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My Family Origins

Searching for my family lead down a few false trails - and eventually lead to covering all the Sheekys that I could find in the historical records.

My current “best-guess” at the first 5 generations of this family tree (Tree C in the Bradford Outlines) can be summarised as -

  • 1 John Sheeky b: abt 1785 Boyle, Roscommon ? d: Aft. 1849
  • . +Catharine McCrystal b: abt 1788 Boyle, Roscommon ? m: 08 Feb 1809 Boyle, Roscommon
  • ... 2 Henry Sheeky b: abt Nov 1818 Boyle, Roscommon d: 15 Jan 1879 77 Adelaide Street, Horton, Bradford, Yorkshire
  • ...... +Margaret Skeffington aka: Skivington b: abt Oct 1825 Boyle, Roscommon m: 25 Nov 1845 Roman Catholic Church, Boyle, Roscommon d: 03 Apr 1851 21 Brick Row, Bradford, Yorkshire Father: Jacobus Skefington Mother: Maria Doyle
  • ........ 3 Catherine Sheeky b: abt Dec 1846 Boyle, Roscommon
  • ........ 3 Mary Ann Sheeky aka: Margaret b: abt Aug 1848 Bradford, Yorkshire d: 19 Mar 1852 Brick Row, Thornton Road, Bradford
  • ........ 3 John Edward Sheeky b: 01 Aug 1850 21 Brick Row, Bradford d: 19 Jun 1851 21 Brick Row, Bradford
  • ... *2nd Wife of Henry Sheeky:
  • ...... +Mary Leonard b: abt 1832 Boyle, Roscommon m: 03 Feb 1852 RC Chapel, Bradford, Yorkshire d: 15 Jan 1906 2 Mitchell Street, Bowling, Bradford Father: Terence Leonard Mother: Elizabeth Powell
  • ........ 3 Elizabeth Sheeky b: 16 Feb 1853 Brick Row, Bradford, Yorkshire d: 06 Feb 1855 Ebenezer Court, Bradford
  • ........ 3 John Henry Sheeky b: 19 Feb 1855 27 Lower Ebebezer Street, Bradford, Yorkshire d: 15 Jan 1906 11 Mary Gate, Horton, Bradford
  • ........... +Mary Ann Foreman b: 16 May 1854 88 Park Road, Toxteth, Liverpool m: 28 Nov 1874 Parish Church, Bradford, Yorkshire d: 10 Aug 1932 50 Bengal Street, Bradford, Yorkshire Father: John Forman Mother: Mary Ann Bradley Burial: Bowling Cemetery, Bradford
  • ............. 4 John Henry Sheeky b: 07 Dec 1874 45 Duncan Street, Horton, Bradford, Yorkshire d: 28 Dec 1874 45 Duncan Street, Horton, Bradford, Yorkshire
  • ............. 4 Mary Jane Sheeky b: 01 Mar 1876 Haslingden, Lancashire d: 19 Feb 1877 Tunstead Mill, Stacksteads, Bacup, Lancashire
  • ............. 4 Joseph Martin Sheeky b: 28 Feb 1877 Tunstead Mill, Stacksteads, Bacup, Lancashire d: 03 Jun 1955 Bradford, Yorkshire Burial: Bowling Cemetery, Bradford, Yorkshire
  • ................ +Sarah Ann Emmott b: abt 1875 Bradford, Yorkshire m: 02 Jun 1900 Parish Church, Bradford, Yorkshire d: abt May 1906 Bradford, Yorkshire Father: Israel Emmott Mother: Grace Margeson
  • .................. 5 Joseph Sheeky b: 18 Feb 1906 78 Heap Lane, Bradford, Yorkshire d: 21 Jul 1982 Bierley Hall Hospital, Bradford, Yorkshire Burial: 26 Jul 1982 Bowling Cemetery, Bradford, Yorkshire
  • ..................... +Mary Harriet Clark b: abt Nov 1909 Holbeck, Leeds, Yorkshire m: abt Aug 1930 Bradford, Yorkshire d: Bef. 1957 Thornton View Hospital, Bradford, Yorkshire Father: Ernest Clark Mother: Lydia Rogers
  • .................. *2nd Wife of Joseph Sheeky:
  • ..................... +Margaret Ann Grogan b: 24 Nov 1908 Bradford, Yorkshire m: 16 Jan 1957 Register Office, Bradford, Yorkshire d: Jan 2002 Bradford, Yorkshire Father: Matthew Grogan Mother: x
  • ............. *2nd Wife of Joseph Martin Sheeky:
  • ................ +Ada Illingworth b: 23 Jul 1880 77 Grafton Street, Bowling, Bradford, Yorkshire m: 13 Oct 1923 St Stephens Church, West Bowling, Bradford, Yorkshire d: 11 Aug 1972 51 Gaythorne Road, West Bowling, Bradford Father: Henry Illingworth Mother: Emma Harper Burial: Cremated
