Begg ADN KGH S NT255950 1 105m

(lands of) Beg 1538 Dunf. Reg. Ct. Bk. 149
(lands of) Bege 1610 Retours (Fife) i no. 209 [part of lands of Carden (Cardine), in parish of Kinghorn (Kinghorne Eister)]
(vill and land of) Beg 1646 RMS ix no. 1630 [formerly in parish of Kinghorn, now in parish of Auchterderran (Auchterderay)]
Beg 1654 Blaeu (Pont) East Fife [neighbouring Balbeggie KDT not shown on this map]
Begg 1642 Gordon MS Fife
Begy 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife [-y-ending not on MS, and probably influenced by neighbouring Balbeggy]
Beg 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Begg 1828 SGF
Beg 1877 Sasines no. 2434 [‘the lands and Farms of Beg and Dothan’]

G beag

‘Little (farm or holding?)’. It appears as The Begg Farm on OS Pathf. (1983).

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1