Coalton Of Methil

Coalton Of Methil * WMS MEX S NT358996 2 35m

Coaltown of Methil 1753 Roy sheet 18, 1
Coal Town 1775 Ainslie/Fife

Sc or SSE coal + Sc toun or SSE town

A cluster of houses which later became part of the coal-mining village of Methilhill, now part of the burgh of Methil. Coal was an important resource of the parish, with thirteen mines operating there in the 1890s (Millar 1895 ii, 49).

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1