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John Shiell

M, #1727, b. 17 May 1873
  • Birth*: John Shiell was born on 17 May 1873 at Brechin, Forfarshire, Scotland.
  • He was the son of John Shiell and Susan Lyall Guthrie.
  • (Witness) Event-Misc: John Shiell was present when John Shiell and Susan Lyall Guthrie were celebrating their (an unknown value) circa 1887.
    John Shiell and Susan Lyall Guthrie with many of their family c 1887
  • Milit-Beg*: John Shiellwas a trouper in the Boer War between 1899 and 1900 at Africa.1
    John Shiell muster roll 1899-1900

Census Events

Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of John Shiell and Susan Lyall Guthrie in the 1881 census at 12 Latch Road, Brechin, Forfarshire, Scotland. John Shiell, son, 7, scholar, Brechin; John Shiell, head, mar, 47, solicitor before Supreme Courts, Edinburgh; Susan L Shiell, wife, mar, 40, Brechin; Elizabeth Swankie, sev, unm, 30, cook, Dundee; Annie Greene, serv, unm, 23, housemaid, Carmylie; Jane Nelson, unm, 28, nurse, Brechin; Eliabeth P Thomson, unm, 20, under nurse, Brechin.2
Member of Household5 April 1891They was listed as a member of the household of John Shiell and Susan Lyall Guthrie in the 1891 census at 28 Latch Road, Brechin, Forfarshire, Scotland. John Shiell, son, unm, 17, scholar, Brechin; John Shiell, head, mar, 58, solicitor before Supreme Courts, employer, Edinburgh; Susan L Shiell, wife, mar, 50, Brechin; Eliza Thomson, unm, 34, nurse, Brechin; Agnes Robertson, serv, unm, 28, housemaid, Ceres; Mary Ann Marr, serv, unm, 29, cook, Inverarity; Elizabeth Rattery, serv, unm, 15, under housemaid, Arbirlot; 13 rooms with windows.3
The Latch, Brechin
Last Edited: 23 Aug 2012

Parents:

Father*: John Shiell b. 4 Apr 1833, d. 21 Jun 1912
Mother*: Susan Lyall Guthrie b. c 1840, d. a 28 Aug 1914

Citations

  1. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) Muster Rolls of Angus Boer War 1899-1900 online at www.monikie.org.uk.
  2. [S30] LDS 1881 Census.
  3. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland).