Linhead KGH S NT209887 1 395 120m SEF
Linhead 1753 Roy sheet 17, 5
Linhead 1828 SGF
Sc lin + Sc head
‘End or head of a waterfall’. This derivation is confirmed by OS Name Book, which states ‘There was a fall of water here at one time (which has been drained) from which it took its name’ (134, 43).
This place-name appeared in printed volume 1