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OS1/31/25/26

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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Lighthouse (revolving white) Light House
Light House
Light House
Light House
Light House
Mr Georgeson Light Keeper Grunay
Mr Peterson Teacher Housay
Mr John Anderson Assistant Boatman Grunay
Oliver & Boyd's Almanac P. [Page] 801 .1869
Orkney & Shetland Guid [Guide] 1878
033 This name is given to a circular Tower of about 50 feet high having a revolving,white light, & shewing one every minute and visible at a distance of [] It contains light room, sleeping rooms, Kitchen and provisions store. There are also oil, water, and coal stores. The base for about the height of 8 feet is built of Granite and about 1/3 of the building is of freestone the remainder is of brick. from it to the small harbour at its South there is a small tramway for carrying &c. date of Erection 1857 Property of the Comm [Commissioners] of Northern Lighthouses
Bound Skerry Bound Skerry




The Bond
Johnston's Map
Admiralty Chart
Mr Georgeson Light Keeper
Mr Peterson Teacher Housay
Mr John Anderson Assistant Boatman Grunary
Cowie's "Shetland descriptive and historical."
033 This name is given to a large and
barren rock, the most easterly of Out SKerries the coast is very []
the N [North] West being nearly perpendicular on it the light house is built
Property of the Commissioners of
Northern Light houses
Little Bound Skerry Little Bound
Little Bound
Little Bound
Mr Georgeson Light Keeper
Mr Peterson Teacher Housay
Mr John Anderson Assistant Boatman Grunay SKerry Isles
033 This name is given to a Small and barren Island it is attached to the Bound SKerry at Low Water There is a winding passage in the face of the Cliff which enables with difficulty to Effect a landing

Continued entries/extra info

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County of Shetland -- Parish of Whalsey -- (SKerry Isles)

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Situation changed to 033 as 033.02 unavailable

Words lost in fold -- refer to PO

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