Gilliesfaulds

Gilliesfaulds CUP S NO359143 1 50m

    Muirbrecks or Gulesfaulds 1781 Sasines no. 61 [see Carslogie MML]
    Gilliesfaulds 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn
? Sc guil + Sc fauld
Probably ‘fauld or fold overgrown with corn marigold’, a pernicious weed (see Elements Glossary, PNF 5 ). The pejorative nature of this name probably explains why the first element has been re-interpreted as a personal name. It was formerly known as Muirbrecks # CUP, q.v.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 4