Robert Shiel1,2

(say 1665 - after 1729)
Relationship7th great-grandfather of Lorna Henderson

BMDB data

     Robert Shiel was born say 1665 ?Par. of Jedburgh, ROX, SCT.1
     Robert Shiel married an unknown person say 1685 ?Par. of Jedburgh, ROX.
     Robert Shiel died aft. 1729 ?Swinie, Par. of Jedburgh, ROX, SCT.3

Names

     His surname was recorded as Robert Shiell but what's in an extra "L"?1

All the other info

     Robert Shiel witnessed the baptism of his granddtr Janet Shiel on 19 Jun 1716 Jedburgh, ROX, SCT; entry reads: James Shiel Smith in Houston had a daughter born the 9th Instant & baptizd this day called Janet Robert Shiel his father and John Sheil in Swinie witnesses" (John assumed to be a brother.)1
     Robert Shiel witnessed the baptism of his granddtr Isobell Shiel on 16 Nov 1729 Jedburgh, ROX; entry (very helpfully) reads: James Shiel Smith in houstoun had a daur born the Sixth Instant & baptized this day Named Isobell William Christie Elder in houstoun & Robert Shiel fayr to the forsd James Shiell Witnesses" (love the inconsistency of spelling Shiell within the one entry.)3

Family

Children
  • John Shiel1 (say 1688 - aft. 1716)
  • James Shiel+ (say 1690 - ); Robert was witness to the baptism of his grddtr Isobell, dtr of James, the entry stating "Robert Shiel fayr to the forsd James Shiell", also of Janet, dtr of James "Robert Shiel his father & John Shiel in Swinie witnesses"3,2
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Last Edited19 Oct 2007

Citations

  1. Marriage Baptism: Jedburgh, ROX, Bap. 1716 Janet to James SHIEL, from Harry W, c 1996.
  2. Scottish BMDB entries (from 1855), http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php, Bap. 1716 Janet to James SHIEL, Jedburgh, ROX Dist 792/0030 0048, copy d/loaded Oct 2007.
  3. Scottish BMDB entries (from 1855), http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php, Bap. 1729 Isobell to James SHIEL, Jedburgh, ROX Dist 792/0030 0271, copy d/loaded Oct 2007.

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.