Weesdale

   WEESDALE, county of Shetland.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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  • Tingwall, Whiteness, and Weesdale —    TINGWALL, WHITENESS, and WEESDALE, a parish, in the county of Shetland, 5 miles (N. W. by W.) from Lerwick; containing, with the village of Scalloway, and the islands of Linga, Oxna, and Trondray, 2957 inhabitants. This district consists of… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Linga —    1) LINGA, an isle, in the parish of Delting, county of Shetland. It is of very small extent, and is one of a group of islands lying in Yell sound, between Yell and the Mainland. There is safe anchorage for fishing sloops between this place and …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Oxna —    OXNA, an isle, forming part of the parish of Tingwall, Whiteness, and Weesdale, county of Shetland; and containing 19 inhabitants. This is a small island in the bay of Scalloway, about four miles southwest of the village of Scalloway, and… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Scalloway —    SCALLOWAY, a village, in the district of Tingwall, parish of Tingwall, Whiteness, and Weesdale, county of Shetland, 6 miles (S. by W.) from Lerwick; containing 405 inhabitants. This place, the name of which is said to signify the harbour by… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Trondray —    TRONDRAY, an isle, in the parish of Tingwall, Whiteness, and Weesdale, county of Shetland; containing 8 inhabitants. This island lies in the sound of Cliff, south of Scalloway, and opposite to that village. It is about four miles in length and …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Whiteness —    WHITENESS, county of Shetland.    See Tingwall, Whiteness, and Weesdale …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

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