|Name||Value||Date||Grid Ref||Map Sources||Other forms, comments etc|
|Trodigal||2m||1674||NR 6520||2m(1678, 1751). Kilchevan parish(1678). See under Machrihanish estate in North Kintyre.|
|Ballygrogan||4m||1481||NR 6219||BlaeuDR 4/9/93||With Cragaig as 4m from 1481-1751. Kilkivan parish(1678).|
|Cragaig||NR 6118||DR 4/9/19||With Ballygrogan as 4m from 1481-1751. Kilkivan parish(1678).|
|Lossit||4m||1562||NR 6320||Blaeu||With Glenahanty as 5m from 1481. Kilkivan parish(1642, 1678).|
|Glenahanty||1m||1562||NR 6314||With Lossit as 5m from 1481. Kilkivan parish(1678).|
|Knockhanty More||4m||1506||NR 6420||Blaeu||See below. Kilkivan parish(1678).|
|Killypole||⅝m||1678||NR 6417||Ex Saddell. See below. Not to be confused with Killypole (Calliburn) in North Kintyre. Kilkivan parish(1678).|
|Knockhanty Beg||2m||1556||NR 6420||Blaeu||Ex Saddell. Kilkivan parish(1678).|
|Kilkivan||2m||1675||NR 6520||DR 3/3/23DR 3/3/25||Kilquhowane(1541). Kilkivan parish(1642, 1675). See below.|
|Inanbeg||⅝m||1678||NR 6016||Roy(PC 53)Langlands(1801)||Kilkivan parish(1678, 1692). N side of burn in Roy & Langlands.⅔m(1751) – the AVR used to render 8s 4d (⅝m) as ⅔m.|
|Innanmore||1m||1678||NR 6016||Roy(PC 53)Langlands(1801)||Kilkivan parish(1678, 1692). S side of burn in Roy & Langlands.See ‘The Place-names of the Parish of Southend’ pp 22-23 for discussion of meaning of ‘innean’ and Kintyre examples.|
|Drumlemble||2m||1562||NR 6619||Blaeu||See below. Kilkivan parish(1678).|
|Dalivaddy||NR 6719||DR 4/9/92||Kilkivan parish(1779, 1792). See below under Drumlemble and also under Ballygreggan.|
|Lochorodale||2m||1562||NR 659160||DR 4/9/104/17OS(1866)||See below with Drumlemble. Kilkivan parish(1678).|
|Tirfergus (High/Low)||4m||1562||NR 6518/6618||Blaeu||See below. Kilkivan parish(1678).|
|Largybaan||1m||1562||NR 6114||Usually with Tirfergus – for which see below.Kilkivan parish(1678, 1692).|
|Kilwhipnach||2m||1502-5||NR 6716||BlaeuDR 4/9/47||Kilkowbenach(1502-5), Kilchumack(Blaeu), Kilkivan parish(1678).|
|Glecknahavill||3m||1502-5||NR 667155||Langlands(1793)DR 4/9/32
|Glaknahawle(1502-5). 3m consistently (1502-1751) except 4m(1562) which is probably an error. Kilkivan parish(1678). ‘The Place-names of the Parish of Campbeltown’ p 25 says name later changed to Lochorodale.|
|Gartnacopaig||⅝m||1502-5||NR 6214||Blaeu||8s 4d(1502-5, 1541, 1605, 1607). 8s(1562-1583/4) which is an abbreviation and 8s 8d in 1596 which is a mistake. ½m(1675). This was part of St Ninian’s lands (possibly a late addition?) and usually linked with Macharioch. Kilkivan parish(1675).|
|Achequhork/Oatfield||2m||1562||NR 6817||Blaeu||In Kilchevan parish(1678). Part of Uigle estate.|
|Glenrea/Glenrae||2m||1562||NR 657134||DR 4/9/35OS(1866)||1⅓m(1751) 4m with Auchnacorvie in Kilchevan parish(1678).RMS II (1485) of 1481 gives 2m Glenvey which is possibly this.
See under Killeonan estate.
|Ballygreggan||2m||1562||NR 6619||DR 4/9/92||In Kilchevan parish(1678). 1½m Baligregan & Daligusan(1751). See under Killeonan estate. See below.|
|Daligusan||NR 634205||1½m with Baligregan(1751). Kilkivan parish(1779, 1792). Dalaguisan in ‘The Place-names of the Parish of Campbeltown’ p 19.|
|Stra(or Strath or Straw)||2m||1562||NR 6819||BlaeuDR 4/9/98
|The two Stras in 1562 & 1583-4. See under Killeonan estate.Little Strath is N of Strath in DR 4/9/112. ‘The Place-names of the Parish of Campbeltown’ p 12 says Bleachfield (NR 681207) was formerly Little Strath or (p 43) Stra Ichtrach (Lower Strath).
