Kellylands # CUP S NO369148 1

    Kellelandis 1488 x 1490 RMS ii no. 1962 [see Arnot’s Comb # CUP, above]
    Kellelandis 1490 RMS ii no. 1961 [see Arnot’s Comb # CUP, above]
    acram in Kelleland 1555 RMS iv no. 1006 [‘an acre in Kellylands’]
    acra terrae in Kellelands 1557 Retours (Fife) no. 31 [Alexander Carruthers (Caruders, printed Carnders), burgess of Cupar; ‘an acre of land in Kellylands’]
    Kellylands 1580 Retours (Fife) no. 1462 [Henry, son of David Baxter; in 2 thirds of the 8 acres of arable lands, 1 acre excepted, called Kellylands]
    lie Kellie-landis 1608 RMS vi no. 2157 [Nicholas Baxter, the Kellylands, beside (prope) the lands of Bondfield and Moat Hill (Montem Placiti)]
    lie Kellieland 1628 RMS viii no. 2151
    Kelly Lodge 1824 Springfield Plan 2
    Kellylands 1832 RHP4397

? en Kelly + Sc land

The name Kelly probably derives from one of several places in eastern Scotland called Kellie or Kelly, the most likely being Kellie CBE (PNF 3). The NGR is supplied by its position on the 1832 map, between Moat Hill and Lady Burn.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 4