Mairland

Mairland * KGH S NT2787 3

Marisland c.1358 c.1358? RMS i app. 2, no. 1239 B [17th c. index; to Adam Dispensa office of constableship (constabularia) of Kinghorn (Kingorne) with the Smithieland and Marisland]
terris de Mairland 1529 RMS iii no. 760 [to William Scott of Balweirie, the lands of Mairland for the office of mair (pro officio mauriatus), Douglas-landis, Inverteile and Brigland etc., to the east and north of the town of Kinghorn]

Sc mair + Sc land

‘Lands attached to the office of mair’. See Elements Glossary, volume 4, for discussion of this office.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1