- 1) MUIRHEAD, a hamlet, in the parish of Kettle, district of Cupar, county of Fife; containing 106 inhabitants.2) MUIRHEAD, a hamlet, in the parish of Liff, Benvie, and Invergowrie, county of Forfar; containing 81 inhabitants.3) MUIRHEAD, a village, in the parish of Cadder, forming part of the late quoad sacra parish of Chryston, Lower ward of the county of Lanark; and containing 49 inhabitants. This village is pleasantly seated in the south-eastern part of the parish, on the great road from Perth to Glasgow, and a short distance south-south-west from the village of Chryston. It retains about three acres of the ancient common lands; and the inhabitants of both villages have the right of common-age, and the privilege of cutting turf, which, however, is confined to the surface, which they have the power to cut as long as heath and rushes grow upon it. The inhabitants are chiefly employed in the works at Garnkirk.
A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. Samuel Lewis. 1856.
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