BACKMUIR, a hamlet, in the parish of Life, 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.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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