Middle – Row 2 – 12 – Sheil


Erected by ELLEN SHIEL Coldstream in memory of ANDREW SHIEL her husband who died 2nd February 1857 aged 31 years. Also ELLEN his daughter who died 5th February 1857 aged 3 months. Also the above ELLEN SHIEL who died 17th April 1910 aged 79 years.


Andrew Shiel was born at Coldstream, occupation Farmer and lived at the Hillhouse. He was employing 1 man and 1 boy. This farm is where the Cottage Hospital and Doctors’ Surgery now are. In 1841, James Shiel was living at the same Farm with his wife Jane. Robert age 30 son of James he was interred at Chirnside on the 9th December 1840. In 1841 also in the house was Catherine age 15 occupation FS (probably Female Servant), Jane aged 15, occupation Dress Maker, Helen aged 13, occupation FS. This place also appears to be called Hillhead.

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