[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]
"CARMYLIE, a parish in the county of Forfar, Scotland, 6 miles to the S.E. of Forfar. It is situated in a moorland district at the head of the Elliot rivulet, which falls into the sea near Arbroath. The parish contains the village of Graystone, and has quarries of good grey slate and flag-stone. The parish is in the presbytery of Arbroath, in the gift of the crown. The minister has a stipend of £150. The church is built on the site of an ancient chapel. There is also a Free church. A fair is held on the third Tuesday of April (old style)."