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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
MOL SHANDABHIG Mol Shandabhig Robert Clark
John Mackay
Donald Murray
027 On the northern side of Stornoway Harbour half mile least East of Stornoway

A tolerably large bay between Gob Innaclet and Reed a Beag. It is very shallow and is used chiefly by fishing vessels, along the shore, there is a large quantity of fish cured, princaply Ling and Cod.
EILEAN NA GOTHAIL Eilean na Gothail
Eilean na Gothail
Eilean na Gothail
John McKiel
Robert Clark
Donald Murray
In Stornoway harbour opposite the East end of Stornoway 15 chains from the northern shore.

A tolerably large island of good pasture land only accessible at low water by narrow stripe of gravelly beach extruding from the opposite shore. at very high spring tides it is seperated into two distinct islands by a division apparently furoughs by the by the action of the sea

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