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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
ORASAY Orasay
Tudheidh
Mr. J. MacMillan
J McSweyn, Ground Officer
A A Carmichael Esqr
047 Applies to an island covered with rough and heathy pasture, is about 1/2 mile long by 1/2 mile wide and is connected with the promontory called Meaniah at low water, by a strip of stony beach Signification Obscure
Proprietor John Gordon Esqr.
WIAY BEG Ornsay Isd. [Island]
Orasay
Wiay Beg
Oriseidh Mharuis
Mr. J. MacMillan
Johnston's Map
J. McSweyn Ground Officer
A A Carmichael Esqr
047 Is applied to a pretty large island , lies off the east coast of the island of Benbecula and is covered with heathy pasture
Signification Obscure
Proprietor John Gordon Esqr
BEARRAN Bearran
Na Beuradhan
Na Bearrain
Mr J Mac Millan
Admiralty Chart
A A Carmichael Esq
047 This name is given to a cluster of little islands lying in the mouth of Loch Uskavagh the largest are covered with pasture and the smaller are merely high water rocks
Signification Obscure
Proprietor John Gordon Esqr.

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County of Inverness -- Parish of South Uist

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