List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Out Skerries Out Skerries
Out Skerries
Out Skerries
Out Skerries
Out Skerries
The Skerries
Out Skirries
Out Skerries
Mr Humphray
Mr Peterson
Mr Anderson
Admiralty Chart
Johnston's Map
Cowie's History of Scotland
Ainslie's Map
Fullarton's Gazetteer
033 This name is applied to a group of Islands the principal of which are "Housay Island"; "Bruray" "Grunay;" "Brund Skerry" "Muckle Skerry." "Little Skerry" "Filla Island" North & South Benelip" &c &c A Smack owned by The Commissioners of Northern Lighthouses Conveys letters from Symbister Whalsay. to the Out Skerries twice a week All the Islands are the property of the Trustees of the late Mr Bruce Symbister with the exception of "Bound Skerry" & "Grunay:" which is the property of "The Commissioners of Northern Lighthouses"

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Shetland -- (Skerry Isles) -- Parish of Whalsey

Out Skerries [Note] (The old Norse name is Austr-sker = Eastern Skerries)

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