Pronouncing Cray’s name

Wm.Cray’s name may have been misspelled by the Pandora’s clerk as it may have been pronounced to sound that way but was usually spelled as ‘Croy’- a well-established Orkney name. (Pers.comm. Kay Davidson)

Mackey and Mackie or Miller and Millar are often also found to be interchangeable as there were no consistent spelling rules.

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