Fosterton

Fosterton KGL S NT258966 1 385 65m SEF

Forstertoun’ 1488 ADA 116
Fostertoune 1561 Dunf. Reg. p. 443
Forrestertoun 1594 RMS vi no. 75
Forrestertoun 1632 RMS viii no. 1945
Fosterton 1642 Gordon MS Fife
Forrestertoun 1651 RMS xi no. 81
Fostertoun 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
Fostertown 1753 Roy sheet 17, 5

Sc forester + Sc toun

This was a subdivision of the estate of Cluny KGL. It may have been linked to the office of forester in the royal forest of Carden ADN, KGH, which is mentioned in a charter of 1165 × 1172 (SRO GD 212/15 p. 42).

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1