, of whom 1867 are in the district of St. Peter, 789 in that of St. Mary, and 538 in that of Burray. This parish includes the old parish of St. Peter in the… … A Topographical dictionary of Scotland