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Faray, Orkney

Historical Description

FARAY, an isle, in the parish of Walls, county of Orkney; containing 55 inhabitants. It is of small extent, lying eastward of the large island of Hoy, of which the southern portion, with this and other islands, constitutes the parish of Walls. There is some good pasturage for sheep.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland, 1851 by Samuel Lewis