riuolum de Kenbake 1428 SAUL B13/22/3 [‘the burn of Kemback as it flows into the River Eden’ (ut currit in aquam de Edin); one of the boundaries of Cupar burgh trading liberty; for more details, see PNF 4, 266-7]
aqu<a> de Seres 1635 RMS ix no. 315 [‘Rumgally KMB with ... fishing rights of salmon and other fish in the waters of Ceres and Eden’ (Rungallie cum ... piscariis tam salmonum quam aliorum piscium in aquis de Seres et Eden), part of the barony of Craighall (Craighall) CER]
Ceres Burn 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn
en Ceres + Sc burn
Formed from the confluence of the Glassie How Burn CER and the Craighall Burn CER, the Ceres Burn flows through KMB and into the River Eden at the NGR given. It was also known as the Kemback Burn, as its earliest attestation shows (1428).
This place-name appeared in printed volume 2