Nochnarie SLO ANY FI S 1

    Nochnary 1490 RMS ii no. 1986 [see Wester Pitlour SLO]
    (teinds of the town of) Auchinnary 1505 Dunk. Rent. 197 [where editorial town translates Latin villa]
    (teinds of the town of) Auchnarye, 1506 Dunk. Rent. 203 [SLO]
    Nachinary 1508 RMS ii no. 3255 [see Wester Pitlour SLO]
    teind sheaves of the town of Nauchtnary 1509 Rentale Dunkeldense 210 [in margin Auchnary]
    Auchnary 1510 RMS ii no. 3427 [see Wester Pitlour SLO]
    Nauchnary 1510 Dunk. Rent. 217
    Nauchnayr 1510 Dunk. Rent. 219
    Nauchnair 1513 Dunk. Rent. 233
    Auchnary 1515 RMS iii no. 43 [see Wester Pitlour]
    Nauchnarye 1515 Rentale Dunkeldense 240
    Auchnary 1526 RMS iii no. 371 [in barony of Strathmiglo]
    Auchnary 1529 RMS iii no. 760
    Auchnary 1548 RMS iv no. 200
    Achnarie 1579 Retours (Fife) ii no. 1456 [James Scott of Balwearie]
    terras de Auchnairie 1605 RMS vi no. 1569 [see Pitlour SLO]
    Auchnorie 1671 Retours (Fife) no. 1106
    Nochnary 1828 SGF
    Nochnarrie 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn

G cnoc + G an + G àirigh

‘Hill of the shieling or vaccary’; in some of the early forms the first part has been re-analysed as Auch-, a common place-name element (though not in Fife).

    The lands of Nochnarie are frequently associated with those of Wester Pitlour, and probably formed a part of them.


This place-name appeared in printed volume 4