List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
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Big Ness
Big Ness
Andrew Mure Sheriff Substitute Laurence Williamson Noss Sound Ogilvie Gifford Lochside 053.06 This name applies to a medium sized headland penetrating in a southerly direction, being bound in on the East by "Matie Roe" and on the west by "Noss Sound", on the neck of the headland there is to be observed the remains of a Chapel, also the site of a Church Yard, the remains of shipwrecked sailors, was buried in the yard in the year 1870.

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

Big Ness [Note] (Probably Bygt-ness, the ness of the house of habitation)

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Geo of Big Ness [Note] Cancelled By order John T. Hoban 14.5.78

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