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Outer Score Scord



Outer Skore

Outer Skore

Outer Skore

Outer Scord
Andrew Mure Sheriff Substitute
Laurence Williamson Noss Sound
Oglivy Gifford Lochside
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Herman Linklater Gunnista
John Linklater Gunnista
Laurence Sinclair Beosetter
John Sinclair Aithness
053.02 This name applies to a small Island, lying off the noirth extremity of "Aiths Ness" it is about one fourth mile in length by two hundred yards wide, across its widest part it divided from Hinere Score by a large chasm called the "Gloup of the Scores. The width of the Island here being only about one hundred yards. There is a small wooden bridge across this chasm for the passage of sheep, from one part of the Island to the other, the Hinere Score is separate from "Aiths Ness" by a narrow channel being only sixty feet wide at Highwater. The Island is the property of Miss Mouat Gardie House Bressay

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Parish of Bressay -- Shetland
[signed] W. [William] Murray S.R.E. [Sapper Royal Engineers]

See other authorities for Score at Score Head 5 pages back

(Norse Skor, a cleft or incision in rocks:
Skard gen. Skord Shetland Scord is a hollow or pass between 2 hills & not here applicable)

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