Balmeadowside

Balmeadowside CRC S NO317183 1 362 100m SWF

    Balmadyside 1390 x 1392 RMS i no. 854 [Ramsay of Colluthie MNZ; associated with lands of Pittachope FLK; see FLK Intro., Chapel of Glenduckie]
    (lands of) Balmadisid 1416 Fraser, Southesk, 507 [William of Lumquhat CLS resigns lands of Balmeadowside and Pittachope FLK into hands of his lord, David Leslie, at house in which Simon of Balmeadowside lived]
    Simon de Balmadisid 1416 Fraser, Southesk, 507 [see preceding]
    Balmaddyside 1511 RMS ii no. 3649 [to David Ramsay of Colluthie lands of Balmeadowside CRC and Pittachope in barony of Ballinbreich FLK]
    Balmadysyd c.1560 s Assumption, 34
    Balmudysyd 1590 x 1599 54 B [not on Blaeu (Pont) East Fife]
    Balmedisyd 1642 Retours (Fife) no. 618
    Balmaddisyde 1642 Gordon MS Fife
    Balmaddy syde 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
    Balmeadow Side 1828 SGF
    Balmeadowside 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn

en Balmeadie + Sc side

‘Hill-side associated with or beside Balmeadie’; the lands of Balmeadowside and Balmeadie DBG may once have been contiguous, although they always seem to have been in separate parishes.

/baˈmidɪˌsaid/ is the older, local pronunciation; nowadays you will often hear /balˈmɛdoˌsaid/.[135] The form -meadow is the result of incorrect Englishing (a kind of h

This place-name appeared in printed volume 4