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Where is the Milroy family from?
You can see how Milroy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Milroy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Milroy families were found in and Scotland in 1841and Scotland in 1851and Scotland in 1861and Scotland in 1871and Scotland in 1881and Scotland in 1891and Scotland in 1901. In 1911 there were 24 Milroy families living in Ontario. This was about 73% of all the recorded Milroy's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Milroy families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Milroy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Milroy. 55% of Milroy men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Milroy women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Milroy were Operator and Teacher.