Back March 1738 x 1754 Rosyth Story, 60 [Rental of the Barony of Rosyth]
North-march farm 1755 Rosyth Story, 55 [Thomas Winter Plan of the Barony of Rosyth (Rosaith)]
Backmarch 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Backmarch 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn.
Sc back + Sc march
‘Back boundary’. Backmarch farm, now beneath Rosyth, was tucked into the north-east corner of the barony and parish of Rosyth RHX, hence the name, as well as the alternative name North-march (1755). It survives in the Rosyth street-names Backmarch Road and Backmarch Crescent.
This place-name appeared in printed volume 1