|Balloch||2m||1562||NR 6718||DR 4/9/97||Beallach(1562). In Kilchevan parish(1678). See under Killeonan estate.|
|Achnaslishaig||1m||1541||NR 645136||BlaeuDR 4/9/85
|In Kilchevan parish(1678). Part of Uigle estate.|
|Lecknacreive||(⅝m)||1751||NR 651137||DR 4/9/9OS(1866)||⅔m in 1751 which tends to mean 8s 4d or ⅝m. In DR 4/9/9 it isE of Auchnaslishaig, NW of Glenrae, W of Glecknahavill|
|Auchencorvie||2m||1562||NR 6716/6717||DR 4/9/83-4DR 4/9/100||See under Ballenatoyn.4m with Glenrea in Kilchevan parish(1678).|
|Lagnacraig||1m||1481||NR 671163||Langlands(1793)DR 4/9/54
|Kilchevan parish 1678. Part of Achnaclach estate. See under Homestone in ‘The Place-names of the Parish of Campbeltown’ p 27. ABA DR4/9/54 shows Lagnacraig distinct from Homeston in 1838.|
|Uigle||2m||1609||NR 6916||2m Wagill(1609) – McKerral p 25. See below. 2½m Wigilles & Ochterane(1658). Kilkivan parish(1642).|
|Garvachy||1m||1751||NR 687167||OS(1866)||= Nether Wigill says 1678 rental – in Kilcheran parish. See below under Uigle. ‘The Place-names of the Parish of Campbeltown’ p 25 says now at NR 686169, formerly at NR 687165.|
|Keynethane & Hening||3m||1481||Cannot be Kennochan because that is in same list.Hening = Innean? Context suggests Tirfergus area?|
|Killeonan||4m||1562-3||NR 690184||BlaeuDR 4/9/42-44||See below. Kilcheran parish(1678).|
|Kilchrist||2m||1658||NR 6917||DR 3/3/20-1||4m with Chiskan in 1562 & 1583-4. With Achleran as 2½m in Kilcheran parish(1678). 16s (probably 1¼m) in 1751.|
|Knocknaha||NR 6817||DR 3/3/20||= Ochtoran (qv)?|
|Ochtoran||½m(1m)||1751||NR 6817||Ochtoraan with Wigill in ER(1502-41). With Wigilles as 2½m in 1658. Ochtoran was also associated with Knockreochmor (qv). In AVR (1751) there is reference to ½m Knocknahaw or Octoran. (See Knocknaha above). Possibly 2 x ½m units?|
|Chiskan||2m||1678||NR 6718/6818||Kilcheran parish(1678). 2m(1736). With Strau as 3m in 1751.|
|Ballimenach||1m||1562-3||NR 7518||DR 4/9/88||2m(1562), 1⅝m(1751).|
|Kilbride||(1m)||1678||2m with Keynochan(1678) – which I suspect it was close to.See below under Uigle which may now occupy the site.|
|Kynachan/Cuinahan||(1m)||1678||c. NR 697166||MS 33632ALanglands(1793)||MS 33632A marks Cuinahan just east of Uigle. With Kilbride as 2m in 1678. S side of Chiskan Water.|
|Cullan Doon||8s||1751||NR 6917||Langlands(1793)||Probably for 8s 4d or ⅝m.|
|Laggs||1m||1751||NR 6816||DR 4/9/53||Different parish to Garvachie in 1751. Kilkerran parish(1779).|
|Knockrioch Mor||4m||1562||NR 6920/7019||Blaeu||4½m(1658), 2¼m(1751). Following Blaeu then Low = Mor, High = Beg. Kilcheran parish(1678). See below.|
|Knockrioch Beg||3m||1562||NR 6920/7019||Blaeu||Kilcheran parish(1678). See below.|
|Tomaig||½m||1751||NR 7019/7119NR 7118|
|Tonrioch||2¼m||1751||NR 6919||DR 4/9/107||Knockrioch Mor & Beg = 7m in 1562. Knockrioch Mor, Beg & Tonriach = 7m in 1751 so I think Tonrioch was a subdivision.|
|Dalrioch||NR 6918/7018||DR 4/9/7|
|Arinascavach||1m||1562||NR 7213||With Ellarg (see Ellerig below) as 2m in 1499 & 1601. With Knockrioch Beg & Allt na Boine Duibhe as 4½m(1502-6) or 4m (1541, 1596, 1605). 2½m with Knockriochmore in Kilcheran parish(1678). 1m(1751 AVR p 42).|
|Kinloch/Lochhead||3m||1545||NR 7120/7220||Blaeu||Kilcheran parish(1678). See below.|
|Kilmoir||1m||1545||? NR 7219||= Kilkerran? (the big church?)|
|Kilkerran||1½m||1751||NR 7219||Blaeu||1m Kilcheran parish(1678). 1m Kilkerran, ½m Little Kilkerran (1751).|
|Crossall (= Crosshill)||3m||1545||NR 7119||DR 4/9/21||3m Crosshill & Whitehill(1751). Kilcheran parish(1678).|
|Kauchag||1m||1545||1m Cautage(1558). See below under Kinloch.= Cantaig in Kilblaan parish (qv)?|
|Knockbay||1m||1545||NR 7219||DR 4/9/121||1m Knokbay(1558). I have no further valuations but it is marked as a farm neighbouring Crosshill in DR 4/9/21.|
|Mye (= Moy)North Moy
|2m||1545||NR 7020NR 701208
|DR 3/3/5DR 4/9/111-12
|Kilcheran parish(1678). 2m(1658, 1678, 1751)|
|Harrenarroch(=Arinarach)||1m||1545||NR 7316||DR 4/9/80||1m(1558, 1658, 1678, 1751).With Ellerich (Ellerig) as 2m in 1481. Kilcheran parish(1678).|
|Kildalloig||1m||1562||NR 7518||See below.|
|Knokquhyrk||1m||1562||See below under Kildalloig.|
|Achinhoan||2m||1562||NR 7616||DR 4/9/81||2m(1583-4, 1597, 1751). Kilcheran parish(1678).|
|Molmartin||(½m)||1636||Neighbouring Kildalloig? See below under Kildalloig.|
|2m (1658, 1678, 1751). Kilcheran parish(1678).Ballinatunie(1866).|
|Balnabraid||2m||1481||NR 753158||OS(1866)||2m(1562, 1658, 1678, 1751). Kilcheran parish(1678).|
|Achnaclach||2m||1481||NR 6915||DR 4/9/82||Achinnaglak(1505). Kilcheran parish(1678). See below.|
|Glenramskill Mor||2m||1507||NR 7318/7319||BlaeuDR 3/3/18||Glen Ramskel(Blaeu). Part of Achnaclach estate. Kilcheran parish(1678). 1½m in 1751 but ½m had been separated for the minister in 1678.|
|Glenramskill Beg||1m||1505||NR 7318/7319||DR 3/3/18||To south of Mor on DR 3/3/18. Not part of Achnaclach estate.Kilcheran parish(1678). Church lands. See below.|
|Killellan||2m||1499||NR 681158||BlaeuOS(1866)||Kilcheran parish(1678). See below.|
|Pennygown||2m||1499||NR 6914||Kilcheran parish(1678).|
|Island Davaar||½m||1556||NR 7520/7620||Blaeu||Ex Saddell. ½m in Kilcheran parish(1678).|
|Total Kilkerran parish||48½m|
|Glen Muril||1m||1562||NR 7514||DR 4/9/34||Kilblaan parish(1678).|
|Allt na Boine Duibhe||½m||1678||c. NR 7213||Langlands(1793)DR 4/9/39||Kilblaan parish(1678).|
