G3: 1844 William Shiels & Helen Henderson

This page provides details on William Shiels 1844-1918 & Helen Henderson and their descendants

Back one generation to George Shiels 1810-1877 & Mary White

The following histories are included in this page. 

  • G3: William Shiels 1844-1918 & Helen Henderson
    • G4: George Shiels 1865-1866
    • G4: William Shiels 1867-1877
    • G4: George Kirkhope Shiels 1870-1942 & Kate Louisa Bancroft
      • G5: Joseph George Shiels 1900-1972 & Alice M Marshall
        • G6: Stanley Joseph Shiels 1936-2012 & Janette Blanche Newman
          • G7: Richard Shiels 1964
      • G5: William Shiels 1901-1983 & Eleanor Perry & Anne Lockhead
        • G6: Eleanor Eileen Shiels 1929-2005 & William Morgan
      • G5: Clara Lillian Shiels 1912-1991 & Frank V Whymant
    • G4: Elizabeth Shiels 1872-1954 & Robert Blythe Campbell
      • G5: Alexander Bell Campbell 1892-1917
      • G5: William Shiels Campbell 1894-1917
      • G5: Eleanor Wright Campbell 1895-1940 & William Leslie
      • G5: Robert Blyth Campbell 1899-1942 & Anne Dickie Ford
      • G5: Stewart Campbell 1902-1955 & Robina Lister
        • G6: Janet Mackie Campbell 1925-2001 & Neville Frederick Durrant
        • G6: Colin Cathcart Lister Campbell 1940-2006
    • G4: Mary Shiels 1876-1942 & David Walker Herd
      • G5: Robert Herd 1873-1916
      • G5: Ellen Herd 1897-1973
      • G5: Barbara Burns Herd 1899-1899
      • G5: William Shiels Herd 1901-1995 & Beatrice Veronica Sinclair
        • G6: Gordon James Christopher Herd 1923-2018 & Tillian M C Tweedy
        • G6: Travis William Archibald Herd 1925 & Freda Askclund
        • G6: Joan Beatrice Herd 1933-2011 & Hugh I Williamson
      • G5: Claira Bancroft Herd 1909-1910

G3: William Shiels 1844-1918 & Helen Henderson

William Shiels was born on March 17, 1844, in Liberton, Midlothian, Scotland. He was the first child of George Shiels & Mary White.

He married Helen Henderson on March 3, 1865, in Currie, Midlothian, Scotland. They had five children in 19 years. George was born on July 1, 1865; William was born on July 19, 1867; George Kirkhope was born on June 6, 1870; Elizabeth was born on April 21, 1872 and Mary was born in 1876.

The family lived in the Currie area. In the 1861 census, William was listed as a Blacksmith. In the 1871 census, William was listed as a Paper Maker.

William died on April 27, 1918 in Currie, Midlothian, Scotland, at the age of 74. The cause of death was a malignant tumor, dropsy and cardiac failure as certified by Andrew Graham M.D. Helen died on July 31, 1930, at the age of 87.

 

G4: George Shiels 1865-1866

George Shiels was born on July 1, 1865, in Currie, Midlothian, Scotland. He was the first child of William Shiels & Helen Henderson.

He died as a child in 1866 in his hometown.

 

G4: William Shiels 1867-1877

William Shiels was born on July 19, 1867, in Currie, Midlothian, Scotland. He was the second child of William Shiels & Helen Henderson.

He died as a child in 1877 in his hometown.

 

G4: George Kirkhope Shiels 1870-1942 & Kate Louisa Bancroft

George Kirkhope Shiels was born on June 6, 1870, in Currie, Midlothian, Scotland. He was the third child of William Shiels & Helen Henderson.

He married Kate Louisa Bancroft and they had three children together. Joseph George Shiels was born on May 9, 1900, in London, England; William Shiels was born on August 27, 1901, in London, England and Clara Lilian Shiels was born on April 7, 1912.

Kate died on January 25, 1919, at the age of 45. George married Frances Hannah May Jones on January 5, 1920.

George died on July 3, 1942, in Essex, England, at the age of 72.

 

G5: Joseph George Shiels 1900-1972 & Alice M Marshall

George Shiels was born on May 9, 1900, in London, London, England, his father, George, was 29 and his mother, Kate, was 26.

He married Alice M Marshall in October 1935 in East Ham, Essex, England. They had one child during their marriage, Stanley Joseph Shiels was born on September 29, 1936.

He died in September 1972 at the age of 72.

 

G6: Stanley Joseph Shiels 1936-2012 & Janette Blanche Newman

Stanley Joseph Shiels was born on September 29, 1936, in Forest Gate, Essex, England, to Alice M Marshall, age 27, and Joseph George Shiels, age 36.

He married Janette Blanche Newman in January 1963 when he was 26 years old in Romford, Essex, England. They had one child during their marriage, Richard was born in 1964.

He died on December 17, 2012, in Elm Park, Essex, England, at the age of 76.

