Drumrack CRA S NO544082 1 374 120m SOF

Ysaac de Drumrauach 1233 Balm. Lib. no. 41 [Alexander II grants to Walter, the messenger (nuncius) of the king’s late mother, Ermengard queen of Scotland, for his service 30 acres of land in the muir of Crail (in mora de Karel) nearest to the lands of Isaac of Drumrack towards the east]
resignacio de Drumravac 1278 Balm. Lib. no. 42 [rubric; for text of charter see CRA Introduction, Lands and Burgh]
(soil of) Drumrawac 1278 Balm. Lib. no. 42 [see preceding]
totam terram meam de Drumrawac 1278 Balm. Lib. no. 42 [see CRA Introduction, Lands and Burgh]
Drumrawach 1278 Balm. Lib. no. 43 [same day as preceding; see CRA Introduction, Lands and Burgh]
William de la Haye de Drumra<u>agh’ 1296 Inst. Pub. 145 [printed Drumranagh’]
(lands of) Drumraue<c> c.1350 RMS i app. 2 no. 766 B [17th c. index; to John Monypenny, in barony of Crail; printed Drumrauet]
(lands of) Drumravock 1464 RMS ii no. 779 [Monypenny]
(lands of) Drumrawok 1512 RMS ii no. 3749 [to David Monypenny of Pitmilly (Petmuly) the lands of Drumrack, formerly occupied by the late David Balfour of Carriston (Karastoun) MAI; see also CRA Introduction, Church Dedication]
Drumrawak 1549 RMS iv no. 312 [David Monypenny, the lands of Babbet (Bawbet) KBS and Drumrack]
Drumravock c.1560 s Purves 153 [£1]
Drumraok c.1560 s Assumption, 177 [part of rental of Haddington priory]
Drumrawok 1580 Retours (Fife) no. 1460 [George Seton (Seytone)]
Drumraik 1594 RMS vi no. 100
Ale ander Ramsay de Drumraok 1614 Retours (Fife) no. 1555
Drumroack 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
Drumrach 1753 Roy sheet 19, 5
Drumrack 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Drumrauk 1822 SGF
Drumrock 1850s OS Name Book 22, 30
Druimrauk 1850s OS Name Book 22, 30 [alternative spelling]
Drumrock 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn

G druim ‘ + ? G rabhach

‘Warning ridge’? G rabhach ‘warning, admonitory’, related to G rabhadh ‘warning, alarm etc.’ may indicate a look-out ridge (compare this to Sc wardlaw): certainly its extensive views made it suitable for this purpose.


This place-name appeared in printed volume 3