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Walter Sheridan, James Sherwill, James Shevlin, Joseph Shield, William Shields,
James Shingles, Patrick Shinner,


James Sherwill

James Sherwill wed 1858 #3676 to Elizabeth Culph and lived at Geelong then at Benalla Possible brother is Thomas Sherwill died 1865 #1241 aged 35 son of Charlotte Beives and Richard Sherwill of Devon, husband of Harriet Cheminan and father of Thomas 1858 - 1858 #3197 lived 10 days
13 Children 1. Charlotte Sherwill 1860 #22456 - 1860 #12137 lived 4 days
2. Geo Thos Beavis Sherwill 1862 - 1923 #13545 aged 61
wed 1881 #3411 to Mary Wilson Bower 3. Wm Henry Sherwill 1864 - 1945 #17972 aged 81
4. James Richard Sherwill 1868 #16332 - 1942 #22720 aged 73
5. Charlotte Anne Sherwill 1870 #2567 - 1933 #17486 aged 64
6. Edith Mary Sherwill 1872 #2616
7. Alfred John Sherwill 1873 #9496 - 1874 #9804 lived 18 months
8. Ethel Sarah Sherwill 1875 #7259 - 1878 #4259 lived 3 years
9. Ellen Elizabeth Sherwill 1876 #14022 - 1941 #18726 aged 64 wed Trewin
10. Florence Lillian Sherwill 1877 #20319
11. James Richd Sherwill 1869 - 1942 #22720 aged 73
12. Bertha Eliza Sherwill 1879 #13904
13. Unnamed Male Sherwill 1880 #6597 - 1880 #3450 lived 14 days
2. George Thomas Sherwill c1862 - 1923 #13545 aged 61, wed 1881 #3411 to Mary Wilson Bower 1863 - 1944 #6864 aged 81, daughter of Margaret Woodside and John Bower, and lived at Benalla
8 Children 1. Eveline Sherwill 1882 #613 - 1935 #15528 aged 53 wed Hooppell
2. George Herbert Sherwill 1883 #21531 - 1968 #2487 aged 84
3. James Andrew Sherwill 1885 #23413 - 1944 #19939 aged 58
4. Elizabeth Victoria May Sherwill 1887 #17034 - 1973 #28596 aged 86 wed Lindsay
5. Margt Flor Sherwill 1889 #813 - 1889 #15215 lived 10 months
6. Edith Mary Sherwill 1890 #19858
7. Flor Hilda Sherwill 1894 #890
8. Harry Sherwill 1898 #801 - 1942 #29647 aged 45
8. Harry Sherwill 1898 #801 - 1942 #29647 aged 45 wed Mary Fran Bain
Children 1. Ronald Geo Sherwill 1921 - 1942 #834 aged 20 years
3. Wm Henry Sherwill 1864 - 1945 #17972 aged 81 wed 1894 #5173 to Esther Rebecca Susanah Bugbord Newton 1873 #22155 born at Benalla
3 Children 1. Sarah Ellen Sherwill 1895 #26730 - 1896 #509 lived 1 month
2. Wm Hy Sherwill 1898 #8528
3. Gladys Susannah Sherwill 1901 #8644
4. James Richard Sherwill 1868 #16332 - 1942 #22720 aged 73 wed 1898 #417 to Adeline Mary Collins 1873 - 1950 #20137 aged 77
1 Child 1. Ella Amelia Sherwill 1899 #713
5. Charlotte Anne Sherwill 1870 #2567 - 1933 #17486 aged 64 wed 1901 #4773R to Jos Cooper
10. Bertha Eliza Sherwill 1879 #13904 - 1945 #7901 aged 66 wed 1899 #538 to Robert James Blackburne 1875 #7271

