Muirhouse

Muirhouse KBS CRA S NO598107 2

Murehousis 1556 RMS iv no. 1023 [part of the barony of Cambo (Cammo)]
Murehouses 1623 Retours (Fife) no. 335 [Thomas Morton (Mortoun), part of barony of Cambo (Cammo)]
Muirhous 1646 Retours (Fife) no. 694 [Patrick Morton (Myrton), part of barony of Cambo]
Murehouse 1653 RMS x no. 105 [to James Wood baillie of St Andrews ‘the lands of Cambo, Cambo-Milnes, Belsches (Belsie KBS) and the mill lands thereof, Murehouse and Girmistane (Grassmiston CRA)’]
Muirhouss 1657 Retours (Fife) no. 871 [Andrew Sword, part of Cambo lands]
Moorhouse 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Moorhouses 1827 Ainslie/East Fife [inland from Cambo, on the main road]
Muirhouse 1970 Cambo Farm Plan [Cambo Farm field centred at NO600108]

Sc muir + Sc house

‘Houses on the muir or rough-grazing land’.

Ainslie/East Fife (1827) (only) shows another Moorhouses further north along the same road, north-east of Boarhills SSL.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 3