  • .................. 5 Vera Sheeky b: 19 Dec 1923 12 Tennant Street, Bowling, Bradford, West Yorkshire
  • ..................... +Samuel J Weir b: 11 Nov 1923 Tullintanvally, Banbridge, Northern Ireland m: 25 Aug 1945 Registry Office, Bradford, Yorkshire d: 31 Jan 1993 Bradford, Yorkshire
  • ............. 4 Henry Sheeky b: 08 Jun 1879 Sand Hole, Stacksteads, Lancashire d: 01 May 1880 Bradford, Yorkshire
  • ............. 4 Mary Ann Sheeky b: 29 May 1881 59 Duncan Street, Horton, Bradford d: 29 Sep 1887 Bradford, Yorkshire
  • ............. 4 Jane Sheeky b: 14 Mar 1884 Oldham, Lancashire d: abt 1970 Bradford, Yorkshire
  • ................ +Arthur Wray b: abt Nov 1879 Bradford, Yorkshire m: 13 Feb 1909 St Stephen, West Bowling, Bradford Father: Richard Wray Mother: Matilda Shore
  • .................. 5 Leonard Wray b: abt Feb 1916 Bradford, Yorkshire d: abt 2000 Bradford, Yorkshire ?
  • ..................... +Marjorie D Johnson m: abt May 1941 Bradford, Yorkshire
  • .................. 5 Arthur Wray b: 28 Sep 1917 Bradford, Yorkshire d: 17 Feb 1998
  • ..................... +Louisa Parker b: 07 Oct 1914 m: 26 Dec 1950 d: 15 Aug 2005
  • .................. 5 Francis Wray aka: Frank b: 23 Jun 1919 Bradford, Yorkshire d: 22 Sep 1999 Barrow In Furness, Cumbria
  • ..................... +Evelyn Nancy Connell b: 14 Oct 1922 Lancashire m: abt Feb 1943 Barrow In Furness d: 29 Jun 1998 Barrow In Furness, Cumbria
  • .................. 5 Harry Wray b: abt Nov 1921 Bradford, Yorkshire d: abt 1927 Bradford, Yorkshire
  • ............. 4 Isabella Sheeky b: 12 Dec 1886 20 Adelaide Street, Horton, Bradford, Yorkshire d: 07 Feb 1888 Bradford, Yorkshire
  • ............. 4 Henry Sheeky b: 17 Jul 1889 71 Broom Street, Bradford, Yorkshire d: 28 Aug 1889 Bradford, Yorkshire
  • ............. 4 Mary Sheeky b: 17 Jul 1889 71 Broom Street, Bradford, Yorkshire d: 03 Nov 1890 Bradford, Yorkshire
  • ............. 4 Harry Sheeky b: 07 Sep 1893 18 Northbrook Street, Bradford, Yorkshire d: 13 Nov 1970 Hospital, Deniliquin, NSW, Australia Burial: 16 Nov 1970 Roman Catholic Cemetery, Deniliquin
  • ................ +Edith Parker b: 11 Nov 1886 81 Bolling Street, Bradford, Yorkshire m: 29 Nov 1913 St Josephs RC, Bradford, Yorkshire d: 30 Dec 1956 St Lukes Hospital, Bradford, Yorkshire Father: John William Parker Mother: Margaret Jennison
  • .................. 5 Margaret Sheeky b: 27 Feb 1914 50 Bengal Street, Bradford, Yorkshire d: 12 Aug 1995 Royal Infirmary, Bradford, Yorkshire Burial: Nab Wood, Shipley
  • ..................... +William Townsley aka: Tim b: 14 Oct 1910 7 Raglan Street, Shipley, Yorkshire m: 30 May 1936 St Mary's RC, Shipley, Yorkshire d: 01 Jan 1997 St Lukes Hospital, Bradford, Yorkshire Father: Walter Townsley Mother: Emma King Burial: Nab Wood, Shipley
  • .................. 5 Veronica Sheeky b: 03 Dec 1919 2 Lizard Street, Bradford, Yorkshire
  • ..................... +Joseph Healey b: 26 Mar 1917 Bradford, Yorkshire m: 27 May 1939 St Ann's RC, Bradford, Yorkshire d: 08 Dec 1995 Adelaide, South Australia Father: Christopher Healey Mother: Ann Delaney
  • ............. *Partner of Harry Sheeky:
  • ................ +Eva Edmondson b: abt Feb 1894 Bradford, Yorkshire m: abt 1918 d: abt Feb 1972 Bradford, Yorkshire Father: James Albert Edmondson Mother: Martha Smith
  • .................. 5 Sydney Sheeky Catton b: 03 Sep 1919 39 Undercliffe Street, Bradford, Yorkshire d: Aft. 1954 Australia ?
