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kirkwall Sentence Examples

  • of Kirkwall, in Orkney, and 340 m.

  • by steamer west of Kirkwall.

  • Stromness is in daily communication with Scrabster pier (Thurso), and at frequent intervals with Kirkwall by coach and also by steamer.

  • 1592), natural son of James V., the traces of a church which is believed to have been built by Jarl Thorfinn on his return from Rome, in which the remains of St Magnus reposed until their burial in Kirkwall Cathedral, and, on the Broch of Birsay (95 ft.

  • KIRKWALL (Norse, Kirkjuvagr, " church bay"), a royal, municipal and police burgh, seaport and capital of the Orkney Islands, county of Orkney, Scotland.

  • Kirkwall has very few manufactures.

  • Kirkwall received its first charter from James III.

  • of Kirkwall; and steamers sail at regular intervals from the harbour to Wick, Aberdeen and Leith.

  • Kirkwall belongs to the Wick district group of parliamentary burghs, the others being Cromarty, Dingwall, Dornoch and Tain.

  • He had, however, been chosen for Kirkwall, and could fight his cause in the House.

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  • Many indications of ice action are found in these islands; striated surfaces are to be seen on the cliffs in Eday and Westray, in Kirkwall Bay and on Stennie Hill in Eday; boulder clay, with marine shells, and with many boulders of rocks foreign to the islands (chalk, oolitic limestone, flint, &c.), which must have been brought up from the region of Moray Firth, rests upon the old strata in many places.

  • Sandstone is quarried on several islands, and distilleries are found in Pomona (near Kirkwall and Stromness).

  • There is a regular communication by steamer between Stromness and Kirkwall, and Thurso, Wick, Aberdeen and Leith, and also between Kirkwall and Lerwick and other points of the Shetlands.

  • Orkney unites with Shetland to send one member to parliament, and Kirkwall, the county town and the only royal burgh, is one of the Wick district groups of parliamentary burghs.

  • There is a combination poorhouse at Kirkwall, where there are also two hospitals.

  • Orkney forms a sheriffdom with Shetland and Caithness, and a resident sheriff-substitute sits at Kirkwall.

  • The county is under the school-board jurisdiction, but at Kirkwall and Stromness there are public schools giving secondary education.

  • In 1564 Lord Robert Stewart, natural son of James V., who had visited Kirkwall twenty-four years before, was made sheriff of the Orkneys and Shetlands, and received possession of the estates of the udallers; in 1581 he was created earl of Orkney by James IV., the charter being ratified ten years later to his son Patrick, but in 1615 the earldom was again annexed to the crown.

  • WILLIAM BALFOUR BAIKIE (1824-1864), Scottish explorer, naturalist and philologist, eldest son of Captain John Baikie, R.N., was born at Kirkwall, Orkney, on the 21st of August 1824.

  • A monument to his memory was placed in the nave of the ancient cathedral of St Magnus, Kirkwall.

  • (London, 1863); Viscount Kirkwall, Four Years in the I.

  • See Holland's Travels (1815); Ansted's Ionian Islands (1863); Viscount Kirkwall's Four Years in Ionian Islands (1864); Wiebel's Die Insel Kephalonia; parliamentary papers.

  • Kirkwall businessman George Drever intends building a bowling alley and has gained outline planning permission for the scheme.

  • The men were arrested in Thurso on Tuesday by police acting on information relating to the alleged break-ins at the Anchor Buildings in Kirkwall.

  • break-in attempt An attempt was made to break in to Kirkwall Grammar School in the early hours of Monday morning.

  • police seek information on Kirkwall break-ins Police are seeking information on two break-ins Police are seeking information on two break-ins in Kirkwall on Sunday night.

  • Kirkwall Airport investments celebrated The completion of £ 4.43 million worth of projects was marked on Thursday at Kirkwall Airport.

  • Lifeboat assists grounded creel boat The Kirkwall lifeboat was called out on Tuesday to assist a creel boat The Kirkwall lifeboat was called out on Tuesday to assist a creel fishing boat aground off the Rendall shore.

  • decoy airfield for Hatston (Kirkwall) during World War II.

  • Magnus Bain started his sailing with the Kirkwall club where he sailed a laser dinghy for seventeen years.

  • dividend payment in Orkney, which is also the largest in the UK, goes to the Queen's Hotel in Kirkwall.

  • SEPA said they had granted consent for Orkney Cheese Company to discharge effluent into Kirkwall Bay from the new creamery.

  • With a morbid fascination, people flocked to Kirkwall from outer areas to catch a glimpse of the devastation.

  • flautistrkshops, with David Nicholson, the former principal flutist with the SCO, took place in Kirkwall Grammar School.

  • Kirkwall, a 14 inch portable cost 56 guineas and a 17 inch set cost 67 guineas.

  • Grammar School's gym officially opened Kirkwall Grammar School's state-of-the-art gym was officially opened on Thursday by Councilor Janice Annal.

  • In fact it is distilled in a rather humdrum blackened building that straddles the main road south from Kirkwall.

  • Kirkwall police would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident.

