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villa de Kingis-Kettill 1541 RMS iii no. 2457 [thirled to the mill of Freuchie (Fruchy) FAL]
Kingis Kettill 1587 Assumption 15 [teind sheaves of St Andrews Priory]
in quarteria terrarum de Kettill alias Kingiskettill 1605 Retours (Fife) no. 162 [‘in the quarter of the lands of Kettle alias Kingskettle’]
Kings Kettle 1654 Blaeu (Pont) East Fife [Kings Kettle and Chapel of Ketyll]
Kings Ketill 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife [Kings Ketill and Chapel]
Kings Kettell 1661 Retours (Fife) no. 902
Kingketle 1684 Adair/East Fife
(parish of) Kingskettle or Lathrisk 1782 Sasines no. 4979
Kingskettle 1850s OS Name Book 16, 31 [‘a neat farmhouse with commodious and well built offices’]

Sc king + en Kettle

Kingskettle, i.e. the part of the lands of Kettle which were part of royal demesne, developed out of the king’s ferme (firma) of Kettle (Cattell) 1160 × 1162 RRS i no. 190. The name now attaches to the largest village in the parish, referred to locally simply as Kettle.[128]

This place-name appeared in printed volume 2