Blair KDT DSX S NT314943 1 385 45m

Ale ander de Blalre c.1220 N. Berwick Cart. no. 10 [transcription error]
Ale ander de Blar 1202 x 1228 SHS Misc. iv p. 312
(Duncan of) Blar 1237 N. Berwick 17
(Sir William of) Blar 1237 N. Berwick Cart. no. 17
Blaire 1529 RMS iii no. 771 [To John Dingwell provost of Holy Trinity, Edinburgh, one sixth of Blaire with coals, salt pans etc., which George Arth of Smeatoun resigned.]
Blair 1534 RMS iii no. 1368 [see DSX Introduction]
Blaire 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
Blairhouse 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Blair 1828 SGF

G blàr

‘Field, muir’. For this element applied to large land-units, see Blair BGY above. OS Pathf. also shows Blair Point to the south-east on the coast, and Blair Den Wood to the north in WMS. Blair Den itself forms the boundary between KDT and WMS.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1