Here is what I know about my earliest HEAD ancestors. As you can see they were in Hampshire from about 1718 - 1800 the went ton to kent:
John1 HEAD b. abt. 1690 possibly in Wiltshire, England; m. Sarah Unknown before
In the registers for Broughton we found: "Thomas, son of John Head ( who has brought a certificate from Wishford in Wiltshire) and Sarah his wife,was baptised June 18 1718."
Thomas2 HEAD (John1) b. Abt. 1713 in Broughton, Hampshire, England; m. Mary COOK 17 Jun 1738 in Eling, Hampshire, England. Mary Cook was b. about 1717 in Eling, Hampshire, England.
Thomas3 HEAD (Thomas2, John1) born about 1739/49 at an unknown location in England; married Sarah WHITEHORN in Eling, Hampshire, England, 6 APR 1769; d. JAN 1798.
John4 HEADD (Thomas3, Thomas2, John1) was born in , Hampshire BEF. 25 DEC 1771; baptized in Romsey, Hampshire, 25 DEC 1771; married Sophia SMITH in St. Nicolas, Plumstead, Kent, 14 MAY 1802; died 3 JUN 1855 in Plumstead, Kent.
Stephen5 Head (John4, Thomas3, Thomas2, John1) was born 29 JUL 1817 in Landport, Hampshire, England; baptized in St. Nicolas, Plumstead, Kent, 24 AUG 1817; married Margaret WILKIE in St. Nicolas, Plumstead, Kent, 9 DEC 1844; died 28 DEC 1881 in Plumstead, Kent, at 64 years of age.
Stephen John6 HEAD (Stephen5, John4, Thomas3, Thomas2, John1) was born 16 APR 1853; baptized in St. Nicolas, Plumstead, Kent, 1 OCT 1854; married Susannah AVERY in St. Mary's, Lewisham, Kent, 4 MAY 1876. See the AVERY family for continuation of this line. His occupation was Coppersmith. His father is listed as a â€˜Fitterâ€™. At time of their marriage both bride and groom were residents at Exchequer Place, Lewisham.
Stephen William7 HEAD (Stephen John6, Stephen5, John4, Thomas3, Thomas2, John1) was born in Plumstead, Kent, England 20 May 1889. Stephen died 25 Oct 1942 in Santa Monica, Los Angeles Co., CA. He married Annie Margaret "Anna" MC NEIL in Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, 24 Mar 1913. Annie was born in Detroit, Wayne Co., MI on 8 Nov 1892. She was the daughter of MC NEIL, Allen and PROCTOR, Adaline. Annie died 31 Dec 1964 in Santa Monica, Los Angeles Co., Calif., at 72 years of age. See the MCNEIL and PROCTOR families for continuation of this line.
In the IGI files I've found hundreds of HEDD, HED, HEADE, HEAD names all over Hampshire in the 1600 - 1800s. I hope this helps. For detail see www.cowboyup.com/British_Trail.html