Dunrossness, (Old Norse: Dynrastarnes meaning "headland of the tidal din", referring to the noise of Sumburgh Roost). It is the southernmost parish of Shetland, and includes, Levenwick, Bigton, Scousburgh, Quendale, Virkie, Fair Isle.
Dunrossness is associated with a number of eminent people, such as Haldane Burgess, George Stewart, H.J.C. Grierson, Jenny Gilbertson, Elizabeth Balneaves as well as that symbol of providence Betty Mouat.
- This article is based on http://shetlopedia.com/Dunrossness a GFDL wiki.
|This Shetland location article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|