Kincraigie SLO S NO198109 1 361 100m SOF

    Kincragze 1506 Dunk. Rent. 194 [z for Z; teind barley to Dunkeld Cathedral]
    Kincragye 1506 Dunk. Rent. 195 [teind meal to Dunkeld Cathedral; in parish of Strathmiglo]
    Kincragy 1509 RMS ii no. 3300 [Andrew Kincraigie (Kincragy) living in Kincraigie; see Collessie CLS]
    (lands of) Kincragy 1522 Campbell 1899, 613 [lands of Kincraigie let by Balmerino Abbey to Walter Kincraigie (Kincragy)]
    (half lands of) Kincragy 1532 Campbell 1899, 613 [in barony of Pitgorno SLO, feued to Walter Kincraigie (Kincragy)]
    Kyncragy c.1560 s Assumption, 69
    Kincraigie 1603 RMS vi no. 1411 [in barony of Pitgorno SLO, q.v.]
    dimidietatem ville et terrarum de Kincraigie 1603 RMS vi no. 1449 [‘half of the toun and lands of Kincraigie with mansion, in the barony of Pitgorno’ (cum mansione, in baronia de Pitgornow); one of the portionars of Kincraigie is Richard Maxwell (senior and junior)]
    Ceancragie 1642 Gordon MS Fife
    Kincragy 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
    Kincraigy 1654 Blaeu (Pont) East Fife
    terris de Kincragie 1668 Retours (Fife) no. 1040
    Over Kincraigie 1680 Retours (Fife) no. 1180
    Neather Kincraigie 1680 Retours (Fife) no. 1180
    Kincriagie 1775 Ainslie/Fife [sic]
    Kincraigie 1828 SGF
    Kincraigie 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn [note erroneous Kincraig Law (see below)]

G ceann + G creag + ? – in

‘Place at the end or head of the crag’. Since the lands of Kincraigie were held by Balmerino Abbey, they must have been included in Pitgorno when the latter was granted, along with Drumdreel, to Balmerino Abbey in the 1240s (see SLO Intro., Earls and Monks, above).


This place-name appeared in printed volume 4