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OS1/31/26/94

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Site of Chapel and Burial Grounds Chapel
(Site of)
Chapel
(Site of)
Chapel
(Site of)
Chapel
(Site of)
Mr W. Leask, Tenant, Isbister.

Mr Robert Sutherland , Niddigeo.

Mr James Leask, Treawick.

Mr L. Lawrenceston, Hamister.
039.06; 039.01 A piece of rough pasture generally known to be the site of a Romish Chapel: The remains of the Chapel were removed a few years ago for building purposes: There is also a Burial Ground partly enclosed by an old bank inside of which bank there still remains stones said to be tombstones: in the N. [North] side of it stands a vegetable garden, where human remains were brought to view some years ago No information of any importance can be gleaned relating to these objects, but they are considered to belong to an ancient date (Situation) a short distance South east of Nisthouse.
Burial Ground Burial Ground
Burial Ground
Burial Ground
Burial Ground
Mr L. Lawrenceston Hamister
Mr Robert Sutherland , Niddigeo
Mr James Leask, Treawick
Mr W. Leask, Tenant, Isbister
039.06
Knowe of Willerhoull Knowe of Willerhoull
(Tumulus)
Knowe of Willerhoull
(Tumulus)
Knowe of Willerhoull
(Tumulus)
Mr James Leask, Treawick.

Mr W. Leask, Isbister.

Mr Robert Sutherland Niddigeo
039.06; 039.01 A conspicuous, oblong, green mound, generally known to be an ancient Burial mound or Tumulus: It is situated about midway between "Taft" & "Nisthouse."

Continued entries/extra info

[Page] 94.
Parish of Whalsey, Shetland.

[note below the name "Knowe of Willerhoull" reads]:
Willer Houll wd [would] have been better: Houll means Knowe

Transcriber's notes

Description given to "Chapel" covers also "Burial Ground"

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ron hill

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