Leys AMY S NO227134 1 115m

    Leyis 1596 x 1606 RMS vi no. 1786 [linked with Travelay # AMY]
    Leyis 1616 RMS vii no. 1397 col. 2 [linked with Travelay # AMY]
    lie Layis 1616 RMS vii no. 1397 cols. 2, 4 [‘part of the outfieldlands of the Buist’s Pound-land’ (portionem de lie outfeildlandis de lie Buistis-pundland) (4)]
    Leyis 1622 x 1623 RMS viii no. 406 [linked with Travelay # AMY]
    Layes 1629 Retours (Fife) no. 1563 [linked with Travelay # AMY]
    Leyis 1631 RMS viii no. 1702 [10 pound-lands of said Bondhalf ‘except the part called Leys and Pitmenzies’ (excepta parte nuncupata Leyis et Pitmunzeis)]
    Lyes 1661 Retours (Fife) no. 893 [linked with Pitmenzies; see Bondhalf AMY]
    Leys 1775 Ainslie/Fife
    Leys 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn

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‘Open, untilled grasslands’. The building so named on OS map in 1855 is shown but not named on OS Pathf. OS Name Book describes it as: ‘A row of two small dwelling houses on the farm of Newton. They are one story high in good repair and occupied as Hinds [farm-workers] dwellings on the farm’ (51, 44).

This place-name appeared in printed volume 4