The County of Orkney

The County of Orkney

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This seems to be the first mention of peats being imported from Eday. ... In the sea they catch ling, keeling, haddock, whiting, mackerel, turbot, skate, conger eels, sole, flukes, etc. ... The first important event was the emergence of the kelp industry, introduced into Orkney by James Fea, a landowner in Stronsay, in 1722. ... James Traill, the new laird, took great interest in this new estate, and often gave instructions to his brother-in-law, David Traill, of Elsness, Sanday, who acted as factor, anbsp;...


Title:The County of Orkney
Author: Ronald Miller
Publisher:Scottish Academic Press Ltd - 1985-04
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