|Cantaig||1m||1678||c. NR 7412/7513||DR 4/9/78DR 4/9/105||=Kauchag (part of Kinloch estate)? Kilblaan parish(1678).Cantuig is with Socach in DR 4/9/78.|
|Kildavie||5m||1481||NR 7210||BlaeuDR 4/9/49||Kilblaan parish(1678). Often with Glenmucklach as 7m. East & West Kildavie in OS(1866). See below.|
|Glenmucklach||2m||1481||NR 7012||DR 4/9/33||Kilblaan parish(1678). Often with Kildavie as 7m.|
|Glennie||NR 732121||DR 4/9/72OS(1866)||Auchagleen (Achaglinne) in DR 4/9/72. Between Kildavie, Kerran More and Erradil so probably included in one of their assessments.|
|Polliwilline||5m||1481||NR 7310||BlaeuDR 4/9/61-63||The element ‘willine’ is from Gaelic muileann (mill).Kilblaan parish(1678).|
|Gartnagerach||1m||1481||NR 7410||BlaeuDR 4/9/104/3
|Ack na Gherach (Blaeu). 1m(1481-1751). In OS CCLXIII Gartnagerach is marked at what is now Glenehervie in NR 7410.Kilblaan parish(1678).|
|Errodil||1m||1481||c. NR 7412||DR 4/9/104/5||Kilblaan parish(1678). With Lonachan as 1½m in 1751.|
|Socach||1m||1481||NR 7412/7413||DR 4/9/78DR 4/9/106||Kilblaan parish(1678).|
|Glenehervie(Sheanachie)||3m||1481||NR 752124||DR 4/9/77||Kilblaan parish(1678). A Martin (Kintyre Magazine No 40 p 27) states that ‘Sheanachie’ was Old Glenahervie.|
|Feochaig||2m||1481||NR 7613||BlaeuDR 4/9/27-8||Described as Kilcolmkill parish (1678, 1779, 1792) – but I think because part of Machremore estate (qv).|
|Corphin||1½m||1481||NR 769147||DR 4/9/17OS(1866)||Apart from the 1481 reference (which is the earliest) Corphein is always paired with Barfarn as 2m. Kilblaan parish(1678).|
|Barfarn||½m||1481||NR 7515/7615||After 1481 Barfarn is always with Corphein as 2m. Kilblaan parish(1678).|
|Kilblaan||2m||1502-5||NR 7009||BlaeuRHP 7176
|½m of Kilblaan’s||½m||1505||An additional, unnamed, ½m was mortified to the church of Kilblaan according to the Exchequer Rolls.|
|Dachnaachlysk||2m||1596||Dachnaachlysk(1502-5), Dachnaauchlisk(1506), Dalna-auchlesk (1541), Dalnahelklisk(1543). 4m Dalnaheccleis in 1562. (= Dal + article + Eaglais?). 4m with Crislach & Kilcattane from 1502-43 & 1605. Probably = Dalmore. (See also Kintyre Magazine No 13 p 3). Kilblaan parish(1678)? See below.|
|Dalmore||1½m||1751||NR 6910||DR 4/9/26||With Kilchattan & Christlach this makes 4m in 1751. Kilblaan parish(1779). = Dachnaachlysk?|
|Kilchattan||1m||1596||NR 7111||BlaeuDR 4/9/104/7||Kilblaan parish(1678)? 1m(1751). Kilblaan parish(1779).2m with Christlach(1545, 1558). ‘The Place-names of the Parish of Southend’ p 23 locates steading at NR 708119.|
|Christlach||1m||1596||NR 7011||DR 4/9/12||2m with Kilchattan(1545 & 1558). 4m Cristolach in Kilblaan parish(1678) – probably incl. Dalmore & Kilchattan. 1½m(1751)|
|Kerranbeg||1m||1481||NR 7112||DR 4/9/38||Kilblaan parish(1678). See also below under Machremore.|
|Kerran Mor||1½m||1502-5||NR 7112/7113||BlaeuDR 4/9/39||Chyran(Blaeu). Kilblaan parish(1678).|
|2m(1499-1660), 2½m(1751). Kilblaan parish(1678).Not to be confused with 2 x Gartloskan with Cattadale.|
|Ellerig||(1m)||1481||c. NR 7014||Langlands(1793)DR 4/9/50||2m with Arenarroch (Arinarach) in RMS II(1485) of 1481. 2m with Arinascavach(1499 & 1601). 4m with Gartloskan in Kilblaan parish(1678). 1m (1751 AVR p 46)|
|Cnoc na Greine||1m||1751||NR 716137||DR 4/9/50OS(1866)||Knocknagrein(1751). Knocknagrain in DR 4/9/50 of 1837. This farm is sandwiched between Ellerig & Arinascavach and was presumably reckoned as part of one of them before 1751. Kilblaan parish(1779).|
|Dalbuie||1m||1751||NR 6913||DR 4/9/25||Between Pennygown & High Gartloiskin(1836). Kilblaan parish(1779).|
|Teirdonyl||1m||1507||2m(1481) but I think probably then included another property. 1m in 1507, 1562-1583/4. Tir-name. Part of Achnaclach estate.= Inishroil? (qv). See Place-Names of the Parish of Southend p 33 for local belief that it was an old name for half of Ballybrenan.|
|Dunglass||2m||1507||NR 7009||Part of Achnaclach estate. Kilblaan parish(1678). With Inishreol as 2m in 1751.|
|Inishroil||NR 698085||Inchnarroyll(1678) & Inchreill(1685) in Kilblaan parish.Inishreol with Dunglass as 2m in 1751. = Teirdonyl? (qv). See ‘The Place-names of the Parish of Southend’ p 23 < Innis Raonuill.|
|Lonachan||(½m)||1481||Kilblaan parish(1678). See below.|
|St Ninian’s lands||DR 4/9/109||See below.|
|Macharioch||(5⅜m)||1584||NR 7309||Blaeu||6m almost certainly included the shieling of Gartnacopaig.|
|Gartnacopaig||⅝m||1502-5||NR 6214||Blaeu||Included with Macharioch above but value stated earlier in this table. ½m in Kilchevan parish(1675) – all other references are ⅝m.|
|Blasthill||(3m)||1584||NR 7108/7109||Blasthill is consistently 5m with Eden from 1584 but I have no early references. 3½m(1751)|
|Eden||2m||1481||NR 7110||DR 4/9/109||Edyne(1481), Hedeyne(1545). Eden is an independent 2m from 1481-1558 but after 1584 is always with Blasthill as 5m. This and DR 4/9/109 make it look like a late addition to St Ninian estate.See below and also under Machremore.|
|Cnoc Morain||1½m||1584||NR 723085||BlaeuOS(1866)||Knokmorrill(1609), Knockmorran(1751)|
|Pendlachna||1m||1584||c. NR 720080||Roy(PC 53)Langlands(1793)||1½m(1614). For some reason both Pendlachna & Pennyseorach increase by ½m in value from 1614.|
|Pennyseorach||1m||1584||NR 7107||1½m(1614). See also under Pendlachna.|
|Sanda||1½m||1584||NR 7204 etc||Blaeu|
|Coulrachane||½m||1669||Probably Cuildrain in NR 7208. A farm in DR 4/9/109 of 1806.|
|Total Kilblaan parish||58⅜m|
