Lorimer’s Well # BMO W NO3524 3
Loiremereiswoll 1588 RMS v no. 1608 [see Crossfaulds # BMO for full text]
Lorymeiriswoll 1588 RMS v no. 1608 [see Crossfaulds # BMO]
pn Lorimer or Sc lorimer + Sc wall
‘A well associated with a person or family called Lorimer or with a lorimer’; Sc lorimer is ‘a maker of the metal parts of a horse’s harness, a maker of small metal-work’ (CSD).
Campbell (1899, 661) mentions 1 acre called Lorimer’s Well Acre feued by Abbot Robert to John Boyter (Boytour) in 1544. See also Campbell 1899, 276.
This place-name appeared in printed volume 4