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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)
He is buried at Glencairn. Gravestone inscription at Glencairn:
In Loving Memory of
who died 3rd Jan 1935
aged 65 years.
Also the above
of Holm of Dalquairn
who died 5th Dec 1938
aged 73 years
David Macmillan Fox
who died 22nd Sept 1938
aged 7 months
R Macmillan (photo taken in Liverpool) - Photo at Glencrosh
Robert MacMillan born circa 1865
Woodlea, Moniaive - Robert MacMillan's house
1911 census - Living at Woodlea
Robert Macmillan & Duke of Buccleuch at Highland Shows in Melrose on June 25 1936
Robert Macmillan - Highland show - Scotsman
Obituary in Glasgow Herald 6 Dec 1938 - Courtesy of Thomas Seed
Gravestone detail at Glencairn
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