Newbigging ATL S NT222907 1 385 85m

(Thomas Crawfurd portioner of) Newbigging 1625 RMS viii no. 1191
Newbigging 1642 Gordon MS Fife
Newbiggins 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
Newbiggin 1753 Roy sheet 17, 5
Newbiging 1775 Ainslie/Fife

Sc newbiggin

‘New building or settlement’. The oldest monument in Auchtertool kirkyard is of James Burnlie, died 1604, ‘ane honest man’, who appears to have been a feuar and to have lived at Newbigging. His name appears on a document in possession of the Kirk Session, signed many years before his death (Stevenson 1908, 104).

/njuˈbigiŋ/ locally /njuˈbɪgɪn/

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1