CRAIGTON, a village, in the parish of Monikie, county of Forfar, ½ a mile (S. W.) from Monikie; containing 162 inhabitants. It lies on the road from Dundee to Brechin; and its population is chiefly employed in weaving linen-cloth for the manufacturers in the surrounding districts. In the village is a small school.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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