The poet Rhoda Bulter's mother came from Skelberry in Lunnasting, and she herself lived there for two crucially formative years when young.
The Walls poet Christine de Luca has written a memoir and a series of poems about the branch of her family which hailed from Vidlin, on her father Alexander Pearson's side, entitled Dreams in Time's Ocean (2004).
Notable Vidlin Residents
- John I. Herculson General Merchant
- Jim Grains Builder, Crofter, Traditional Dancer
- Steven Robertson Actor
- Maxi Jamieson Fiddler, Crofter and Engineer
- Kenny Johnson Founder of Skyinbow - Producer of Electric Fiddles (Violins)
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