Eday  Orkney


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

Eday, island (7½ miles by 2½ miles), Stronsay and Eday par., Orkney, pop. 730; P.O.; has sheep-farming; sandstone of excellent quality is quarried and exported; Fersness Bay and Calf Sound are good natural harbs.

Eday through time

Eday 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 Eday itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 08th May 2021

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