In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Hillhead like this:
Hillhead.-- burgh, NW. suburb of Glasgow, pop. 6684; P.O., T.O.
The location is that shown for Hillhead on modern 1:25,000 maps.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Hillhead has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Glasgow. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Hillhead and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Hillhead, in Glasgow and Lanarkshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 18th May 2013
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