Shields heads of household in the 1911 census


Counties, DEDs and heads of households

Antrim: Ahoghill: 1
Antrim: Ballyclug: 1
Antrim: Ballymena No. 3 Urban: 1
Antrim: Ballymoney: 3
Antrim: Benvardin: 1
Antrim: Carrickfergus Urban: 1
Antrim: Clifton: 3
Antrim: Court: 2
Antrim: Court Ward: 2
Antrim: Cromac: 5
Antrim: Dervock: 2
Antrim: Dirraw: 1
Antrim: Dock Ward: 1
Antrim: Duncairn: 2
Antrim: Duncairn Ward: 1
Antrim: Eden: 1
Antrim: Enagh: 1
Antrim: Falls: 4
Antrim: Falls (Belfast): 3
Antrim: Glenbuck: 2
Antrim: Larne: 4
Antrim: Lisburn: 9
Antrim: Lissue: 1
Antrim: Malone: 1
Antrim: Seacon: 1
Antrim: Shankill: 8
Antrim: Sharvogues: 1
Antrim: Smithfield: 3
Antrim: St. George's: 2
Antrim: Stranocum: 2
Antrim: White Abbey: 1
Antrim: Windsor: 3
Antrim: Windsor Ward: 1
Antrim: Wood Vale Ward: 5
Antrim: Woodvale: 4
Armagh: Armagh North Urban: 1
Armagh: Ballybot: 1
Armagh: Brownlows Derry: 2
Armagh: Clady: 1
Armagh: Keady: 1
Armagh: Keady Urban: 1
Armagh: Lurgan Urban: 4
Armagh: Markethill: 2
Armagh: Mountnorris: 3
Armagh: Mullaghbrack: 1
Armagh: Mullahead (Rural): 1
Armagh: Poyntz Pass: 2
Armagh: Tanderagee Urban: 1
Armagh: Tullyhappy: 3
Cavan: Castlesaunderson: 1
Cavan: Grilly: 1
Cavan: Laradh North: 3
Cavan: Loughdawan: 3
Cavan: Redhill: 1
Cavan: Scrabby: 6
Cavan: Stradone: 1
Cavan: Taghart: 1
Cork: Cork No. 4 Urban (part of): 1
Cork: Doonasleen: 1
Cork: Skibbereen Urban: 1
Donegal: Buncrana: 1
Donegal: Cloghard: 1
Donegal: Convoy: 1
Donegal: Creenasmear: 1
Donegal: Culdaff: 3
Donegal: Fanad West: 4
Donegal: Mountcharles: 2
Donegal: Rosguill: 3
Donegal: Stranorlar: 1
Donegal: Whitecastle: 1
Down: Annahilt: 1
Down: Ardglass: 3
Down: Ballykeel: 6
Down: Ballymaglaff: 1
Down: Ballynahinch: 2
Down: Banbridge East Urban: 1
Down: Banbridge Rural: 2
Down: Castlewellan: 1
Down: Clonallan Upper: 1
Down: Comber: 4
Down: Crossgar: 2
Down: Downpatrick: 2
Down: Downpatrick Rural: 2
Down: Dromara: 1
Down: Dromore Rural: 1
Down: Dromore Urban: 1
Down: Drumbeg: 1
Down: Fofanny: 1
Down: Glasdrumman: 1
Down: Hollymount: 3
Down: Inch: 2
Down: Kilkeel: 10
Down: Leitrim: 2
Down: Loughbrickland: 6
Down: Magherally: 2
Down: Newry South: 1
Down: Newry West Urban: 2
Down: Ormeau: 9
Down: Pottinger (part of): 13
Down: Quilly: 1
Down: Rosstrevor: 4
Down: Saintfield: 1
Down: Strangford: 1
Down: Tullynakill: 2
Down: Victoria (part of): 3
Dublin: Ballyboghill: 1
Dublin: Clondalkin: 1
Dublin: Clontarf East: 1
Dublin: Clontarf West, Part of: 2
Dublin: Fitzwilliam: 1
Dublin: Howth: 2
Dublin: Inns Quay: 1
Dublin: Merchants Quay (part of): 1
Dublin: Mountjoy: 2
Dublin: New Kilmainham: 1
Dublin: Newcastle: 1
Dublin: North City: 1
Dublin: North Dock: 1
Dublin: Pembroke West: 1
Dublin: Rathmines & Rathgar East: 1
Dublin: Rotunda: 2
Dublin: Usher's Quay: 1
Fermanagh: Derrylea: 1
Fermanagh: Lisnaskea: 1
Fermanagh: Mallybreen: 1
Fermanagh: Mullynagowan: 1
Fermanagh: Tempo: 1
Galway: Bunowen: 1
Galway: Moyres: 1
Galway: Templetogher: 1
Kilkenny: Callan Urban: 1
King's Co.: Birr Urban: 1
King's Co.: Mounterin: 1
Limerick: Newcastle Rural: 1
Londonderry: Bovagh: 1
Londonderry: Desertmartin: 2
Londonderry: Iniscarn: 1
Londonderry: Liberties, Lower: 1
Londonderry: Londonderry No. 3 Urban: 2
Londonderry: Londonderry No. 5 Urban: 1
Londonderry: Londonderry Urban: 1
Londonderry: Londonderry Urban (1): 1
Londonderry: Londonderry Urban (4): 1
Londonderry: Maghera: 2
Londonderry: Portstewart: 3
Londonderry: The Highlands: 1
Londonderry: Tobermore: 4
Londonderry: Waterside: 1
Longford: Longford No. 1 Urban: 2
Louth: Acarreagh: 1
Louth: Dundalk Rural: 1
Louth: Dundalk Urban No. 4: 1
Louth: Faughart: 2
Louth: Jenkinstown: 1
Louth: Mullary: 1
Louth: St. Laurence Gate: 2
Mayo: Derryloughan: 1
Meath: Carrickleek: 1
Meath: Kells Urban: 1
Meath: Killallon: 1
Meath: Killary: 1
Monaghan: Ballybay Rural: 1
Monaghan: Broomfield: 2
Monaghan: Carrickmacross Urban: 2
Monaghan: Kilmurry: 1
Monaghan: Monaghan Urban: 1
Monaghan: Sheskin: 1
Queen's Co.: Ballybrittas: 1
Queen's Co.: Mountmellick Rural: 1
Sligo: Sligo West Urban: 1
Tyrone: Altmore: 2
Tyrone: Attaclady: 1
Tyrone: Aughnacloy Urban: 1
Tyrone: Ballagh: 1
Tyrone: Ballymagorry: 2
Tyrone: Benburb: 2
Tyrone: Cloghan: 1
Tyrone: Cookstown Rural: 1
Tyrone: Cookstown Urban: 1
Tyrone: Draughton: 1
Tyrone: Drumharvey: 1
Tyrone: Dungannon: 2
Tyrone: Favor Royal: 2
Tyrone: Foremass: 4
Tyrone: Killyclogher: 1
Tyrone: Loughmacrory: 1
Tyrone: Mountjoy Forest East: 1
Tyrone: Munterevlin: 1
Tyrone: Omagh Urban: 1
Tyrone: Seskinore: 1
Tyrone: Six Mile Cross: 2
Tyrone: Stewartstown: 1
Westmeath: Clonarney: 1
Wicklow: Bray No.1: 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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