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Historical References

"MILLAR, MILLER. A surname derived from the occupation of miller, Middle English millvre. It appears in all parts of the country as every burgh had its miller at whose mil] the corn of the neighborhood was ground. Millar is the more common Scottish form of the name. An inquest was held in the castle of Dumfries in the reign of Alexander m on the death of Adam Molendinarius, but probably Millar or Miller did not become a hereditary surname till a much later period (Stodart, n, p. 388). Ade molendinarius, a 'man' of the bishop of Moray, had a remission and protection, 1364 (REM., p. 164). Henricus Molendinam ('of the mill' was witness to a document of 1401 (Canibus., p. 21), John and Henry Millare were jurors on an inquest anent fishing on the Tweed in 1467 (RD., p. 461), and James Molendinarius held a tenement in Glasgow in 1481 (LCD., p. 193). Margaret Myllar was tenant of the bishop of Glasgow in 1509 (Rental), and in 1540 Robert Millare held land in Irvine (Irvine, i, p. 167). Mydlar 1551, Melir 1745, Mylar 1513, Myllair 1511, Myllare. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)

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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Miller Family History

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