|Machremore||4m||1481||NR 6809/6909||Blaeu||Kilcolmkill parish (1678). See below.|
|Machribeg||2m||1502-5||NR 6808||Blaeu||Kilcolmkill parish(1678). Not part of Machremore estate.|
|Glen Remuil||2m||1481||NR 6312||DR 4/9/64DR 4/9/104/6||Kilcolmkill parish (1678). See below under Machremore.2 Remuils from 1481 – Upper & Lower.|
|Machri Castle||⅝m||1502-5||NR 6807||Kilcolmkill parish (1678). ‘The Place-Names of the Parish of Southend’ p 26 locates it at NR 686080.|
|Carskiey||2m||1545||NR 6507/6508||BlaeuDR 3/3/7||Kilcolmkill parish(1678).See below.|
|Lephinbeg||⅝m½d||1502-5||c. NR 658077||Langlands(1793)||Possibly Blaeu’s ‘Lefanosbea’? Kilcolmkill parish(1678).First element in name is leth-pheighinn (half-penny). Grid Ref from ‘The Place-Names of the Parish of Southend’ p 25.|
|Low Glenadale||1½m||1545||NR 6411||DR 4/9/31?||Kilcolmkill parish(1678).|
|High Glenadale||1m||1507||NR 6211||DR 4/9/31?||Kilcolmkill parish(1678). 1m Glennadull Wochtrath (=Upper) was part of 12m Achnaclach estate in RSS I (1549) of 1507.|
|Achinsavill||1m||1545||NR 6508?||Langlands(1793)||Kilcolmkill parish(1678).|
|Lailt||(1m)||NR 6509||Kilcolmkill parish(1678). See below and also under Lephenstrath.|
|Innean Beithe||(½m)||1751||NR 5912||Langlands(1793)||Inenbea(1793). Kilcolmkill parish(1678).|
|Feorlan||½m¼d||1545||NR 6307||DR 3/3/7||I only have valuations for 1545 & 1558 although it was always a distinct part of Carskiey farm. <feoirling (farthing).See DR 3/3/7 of 1829.|
|Carrine||3m||1545||NR 6609/6709||DR 4/9/103||Kilcolmkill parish(1678). What was South Carrine in 1866 is now called Druma Voulin (Pathfinder).|
|Glenmanuilt||1m||1545||NR 6407||DR 4/9/117||Kilcolmkill parish(1678).|
|Borgadale More||2m||1545||NR 6206/6306||Langlands(1793)||Kilcolmkill parish(1678). To East of Borgadale Water.|
|Borgadale Beg||1m||1678||NR 6206||Langlands(1793)||Kilcolmkill parish(1678). 1m(1751). I have no early references to this farm. To West of Borgadale Water|
|Keramenach||1m||1502-5||NR 6309||Langlands(1793)||With Muckloch as 2m in 1541, 1596 & 1605. With Gartavaich as 2m in 1678 and Gartvay as 2m in 1751. Kilcolmkill parish(1678).|
|Muckloch||1m||1502-5||NR 646095||Langlands(1793)OS(1866)||With Keramenach as 2m in 1541, 1596 & 1605. Kilcolmkill parish(1678).|
|Strone||1m||1507||NR 6210||Blaeu||Part of Achnaclach estate.With Ballemacumbray as 2m in Kilcolmkill parish(1678).|
|Balmavicar||⅝m||1678||NR 5909||BlaeuLanglands(1793)||Kilcolmkill parish(1678). Part of the Mull above.|
|Ballemakillechonnell||⅝m||1678||Kilcolmkill parish(1678). Part of the Mull above.|
|Ballemacumbray||1m||1751||NR 6006||BlaeuLanglands(1793)||Mackumbra(Blaeu), Balimontgomery(1751). With Strone as 2m in Kilcolmkill parish(1678). Part of the Mull above.|
|Enandownane(= Innean Dunan)||⅝m||1678||NR 595115||Langlands(1793)OS(1866)||Kilcolmkill parish(1678). ⅔m Indedownan(1751). Part of the Mull above?|
|Corrylach||NR 646127||DR 4/9/16OS(1866)||Corrylach lay on the N side of Glen Breackerie, above Culinlongart. I assume it was a late subdivision of one of the neighbouring farms. Kilcolmkill parish(1779).|
|Culinlongart||4⅝m||1502-5||NR 6511||DR 4/9/24||With Ballivianan & Dalcrownach from 1502.Kilcolmkill parish(1678). See below.|
|High BalliviananLow Ballivianan||NR 658111NR 660108||Langlands(1793)DR 4/9/91
|With Culinlongart & Dalcrownach from 1502.Kilcolmkill parish(1678)? Kilcolmkill parish(1779).|
|Dalcrownach||Blaeu||With Culinlongart & Ballivianan from 1502. Dalalonohirt(Blaeu) – which is perhaps a conflation of Culinlongart & Dalcrownach. Kilcolmkill parish(1678).|
|Gartvaigh||1m||1502-5||NR 6708||Kilcolmkill parish(1678). See below.|
|Part of 8m Cattadale (qv). Kilcolmkill parish(1678).|
|Glak||1½m||1502-5||Often paired with Leth-pheighinn Cawferray as 2m. With Kilcolmkill & Machriechastell as 3⅝m in Kilcolmkill parish(1678).|
|Lepeyn Cawferay||½m½d||1502-5||NR 673097||DR 4/9/101OS(1866)||Given as 8s in 1562-3, 1564 & 1583-4. With Cattedillmore as 1m 8s 4d in Kilcolmkill parish(1678 rental). Lephingaver(1866).|
|Lephencorrach?||c. NR 670093||‘The Place-Names of the Parish of Southend’ p 25 gives this separately to Lephengaver (Lepeyn Cawferay) but I know of no early references.|
|Lephenstrath||(1½m)½d||1502-5||NR 6608||Usually with half of Lailt (ie ½m) so itself 1½m. In the 1678 rental it is stated that it was formerly a 2m unit but ‘spoild by the water’.|
|Cattadale||2m||1562-3||NR 6709/6710||BlaeuDR 4/9/101||Kilcolmkill parish(1678). See below.|
|Dalbhradden||(1m)||1678||NR 6810||DR 4/9/2||Kilcolmkill parish(1678). See E Marrison in Kintyre Magazine No 55 p 4 for possible etymology.|
|Keprigan||1m||1678||NR 6910||DR 4/9/76||Part of 8m Cattadale. Kilcolmkill parish(1678).|
|Brecklate||1½m||1562-3||NR 6911/6912||DR 4/9/99||Part of 8m Cattadale. Kilcolmkill parish(1678).|
|Gartloskin||1½m||1678||Part of 8m Cattadale. Kilcolmkill parish(1678). See below.|
|Brunerican estate||4½m||1481||See below.|
|Brunerican||2m||1678||NR 6908||BlaeuDR 4/9/102||Kilcolmkill parish(1678). See below.|
|Amod||NR 6412||BlaeuDR 4/9/75||1½m with Dalsmerran in 1751. Kilcolmkill parish(1678).Part of Brunerican estate.|
|Drumanreannach||1m||1751||c. NR 6609||DR 4/9/79||DR 4/9/79 shows it between the farms of Lailt, Lephenstrath and Achinsaul. Part of Brunerican estate. Kilcolmkill parish(1678).See Kintyre Magazine No 28 pp 10-11.|
