Comerton House

Comerton House LEU S NO434251 1 352 25m

    Cumberton 1642 Gordon MS Fife
    Cumberton 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
    Cummerton 1753 Roy
    Cummertown 1775 Ainslie/Fife
    Comerton Cottage 1828 SGF [in FGN, west of road forming FGN/LEU boundary]
    Comarton 1841 Census Record [listed in FGN]
    Commerton House 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn [shown in LEU, since parish boundary, marked as ‘undefined’, passes west of the building]
    Commerton Ho<use> 1896 OS 1 inch 2nd edn [shown in FGN, with parish boundary running along road to east of the building]
    Comerton Home 1948 x 1977 OS 6 inch 1st Imperial edn [shown in LEU, the parish boundary running west of the building]

? Sc cummer + Sc toun

‘Trouble farm’ i.e. farm which is difficult to work? There was another place of this name in the south of LEU, beside Earlshall, for which see above.

    It seems originally to have lain in FGN.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 4