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The Shields Clan

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This name is of English locational origin from north or south Shields - the former in Northumberland and the latter in Durham. The name in both cases derives from the Medieval English 'schele' itself coming from the Olde English pre 7th Century 'sceol' meaning a shed, hut or shelter. In some cases the name may be topographic for someone who lived by such a temporary shelter. The surname is first recorded in Scotland, (see below). The following quotation from Burns reads 'The swallow jinkin round my shiel'. One Roger ate Schelde appears in the 1332 'Subsidy Rolls of Surrey' and a Willelmus de Scheles in the 1379 'Poll Tax Records of Yorkshire'. In the 'modern' idiom the name has eight spellin.......continues
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