Risky Burn 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn.
Risky Burn 1964 OS 1:25,000
Sc risky + Sc burn
Sc risky is a loan-word from G riasgach ‘boggy’. The Risky Burn is the upper reaches of the Tykes Burn, which forms the parish boundary between KGL and MAI, and flows into the Lochty Burn near Lochtyside MAI. For a discussion of this name, along with the related settlement-name Tykesburn MAI, see (PNF 2).
This place-name appeared in printed volume 1