List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
MARKINCH [parish] Parish of Markinch.
Parish of Markinch.
Parish of Markinch.
Parish of Markinch.
Parish of Markinch.
Parish of Markinch.
Parish of Markinch.
Full. [Fullarton's] Gazeteer
Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account] of County
The Sherrifs Co. [County] List of Parishes
Old. Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account]
Co. [County] Map
Sibbalds. Hist. [History] of Fife
Oliver & Boyds Almanac
017; 024; 025 [situation] In the S. [South] Western portion of the County of Fife.
A small parish in Fifeshire about 7 miles in length from North to south and in breadth from east to west varying from 2 to 5 miles. It is bounded by parish of Wemyss on the south, by Kennoway on the east, by Falkland and Kettle on the North and on the west by the parishes of Leslie, Kinglassie and Dysart in the west. About 8500 acres are under cultivation and about 800 under plantations. This parish is in the Presbytery of Kirkcaldy and Synod of Fife. Patron the Crown.

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[Note of enquiry]: "There are ? detached portions of this parish, one at ? - (etc) one at- one at -

Within the extremities of Markinch are no Det : portions of other parishes?" [OMO] [Ordnance Mapping Office]

[Note of reply]: "small detached portion of the parish, separated from the rest by the parish of Wemyss, lies at the mouth of the River Leven, on the shore of the Firth of Forth. There are no other detached portions connected with this parish either within itself or in any other parish. "

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