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Crawford, Barbara E., 2006, ‘HousebyHarray and Knarston in the West Mainland of Orkney. Toponymic indicators of administrative authority?’, in Names through the Looking Glass: Festschrift in Honour of Gillian Fellows-Jensen, edd. P. Gammeltoft & B. Jørgenson (C. A. Reitzels Forlag A/S, Copenhagen), 21-44.

Marwick, H. 1952, Orkney Farm-Names, (Kirkwall).

Marwick, H., 1970, The Place-Names of Birsay.

Sandnes, Berit, 2010, From Starafjall to Starling Hill: an investigation of the formation and development of Old Norse place-names in Orkney, e-book published by The Scottish Place-Name Society, available on-line (pdf file). [It includes an in-depth study of Norse place-names of the parishes of Evie, Rendall and Firth on the west mainland of Orkney; see also S. Taylor’s review in Northern Studies 39 (2005), 118-24; first published in Norwegian as Fra Starafjall til Starling Hill: Dannelse og utvikling av norrone stednavn pa Orknoyene, NTNU Trondheim, Norway, 2003.]

Thomson, William P. L., 2007, ‘The Orkney Papar-names’, in West Over Sea: Studies in Scandinavian Sea-Borne Expansion and Settlement before 1300, edd. B. Ballin Smith, S. Taylor and G. Williams (Brill: Leiden and Boston), 515-37.

Thomson, William P. L., 2008, Orkney Land and People (The Orcadian Limited, Kirkwall Press) [2 chapters specifically about place-names: Chapter 1: Orkney Farm-names; Chapter 13: The Place-names of the Crofter Pioneer Fringe]