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Helesay, Inverness-shire

Historical Description

HELESAY, an island, in the parish of Barra, county of Inverness; containing 108 inhabitants. It is one of a numerous group of isles that lie in the strait between Barra and South Uist, from the former of which it is about five miles distant. On the west of the island is Ottervore Sound.

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