The birthplace of Thomas Carlyle(1795-1881). He is buried in the churchyard. Arched House, built by his father, is where he was born and lived until 1806. It has some memorabilia and is now a National Trust for Scotland museum. There is a statue.
See THIS LINK and also THIS LINK
The Mathematical Gazetteer of the British Isles was created by David Singmaster.
The original site is at THIS LINK.