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Whitehall Village, Stronsay

A postcard, date estimated. Has the village in Stronsay always been called Whitehall, or was it renamed by the laird like Balfour is Shapinsay?
Picture added on 26 June 2006
The village was called Strenzie or Strynie, but in 1667, Patrick Fea of Clestran, Stronsay, married Barbara Traill of Holland, Papa Westray, and in 1671, built a house for his family at the east end of the village, and called it Whitehall. And so it began !
Added by Bill Miller on 01 March 2009
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