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Shiskin

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"SHISKIN, hamlet and vale in south-west of Arran Island, Buteshire. The hamlet lies on Drimadown Bay, 9 miles west-by-south of Lamlash, and has a post office under Brodick, Isle of Arran, a Free church, and a public school with about 126 scholars. The vale extends from the hamlet up Blackwater rivulet, comprises more than 1700 acres of arable land, and is the most fertile part of Arran."

[From The Gazetteer of Scotland, by Rev. John Wilson, 1882.]

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