PAPLAY, Isles of Orkney.
   See Holm and Paplay.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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  • Holm and Paplay —    HOLM and PAPLAY, a parish, in the county of Orkney, 8 miles (S. E. by E.) from Kirkwall; containing, with the island of Lambholm and the village of St. Mary, 866 inhabitants. This parish, which is situated on the south eastern portion of the… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Mungo Mackay — (April 1, 1740 March 29, 1811) was a Scottish seafarer from the Orkney Islands who made a fortune in the Boston shipping trades in Massachusetts. Mungo was a highly regarded ship master, successful privateer owner and bonder, and operated a store …   Wikipedia

  • Papa Westray — Infobox Scottish island GridReference=HY488518 celtic name= norse name=Papey (hin) Meiri meaning of name= Old Norse for Big Island of the papar area=918 ha area rank=52 highest elevation=North Hill 48 m Population=65 population rank=53 main… …   Wikipedia

  • Papa Stronsay — Infobox Scottish island latitude=59.15 longitude= 2.58 GridReference=HY666293 celtic name= norse name= Papey Minni/Papey In Litla meaning of name=Island of the papar near Stronsay area=74 ha area rank= 167 highest elevation= 13 m Population=10… …   Wikipedia

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  • Lambholm —    LAMBHOLM, an isle, in the parish of Holm and Paplay, Isles of Orkney; containing 12 inhabitants. It is a small islet, almost circular, and about three miles in circumference, situated in Holm sound, near to the west entrance of that bay.… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Mary's St. —    MARY S ST., a hamlet, in the parish of Holm and Paplay, county of Orkney; containing 34 inhabitants …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

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