Peishills 1631 Campbell 1899, 630
Pesknows 1642 Gordon MS Fife
Pesknowes 1654 Blaeu (Pont) East Fife
Peasknows 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
Bizhill 1775 Ainslie/Fife [also Bizhill Cottown]
Peashill 1828 SGF
Peashills 1845 NSA ix, 587 [where gold pieces were found ‘some years ago’]
Peashills 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn
Sc pease + Sc hill
‘Hills where peas are grown’. For a local legend connected with this name, see Battle Law BMO.
OS Pathf. also shows Peacehill Point, on the coast, 850 m to the north-west.
This place-name appeared in printed volume 4