 

G7: Richard Shiels 1964

Richard Shiels was born in April 1964 in West Ham, Essex, England, to Janette Blanche Newman, age 23, and Stanley Joseph Shiels, age 27.

Richard Shiels lived in Brentwood, Essex, England, in 2006.

 

G5: William Shiels 1901-1983 & Eleanor Perry & Anne Lockhead

William Shiels was born on August 27, 1901, in London, London, England, to Kate Louisa Bancroft, age 27, and George Kirkhope Shiels, age 31.

He married Eleanor Perry in West Ham, Essex, England, on October 6, 1928, when he was 27 years old. They had one daughter together, Eleanor Eileen was born on October 3, 1929.

Eleanor passed away on October 8, 1947, in London, London, England, at the age of 46. They had been married 19 years.

William married Anne Lockhead in September 1967 in East Ham, Essex, England, when he was 66 years old.

William died on October 23, 1983, in London, England at the age of 82.

 

G6: Eleanor Eileen Shiels 1929-2005 & William Morgan

Eleanor Eileen Shiels was born on October 3, 1929, to Eleanor Perry, age 28, and William Shiels, age 28.

She married William Morgan in East Ham, Essex, England, in January 1950 when she was 20 years old. They never had children.

William passed away on September 8, 1967, at the age of 45. They had been married 17 years. Eleanor  died on February 13, 2005, in Hastings, Sussex, England, when she was 75 years old.

 

G5: Clara Lillian Shiels 1912-1991 & Frank V Whymant

Clara Lilian Shiels was born on April 7, 1912, to Kate Louisa Bancroft, age 38, and George Kirkhope Shiels, age 41.

She married Frank V Whymant on October 18, 1972 when she was 60 years old.

Clara died on January 14, 1991, in Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England, at the age of 78.

 

G4: Elizabeth Shiels 1872-1954 & Robert Blythe Campbell

Elizabeth Shiels was born on April 21, 1872, in Currie, Midlothian, Scotland. She was the fourth child of William Shiels & Helen Henderson.

She married Robert Blythe Campbell on July 4, 1891, when she was 19 years old. They had six children in 10 years. Alexander Bell was born on April 28, 1892; William Shiels was born on May 20, 1894; Eleanor Wright was born in 1895; Robert Blyth was born in 1899; Wemyss K was born in 1901 and Stewart was born on May 13, 1902.

Their son Wemyss died the same day as he was born. Robert passed away in 1934 in Markinch, Fife, Scotland, at the age of 77. They had been married 43 years.

Elizabeth died on February 15, 1954, in Markinch, Fife, Scotland, at the age of 81.

 

G5: Alexander Bell Campbell 1892-1917

Alexander Bell Campbell was born on April 28, 1892, in Currie, Midlothian, Scotland, to Elizabeth Shiels, age 20, and Robert Blythe Campbell, age 34.

Alexander fought in World War 1 with the Royal Horse Artillery and Royal Field Artillery – Western European Theatre. He was killed in action and died on June 22, 1917, in France when he was 25 years old. He is buried at Heuvelland, Arrondissement Ieper, West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium.

 

G5: William Shiels Campbell 1894-1917

William Shiels Campbell was born on May 20, 1894, in Woodside, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, to Elizabeth Shiels, age 22, and Robert Blythe Campbell, age 36.

William also fought in World War 1 and was a Private – Royal Tank Corps – Western European Theatre. He was killed in action and died on November 23, 1917, in Cambrai, Nord, France, when he was 23 years old. He is buried at Louverval, Departement du Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France.

 

G5: Eleanor Wright Campbell 1895-1940 & William Leslie

Eleanor Wright Campbell was born in 1895 in Old Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, to Elizabeth Shiels, age 23, and Robert Blythe Campbell, age 38.

She married William Leslie in Markinch, Fife, Scotland, on March 5, 1925, when she was 30 years old. They never had children.

Eleanor died in 1940 in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, when she was 45 years old.

 

G5: Robert Blyth Campbell 1899-1942 & Anne Dickie Ford

Robert Blyth Campbell was born in 1899 in Longforgan, Angus, Scotland, to Elizabeth Shiels, age 27, and Robert Blythe Campbell, age 42.

He married Anne Dickie Ford in Markinch, Fife, Scotland, in 1927 when he was 28 years old. They never had children.

Robert Blyth Campbell served in the military in Scotland and was released on a disability discharge on Feb 16, 1918.

Robert died on June 25, 1942, in Markinch, Fife, Scotland, when he was 43 years old. Annie died on October 12, 1971, in Markinch, Fife, Scotland, at the age of 75.

 

G5: Stewart Campbell 1902-1955 & Robina Lister

Stewart Campbell was born on May 13, 1902, in Longforgan, Angus, Scotland, to Elizabeth Shiels, age 30, and Robert Blythe Campbell, age 44.

He married Robina Lister on October 17, 1924, when he was 22 years old. They had two children during their marriage. Janet Mackie was born on April 4, 1925 and Colin Cathcart Lister was born on August 11, 1940.

