Daniel McIlroy

Settler of township lots: Pt Lot 30, Conc. A, Sherborne


Land acquisition:

Other land: Lot 31, Conc. A, Stanhope. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 96).

Dates of residency: 

  • He was enumerated at this location on the 1901, 1911 Census.
  • 1911 Stanhope Voters LIst: Daniel McIllroy, publician, listed at Lot 30, Conc. A, Stanhope

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.  

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Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

Information source:  1901, 1911 Census of Canada, Dorset Museum

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