Shetlopedia - The Shetland Encyclopaedia
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- Sir James Douglas, 1st Baronet, elected as MP for Orkney & Shetland, and served until 1768.
During this time, in 1759 he was knighted for his part in the capture of Quebec whilst serving in the Royal Navy, as Commodore of Newfoundland.
- The Haa of Sand, in the Parish of Sandsting, was built.