Shawhead

   SHAWHEAD, a village, in the parish of Kirkpatrick-Irongray, stewartry of Kirkcudbright, 8 miles (W.) from Dumfries; containing 84 inhabitants. It is a very small place, in the southern quarter of the parish, and contains one of two parochial schools. The church is distant from it, north-eastward, about four miles.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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