AITHSTING, Shetland.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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  • Sandsting and Aithsting —    SANDSTING and AITHSTING, a parish, in the county of Shetland, 12 miles (W. N. W.) from Lerwick; containing, with the islands of Little Papa and Vementry, 2478 inhabitants. These ancient parishes, now united, are said to derive their names… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Aith — Infobox UK place official name= Aith country= Scotland population= os grid reference= HU344557 latitude= 60.284 longitude= 1.379 post town= SHETLAND postcode area= ZE postcode district= ZE2 dial code= 01595 constituency westminster= Orkney and… …   Wikipedia

  • List of community council areas in Scotland — This is a list of community council areas established in each of the council areas of Scotland.Aberdeen CityThere are 31 community council areas in the council area. Those marked with an asterisk have a community council. [… …   Wikipedia

  • Mainland Isle —    MAINLAND ISLE, county of Shetland; containing 16,141 inhabitants. This is the largest island of the district, about sixty miles in length, and in some places sixteen in breadth, projecting into the sea in many irregular promontories, and… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Papa, Little —    PAPA, LITTLE, an island, forming part of the parish of Aithsting and Sandsting, in the county of Shetland; and containing 11 inhabitants. It lies in St. Magnus bay, near the island of Vementry, and is a small place, having a couple of families …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Valey —    VALEY, an isle, in the parish of Sandsting and Aithsting, county of Shetland. This is a very small isle, belonging to the Sandsting portion of the united parish, lying southward of it, and giving name to a sound, wherein is safe anchorage for… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Vementry —    VEMENTRY, an island, in the parish of Sandsting and Aithsting, county of Shetland; containing 2 inhabitants. It lies in the bay of St. Magnus, on the south east side, close to the Mainland coast, from which it is separated by the narrow sound… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

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