  • Kirkwall Auction mart by Craig Taylor Craig sends in this picture of the old mart, which stood between Junction Road and Great W. .

  • morbid fascination, people flocked to Kirkwall from outer areas to catch a glimpse of the devastation.

  • To Scottish eyes, Kirkwall may seem a distant northerly outpost.

  • pronounced dead on arrival at the Balfour Hospital in Kirkwall.

  • Last week The Orcadian revealed that Kirkwall police were investigating the alleged theft of items by a group of divers from Liverpool.

  • Kirkwall vandal caught on camera An alleged act of Vandal caught on camera An alleged act of vandalism in Kirkwall's town center has been caught on camera.

  • Hundreds of people backed calls for CCTV cameras to be installed in Kirkwall to combat vandalism.

  • A Kirkwall lifeboat crewman was injured during a rescue operation which saw a cargo vessel drifting out of control in Kirkwall Bay.

  • Kirkwall Airport now has a Webcam showing aircraft activity on its apron.

  • of Kirkwall, in Orkney, and 340 m.

  • by steamer west of Kirkwall.

  • Stromness is in daily communication with Scrabster pier (Thurso), and at frequent intervals with Kirkwall by coach and also by steamer.

  • 1592), natural son of James V., the traces of a church which is believed to have been built by Jarl Thorfinn on his return from Rome, in which the remains of St Magnus reposed until their burial in Kirkwall Cathedral, and, on the Broch of Birsay (95 ft.

  • KIRKWALL (Norse, Kirkjuvagr, " church bay"), a royal, municipal and police burgh, seaport and capital of the Orkney Islands, county of Orkney, Scotland.

  • Kirkwall has very few manufactures.

  • Kirkwall received its first charter from James III.

  • of Kirkwall; and steamers sail at regular intervals from the harbour to Wick, Aberdeen and Leith.

  • Kirkwall belongs to the Wick district group of parliamentary burghs, the others being Cromarty, Dingwall, Dornoch and Tain.

  • He had, however, been chosen for Kirkwall, and could fight his cause in the House.

  • In Corfu, for instance, the people at a given signal on Easter Eve throw vast quantities of crockery from their windows and roofs into the streets, and thus execute an imaginary stoning of Judas (see Kirkwall, Ionian Islands, ii.

  • Many indications of ice action are found in these islands; striated surfaces are to be seen on the cliffs in Eday and Westray, in Kirkwall Bay and on Stennie Hill in Eday; boulder clay, with marine shells, and with many boulders of rocks foreign to the islands (chalk, oolitic limestone, flint, &c.), which must have been brought up from the region of Moray Firth, rests upon the old strata in many places.

  • Sandstone is quarried on several islands, and distilleries are found in Pomona (near Kirkwall and Stromness).

  • There is a regular communication by steamer between Stromness and Kirkwall, and Thurso, Wick, Aberdeen and Leith, and also between Kirkwall and Lerwick and other points of the Shetlands.

  • Orkney unites with Shetland to send one member to parliament, and Kirkwall, the county town and the only royal burgh, is one of the Wick district groups of parliamentary burghs.

  • There is a combination poorhouse at Kirkwall, where there are also two hospitals.

  • Orkney forms a sheriffdom with Shetland and Caithness, and a resident sheriff-substitute sits at Kirkwall.

  • The county is under the school-board jurisdiction, but at Kirkwall and Stromness there are public schools giving secondary education.

  • In 1564 Lord Robert Stewart, natural son of James V., who had visited Kirkwall twenty-four years before, was made sheriff of the Orkneys and Shetlands, and received possession of the estates of the udallers; in 1581 he was created earl of Orkney by James IV., the charter being ratified ten years later to his son Patrick, but in 1615 the earldom was again annexed to the crown.

  • WILLIAM BALFOUR BAIKIE (1824-1864), Scottish explorer, naturalist and philologist, eldest son of Captain John Baikie, R.N., was born at Kirkwall, Orkney, on the 21st of August 1824.

  • A monument to his memory was placed in the nave of the ancient cathedral of St Magnus, Kirkwall.

  • (London, 1863); Viscount Kirkwall, Four Years in the I.

  • See Holland's Travels (1815); Ansted's Ionian Islands (1863); Viscount Kirkwall's Four Years in Ionian Islands (1864); Wiebel's Die Insel Kephalonia; parliamentary papers.

  • Last week The Orcadian revealed that Kirkwall police were investigating the alleged theft of items by a group of divers from Liverpool.

  • Kirkwall vandal caught on camera An alleged act of vandalism in Kirkwall 's town center has been caught on camera.

  • Hundreds of people backed calls for CCTV cameras to be installed in Kirkwall to combat vandalism.

  • A Kirkwall lifeboat crewman was injured during a rescue operation which saw a cargo vessel drifting out of control in Kirkwall Bay.

  • The training course was backed by Dr. Douglas Deans, a senior Kirkwall GP and vice-chairman of the health board.

  • Kirkwall Airport now has a webcam showing aircraft activity on its apron.

  • Kirkwall 's whitefish fleet looks doomed with news of another vessel likely to succumb to decommissioning.

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