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Place Name Sources

Several books consider Shetland place names Several books consider Shetland place namesZoomA number of printed works, original maps and documents and oral recordings are very useful for the study of place names.

Some of these are deposited in:

Useful printed works include Jakobsen and Stewart's place name books and booklets on the coastal names of Fair Isle and Papa Stour. Where possible the Shetland Place Names Project has obtained copies of relevant books, maps and documents.