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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
FORSA KELDA Forsa Kelda
Forsa Kelda
Forsa Kelda
Mr Donald Stephen, Norton
Mr James Spence, Midhouse
Mr William Spence, Bawks
094 A large and copious spring, said to produce the best water in Orkney, situated about 7 chains S. [South] of Nether Bigging and about 11 chains W.Sw. [West South West] from Airy, on the property of the heirs of the late Christopher Harvey, Upper Bigging,
KNOWE OF FORSAKELDA Knowe of Forsa Kelda
Knowe of Forsa Kelda
Knowe of Forsa Kelda
Mr Danald Stephen, Norton
Mr William Sabiston, Nether Bigging
Mr James Spence, Midhouse
094 A small green knoll situated immediately W. [West] of Forsa Kelda, said to be the remains of an ancient tumulus or Burial mound, It is composed chiefly of broken stones on the surface, and large boulders in the interior. A quantity of the latter have been removed for building purposes. It is on the property of the heirs of the late Christopher Harvey, Upper Bigging,
AIRY Airy
Airy
Airy
Mr Donald Stephen, Norton
Mr Gilbert Spence, Occupier
Mr James Spence, Midhouse
094 A small thatched dwellinghouse in the district of Greenay, about 15 chains N. [North] of Upper Bigging & 12 Chains SE. [South East] of Nether Bigging, the property of Mr Magnus Spence, Upper Bigging

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Parish of Birsay -- Orkney

[signed] A.McDonald Corpl R.E. [Corporal, Royal Engineers]

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Knowe of Forsa Kelda -- O.E. [Old English]

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