Colluthie MNZ S NO340193 1 362 50m

    (William Ramsay of) Colluthy 1376 x 1380 Fraser, Southesk ii no. 40 [granted castle and lands of Leuchars; see LEU Intro., Lordship and Baronies]
    (John Ramsay of) Culuthy 1390 x 1392 RMS i no. 854
    (John Ramsay of) Culuthy 1398 x 1407 RMS i no. 886 [see Moat Hill CUP]
?   Collothy 1406 x 1420 RMS i app.2 no. 1964 A [16th c. index; transcription error for or misidentification of Callange CER? To William Scott Craighall (Cragueny) CER, Collothy, Balquhy # (Baloluy) CER, Ceres (Sereis)]
    Culluthy 1452 x 1480 RMS ii no. 1444 [St Andrews Church land]
    (David Ramsay of) Colluchty 1509 RMS ii no. 3311 [see Balbeuchly # LEU]
    (David Ramsay of) Culluthy 1521 Fife Ct. Bk. 272
    Colluthy 1642 Gordon MS Fife
    terris de Colluthie 1688 Retours (Fife) no. 1292 [Charles earl of Southesk]
    Killethy 1775 Ainslie/Fife
    Colluthie 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn [also Colluthie Hill]

G cùl + G uchd + ? – in

‘(Place at) the back of a rounded or breast-shaped hill’; the hill in question is Colluthie Hill. Colluthie farm lies at the back of Colluthie Hill in relation to the parish centre at Moonzie. The specific is found also in Outh DFL (PNF 1).

    Compare also Collithie, Gartly parish ABD, earlier Coluthie 1534 (see Alexander 1952, 223).

/kɔˈlʌθɪ/ or /kəˈlʌθɪ/

This place-name appeared in printed volume 4