|Dalsmirren||⅜m||1545||NR 6413||DR 4/9/64DR 4/9/104/6||Dalsmirren & Lagnadaf were together 5s or ⅜m in 1545 & 1558.Part of Brunerican estate. Kilcolmkill parish(1678).|
|Lagnadaff||With Dalsmirren above as 5s in 1545 & 1558. Part of Brunerican estate. Kilcolmkill parish(1678).|
|Innean Coig Cailleiche||NR 5912||Part of Brunerican estate. Kilcolmkill parish(1678).|
|Pubbill or Pubill||(½m)||1505||Always with Invergye or similar but part of Tirfergus estate(1502-6). See below.Kilcolmkill parish(1678) – but this might just refer to Inangey.|
|Innean Gaothach||(⅜m)||1751||NR 5913||Blaeu||Almost always with Pubbill. ⅜m in 1751 would be 5s whereas together they were 5s 10d (correctly 6s 8d?). Iningergye(1505), Inyngye(1506), Inning naghu(Blaeu), Ingeigh was 5s 10d in 1691, Inengoy(1751). Kilcolmkill parish(1678, 1691).|
|Kerrafuar||1m||1481||NR 681146||Langlands(1793)DR 4/9/37
|Kerowsoyre(1481). Quereffour(1507). Part of Achnaclach estate.First element < ceathramh or quarter. With Ballemeanach & Ballevranane as 3m in Kilcolmkill parish (1678). (It seems more likely that Ballemeanach is here an alternative for Keremeanach then the Ballemenach at NR 7518).|
|Homeston||NR 6715||DR 4/9/36||Homeston is a modern name and I wonder if this is what replaced Kerremeanach/Ballemeanach? However it is recorded in Kilkivan parish in 1779 & 1792 whereas Ballemeanach was in Kilcolmkill parish in 1678. ‘The Place-names of the Parish of Campbeltown’ p 27 links it with Lagnacraig though they were distinct until 1838.|
|Kerremeanach||(1m)||1502-5||First element < ceathramh or quarter. It is listed as part of the Achnaclach estate from 1502-6, 1521-8 & 1541. In 1507 its place is taken by Gartnalarg. If = Ballemeanach then with Keirfuar & Ballevrenane as 3m in Kilcolmkill parish(1678). See Place-Names of the Parish of Southend p 33 (under Teirdonald) for local belief that it was an old name for half of Ballybrenan.|
|Ballybrennan||1m||1562||NR 6813/6814||BlaeuMS 33632A
|1m(1562-1583/4). With Ballemeanach and Keirfuar as 3m in Kilcolmkill parish(1678). 2m(1751) but perhaps now including Kerremeanach. Although it looks as if Ballybrennan was an alternative name for part of the Achnaclach estate it is difficult to marry up the data. See also Teirdonyl.|
|Ormsary||1m||1556||NR 6610||BlaeuDR 4/9/57||Saddell Abbey’s. Kilcolmkill parish(1678).|
|Saddell Abbey’s||3m||1505||Ormsary(1m), Knockhanty beg(2m) Killypole(⅝m), Island Davaar(½m) = 4⅛m?|
|Kilcolmkill||1½m||1505||NR 6707||Blaeu||Kilcolmkill parish(1678).|
|DR 4/9/104/10(N)DR 4/9/104/1(S)
|3m(1562-1583/4). 2m Kilcolmkill parish(1678). 2m(1751).As with Lonachan I have preferred other data to that from 1562.
|Knockstappilmore||1m||1481||NR 6911||DR 4/9/51||1m Knokstapill (probably -more) in 1545 & 1558 which was part of Machremore estate. 1m in Kilcolmkill parish(1678).1m(1751, 1766).|
|Knockstappillbeg||1m||1678||NR 6912||DR 4/9/104/9||Kilcolmkill parish(1678). 1m(1751). See below under Killervan.|
|Total Kilcolmkill parish||62⅜m|
|Total South Kintyre||221¾m|
Knockhanty More appears as 4m 8s 4d (4⅝m) in 1502-5, 1541, 1542, 1605, 1607, 1626 & 1667. It appears as 4m in 1506, 1562-4, 1583-4, 1596, 1668, 1678 & 1751. It appears as 6m with Knockhanty Beg & Killypole in 1481. Killypole was 8s 4d and seems to have been included with Knockhanty More whenever the latter appears as 4m 8s 4d.
Killypole was granted to Saddell with Knockhantybeg in the 1480s (Munro ALI p 202) but perhaps after 1481 (see RMS II (1485) of 1481). It is described as ‘duodecim unciatis’ (12 ouncelands) which is plainly a mistake or a misunderstanding. It was in fact worth 8s 4d although this is usually given as 8s (1556, 1612, 1615, 1634 & 1751). It is given as 8s 4d in the 1678 rental and in 1674 it is described as a ‘twa groat land’ (Kintyre Magazine No 37 p 25). This was the type of description common in Islay and should be seen as a sort of shorthand whereby one groat or 4d (sterling) was equivalent to 4 shillings (Scots) – hence 2 groats = 8 shillings. In AS II (821) of 1654 there is reference to 8s Flak as one of Saddell’s lands. I cannot explain this except as Killypole.
From 1502-1541 & in 1605, Kilkivan is given as 3m 8s 4d. From 1562-1583/4 it is 3m 8s which is a common abbreviation of the same figure. From 1597-1667 it is 4m 8s 4d. In 1596 it is 3m and in 1675, 1678, 1732 & 1751 it is 2m. I suspect Kilkivan proper was only worth 2m but that the other assessments include a nearby farm or farms worth up to 2m 8s 4d. Mingary is a neighbour named on DR 3/3/25, likewise Torchoillean on DR 3/3/23. I know of no valuations for these. Equally both maps include Drumfin.
Drumlemble and Lochorodale
These two farms are paired as 4m from 1502-1541. After this they usually appear as 2m each. In 1607, 1624/6 and 1667 it is implied that together they were 6m but I think this is a mistake. In 1678 Drumlemble is 3m with Straichtrich (Lower Stra). In 1751 Drumlemble is 2m with Dalvaddie (NR 6719). For the latter see also below under Ballegreggan.
Tirfergus was already in two sections by 1481 when RMS II (1485) refers to the two parts and Largbane as 5m. High and Laigh Tirefergus were 2m each in 1751. From 1502-6 Tirefergus is linked with 1m Largawane and 5s 10d Pubbill & Iningergy (the latter two correctly 6s 8d making a total of 5½m? – see below under Pubbill).
This Ballygreggan was part of the 17m Killeonan estate. DR 4/9/92 is a map of Ballygreggan and Dalivaddy. For the latter see also Drumlemble above.
