Birsiemire

Birsiemire # LAR S NO423043 1 95m

Brissemyre 1664 Retours (Fife) no. 953 [Auchindownie (Aucheindownie) LAR and Birsiemire]
Birsymire 1753 Roy sheet 18, 1
Birsiemire 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Briesmire 1795 Sasines no. 4187 [part of barony of Pitcruvie (Pitcruivie) LAR; excepted ibid. no. 4188]
Birsiemire 1827 Ainslie/East Fife
Bersiemyre 1828 SGF
Byrsie-Myre 1829 RHP320
Birsiemire 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn

Sc birsie + Sc mire

‘Bristly or hairy mire’, presumably a reference to rough vegetation.

    The NGR is taken from OS 6 inch (1855).

This place-name appeared in printed volume 2