Formonthills

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Thomas Tomson in Furmand hyllis 1522 Fife Ct. Bk. 271 [Thomas Thomson]
Furmand hillis 1522 Fife Ct. Bk. 272 [see Balquhomrie LSL]
Formanhillis 1542 RMS iii no. 2809
Andro Thomsoun in Frommonthill 1557 NAS RH2/1/23/3 no. 95 [Andrew Thomson]
Formonthillis 1559 RMS iv no. 1348 [in barony of Leslie]
Foirmanhillis 1564 RMS iv no. 1546
Formanhillis 1566 RMS iv no. 1747
Foirmanhillis 1575 RMS iv no. 2405
Fromonthill 1642 Retours (Fife) no. 619 [in barony of Leslie]
Formonthill 1642 Gordon MS Fife
Formenthill 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
Fremonthill 1682 Retours (Fife) no. 1205 [in barony of Leslie]
Romonthill or Formonthills 1818 RHP3595
Formonthills 1811 RHP3640
Formount Hill 1850s OS Name Book 15, 35 [the name of the settlement (‘small farm’) though the relief feature is Formount Hills]
Forman Hill 1850s OS Name Book 15, 35 [the name of a Trig. Point on Formount Hills]
Foremount Hill 1850s OS Name Book 29, 64 [referring to the hill]
Foremounthill 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn [the hill is called Rhind Hill]

en *Formont + Sc hill

It is the name both of the farm and, formerly, of the hill on which the farm stands and after which it is named, a hill which has been shown on OS maps since 1856 as Rhind Hill (q.v. below).

    /ˈformənt hɪlz/

This place-name appeared in printed volume 2