- RONALDSHAY, NORTH AND SOUTH
- two of the Orkney Islands; North Ronaldshay is the most northerly of the Orkney group; South Ronaldshay (2) lies 6¼ m. NE. of Duncansby Head; both have a fertile soil, and the coast fisheries are valuable.
The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. James Wood. 1907.
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