The following appear as names for Burray. Follow the links for what the author actually said:
|BURRAY||John Bartholomew||Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887).|
|F.H. Groome||Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (Edinburgh: T.C. Jack, 1882-4).|
|BURRICH||Thomas Pennant||A Tour in Scotland 1769 (London: Benjamin White, 1776).|
Every name listed here is linked to the particular historical source in which it appears, but we cannot claim that these are all the historical names of Burray, or that our references are to the first usage of the names. Similarly, we have tried to ensure that names included here are not transcription errors by ourselves, but it is possible they are the result of errors made when the historical sources were printed, or the result of visiting authors or census officials mis-hearing local names.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Burray in Orkney Islands | Place names, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 22nd December 2014