Settler of township lots: Pt Lot 30, Conc. A, Sherborne
Other land: Lot 31, Conc. A, Stanhope. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 96).
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Interesting facts: Mr. McIlroy and his wife ran the Dorset House, a small hotel. This location for many years had a hotel with the name changing slightly. The last hotel at this site was made of brick. On the 1901 Census he is listed as living in Dorset Village which is where the hotel was located on the above lot and con. At the time of the 1911 census there were five family members, one domestic, two boarders, and eight lodgers.
Information source: 1901, 1911 Census of Canada, Dorset Museum
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