Newton Of Rires

Newton Of Rires # KCQ S NO460039 2 65m

le Newtoun de Reres 1451 ER v, 466
Newtoun de Reras 1482 RMS ii no. 1524 [James III to Adam Forman]
(half the lands of) le Newtoun de Reres 1510 RMS ii no. 3433
(half the lands of) Newtoun de Reres 1542 RMS iii no. 2734
(his lands of) Newtoun de Reres 1547 RMS iv no. 164
(half the lands of) Newtoun de Reres 1561 RMS iv no. 1399 [to David Nairn, half the lands of Newton of Rires with common pasture in the *Shiremuir (lie Schyre-mure) KCQ]
Newtoun 1601 Retours (Fife) no. 94 [part of marches of Langstruther # KCQ]
Newtoun de Rires 1629 Retours (Fife) no. 424 [Arthur Finlaw]
Newtoune of Reeres 1641 APS v, 471 [‘easter halfe of the Toune and landes of the Newtoune of Reeres’ in the new parish of Elie]
Newton 1642 Gordon MS Fife
Neuton 1654 Blaeu (Pont) East Fife
Newtoun 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
Newtown 1775 Ainslie/Fife [= present-day Charleton House and estate, belonging to James Thomson Esq.]
Newtoun 1827 Ainslie/East Fife [= present-day Charleton House and estate]

Sc newtoun + Sc of + en Rires

Now Charleton. Roy sheet 18, 1 (1753) shows an enclosed estate to the east of Newburn Kirk which he calls Newburn, but this is an error for Newton (of Rires).

This place-name appeared in printed volume 3