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|Birth:||22 JUN 1865 Glencairn, Dumfries, Scotland||Father:||John Macmillan Mother:Margaret Thompson Moffat|
|Married:||Alice Jane Reid 17 NOV 1897 New Kilpatrick Church, Nr Glasgow|
|Elizabeth White Thomas Macmillan||27 AUG 1899 Moniaive, Dumfries & Galloway|
|Margaret Moffat Goldie Macmillan||1 SEP 1900 Moniaive, Dumfries & Galloway||29 MAR 1976|
|Alice Mary Goldie Macmillan||13 JAN 1902 Moniaive, Dumfries||10 FEB 1995 Baschurch|
|Betraq Isabel Goldie Macmillan||12 MAY 1907 Moniaive, Dumfries & Galloway|
|John Goldie Macmillan||11 APR 1910 Moniaive, Dumfries & Galloway||26 FEB 1976|
|Death:||5 DEC 1938 Woodlea, Moniaive|
|Remarks:|| Robert Macmillan was:
Educated at Merchiston Castle.
Magistrate for Dumfriesshire.
Laird of Holm of Dalquhairn.
He was a noted breeder of 'Black Face' sheep, was secretary of the Blackface sheep society and wrote the article on Blackface Sheep in volume II of "The Standard Cyclopedia of Modern Agriculture and Rural Economy." 12 vols. London, 1908.
He lived at Glencrosh until his marriage where he lived at Woodlea, Moniaive, Dumfries.
1901 census, Woodlea, Glencairn:
Robert Mcmillan 35 (Farmer)
Alice J Mcmillan 31
Elizabeth W T Mcmillan 1
Margaret M G Mcmillan 6 Mo
Charles T Reid 39
Margaret Mclush 32 (Nurse)
Euphemia Paterson 25 (House Maid)
Janet Black 36 (Cook)
Charles Hamilton 26 (Coachman)
|R Macmillan (photo taken in Liverpool) - Photo at Glencrosh|
|Robert MacMillan born circa 1865|
|1911 census - Living at Woodlea|
|Robert MacMillan s Article on Black-face sheep in the Cyclopedia of Modern Agricultue 1907|
|Lecture notes on Blackface Sheep by Robert Macmillan - Kindly provided by Thomas Seed|
|Obituary in Glasgow Herald 6 Dec 1938 - Courtesy of Thomas Seed|