Bishoptown

Bishoptown # SSL S NO458157 1 60m

Bishoptown 1841 Census [in Strathkinness]
Bishoptown 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn

SSE bishop + SSE town

‘Bishop farm’. A recent name, it was allegedly ‘given it by its proprietor in consequence of the murder of Archbishop Sharp which was committed at the SW end of the farm’ (OS Name Book 60, 6).

This place-name appeared in printed volume 3