Fingask DAE S NO396181 1 362 80m SWF

    Fengask 1452 RMS ii no. 1444 [St Andrews Church land]
    Fingask c.1560 s Assumption, 14
    Jo. Forret de Fingas 1588 RMS v no. 1642 [w.; sic]
    John Forret of Fingask 1590 RPC iv, 785
    Fingask 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
    Fenges 1662 Lamont’s Diary 153 [‘Robert Coluill (Colville) ... maried Margaret Weyms (Wemyss), Fenges eldest dawghter’]
    Laird of Fenges 1662 Lamont’s Diary 154
    Fingus 1775 Ainslie/Fife [also Fingus Mill, Fingus Cottown and Fingus Hill]
    Fingask 1828 SGF
    Fingask 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn

G fionn + G gasg

‘White or bright ridge’.


This place-name appeared in printed volume 4