Newmills

Newmills TOB S NT014863 1 394 10m SOF

Novum molendinum 1540 x 1543 RMS iii no. 2869 [the New Mill of the said monastery (i.e. Culross), feued by the abbey to Mr Edward Bruce]
Newmylne 1621 RMS viii no. 256 [‘the harbours and quays of Torry, Newmills and Torryburn’ (portus et stationes de Torrie, Newmylne et Torrieburne)]
Newmylne-burne 1637 RMS ix no. 786 [the shore in front of the lands of Torrie and their glebe and kirklands, all defined as lying between Torrieburne on the east and Newmylne-burne or Valay-burne or the water of Bluther (aquam de Blodder) on the west]
Newmill 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
Newmiln of Torrieburne 1799 Sasines no. 5484 [among lands of William Erskine of Torry]
New Mills 1821 Ainslie/S. Scotland

Sc new + Sc miln

Torrie or Newmill’ is described as one of the four villages in the parish of Torryburn in 1895 (Millar 1895 ii, 245), but the 1621 RMS entry above suggests that Torrie and Newmylne are distinct entities.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1