Stra (or Strath or Straw)
Straichtricht (Lower Stra) is 1m in 1669, 1674 & 1751. Straichtrich was in Kilkivan parish in 1678 although it seems to be listed twice, once with Drumlemble, once by itself. I think the latter instance is a mistake for Upper Stra since it is set to Alexr Fforrester who is recorded (under Kilkerran parish) as holding Strawachtrich (Upper Stra). One of them became the Strathbeg recorded in Kilkivan parish in 1779.
Uigle was the main farm in a larger estate which is given as 7½m from 1502-1541. (The other farms comprised Achequhork, Kilbride, Kynachan, Auchnaslishaig and Ochtoran). RMS II (1485) of 1481 implies that Uigle, Auchnaslishaig, Achequhork and Kynachan may have come to 6m – meaning that Kilbride and Ochtoran were worth 1½m. (However ER XV p 432 of 1525-8 gives a different 6m unit of Uigle, Kilbride, Auchequhork, Kynachan and possibly Glen Rea (=Kaa?). AS I (371) of 1658 gives 2½m Wigilles and Ochterane which implies the latter was ½m. The 1678 Rental refers to the 1m of Nether Wigill or Garvachie, the other markland thereof (presumably of Wigill), and the 2m of Kilbryde & Keynochan – all in Kilcheran parish. (I think therefore that this Kilbride must be different to the one at NR 7108). Argyll Retours(87) of 1683 refers to 2m Nagill. The 1751 Argyll Valuation Roll gives Uagil and Kennochan as 2m.
There is a problem with parish boundaries here. The 1678 rental clearly states that Garvachie (W of both Laggs & Uigle) is in Kilkerran parish. However Minutes of the Synod of Argyll (1639-1651) p 55 states that in 1642 Wigil was part of Kilkivan. In 1751 Laggs & Garvachie are in different parishes although only a few hundred metres apart. (Garvachie appears to be ex-Kilkivan, Laggs ex-Kilkerran). I suspect that the farm of Uigle has migrated upriver. If the boundary between Kilkivan & Kilkerran lay between Garvachie & Laggs then part (at least) of Uigle was in Kilkivan in 1642. What is now Uigle would have been within Kilkerran but I wonder if this is really the former site of Kilbride. ‘The Place-names of the Parish of Campbeltown’ p 28 wonders if Kilbride was the same place as Laggs.
Killeonan is given as 12m in 1481 and 17m from 1502-1541. However these were the valuations of an estate – of which Killeonan was the principal farm. The figures are broken down in the four tacks between 1562 and 1583-4. These lists repeat the same farms in the same order and I suspect that those between Kilchrist and Killeonan comprised the Killeonan estate since they are not mentioned in earlier documents. (The farms are Kilchrist & Chiskan, Glenreich [= Glenrea], Balloch, Ballenagregan, two Straths, Ballemeanach and Killeonan itself). In 1562 these farms come to a total of 16m and Killeonan is 2m. In 1562-3 and 1583-4 Ballemeanach is reduced by 1m and Killeonan becomes 4m which gives a total of 17m.
In 1481 the two Knockriochs, Glen Muril, Allt na Boine Duibhe and Arienascavach were 9m. From 1502-1541 Knockriochmore, Glen Muril and Ochtoran were 5½m. Since Knockriochmore and Glen Muril were 4m and 1m respectively in 1562, Ochtoran was probably ½m (see also HP III p 82 of 1605). Since another ½m of Ochtoran was with Uigle then the whole of Ochtoran was probably originally 1m. Knockriochmore seems to have been divided in the latter part of the seventeenth century. In 1658 Knockriochmore was 4½m but in 1678 Knockriochmore and Arrenascavach were only 2½m. In 1751 Knockriochmore was 2¼m, Knockriochbeg was 2½m and Tonriach was 2¼m. Together these three make 7m which is the same as the old Knockriochmore and Beg together. From 1502-1506 Knockriochbeg was associated with Arinascavach and Altnabadwe (Allt na Boin Duibhe) as 4½m (from 1541-1605 as 4m only). Knockriochbeg itself was 3m which implies the other two were 1½m between them. Arinascavach is specified as 1m from 1562 but Altnabadwe is given as 1m in 1562 and then as ½m thereafter. (I think the latter is the correct figure). The total figure in 1502-5 was 10m which comprised Knockriochmore 4m, Knockriochbeg 3m, Glen Muril 1m, Arinascavach 1m, Altnabadwe ½m and Octoran ½m.
Kinloch is given as a 12m estate from 1502-1541 and in 1596 & 1605. It is broken down into its constituent parts in 1545 & 1558. It consisted of 3m Kinloch itself, 1m Kilmoir, 3m Crossall, 1m Kauchag or Cautage, 1m Knokbay, 2m Mye and 1m Harrenarroch. Most of these farms can be followed in later documents although Kilmoir and Knokbay disappear after 1558. I assume Kilmoir is the same as the 1m Kilkerran which is on record in 1658 & 1678. There is more of a problem with 1m of the ‘Castle’ which is recorded in 1658 & 1678 but which is additional to the 3m Kinloch or Lochhead of the same years. I have no other record of this but it might refer to the old castle at Kilkerran rather than the new castle at Kinloch – in which case Knokbay will be the farm referred to. This becomes even more likely when we look at the 1678 rental. The farms making up the old 12m Kinloch estate are all mentioned except for Knokbay – which seems to be replaced by the Castle. Kauchag(1545) and Cautage(1558) look to be the same as Cantaig although the latter is some distance south. 1m Kainlag (probably = Kaintag) is listed in the 1678 rental and 1m Caintag is given in the Argyll Valuation Roll of 1751.
Kildalloig, Knokquhyrk and Achachoan were together 4m from 1502-1541 and in 1596 & 1605. With Molmartine and Ballemeanach they were 5½m in 1636. Kildallaig, Ballemenoch, Knockghirk and Mulemartein were 3½m in 1674 (AS I (571)), 1678 (Rental) & 1700 (Clan Campbell I p 211). By implication Molmartin was ½m. Kildalloig was 1½m with Lonochan in 1481 meaning the latter was ½m.
Ballenatoyn, Ballenabraid and Auchnacorvie were together 6m from 1502-1541, in 1596, 1605, 1607, 1626 & 1667. Auchencorvie is some distance west of the other two farms.
Achinnaglak was a 12m estate from 1502-1541 and some 8m of it is listed in 1481. 11m of it reappear in the tacks between 1562 and 1583-4. (The 1m missing is Gartnalarg if we follow RSS I (1549) of 1507 or Keremeanach if we follow the Exchequer Rolls). If we accept Ballemannoch as the replacement for Keremeanach then the estate is still the same in 1596 (HP III p 78) and Keremanach resurfaces in 1605 (HP III p 84). In 1678 Ballemeanach, Keirfuar and Ballevrenane are together 3m in Kilcolmkill parish. I am not sure where Gartnalarg was or what other farm it was subsumed into. Apart from Gartnalarg the only other farm not now identifiable is Teirdonyll. This often (but not always) appears between Kerremeanach and Dunglas in the lists. On the assumption that Kerremeanach became Ballemeanach which may be the same as Homeston then it is likely Teirdonyll was by Dunglas. One farm in the vicinity (for which I have no early references) is Inishroil which is with Polwilling, Dounglass & Kilblaan in 1678. Inishroil may be the old Teirdonyll.
