Langraw

Langraw CMN SSL S NO497137 1 85m

Langraw 1452 x 1480 RMS ii no. 1444 [St Andrews Church land]
Langraw 1587 Assumption, 10 [St Andrews Priory land; leased for £8]
Langraw 1591 St A. Kirk Sess. 718 [‘Patrik Bouy in Langraw’; for the surname, see Black 1946 under Buy]
Langraw 1593 RMS v no. 2273 [St Andrews Priory land]
Langraw 1592 APS iii, p. 549, c. 20
Langraw 1625 Retours (Fife) no. 364
Langraw 1645 APS vi (part i), 332 [part of newly formed CMN]
Longrow 1654 Blaeu (Pont) East Fife
Longraw 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
Longra 1684 Adair/East Fife
Langraw 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Langraw 1800 Cameron Parish Papers [‘Lambletham & Langraw’]
Longraw 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn

Sc lang + Sc raw

‘Long row’, with reference to a row of cottages. Various attempts at Englishing this name start with Blaeu (Pont) and (Gordon), and include OS 6 inch 1st edn.

The lands of Langraw, which belonged to St Andrews Priory, probably formed part of Wester Balrymonth SSL.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 3