East Balbarton

East Balbarton KGH S NT242916 1 385 65m

Estir-Balbartanis 1459 RMS ii no. 699 [Estir-Balbartanis and Westir-Balbartanis with their mill]
terris iv quarteriorum de Balbertane estir 1531 x 1532 Dunf. Reg. no. 516 [the lands of the four quarters of Balbarton Easter, amongst a long list of lands held by the Scott of Balwearie family]
E. Balbertoun 1654 Blaeu (Pont) West Fife
E Balbartown 1753 Roy sheet 17, 5
E Bowbarton, 1775 Ainslie/Fife
East Balbarton 1828 SGF

Sc e ast(er) + en Balbarton

The division of the lands of Balbarton into an eastern and western part is implicit in the 1369 ‘de duabus Balbretanis’ (of two Balbartons) and in other similar entries, for which see Balbarton above.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1