Glenramskill Beg was a church property according to the Exchequer Roll evidence of 1505-7. It was mortified to the MacEachern altar in Kilkerran but in 1481 Glenramskill is undivided at 3m which might suggest that this dedication took place between 1481 and 1505.
From at least 1499 Killellan was part of an 8m estate held by the MacEachern family, maors of South Kintyre. The other farms were Pennygown, Gartloskin, Ellerig and Arinascavach. (The last two parts were sometimes just referred to as Ellerig). Killellan is possibly the same as 4m Kilsolane in RMS II (1485) of 1481 which may then have included Pennygown. In 1678 Killellan, Pennygowan and Glenramskillbeg were together as 5m.
Kildavie may be one of the earliest farms in Kintyre to appear in the documentary record. RMS I App 2 p 551 Index A No 607 gives ‘Carta Nigelli M’partane de terris de Kildavy’ – (also in the preamble on p 550 where the name is Neill M’parlan). Index B No 1(or Robertson’s Index p 25 No 1) says ‘To Dowgall Macfarlane of the lands of Kindavie, Arynschauche etc’. (Arinascavach is a shieling 3 kilometres north of Kildavie).
From 1506-1667 Polliwilline was 5½m but in 1751 it was again 5m. In 1596 (HP III pp 76-7) it is referred to as 5m 6s 8d land ‘callit be the present possessouris 5 merkland, of Poldowilling’. I am inclined, therefore, to accept the earliest figure which is 5m.
Dachnaachlysk is a particularly significant name since the first element looks to be for davach in which case the name would mean ‘davach of the church’. The first element is ‘dach-‘ in three documents between 1502 & 1506. From then on it became ‘dal-‘ (field), consistently. I have checked with the original (or photocopies of the original) for each of these three documents, (printed under ER XII pp 357, 701 & 708), and in each case the writing is unequivocal. The first element is ‘dach-‘ not ‘dal-‘. Since this is the only concrete evidence we have for the existence of davachs in Kintyre it is a happy survival. Dachnaachlysk is the first-named of a group of three farms which made up a 4-merkland unit. The other two are Christlach, which may mean a hollow, and Kilchattan which is the church of Catan, uncle of Blane. When the farms are broken down into individual units in 1596 (HP III p 78) Dalnahanslek is given as 2m, Killequhattan and Cristilloch as 1m each. However I do not think this means that a davach had a valuation of 2m; rather I suspect Dachnaachlysk was the principal farm and the name of the whole 4-merkland unit whilst the other two were subdivisions. DR 4/9/12 shows they were all physically adjacent.
1½m with Kildallok(1481). 1m(1562, 1562-3, 1564 & 1583-4). With Erredull, Gartnagerroch & Glennahervie as 5½m in Kilblaan parish(1678). Despite the evidence from 1562-1584 I think Lonachan was probably only ½m. This would agree better with the data from 1481 & 1678. Between Knockstapple & Arinascavach? See also ‘The Place-names of the Parish of Southend’, p 26.
St Ninian’s lands
In Exchequer Rolls XII for 1505-1507 (pp 578, 701, 708) St Ninian’s lands in (South) Kintyre are given as 16m on three separate occasions. Unfortunately the properties are not named individually. In 1584 (OPS II, I, p 10 quoting Argyle Inventory), in 1609 (RMS VII (126)), in 1619 (Argyll Retours (21)) & in 1620 (AS I (113)) St Ninian’s lands in Kintyre come to 24m or £16. However in 1614 (RMS VIII (2009) (1)) and 1632 (AS II (424) they are described as 25m or £16 13s 4d. 25m is also implied by the Reddendo (at least) in RMS IV (2823) which is based on an original of 1569. The names given after 1584 are consistent and included Macharioch & Gartnacopaig (6m), Blasthill & Eden (5m), Cnoc Morain (1½m), Kilmanshennachan (1½m), Pendlachna (1m), Pennyseorach (1m), Aucharua (1½m), Sanda (1½m), Ballegreggan (3m) and Drummore (2m). How are we to reconcile the different totals?
The difference between the 24m and 25m figures is probably due to differing valuations for Pendlachna and Pennyseorach. From RMS VIII (2009) (1) of 1614 they are each given as 1½m rather than 1m as in earlier documents. I am unsure which figure is correct.
Secondly not every one of St Ninian’s properties was in South Kintyre. Drummore (2m) was Drummore-na-bodach which is in North Kintyre. Ballegreggan (3m) is more problematic but was, I think, also in North Kintyre.
Thirdly there are two properties which may have come to Whithorn between 1507 and 1584. Eden is given as a lay property worth 2m in RMS II (1480) of 1481. It also appears as something of an adjunct to an otherwise very compact group of farms in the 1806 map of William Macdonald’s estate by A Langlands (DR 4/9/109). In a similar fashion Gartnacopaig is not recorded as church land in the Exchequer Rolls evidence from the early sixteenth century but by 1596 it is ‘kirkland’ (HP III p 78). If we deduct these four farms, which total 7m 8s 4d, from 24m we are left with 16m 5s which is very close to the 16m total of St Ninian’s lands in South Kintyre given from 1505-7.
In the seventeenth century Eden appears amongst St Ninian’s lands – linked with Blasteill. However it is given as 2m (presumably lay) in RMS IV (1272) of 1558 and it is difficult to know what happened. It presumably transferred from lay to ecclesiastical ownership between 1558 and 1584 but I don’t think it was part of the original endowment which was only 16m in 1505.
Machremore was a 12m estate from 1502-1541, in 1596, 1605, 1607, 1626 & 1667. 9m of this is given in the 1678 rental – 4m Machremore, 2m of the two Glen Remuils (1m each of Upper and Lower), 2m Feochaig and 1m Knockstapilmore. The other 3 merks comprised 2m Eden and 1m Kerranbeg which appear in between the Machremore properties in 1545 & 1558. RMS II (1480) of 1481 details the 40m granted to the MacAlisters as stewards of Kintyre. If we compare this with the same 40m referred to in ER XII p 363 for 1502-5 we can see that the 12m Machramoir given in the latter is actually broken down in the former exactly as I have outlined.
Carskiey was a 12m estate from 1502-1541, in 1596 and in 1605. It is broken down into its constituent farms in 1545, 1558 and 1678. The lists of 1545 & 1558 match with each other but not exactly with the list of 1678.