James Shevlin

James Shevlin wed 1864 #1478 to Mary Clark and lived at Ararat
5 Children 1. James Shevlin 1860 #9137 - 1923 #3827 aged 63
2. Mary Shevlin 1863 #136 - 1948 #8319 aged 86, wed Baird
3. Sarah Shevlin 1866 - 1943 #3362 aged 77, wed OShea
4. Thomas Shevlin 1868 #20849 - 1921 #12490 aged 53
5. Edward Shevlin 1871 #6644 - 1924 #41 aged 52
1. James Shevlin 1860 #9137 wed 1881 #704 to Matilda Gaskin 1860 #9148
10 Children 1. Ethel May Shevlin 1881 #6624
2. Josephine Frances Shevlin 1883 #63
3. James Shevlin 1885 #14800
4. Thomas Shevlin 1887 #7989 - 1969 #2180 aged 81
5. Fredk Shevlin 1888 - 1889 #66 lived 3 months
6. Frederick Shevlin 1890 #18978
7. Walter Shevlin 1892 #9518 - 1899 #4225 lived 7 years
8. William Shevlin 1895 #8643
9. Hazell Shevlin 1897 #172
10. Frank/Francis Joseph Shevlin 1898 #23538 Served in 59th Bat, TRA 22 Sep 1919
6. Frederick (Edward) Shevlin 1890 #18978 wed 1921 to Elizabeth Alice Ward 1887 dau of Elizabeth Sanders wed 1882 #4372 to Wm Ward. Elizabeth Sanders is No 29 on Descendants of William ILES family web page
Elizabeth Alice Ward wed 1915 to Thomas Henry Fry 1881 #9269, son of Thomas William Fry and Catherine Brophy, born at Emerald Hill
9. Hazell Shevlin 1897 #172 wed c1919 to Richard Whear c1890 - 1985 #8323 aged 95, son of Mary Buckley and Richard Whear. Mary Buckley 1934 #1445 aged 79, dau of Mary Mayman and Philip Buckely died at Cheltenham
1 child 1. Leslie Wallace Whea 1920 - 1928 #11526 aged 8 years
2. Mary Catherine Shevlin wed 1883 #982 to Alexander Henry Baird lived at Sunbury, 3 children 1. Janet Shevlin Baird 1886 - 1943 #21419 aged 57, wed Walsh
2. Alexr Gordon Desmond Baird 1888 #25112 - 1947 #3246 aged 55
3. Constance Monica Baird 1896 #23757 - 1950 #12132 aged 55
5. Edward Shevlin 1871 #6644 wed 1894 #5138 to Amelia Brown 1873 - 1925 #10337 aged 52, dau of Louisa Moore and James Brown, and lived at Ararat
7 children 1. Leslie Edward Jas Shevlin 1895 #8628 - 1977 #20834 aged 92
2. Violetta Maud Shevlin 1896 #8219 - 1975 #9134 aged 78, wed Tyack
3. Arth Hy Shevlin 1898 #23512 - 1953 #14077 aged 55
4. Norman Shevlin 1900 #23512
5. Leo Shevlin 1902 - 1969 #24274 aged 67
6. Kleen Shevlin 1904 - 1924 #26 aged 19
7. Alloysia Shevlin 1911 - 1974 #26329 aged 63, wed Carroll
2. Violetta Maud Shevlin 1896 #8219 - 1975 #9134 aged 78, wed c192 to Walter Henry Tyack
2 children 1. Jno Richd Tyack 1924 - 1925 #757 aged 1 year
2. Edwin Wm Tyack 1927 #1242 died as infant

Joseph Shield

Joseph Shield aged 31 came Aug 1862 on the Great Britain
Elizabeth Lowther wed 1869 #3930 to William Nicholson, both from Northumberland, lived in Nerring, Eaglehawk
Joseph Shield from Cumberland, wed 1893 #1310 to Elizabeth Lowther C1848 from Northumberland Elizabeth Lowther's children are registered with surnames Lowther, Nicholson, and Shield is used in 1878 for son Christopher, and not again till Myrtle was registered in 1894
10 Children Unnamed Male Nicholson 1870 #2188 - 1870 #1044 lived 1 day
2. Isabella Nicholson 1871 #8722
3. Anna Nicholson 1873 #16180
4. Christopher Lowther Shield 1878 #2139 - 1931 #13990 aged 53
5. Mary Anne Shield 1881 - 1954 #21592 aged 73, wed 1900 #7800 to Elbt Edwd Stebbing,
6. Joseph Lowther Shield Nicholson 1883 #2119R - 1950 #2696 aged 67,
7. Sarah Nicholson 1885 #9463R, born at Eaglehawk
8. John Thomas Shield Nicholson 1888 #2543R
9. Richard Shield 1890 - 1961 #20266 aged 71, 10. Myrtle Ruby Shield 1894 #2840
4. Christopher Lowther Shield 1878 #2139 - 1931 #13990 aged 53, wed 1897 #7057R to Mary Ann Fredericka Schonfelder 1877 #18492 - 1959 #1172 aged 81, and lived at Bendigo
2 Children 1. Elsie May Shield 1898 #8735 - 1898 #8735 lived 1 month
2. Martha Myrtle Shield 1901 #8664

