Comrie

Comrie CUS S NT020893 1 394 85m SOF

Cumryes Estir 1540 x 1543 RMS iii no. 2869 [see CUS Introduction]
Cumryes Westir 1540 x 1543 RMS iii no. 2869 [see CUS Introduction]
Westir Cumrye 1586 Laing Chrs. no. 1120
Wester Cumray 1587 Culross Chrs. 79 no. 6 [lands of Wester Comray with tower etc. set in feu to Alexander, Commendator of Culross, and Nicolas (sic) Dundas his spouse]
Easter Cumrie 1587 Culross Chrs. 81 no. 37 [lands of Easter Cumrie and Easter Inzevar TOB set in feu to John Blackadder (Blacader)]
Eistir et Westir Cumreis 1609 RMS vii no. 9
Wester Cumbrie 1642 RMS ix no. 1092
Eister Cumrie 1648 Retours (Perth) no. 583
Comary 1753 Roy sheet 17, 5
Cumery 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Comry 1783 Stobie
Mains of Comry 1783 Stobie

G comar + ? - in

‘Place at a confluence’. The confluence referred to in the name is probably that of the Blair Burn and the Comrie Burn. Now the name of a village at the above NGR, it is found also in OS Pathf. Mains of Comrie, Mill of Comrie, Comrie Castle, Comrie Burn and Comrie Dean.

/ˈkʌmrɪ/ is the local pronunciation, although /ˈkɔmrɪ/ is also now heard.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1