List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Orasaidh Uisgebhaigh
Orasaidh Uisgebhagh
Oriseidh Uisgebhagh
Mr MacMillan
J. Mc.Sweyn Craigastrome
Admiralty Chart
Johnston's Map
A A Carmichael Esqr
047 This name is applied to an island lying in the mouth of Loch Uskavagh is covered with heathy pasture and patches of arable ground
Signification Obscure
John Gordon Esqr. Proprietor
Strom Deoradain
Strom Gheoratain
Mr. J. MacMillan
J. Macdonald
J McSweyn
A A Carmichael Esqr
Admiralty Chart
047 Is applied to a small Strait on the east side of the Island of Benbecula. has a [sandy bottom, which is dry at low water]
Signification obscure
SOUND OF ORASAY Sound of Orasay
Caolas Oriseidh
Mr. J. MacMillan
A A Carmichael Esqr
047 Is applied to a creek of very irregular shape lying on the east side of the island of Benbecula. Has several small islands in it
Signification obscure

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County of Inverness -- Parish of South Uist

Transcriber's notes

Strom Yeoratan: portion in square brackets is scored out on original but has been included in transcription to make sense of the statement.
Last two spellings has been cross referred to last two authorities by arrows

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