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England 1264
California, USA California with nearly 33 million residents is the most populous state in the US and is situated on the Pacific coast 14739
Duirinish, Skye Duirinish is a parish towards the northwest coast of the Isle of Skye. 5290
Nova Scotia, Canada 2155
Ganstotl, Lewis Ganstotl, a small green patch between the hill and sea, to the back of the township of Geshader, Uig, was used for cultivation. Finlay Maciver, Geshader and Carishader, recounts the following: This place is locally... Yes 60658
Isle of Skye 8867
Perth Perth is a city located on the banks of the River Tay in central Scotland. It was the administrative centre for the historical county of Perthshire. 3951
Strome, Lewis Strome ('stream') was a small settlement on the secluded Loch Strome - today difficult to access by land, but in the days when much travel was done by sea, not so far off the beaten track. The village was cleared c1835... Yes 2117
Scaliscro, Lewis Scaliscro is a 10,000 acre estate in Uig on the west coast of Lewis overlooking Little Loch Roag.  Yes 803
Ness, Lewis Ness is situated at the northern end of the Isle of Lewis, within the Parish of Barvas. For the purposes of this website, it is defined as the area for which Comunn Eachdraidh Nis (Ness Historical Society) takes ... 4370
Breasclete, Lewis Satellite image   24664
Bayble, Lewis Bayble is a large village in Point, a region of the Isle of Lewis, and is near the town of Stornoway. It is split into Upper Bayble (Pabail Uarach) and Lower Bayble (Pabail Iarach), separated by a burn at the bottom of... 9232
Carnish, Lewis According to D Maciver, Place Names of Lewis and Harris, the name Carnish is from the Norse kvern-nes, meaning 'promontory of the querns' (ie hand mills). There is evidence of prehistoric habitation on the promontory,... Yes 3217
Hacklete, Lewis From "Placenames of Lewis and Harris" by D Maciver F.E.I.S. Tacleit or Hacleit : har clettr, high ridge. Hacklete township is located in the south west of Bernera. The road into the village is very winding with lochs... Yes 797
Ardnamurchan, Argyllshire Ardnamurchan is a parish in the historical county of Argyllshire and part of the area known as Lochaber. Geographically it is a long, narrow peninsula of 50 square miles west of Fort William and north of the Isle of... 19920
Conon Bridge, Ross & Cromarty Conon Bridge is a small village on the banks of the River Conon near Dingwall in what is now the Highland region of Scotland. 8678
Kenmore, Perthshire Kenmore is a village in the historical county of Perthshire, located near the shores of Loch Tay. 13629
Parish of Barvas, Lewis Barvas was one of four parishes into which the Isle of Lewis was historically divided. It extended along the northwest coast of the island from Shawbost to Ness. Historical records for the area are collected by three... 205
Kinchusil, Lewis Kinchusil was a small settlement at the head of Loch Hamnaway. It is now deserted. 2773
Kirkibost, Lewis From "Placenames of Lewis and Harris" by D Maciver F.E.I.S. Kirkabost: kirkja, church; bost, a dwelling place. Some of the church wall is still standing. Six score years back it was occupied. The name is Old Norse and... Yes 704
Breaclete, Lewis From Placenames of Lewis and Harris by D Maciver F.E.I.S. Briaclet: breidr, gen. breidhiar; clettr, a broad rocky ridge. The village is not on the ridge but beyond it. This is the application of the word "braighe" in G... Yes 791
Croir, Lewis From "Placenames of Lewis and Harris" by D Maciver F.E.I.S. Croar or Krothair : a small township in a hollow ; grodhar, O.N. grow fertile. The village of Croir is in the north of Great Bernera overlooking the Kyles (... Yes 793
Bosta, Lewis From "Placenames of Lewis and Harris" by D Maciver F.E.I.S: Bosta comes from the Old Norse bolstadhar, steading. Bosta is now a deserted village. It is at the north-west corner of Bernera and is much visited because of... Yes 792
South Galson, Lewis South Galson was created in 1924 when the Board of Agriculture agreed to divide the land of Galson Farm into three crofting townships, the other two being Melbost Borve and North Galson. South Galson has 23 crofts which... 47732
Galson, Lewis The area of Galson in Lewis includes several separate past and present settlements: Old North Galson, Old South Galson, New Galson, North Galson and South Galson. This record is used to link with people who are known to... 20312
North Galson, Lewis North Galson was created in 1924 when the Board of Agriculture agreed to divide the land of Galson Farm into three crofting townships, the other two being Melbost Borve and South Galson. North Galson has 14 crofts which... 47733
Port of Ness, Lewis 47736
Upper Shader, Lewis 47729
Shader, Ness, Lewis Shader is a village on the northwest coast of the Isle of Lewis. There is another Shader, more usually known as Shulishader, in the Point area of Lewis. 7209
Lower Shader, Lewis Satellite image 47728

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