Bigga Isle

   BIGGA ISLE, in the parishes of Delting and Yell, county of Shetland. It is a small isle, lying between the mainland of Shetland and the island of Yell, in the sound of Yell; half of it belongs to the parish of Yell, and half to that of Delting. The inhabitants consist of a few families who pasture black-cattle and sheep.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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