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Kruse, Arne, 2011, ‘Fair Isle’, Northern Studies 42, 17-40 [detailed discussion of the origin of the name].

Stewart, J., 1987, Shetland Place-Names.

Waugh, D., 2005, ‘From Hermaness to Dunrossness: some Shetland ness-names’, in Viking and Norse in the North Atlantic. Select Papers from the Proceedings of the Fourteenth Viking Congress, Tórshavn, 19–30 July 2001, eds. A. Mortensen and S. V. Arge, Annales Societatis Scientiarum Færoensis, Supplementum 44 (Tórshavn: Faroese Academy of Sciences), 250-56.

Waugh, D., 2006, ‘The –by/-bie names of Shetland’, 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), 298-321.

Waugh, Doreen, 2007, ‘From the ‘banks-gaet’ to the ‘hill-grind’: Norn and Scots in the place-names of Shetland’, in Cavill and Broderick (eds), 165-83. [Cavill, P., and G. Broderick (eds), 2007, Language Contact in the Place-Names of Britain and Ireland, EPNS Extra Series 3 (Nottingham: English  Place-Name Society)]