Moncur’s Lands

Moncur’s Lands * LEU S NO4520 3

    Moncouris landis 1507 RSS i no. 1421 [‘lying in Leuchars’ (liand in Lucheris): granted to Master David Seton (Seytoun) parson of Fettercairn (Fethirkerne) KCD by Bonar (Bonare) of Rossie CLS]
    the merk landis callyt Moncurris landis 1518 Fife Ct. Bk. 101 [‘liand in Luquheris’; to be rented by Master David Seton (Seitoune)]
    landis callit Muncurris landis 1522 Fife Ct. Bk. 239 [‘lyand wythtin Luchoris schyre’: court case between Margaret Seton, widow of late John Bonar of Rossie CLS, and David Ramsay of Colluthie MNZ; full details ibid. 238–40]
    terras ab antiquo nuncupat. Moncureslandis 1629 RMS viii no. 1444
    Moncurreslandis 1635 RMS ix no. 307 [‘3rd of Broad-land, comprising *Moncur’s Lands, Milton, Pusk etc.’ (tertie partis de Bordlandes de Lewcharres, comprehendentis Moncurreslandis, lie Mylnetoun de Lewcharres cum pratis earundem, terras de Pursk)]
    Moncurr’s lands 1643 Retours (Fife) no. 648 [Bruce of Earlshall, in Leuchars]
    Moncurs lands 1658 Retours (Fife) no. 882 [earl of Southesk, ‘thrid pairt of the lands of Broadlands of Lewchars, comprehending Moncurs lands etc. See Broad-Land LEU for further details]
    (teinds of) Moncurslands 1688 Retours (Fife) no. 1292 [earl of Southesk]
    (teinds of) Moncursland 1700 Retours (Fife) no. 1440 [earl of Southesk]

pn Moncur + Sc land

In the 1490s the wife of David Kinnear of that ilk in neighbouring KLM, who also held part of *Thaneslands LEU (q.v.), was called Marjorie Moncur (RMS ii no. 2082).

    The approximate NGR is based on its associated with Broad-Land # LEU.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 4