Branxton WMS S NT305946 1 70m

Brankston 1642 Gordon MS Fife
Brankstoun 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
Brunkstoun 1753 Roy sheet 18, 1
U Pran ton 1775 Ainslie/Fife
N Pran ton 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Bran ton 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn.
Bra ton 1899 OS 1 inch 2nd edn. [sic]

? Sc brank + Sc toun

This may be a later form of *Bagton, for which see above. For the problematical element brank see s.v. in PNF 5, Elements Glossary.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1