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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Vaila Vaila
Vaila
Vaila
Vaila
Vaila
Vaila
Vaila
Vaila
Valry
Mr William D. E. Thomson. Poor Inspr [Inspector] Walls
Mr James Georgeson Walls
Mr Hector McKenzie Teacher Cothie
Cowie's Shetland, Descriptive & Historical
Valuation Roll
Johnston's Map
Admiralty Chart
Fullarton#s Gazetteer
Ainslie's Map 1789
050.03 Applies to an island belonging
to the parish of Walls
It lies off the South West Side of Mainland
about 5 miles north-west-of
Skelarless. It is separated from
Whites Ness by a narrow Sound about
a ¼ of a mile in width except on the S [south] it is surrounded
by "Vaila Sound" The Property of
Master Scott of Melby

" The fine pastoral island of Vaila
is upwards of a mile in length, and
of nearly the same breadth"
Extract from "Shetland
descriptive & historical"

Continued entries/extra info

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Parish of Walls -- Shetland

Vaila
Small Roman Capitals [type face to use on map]

[signed]
Alex Fraser C/A [Civilian Assistant]

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