Torryburn

Torryburn TOB PS NT026861 1 15m

(the kirk of) Torriburne 1561 Thirds of Benefices, 95 [‘the kirkis of Crummy, Torriburne’ (etc.) belonging to Culross Abbey]
(lands and burn of) Torryburne 1603 RMS vi no. 1402 [the western march of the lands of Crombie]
(the town and lands of) Torrieburne 1621 RMS viii no. 256 [the lands of Torrie comprehending the Mains of Torry lie Mayns de Torrie, the town (villam) and lands of Torrieburne on the west side of its burn, the port and quay ‘the haven’ (lie heavin) of Torrie]
Torrieburne 1621 RMS viii no. 256 [the harbours and quays of Torry, Newmills and Torryburn (portus et stationes de Torrie, Newmylne et Torrieburne)]
Torrieburne 1630 RMS ix no. 460 [the harbours, quays and havens of Torry, Newmills and Torryburn long ago and recently built by the late Patrick Wardlaw of Torry and his predecessors (portus, stationes et lie heavingis-places de Torrie, Newmylne et Torrieburne ab antiquo et novo per quondam M. Pat<rick> Wardlaw de Torrie ... et eius predecessores edificat.)]
Torrieburne 1637 RMS ix no. 786 [probably referring to the burn, given as the eastern march of the lands, glebe and kirklands of Torrie, the western march being the Newmylne-burne or Valay-burne or ‘aquam de Blodder’]
Torry burne 1642 Gordon MS Fife
Torry Burn 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
(harbour of) Torrieburne 1641 RMS ix no. 1995* [one of seaports (portus) of the regality of St Andrews]
(the harbour and quay of) Torriburne 1664 RMS xi no. 747 [the harbour and quay of Torrie, Newmilne and Torriburne lately built by the late Mr Patrick Wardlaw of Torry (Torrie)]
Torry Burn 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Torrieburn 1799 Sasines no. 5484
Newmiln of Torrieburn 1799 Sasines no. 5484
Torryburn 1828 SGF [naming the parish, not the settlement]
Torryburn 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn.

en Torry + Sc burn

This refers originally to the burn, still called the Torry Burn, which rises in CNK and flows into the Forth by the village of Torryburn, forming the boundary between TOB and CRX in its lower reaches. The above NGR is of the parish kirk of Torryburn, for which see TOB Introduction above.

/ˈtɔrɪbʌrn/ or /ˈtɔrɪˌbʌrn/

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1