Milton

Milton KDT AAX, KXY S NT2790 2

(land of) Milnetun’ 1280 Dunf. Reg. no. 603 [o.c.; burn between Balwearie (Balweri) and the land of Milton (Milnetun’)]
(lands of) le Mylntoun 1539 RMS iii no. 2138 [lands of the *Milton adjacent to Abbotshall (Abbotishall)]
Mylnetoun 1556 x 1585 RMS v no. 843 [part of the barony of Kirkcaldy; see KDT, KXY Introduction for more details]
Myltoune 1561 Dunf. Reg. p. 429 [Abitishall et Myltoune]
Milntoun 1642 RMS ix no. 1511 [Abbotishall, Milntoun et Linktoun eiusdem (‘Abbotshall, Milton and Linktown of the same’ i.e of Abbotshall)]
W Mill 1642 Gordon MS Fife
W. Mill 1654 Blaeu (Pont) West Fife
Westmill 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
(lands of) Milntoune 1680 Retours (Fife) no. 1187 [terras de Milntoune alias vocatas Linktoune (the lands of *Milton otherwise called Linktown), as well as the burgh of barony of Linktown (Linktoune) next to the lands of Abbotshall (Abbotshall)]

Sc milntoun

This settlement was associated with the West Mill of Kirkcaldy, for more details of which see KDT, KXY Introduction above and s.n. below. See also Linktown KDT. The name survives in Milton Road, Kirkcaldy. OS 6 inch 1st edn. show West Mills at NT273901, by the Tiel Burn immediately east of the railway line.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1