John of Ainslie, knight, has given, granted and established by his present charter at feuferme to John of Wemyss and Amabilla his (Ainslie’s) daughter, spouse of John of Wemyss all his land of Over Cameron (in Markinch parish, FIF), with commons of Nether Cameron, with all its pertinents, liberties and easements, by stated bounds, noting the land of Robert Galle and the land of Fergus, making to the lord earl of Fife for service owed, and for grinding at the earl’s mill at Cameron, 10 calders of grain, for an annual render of 3d., that is, three haypennies at Pentecost, and three at Martinmas, in the name of feuferme, for all services, customs, exactions and demands pertaining to him.
Late thirteenth century, poss. ca. 1290
Source for Data Entry
Fraser, Wemyss Memorials, ii, no. 2
Wemyss, ii, no. 2
On Over Cameron, see Taylor, Place-Names of Fife, ii, 418-19. On other lands in this charter, see Taylor, Place-Names of Fife, i, 579-80