  • ..................... +Kathleen June Edwards b: Bet. Aug 1931 - Jul 1932 NSW, Australia ? m: abt Feb 1950 Bradford, Yorkshire d: Aft. 1954 Australia ? Father: Harry Frederick Edwards Mother: Margaret Fitzgerald
  • ........ 3 Margaret Sheeky b: 23 Nov 1856 27 Lower Ebenezer Court, Bradford, Yorkshire
  • ........... +Edward Cullen b: abt 1853 Halifax, Yorkshire m: 12 Sep 1881 Catholic Church, Burnley, Lancashire Father: Matthew Cullen Mother: x
  • ........ 3 Mary Elizabeth Sheeky b: 15 Jun 1861 Nelson Court, Horton, Bradford, Yorkshire d: abt Aug 1899 Halifax, Yorkshire
  • ........... +Christopher McKenna b: abt 1851 Wicklow, Ireland m: 29 Apr 1893 St Marie's RC, Halifax, Yorkshire d: abt May 1915 Halifax, Yorkshire Father: Peter McKenna Mother: Mary x
  • ............. 4 Hilda Margaret McKenna aka: Kenna b: 20 Oct 1896 Halifax, Yorkshire d: abt Feb 1978 Halifax, Yorkshire
  • ................ +Edgar Varley b: abt Feb 1889 Halifax, Yorkshire m: abt May 1922 Halifax, Yorkshire d: abt Aug 1962 Halifax, Yorkshire
  • .................. 5 Mary Varley b: abt Aug 1923 Halifax, Yorkshire
  • .................. 5 Terence Varley b: 18 Jun 1927 Halifax, Yorkshire d: Mar 1989 Halifax, Yorkshire
  • ..................... +Joyce Windle b: abt Nov 1929 Halifax, Yorkshire m: abt Aug 1954 Halifax, Yorkshire Father: Albert Windle Mother: Ivy A King
  • .................. 5 Edgar James Varley b: abt Nov 1936 Halifax, Yorkshire d: 06 Feb 2012 Halifax, Yorkshire
  • ........ 3 Bridget Ann Sheeky b: 31 Jan 1864 57 Duncan Street, Horton, Bradford, Yorkshire d: Aft. 1901
  • ........... +Thomas Reynolds b: abt 1860 Rochdale, Lancashire m: 21 Feb 1882 Catholic Church, Burnley, Lancashire d: Bef. 1901 Father: Thomas Reynolds Mother: x
  • ............. 4 Annie Reynolds b: abt 1883 Colne, Lancashire d: Aft. 1901
  • ............. 4 Mary Reynolds b: abt 1884 Bradford, Yorkshire d: Aft. 1901
  • ............. 4 Agnes Reynolds b: abt 1892 Bradford, Yorkshire d: Aft. 1901
  • ........ 3 Francis Owen Sheeky b: 02 Aug 1867 77 Adelaide Street, Horton, Bradford, Yorkshire d: 13 Nov 1941 Royal Infirmary, Forester Hill, Aberdeen
  • ........... +Lavinia Mason aka: Lavinia Watson? b: abt 1870 Hull, Yorkshire m: 10 Feb 1887 Register Office, Hull, Yorkshire d: abt Feb 1935 Hull, Yorkshire Father: George Mason Mother: Annie Elizabeth Hodgson
  • ............. 4 Francis Sheekey b: 15 Jul 1887 38 St James Street, Hull, Yorkshire d: Bef. 1893
  • ............. 4 Alfred Sheekey b: 27 Apr 1890 38 St James Street, Hull, Yorkshire d: Dec 1974 Yorkshire
  • ................ +Edith Barraclough b: abt 1895 m: 19 Jan 1913 St Barnabas, Hull Father: Frank Barraclough Mother: Clara Ellen x
  • .................. 5 Leslie Alfred Francis Sheekey b: 05 Sep 1913 Myton, Hull, Yorkshire d: Sep 2003 Doncaster, Yorkshire
  • ..................... +Phyllis May Hooker b: 01 May 1907 Hull, Yorkshire ? m: 06 Aug 1939 Emmanuel Methodist Chapel, Stoneferry, Hull d: Apr 1985 Hull, Yorkshire Father: Henry Hooker Mother: x
  • .................. *2nd Wife of Leslie Alfred Francis Sheekey:
  • ..................... +Hilda M Selby m: abt 1971 Register Office, Hull, Yorkshire
  • .................. 5 Ronald Mycroft Sheekey b: 06 Jan 1917 Grimsby, Lincolnshire d: Feb 1982 Sheffield, Yorkshire
  • ..................... +Marion Everard b: abt May 1917 Sculcoates, Hull, Yorkshire m: abt Aug 1940 Register Office, Hull, Yorkshire Father: x Everard Mother: x Brannan
  • .................. *2nd Wife of Ronald Mycroft Sheekey:
  • ..................... +Gladys Winifred Mortimer b: 29 Mar 1923 m: abt May 1948 Register Office, Hull, Yorkshire d: Dec 2002 Yorkshire
  • ............. 4 John Mason Sheekey b: 27 Apr 1890 38 St James Street, Hull, Yorkshire d: abt May 1890 Hull, Yorkshire
  • ............. 4 George Sheekey b: abt Jun 1890 Pocklington?
