MILROY James

Male 1797 - 1889  (~ 91 years)


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  • Name MILROY James 
    Born c1797  Portpatrick, Wigtownshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Retired farmer 1881 
    Residence 1841  Freigh Farm, Stoneykirk, Wigtownshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1851  Minnigaff, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 17 Mar 1889  Dashwood, Newton Stewart, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried Clachan Of Penninghame Kirkyard, Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I12775  The Tree of Me
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2018 

    Father MILROY John,   b. 25 Jun 1770, Stoneykirk, Wigtownshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30/31 Dec 1847  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother MCCARLIE MCHERLLE Jane,   b. 1770, Leswalt, Wigtown, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1851, Clayhole, Stranraer, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Family ID F2297  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family MCGILL Elizabeth,   b. c1805, Minnigaff, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1895, Dashwood House, Newton Stewart, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Married 6 May 1827  Penninghame, Wigtown, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Notes 
    Married:
    • M11895-4 Scotland_ODM 1068040
    Children 
     1. MILROY Jane,   b. c1828, Stoneykirk, Wigtownshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1872, West Galdenoch, Stranraer, Wigtownshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years)
     2. MILROY Agnes,   b. c1830, Stoneykirk, Wigtownshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Rev MILROY William,   b. c1833, Stoneykirk, Wigtownshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. MILROY Mary,   b. c1835, Stoneykirk, Wigtownshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1911, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years)
     5. MILROY Margaret,   b. c1837, Stoneykirk, Wigtownshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1901  (Age ~ 63 years)
     6. MILROY Elizabeth,   b. c1840, Stoneykirk, Wigtownshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Living
     8. Living
     9. Living
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F6772  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1841 Census
      born Wigtownshire, SCotland
      Civil Parish: Stoneykirk
      Address: Freigh Farm
      Farmer
      Pariosh Number 898
      Lived with jane Coffie 15 Female servant, James Mcredie 15 male servant, Mary McGill 25 female servant,
      William McGill 30 male servant, Agnes Milroy 11, Elizabeth Milroy 1, Jane Milroy 13, Margaret Milroy 4, Mary Milroy 6, William Milroy 8, Mart Templeton female servant 20

      Glasgow Herald - Wednesday 20 March 1889, p. 1

      MILROY - At Dashwood, Newton-Stewart, on 17th inst., aged 93 years, James Milroy, retired farmer.

      One of his daughter’s married a William Kelly - mentioned in will - Master Mariner of Whithorn


      In memory of James MILROY tenant of Craig Whithorn who died in Dashwood, Newton Stewart 17th March 1889 aged 92 years Also Elizabeth McGill his wife who died there 20th April 1895 aged 90 years.

      (Inscription shown above taken from the publication "Memorial Inscriptions in Clashan at Penninghame Kirkyard" authored by the Dumfries and Galloway Family History Society.)
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  • Sources 
    1. [S163] 1841 Scotland Census.

    2. [S250] 1881 Scotland Census.

    3. [S248] 1851 Scotland Census.

    4. [S239] Glasgow Herald, 20 Mar 1889, p. 1.

    5. [S162] Statutory Deaths 895/00 0020.

    6. [S210] Find a Grave Index.

    7. [S181] Family Search.