Margaret Shiell1

(23 July 1723 - after 1764)
FatherJames Shiel (say 1690 - ); assuming that the cautioner at her marriage is her father, certainly a "smith in Houstoun" from Margaret's baptism makes it highly likely the parents knew each other1,2
MotherIsabel Shiel3 (say 1695 - )
Relationship5th great-grandmother of Lorna Henderson

BMDB data

     Margaret Shiell was born on 23 Jul 1723 Houstoun, Par. of Jedburgh, ROX, SCT.4 She was baptized on 28 Jul 1723 Jedburgh, ROX, SCT; entry reads: "James Shiel Smith in Houstoun had a daughter born the 23d instant and Baptized this day named Margaret Hendrie Scott Glover and George Rennelson weaver both in Jedr witnesses."2,4
     Margaret Shiell married Walter Richardson, son of Robert Richardson and Jennet Leigerwood, on 18 Jun 1745 Eckford, ROX, SCT, entry reads: "Jun 18th (1745) Walter Richardson in this Parish and Margt Shiell in the Parish of Jedbr gave up their names for proclamation in order to marriage. James Shiel Henry Young Cautrs given to the poor a shilling."5
     Margaret Shiell died aft. 1764 ?Morebattle, ROX, SCT.

Family

Walter Richardson (cir. 1720 - aft. Feb 1778)
Children
  • Robert Richardson+ (cir. Mar 1747 - aft. 1791)
  • James Richardson (Apr 1750 - )
  • Janet Richardson (cir. Apr 1752 - )
  • male Richardson (Jul 1759 - )
  • Agnes Richardson (Feb 1761 - )
  • Mary Richardson (May 1763 - )
  • William Richardson (Dec 1764 - )
ChartsWilliam RICHARDSON of Pringlestead, Eckford
My pedigree chart
Ancestors & siblings of Les Henderson
Paternal ancestors of Lorna

Helen Sinton WIGHT's ancestors

Last Edited15 Sep 2011

Citations

  1. Par. of Eckford, ROX: entry for Walter RICHARDSON & Margaret SHIELL, 18 Jun 1745 Filed in sources folder & notebooks, L Henderson, Waikanae, Kapiti, WTN, NZ, Marr. 1745 Walter RICHARDSON & Margaret SHIELL, Eckford, ROX, p/copy taken Sep 1994.
  2. Scottish BMDB entries (from 1855), http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php, Bap. 1723 Margaret to James SHIEL, Jedburgh, ROX Dist 792/0030 0164, copy d/loaded Oct 2007.
  3. Scottish BMDB entries (from 1855), http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php, Marr. 1715 James SHIELL smith in Houston and Isabel SHIEL of Swinnie, Jedburgh, ROX Dist 792/0010 0296, copy d/loaded Oct 2007.
  4. Marriage Baptism: Jedburgh, ROX, Bap. 1723 Margaret to James SHIEL, from Harry W, c 1996.
  5. Par. of Eckford, ROX: entry for Walter RICHARDSON & Margaret SHIELL, 18 Jun 1745 Filed in sources folder & notebooks, L Henderson, Waikanae, Kapiti, WTN, NZ, Marr. 1745 Walter RICHARDSON & Margaret SHIELL, Eckford, ROX, p/copy taken Sep 1994, scanned Sep 2011.

E. & O. E. Some/most parish records are rather hard to read and names, places hard to interpret, particularly if you are unfamiliar with an area.