lie myre vocat.’ Kethymure 1611 RMS vii no. 596 [‘the mire called Kethymyre’, part of the lands of the burgh of Kinghorn]
Kethymyre Park 1827 RHP2602 [a field-name in KGH, NT252874; note also on the same plan the field-name Kethyhead Park BUI at NT245875]
Kethymyre 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn. [BUI-KGH boundary runs through it]
en Kethy + Sc mire
The existing name Kethy may derive from Pictish *coet ‘woodland’, found also in Inverkeithing IKG q.v. For more on the mire itself, see under Kinghorn KGH.
This place-name appeared in printed volume 1