"CAPUTH, village in Perthshire, and parish partly also in Forfarshire. The village stands on the Tay, 5 miles south east of Dunkeld, and contains also the parochial church. - The parish contains also the post office villages of Meikleour and Spittalfield, the villages of Cragie, Fungarth, and Kincairnie, and part of the post town of Dunkeld; and consists of a main body and 9 detached districts in Perthshire, and 3 detached districts in Forfarshire. The main body lies wholly in Stormont, and measures about 13 miles in length, and from 2 to 7 miles in breadth. The Perthshire detached districts are Balholmie, within Cargill; Gormack, within Kinloch; Craigtown, within Kirkmichael; South Bandirran within Collace; and Logie, Cairns, Chapelton, Meadows, and Crofty, within Clunie; and the Forfarshire detached districts are Belbeuchly, within Auchterhouse; Broughty Castle1, near Dundee; and Fofarty, within Kinnettles. Acres in Perthshire, 18,992; in Forfarshire, 567. Real property in 1880-81 of Perthshire parts, £19,722. Pop., quoad civilia, 2096; quoad sacra, all in Perthshire, 2031. The main body comprises the greater part of the rich champaign of Stormont, and includes picturesque uplands to the north and the north-west. Roofing slate is worked and limestone abounds. The chief seats are Delvine, Meikleour, Glendelvine, Snaigow, Stenton, Kincairney, and Hillhead; and the chief antiquities are cairns, Caledonian stone circles, Pictish forts and Roman camps. There are 6 schools with accomodation for 650 scholars."
1. within Monifieth.
Wilson, Rev. John, The Gazetteer of Scotland,1882.