Stewart died on November 26, 1955, in Kirkcaldy Burgh, Fife, Scotland, at the age of 53. Robina died on May 25, 1986, in her hometown at the age of 82.

 

G6: Janet Mackie Campbell 1925-2001 & Neville Frederick Durrant

Janet Mackie Campbell was born on April 4, 1925, in Markinch, Fife, Scotland, to Robina Lister, age 21, and Stewart Campbell, age 22.

She married Neville Frederick Durrant in Epping, Essex, England, in October 1954 when she was 29 years old. They never had children.

Janet died on October 10, 2001, in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England, at the age of 76. Neville died on March 12, 2006, in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England, at the age of 80.

 

G6: Colin Cathcart Lister Campbell 1940-2006

Colin Cathcart Lister Campbell was born on August 11, 1940, to Robina Lister, age 37, and Stewart Campbell, age 38.

He never married and died on September 13, 2006, in Markinch, Fife, Scotland, when he was 66 years old.

 

G4: Mary Shiels 1876-1942 & David Walker Herd

Mary Shiels and her twin sister Isabella were born in 1876 in Currie, Midlothian, Scotland. She was the fifth child of William Shiels & Helen Henderson.

She married David Walker Herd in Currie, Midlothian, Scotland, on December 28, 1894, when she was 18 years old. They had five children in 14 years. Robert Herd was born on February 10, 1895; Ellen Herd was born in 1897;  Barbara Burns Herd was born in April 1899;  William Shiels Herd was born on June 16, 1901 and Claira Bancroft Herd was born on May 1, 1909.

David was a Paper Maker. David fought in World War 1 and was killed in action.

 David Walker passed away on March 23, 1918, in Pozières, Somme, France, at the age of 44. They had been married 23 years. Mary died in 1942 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, at the age of 66.

 

G5: Robert Herd 1873-1916

Robert Herd was born on February 10, 1895, to Mary Shiels, age 19, and David Walker Herd, age 21.

Robert served in the military in World War 1 and fought with the King’s Own Scottish Borders in the Western European Theatre. He was killed in action and died on August 26, 1916, in France when he was 21 years old.

 

 

G5: Ellen Herd 1897-1973

Ellen Herd was born in 1897 in Dunipace, Stirlingshire, Scotland, to Mary Shiels, age 21, and David Walker Herd, age 24.

Ellen never married and died on August 8, 1973, in Torba, Vanuatu, when she was 76 years old.

 

G5: Barbara Burns Herd 1899-1899

Barbara Burns Herd was born in April 1899 in Dunipace, Stirlingshire, Scotland, to Mary Shiels, age 23, and David Walker Herd , age 26.

On the twenty-third day of August 1899 Barbara Burns Herd (Single) died at Carronvale, Dunipace, County of Stirling at the age of 16 weeks. Cause of death debility (4 days) as certified by John Lumsden M.B. Informant David W Herd (Father).

 

G5: William Shiels Herd 1901-1995 & Beatrice Veronica Sinclair

William Shiels Herd was born on June 16, 1901, in Dunipace, Stirlingshire, Scotland, to Mary Shiels, age 25, and David Walker Herd, age 28.

He married Beatrice Veronica Sinclair on Feb 20, 1922, when he was 21 years old, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. They had three children during their marriage. Gordon James Christopher was born on December 28, 1923; Travis William Archibald was born on August 10, 1925 and Joan Beatrice was born on November 15, 1933.

William was an Electrical Contractor.

Beatrice passed away on November 5, 1979, in London, London, England, at the age of 78. They had been married 56 years. William died on April 18, 1995, in Fort Augustus, Inverness-shire, Scotland, at the age of 93.

G6: Gordon James Christopher Herd 1923-2018 & Tillian M C Tweedy

Gordon James Christopher Herd was born on December 28, 1923 in Hillhead, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, to Beatrice Veronica Sinclair, age 21, and William Shiels Herd, age 22.

He married Tillian M C Tweedy in October 1959 in Barnet, Hertfordshire, England. They never had children.

He died on February 22, 2018, in Wantage, Berkshire, England, at the age of 94.

 

G6: Travis William Archibald Herd 1925 & Freda Askclund

Travis William Archibald Herd was born on August 10, 1925 in Hillhead, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, to Beatrice Veronica Sinclair, age 23, and William Shiels Herd, age 24.

He married Freda Askclund in April 1956 when he was 30 years old. They have one son.

 

G6: Joan Beatrice Herd 1933-2011 & Hugh I Williamson

Joan Beatrice Herd was born on November 15, 1933 in Hillhead, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, to Beatrice Veronica Sinclair, age 31, and William Shiels Herd, age 32.

She married Hugh I Williamson in Barnet, Hertfordshire, England, in July 1963 when she was 29 years old. They never had children.

Joan died on May 29, 2011, in Norwich, Norfolk, England, when she was 77 years old.

 

G5: Claira Bancroft Herd 1909-1910

Claira Bancroft Herd was born on May 1, 1909, to Mary Shiels, age 33, and David Walker Herd, age 36.

Se died on December 10, 1910, when she was about 19 months old.