Orphir  Orkney


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Orphir like this:

Orphir, par. and vil., in S. of Pomona, Orkney - par. (including Cava island), 12,762 ac., pop. 1015; vil., on S. coast of Pomona, 9 miles SW. of Kirkwall; P.O.

Orphir through time

Orphir is now part of Orkney Islands district. Click here for graphs and data of how Orkney Islands has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Orphir itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Orphir in Orkney Islands | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 20th November 2018

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