Rhynd LEU S NO466238 1 352 10m

    terras de Rynde 1509 RMS ii no. 3353 [David Ramsay sold ‘the lands of Rhynd’ to Thomas Barclay Logie (Logy) and Margaret Wemyss his wife]
    Thomas Berkly of the Rynd 1521 Fife Ct. Bk. 212
    (half of) Rynd 1540 RMS iii no. 2114 [see LEU Intro., Lordship and Baronies]
    Rind 1548 Retours (Fife) no. 13 [see following entry]
    Rynd 1548 Retours (Fife) no. 13 [Thomas, son of William Barclay of Rhynd (Rind), in the lands of Rhynd, and quarter of lands of Airdit LEU]
    Rynd c.1560 s Assumption, 14
    (half the lands of) Rynd 1567 Retours (Fife) no. 63 [Leuchars-Ramsay]
    Rynd 1579 RMS iv no. 2950
    (half of) Rynd 1583 RMS v no. 516 col. 2
    dimedietatem ville et terrarum de Rynd 1595 RMS vi no. 220 [king grants to David Nairn (Nairne) of St Fort (Sandfurd) FGN ‘half the toun and lands of Rhynd’, which (half) William Barclay of Drumcarro CMN and Margaret Borthwick his spouse have resigned in favour of David, with a third part of the bog the Rash Myre ? (marresii lie  Rysmyr) [297] adjacent to the said lands]
    halfe of the lands of Rynd 1658 Retours (Fife) no. 882 [‘with the moss’; James earl of Southesk, in barony of Leuchars-Ramsay]
    Rind 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
    (half lands of) Rynd 1688 Retours (Fife) no. 1292 [Charles earl of Southesk]
    (half lands of) Reynd 1700 Retours (Fife) no. 1440 [James earl of Southesk]
    Rin 1775 Ainslie/Fife
    Rhind 1785 RHP1684 [also Clayland of Rhind to west, beside Great Drain]
    Rhind 1828 SGF
    Rhynd 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn

G rinn

‘Point, headland’; OG rind. For a discussion of this wide-spread topographical term, see Watson 1926, 495. It was surrounded on both sides by lochs. In Fife G rinn is also found in such place-names as Rhynd SLN (PNF 1) Rhind Hill LSL (PNF 2) and Rynds # SLO.

/ðəˈrɪnd/; always referred to locally with the definite article (JMH).

This place-name appeared in printed volume 4