VAILA, an island, in the parish of Walls and Sandness, county of Shetland; containing 29 inhabitants. It lies south-west of the main land of the parish, at the entrance of a small sound, or more properly a voe, to which it gives name; and is about a mile in length and half a mile in breadth. In the centre of it is Melbie House, the residence of the Scott family, principal heritors of the parish.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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