OS1/13/92/14

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BIGHTY BURN Bighty Burn
Bighty Burn
Bighty Burn
Mr. Ballingal
Mr. Nichols
Mr. Ingles
024 [Situation] Running Easterly past Bighty.
A Small Stream bearing the name through this Plan and flowing in Easterly direction past Bighty into the River Leven.
BIGHTY MUIR Bighty Muir
Bighty Muir
Bighty Muir
Mr. Ballingal
Mr. Nichols
Mr. Ingles
024 [Situation] 1 Mile S.W. [South West] of Markinch.
A tract of enclosed land. Formerly a Moor, but is now well cultivated, the property of the Earl of Rothes.
BALBIRNIE HOUSE Balbirnie House
Balbirnie House
Balbirnie House
Balbirnie House
Balbirny
Mr. Ballingal
Mr. Nichols
Mr. Ingles
Frasers Map of Parish
Sibbalds Fife & Kinross
024 [Situation] ½ mile N.W. [North West]of Markinch.
A large and handsome house, partly Modern built and part very old - the date of erection of the Old part is not known - with a House, garden and ornamental ground on the South and West Sides - the property and residences of Mr Balfour

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[Page] 14 Plan 24A Markinch Parish

Note: Bight- the inclination of a bay etc. jameson

Note: "Balbirny - an old house belonging to
a Gentleman of the name of Balfour anciently
it belonged to Balbirny of that ilk." Sibbolds Fife & Kinross

Note: Bal, Ball - The initial Syllable of a great many names of Places in Scotland.
Birnie - Scorched leather. Jameson

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