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Backmuir, Forfarshire

Historical Description

BACKMUIR, a hamlet, in the parish of Liff, Benvie and Invergowrie, county of Forfar; containing 166 inhabitants. It is situated in the north-western extremity of the parish, upon the border of the county of Perth, and close to the Dighty water; and the road from Dundee to this place here branches off into two roads, one leading to Cupar-Angus, and the other to Meigle.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland, 1851 by Samuel Lewis