The History of Leith

August 19, 2011

Lindisfarne

Lindisfarne is a tidal island off the north-east coast of England. It is also known as Holy Island and constitutes a civil parish in Northumberland. Both the Parker Chronicle and Peterborough Chronicle annals of AD793 record the Old English name, Lindisfarena, which means “[island of the] travellers from Lindsey”,indicating that the island was settled from the Kingdom of Lindsey, or possibly that its inhabitants travelled there.In 2001 the island had a population of 162. for more click here

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