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Name:
Robert Macmillan
 Relationship to Alan (Dapifer Of Dol) Of Dol
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
Children:
Elizabeth White Thomas Macmillan
Born: 27 AUG 1899 Moniaive, Dumfries & Galloway
Margaret Moffat Goldie Macmillan
Born: 1 SEP 1900 Moniaive, Dumfries & Galloway
Died: 29 MAR 1976
Alice Mary Goldie Macmillan
Born: 13 JAN 1902 Moniaive, Dumfries
Died: 10 FEB 1995 Baschurch
Betraq Isabel Goldie Macmillan
Born: 12 MAY 1907 Moniaive, Dumfries & Galloway
John Goldie Macmillan
Born: 11 APR 1910 Moniaive, Dumfries & Galloway
Died: 26 FEB 1976
Death:
5 DEC 1938 Woodlea, Moniaive aged 73
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)

He is buried at Glencairn. Gravestone inscription at Glencairn:
In Loving Memory of
Alice Jane
Macmillan
of Woodlea
wife of
Robert Macmillan
who died 3rd Jan 1935
aged 65 years.
Also the above
Robert Macmillan
of Holm of Dalquairn
who died 5th Dec 1938
aged 73 years
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And of
David Macmillan Fox
their Grandson
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

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
Woodlea and Glencrosh valuation in 1935
Obituary in Glasgow Herald 6 Dec 1938 - Courtesy of Thomas Seed

Gravestone at Glencairn

Gravestone detail at Glencairn

Glencairn church


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