1545 list = Carskiey, Glenadale, Achinsavil, Lailt, Feorlan, Carrine, Glenmanuilt & Borgadale More.
1678 list = Carskiey, Lephenbeg, Lower Glenadale, Carrine, Lailt, Inebea, Borgadale More, Achinsavil & Glenmanuilt.
Lailt seems to have been divided into two before 1545. ½m was part of Carskiey estate, the other ½m was joined to Lephenstrath. Lailt is 1m with Inninbeg in 1751 (AVR p 45) although I think the latter was probably Innean Beithe since Ininbeg is also listed separately on p 46.
The Mull of Kintyre is a large and rugged area which seems to have contained at least 3 separate settlements within the overall assessment of 4m. Balmacvicar is at NR 5909 and was ⅝m in 1678 and ⅔m in 1751. Ballemakillechonnell was also ⅝m in 1678 and ⅔m in 1751. Ballemacumbray was 2m with Strone in 1678 and 1m in 1751. Balmagomery Burn is at NR 6006. Ballinamoill is at NR 5908. The subdivisions are presaged in ER XII pp 704-9 of 1506 where Hector McNeile has 45s (3⅜m) and Neill McMulane has 8s 4d (⅝m). In ER XVII pp 625-33 of 1541 the Mull is divided between 4 tenants (McMillane, McVicar, McNeill and McCumroy) ‘ilkane as they bruikit of befoir’ (ie each as they held previously). McVicar’s holding must have become Balmacvicar and McCumroy’s became Balmagomery. (See also Kintyre Magazine No 24 p 25).
Culinlongart, Ballivianan and Dalcrownach
These three farms must be treated together since I have no assessments for the constituent parts. Together they were 4m 8s 4d from 1502-1541, in 1545, 1558 and 1605. In 1596 the three are described as 4m but I think this is an error of shorthand. In 1678 Coullelongart, Dalichrunight and Glenadulwachtrich (ie High Glenadale) were worth 5m 8s 4d. (I think Ballivianan will be included in this assessment). In 1751 Culinlongart is 5⅔m which is probably the same set of farms since in the Argyll Valuation Roll 8s 4d is often treated as ⅔m (when it is technically ⅝m).
Gartvaigh and Gartvean
Confusingly there are two farms with very similar names situated very close to each other. The vagaries of spelling make them even more difficult to unscramble. Gartavaigh (or similar – but nearly always with an ‘a’ in the middle) was worth 1m from 1502-1541, 1596 & 1605. It was linked with Keramenach in 1678 & 1751. It is now Gartvaigh. Gartvean, or similar, was part of the 8m Cattadale estate and consisted of an Upper and Lower unit – each worth 1m. Upper Gartvean was linked with Dalbhraddan in 1678 & 1751. Gartvean is east of Gartvaigh in Roy(PC 53) and north-east in Langlands(1793 & 1801).
Cattadale was part of an 8m estate from at least 1481. It was held by John McMhuirich, the poet, from c. 1502 and consisted of Cattadale (2m), Keprigan (1m), Gartvean (2m), Brecklate (1½m) and Gartloskin (1½m). Cattadale itself was divided into More and Beg, each probably worth 1m. Cattadale More and Lepinchavir were 1⅝m in 1678.
There may have been 3 different places called Gartloskin in South Kintyre and it is difficult to differentiate between them. There was a Gartloskin that was part of Cattadale from at least 1481. This was probably amongst and between the farms of Cattadale, Gartvain, Brecklate and Keprigan. There was another Gartloskin (NR 6913) which was worth 2m and was part of the Killellan estate from at least 1499. There was possibly a third Gartloskin, worth 1m, mentioned in RMS II (1485) of 1481 which is definitely not the Cattadale one. It appears after Kerefuar and before Glenramskill in the list.
Brunerican was part of an estate worth 4½m which was held by the McMaschenach family of harpists from at least 1502. It consisted of Brunerican, Amod, Druim Arinarach, Dalsmeryll, Lagnadaff and Innean Coig Cailleiche. It is given as 4½m in 1481 (excluding Amod) and again in 1505 (including Amod). From then on the property is given as 4m 5s 10d but, as I explain under Pubbill below, I think this is a mistake for 4½m. Without Brunerican it appears as 2m 5s 10d in 1678.
Pubbill or Pubill
Always paired with Inyngye (or similar) as 5s 10d but I think this is a mistake for 6s 8d. An assessment of 5s 10d (70d) makes no sense in land-assessment terms whereas 80d is half a merk. In the printed version of the 1505 rental (ER XII p 698 ff) the text (under Tirfergus) reads ‘quinque s et Xd’ (ie 5s & 10d). Further on under Brunerican there is a similar entry which is rendered ‘Vs XXd’ (ie 5s 20d or 6s 8d). After studying a copy of the original MS I am convinced that in the Tirfergus entry the editor has simply mistaken an ‘X’ for the ampersand. It seems probable that similar misreadings commenced in the sixteenth century since all the later documents give 5s 10d. However I think this can be explained by the fact that later rentals often just copied earlier ones so that mistakes repeated themselves. (Exactly this happened with the Brunerican estate which, in later assessments, became 4m 5s 10d and not 4m 6s 8d).
There are burns called Low & High Puball by Skeroblingarry in North Kintyre but it seems unlikely that any settlement there would be linked with a shieling such a distance away in South Kintyre. Since I know of no other farm in North Kintyre with a shieling in South Kintyre I think this Pubbill was a separate settlement – probably near Innean Gaothach. See ‘The Place-Names of the Parish of Southend’ pp 29-30 for possible location on N side of Glenadale.
In RSS I (1549) of 1507 this is replaced by 1m Gartnalarg whilst the rest of the Achnaclach estate stays the same. It disappears between 1562 & 1584 & becomes Ballemannoch in 1596. It reappears in 1605. Probably the Ballemeanach in Kilcolmkill parish in 1678. Not the same as Keramenach in Strone Glen.
From 1502-1541, in 1596, 1605, 1607, 1626 & 1667, Kilderewane is 3½m with Knokstapill & Lonachan. I think the reference to Knokstapill is only to -beg, not -more. Knokstapillmore was 1m and part of the Machrimore estate. The other Knokstapill – which is referred to in the Exchequer Roll evidence from 1502-1541 – will be the 1m Knokstapillbeg. The assessments are likely to have been Killervan (2m), Knokstapillbeg (1m) and Lonachan (½m).
Teirdonyll is recorded from 1502-1605 as part of the Auchnaclach estate. In addition to Tyrergas (Tirfergus), Blaeu also maps Terreracha(n) to the NE of Clochkeil. I have no further evidence for this third tir-name in Kintyre but it is entirely possible.