William Shields

William Shields wed 1862 #687 to Letitia Corrigen and lived at Mordialloc, Brighton, Collingwood
Letitia Corrigan came aged 10, arriving in Nov 1849 on the Nelson with her parents Thomas Corrigan and Mary Lemon, Sarah Am Corrigan 20, Mary Jane Corrigan 18, Helen Corrigan 16, Rebecca Corrigan 14 died 1882 at Cheltenjam, aged 47, William Corrigan 12, Thomas Corrigan 5 and James Corrigan I
10 children 1. Martha Emerson Shields 1863 #883
2. James Shields 1865 #945
3. Thomas Corrigan Shields 1866 #20272
4. Joshua Shields 1869 #13922 wed Matilda Oxley
5. Mary Lemon Shields 1869 #13923 wed Samuel John Oxley
6. William John Shields 1871 #1413
7. Alex Irwine Shields 1873 #1731
8. Letitia Shields 1873 #1732 - 1877 #4227 lived 4 years
9. Rebecca Shields 1876 #1425
10. Charles Colwell Shields 1878 #14523

James Shingles

not web James Shingles wed 1853 #233 to Mary Ann Price and lived at
13 Children 1. Anna Maria Shingles 1854 #1775
2. James Thomas Shingles 1856 #10564 - 1858 #3175 lived 16 months
3. Frederick James Shingles 1858 #14898
4. Arthur Shingles 1861 #11109
5. John Thomas Shingles 1863 #12802
6. Amelia Esther Shingles 1865 #20653
7. Ada Marianne Shingles 1868 #25913
8. Alfred Ernest Shingles 1871 #19138
9. Albert Edward Shingles 1874 - 1875 #7362 lived 1 year
10. Walter Herbert Shingles 1876 #10512
11. Claud Percy Shingles 1878 #17207
12. Ethel Mary Shingles 1881 #24601 - 1882 #5965 lived 18 months
13. Harold Flockart Shingles 1882 #10481
1. Annie Maria Shingles wed 1872 #2717 to Thomas Nisbet came aged 25 in Apr 1855 on the Echo from Scotland and lived at Sand, Maffra
7 Children 1. Adeline Jane Nisbet 1873 #12394
2. Thomas Forbes Nisbet 1874 #11776 - 1875 #4520 lived 11 months
3. Rosina Marian Nisbet 1875 #19010
4. Amelia Barbour Nisbet 1879 #5317
5. Fredk Chas Archabald Nisbet 1882 #5155
6. Lillian Annie Nisbet 1885 #19107
7. Ada Florence Nisbet 1887 #4521
3. Fred James Shingles wed 1881 #1900 to Mary Alford and lived at Maffra
1st Child 1. Albert George Shingles 1884 #10659
4. Arthur Shingles 1861 #11109 wed 1886 #3149 to Elizabeth Pentland 1860 #11162 and lived at Traralgon, Maffra
1st Child 1. Arthur James Shingles 1887 #15590

Patrick Shinner

Patrick Shinner came c1870 with Margaret Maher parents of
3 Children 1. Martin Lawrence Shinner c1870
2. John Michael Shinner 1875 - 1942 #28813
3. Thomas John Shinner 1880 - 1942 #28815
1. Martin Lawrence Shinner c1870 wed c1898 to Evelyn Goldsworthy
I could not find a reference to Martin Shinners' death. He was on the Electoral Roll as living at Winchelsea, in Birregurra electorate of Corangamite till 1937, with his wife and son Frank. In 1941 Evelyn Shinner and her son Frank were living at 38 Droop St, Footscray.
3 Children 1. Maude Charlotte Cornish Shinner born 1899 #30889 at Winchelsea
2. Frank Lawrence Shinner 1903 - 1977 died at Footscray
3. Mervyn Martin Shinner 1907
1. Maude Charlotte Cornish Shinner 1899 -1957, wed 1920 to Clyde Henry Boyle born 13 Aug 1899
2. John Michael Shinner 1875 - 1942 #28813 died at Winchelsea, wed 1898 #1853R to Fanny Newcombe died in 1970 aged 94.
3. Thomas John Shinner 1880 - 1942 #28815 died at Winchelsea, wed Cath Stephenson died 1967 at Geelong aged 84.


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