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"CORSTORPHINE, CORSTORPHAN. The name of an old family in Fife, derived from the village and parish of the name in Midlothian (Macfarlane, n, p. 201-202). George Corstrophyne was witness in Crail, 1526 (Crail, p. 39). George and Thomas Corstorphin in Crail were cited before the Privy Council, 1567 (RFC., i, p. 578), Martin Corstorphine of Balrymonth was heir of Martin Corstorphin, portioner of Byrehillis, 1608 (Retours, Fife, 194), Henry Carstorphine was indweller in Hilwall, Shetland, 1624 (OSS., i, 51), and John Corstorphine, portioner in Kingsbarns, died 1767. Carstorphene and Carstorphine 1598, Carstraphen 1660, Carstrophein 1583, Carstrphen 1590, Custorphing 1589; Carstrophen, Carstrphein, Costorphin, Crostrophin, Crostrophyn. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
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