Hillhead 1828 SGF
Hillhead 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn
Sc or SSE hill + Sc heid or SSE head
‘Top of end of a hill’; it stands above the confluence of the Pitmilly Burn and the Kenly Water, close to the 21 m highpoint of the land rising from the shore (which is to the north-east of Hillhead), presumably the hill of the name.
This place-name appeared in printed volume 3