List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
SKELLOR Skellor (burial ground)
Cladh Sgealoir
Mr Morrison, Farmer, Dunskellor, Sollas by Lochmaddy
J. Macdonald Esq
A. A. Carmichael Esq
030 This name is applied to an ancient burying place, situated 30 chains north from the farm house called Dunskellor. It is a sandy knoll and a number of graves and rude stones are to be seen on the summit. Recently, a quantity of ashes and [word cut off by fold] which appeared to have been used in ...ding [part of word cut off by fold] were exposed at this burying place by the wind having moved the sand which covered them. Actorway (? word hard to decipher?) is said to have been buried here.
DUN (at Skellor) Dun (at Skellor) Mr Morrison, Farmer, Dunskellor, Sollas by Lochmaddy 30 This name signifies "fort" and is applied to the site of an ancient fort similar to the other "Duns" one might meet with on this island. It is situate in the district of Sollas and appears to have been of the ordinary size - or about [number cut off by fold] links in diameter and circular in shape. A few stones of the wall are still to be seen.

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