Thornton

Thornton BMO S NO344236 1 351 60m NEF

    Thorntoun 1729 GD137/669 [one of mains lands of ‘Birkhill alias Corbie’]
    Thornton 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn

Sc thorn + Sc toun

‘Farm at a thorn tree (or trees); farm surrounded by a thorn hedge’.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 4