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Hoy, Orkney

Historical Description

HOY, an island, in the county of Orkney; containing 1486 inhabitants, of whom 1153 are in the parish of Walls and Flotta, and the remainder in that of Hoy and Græmsay. See the articles on those two parishes.

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