Balishear

   BALISHEAR, an island, in the parish of North Uist, county of Inverness; containing 157 inhabitants. It is situated in the channel between the islands of North Uist and Benbecula, and has a small village on the east side.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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  • Kirkibbost —    KIRKIBBOST, an isle, in the parish of North Uist, county of Inverness; containing 25 inhabitants. This isle lies on the south of Uist, and west of the island of Balishear; and is about a mile in length, but of no great breadth, and insulated… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Uist, North —    UIST, NORTH, an island and parish, in the county of Inverness; containing, with the islands of Balishear, Boreray, Grimsay, Heisker, Illary, Kirkibbost, Vorgay, Orinsay, Ronay, and Vallay, 4428 inhabitants, of whom 3788 are in the island of… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

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