Annfield

Annfield # TOB SLN S NT025878 1 80m

Anfield 1775 Ainsle/Fife
Annfield 1776 Taylor and Skinner
Annfield 1825 Sasines no. 2279 [‘Lieut-Col. James Alexander Farquharson – in the lands and Estate of ANNFIELD in all time coming to be called the lands and Estate of OAKLY’]
Annfield 1828 SGF

pn Ann + Sc or SSE field

The 1825 Sasine shows that the lands of Annfield became for a short while Oakley, which then seems to have given its name to Oakley CNK. However, Annfield is now called OS Pathf. Inzievar TOB q.v. It was not uncommon for landowners to call parts of their estates after female members of their families, and this may be the origin of Annfield (as well as Maryfield TOB, nearby, q.v.).

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1