Sheils heads of household in the 1911 census


Counties, DEDs and heads of households

Antrim: Ahoghill: 1
Antrim: Ballyclug: 1
Antrim: Ballymoney: 2
Antrim: Court: 1
Antrim: Dock Ward: 1
Antrim: Dock Ward (Belfast Clifton): 1
Antrim: Falls: 2
Antrim: Glenavy: 1
Antrim: Smithfield: 1
Antrim: The Vow: 3
Armagh: Cornakinnegar: 1
Armagh: Crossmore: 1
Armagh: Markethill: 1
Armagh: Moybare: 1
Cavan: Ballyjamesduff: 1
Cavan: Carnagarve: 1
Cavan: Carrafin: 1
Cavan: Cavan Urban: 1
Cavan: Cootehill Town: 1
Cavan: Crossbane: 1
Cavan: Crosskeys: 2
Cavan: Drumcarn: 1
Cavan: Drumlumman: 1
Cavan: Drung: 1
Cavan: Killinkere: 1
Cavan: Scrabby: 1
Cavan: Skeagh: 2
Cavan: Stradone: 1
Cavan: Tullyvin West: 1
Donegal: Ardmalin: 1
Donegal: Ballyliffin: 1
Donegal: Carrickart: 2
Donegal: Cloghard: 1
Donegal: Creeslough: 1
Donegal: Dunlewy: 1
Donegal: Fanad North: 4
Donegal: Fanad West: 15
Donegal: Feddyglass: 2
Donegal: Glen: 5
Donegal: Kilmacrenan: 1
Donegal: Lettermore: 1
Donegal: Loughkeel: 4
Donegal: Malin: 1
Donegal: Manorcunningham: 1
Donegal: Rosguill: 7
Donegal: Rosnakill: 1
Donegal: Straid: 1
Donegal: Trntaghmucklagh: 1
Down: Bangor: 1
Down: Killough: 1
Down: Kilmood: 1
Down: Newry South: 1
Down: Ormeau: 5
Down: Portaferry: 1
Down: Pottinger (part of): 1
Down: Saintfield: 1
Down: Tirkelly: 1
Dublin: Arran Quay: 3
Dublin: Ballyboghill: 1
Dublin: Inns Quay: 1
Dublin: Kilsallaghan: 1
Dublin: Lusk: 1
Dublin: Merchant's Quay: 1
Dublin: Mountjoy: 1
Dublin: New Kilmainham: 2
Dublin: North Dock: 4
Dublin: Pembroke East: 2
Dublin: Rotunda: 2
Dublin: South Dock: 2
Dublin: Swords West: 1
Dublin: Trinity Ward: 1
Dublin: Usher's Quay: 1
Dublin: Wood Quay: 1
Fermanagh: Dresternan: 2
Fermanagh: Rosslea: 1
Galway: Coos: 1
Kildare: Naas Urban: 1
Kildare: Skerries: 1
Limerick: Kilmallock: 1
Londonderry: Ballykelly: 1
Londonderry: Bellaghy: 1
Londonderry: Glenshane: 1
Londonderry: Iniscarn: 1
Londonderry: Londonderry No. 5 Urban: 2
Londonderry: Londonderry Urban: 2
Londonderry: Londonderry Urban (1): 4
Londonderry: Londonderry Urban (4): 3
Londonderry: Salterstown: 2
Longford: Columbkille: 1
Louth: Carlingford: 4
Louth: Dundalk Urban No. 4: 1
Louth: Fair Gate: 1
Louth: Greenore: 1
Louth: St. Laurence Gate: 3
Louth: Termonfeckin: 1
Mayo: Balla: 1
Meath: Clonmacduff: 1
Meath: Innfield: 2
Meath: Julianstown: 3
Meath: Killary: 1
Meath: Navan Rural: 2
Meath: Navan Urban: 1
Monaghan: Anny: 1
Monaghan: Castleblayney: 1
Monaghan: Inishkeen: 1
Monaghan: Scotstown: 2
Monaghan: Sheskin: 1
Tipperary: Bansha: 1
Tyrone: Ballymagorry: 1
Tyrone: Corgary: 2
Tyrone: Killeter: 3
Tyrone: Strabane East,Urban: 1
Waterford: Dungarvan Rural: 1
Westmeath: Copperalley: 1
Westmeath: Glasson: 1
Wexford: Killesk: 1
Wexford: Killoughrum: 1
Wicklow: Greystones: 1

Click on the red marker on the map below for a link to the full 1911 census entry.

For background on how the map was made (and its flaws), see the relevant blog entry.

Surname Dictionary

Ó Siadhail rare: Dublin etc. Ir.Lang. See Shiel.
Ó Siadhail Shiel(s): Shields: líonmhar: Doire-Tír Chonaill, Oir-dheisceart, Gaillimh & rl. Clann leighis a bhain clú amach go forleathan. Mhaíodar sinsearacht ó Mhaine, mac le Niall Naoi-ghiallach; bhí clann díobh chun tosaigh in Uíbh Fhailí. Le déanaí, bhí George Shiels (1886-1949) ina dhrámadóir iomráiteach agus, gan amhras, cuimhneófar ar William Shiels, aisteoir, faoin ainm stáitse "Barry Fitzgerald" (1888-1961) in an iliomad scannán.
Sheils numerous: South East, N Leinster, Connacht. Ir. Ó Siadhail. They were known as a medical family in Donegal and Offaly. Variants : Shiel, Shields, Shiels. SGG & IF.
Shiel fairly numerous: South East, Midlands, Galway-Mayo etc. Ir. Ó Siadhail. Also as Shiels and Shields, q.v.
Shields numerous: Ulster, especially Derry, also N Leinster, Galway, Donegal. Ir. Ó Siadhail. They were hereditary physicians in Donegal-Derry and Offaly. IF.
Shiels numerous: all areas except Cork, especially Derry-Donegal. Ir. Ó Siadhail. See Shields.
 

Variants in 1911, with total occurences

Shealds: 1
Sheals: 16
Sheil: 108
Sheilds: 37
Sheill: 10
Sheills: 4
Sheils: 118
Shiel: 89
Shield: 6
Shields: 194
Shiele: 1
Shiell: 1
Shiells: 7
Shiels: 123

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