  • ........ *2nd Wife of Francis Owen Sheeky:
  • ........... +Margaret Ann McLaughlin b: abt 1868 England m: 11 Sep 1889 Hull, Yorkshire ?? d: 06 Jan 1951 80 Don Street, Woodside, Aberdeen Father: Thomas Joseph McLaughlin Mother: Sarah Ann x
  • ............. 4 Margaret Ann Sheekey b: abt 1891 Ireland or Hull d: 06 Sep 1939 80 Don Street, Woodside, Aberdeen
  • ................ +Francis William Ross b: 17 Feb 1890 Wellington St, Aberdeen m: 15 Oct 1909 St Nicholas, Aberdeen d: 21 Sep 1955 Father: William Ross Mother: Jane Donaldson Leslie Strachan
  • ............. 4 Francis Owen Sheeky b: abt 1893 England d: 02 Aug 1929 80 Don Street, Woodside, Aberdeen
  • ................ +Barbara Sutherland Reith b: Sep 1902 Durham m: abt Feb 1920 Grimsby, Lincolnshire d: 1990 Aberdeen, Scotland
  • .................. 5 Terence Owen Sheeky aka: Terence Owen Kiloh b: 15 Apr 1920 Aberdeen, Scotland d: 10 Jan 1941 HMS Gallant
  • .................. 5 Francis Owen Sheeky aka: Francis Owen Kiloh b: abt May 1922 Grimsby, Lincolnshire d: 1993
  • ..................... +Betty Quinn d: abt 1951
  • .................. 5 John Reith Sheeky aka: John Reith Kiloh b: abt Apr 1924 Aberdeen, Scotland d: 14 Mar 2000 Aberdeen, Scotland
  • ..................... +Bethia Jessie Harcus b: 21 Sep 1933 m: abt Oct 1948 Orkney
  • .................. *Partner of John Reith Sheeky:
  • ..................... +Susan Rae Amos b: abt 1930 m: abt 1950
  • .................. *Partner of John Reith Sheeky:
  • ..................... +x m: abt 1953
  • .................. *2nd Wife of John Reith Sheeky:
  • ..................... +Mary McAvoy m: abt 1957 Edinburgh
  • .................. *3rd Wife of John Reith Sheeky:
  • ..................... +Margaret McIntosh m: abt 1973 Aberdeen
  • .................. *4th Wife of John Reith Sheeky:
  • ..................... +Louise McGhee m: abt 1987 Aberdeen
  • ............. 4 Cornelius Owen Sheekey b: 30 Aug 1896 62 Regent Quay, Aberdeen, Scotland d: 11 Feb 1902 28 Menzies Road, Torry, Nigg, Aberdeen
  • ............. 4 Leonard Sheekey b: 30 Sep 1898 28 Menzies Road, Torry, Nigg, Kincardine, Scotland d: 22 Dec 1899 City Hospital, Aberdeen
  • ............. 4 Sylvia Sheekey b: 22 Jun 1899 Nigg, Aberdeen d: 1978 Norwich, Norfolk
  • ................ +Albert Ernest A Ballard b: 02 Oct 1897 m: 1928 Nigg, Aberdeen d: 1979 Norwich, Norfolk
  • ............. 4 Terence Myles Sheekey b: 03 Aug 1902 232 Victoria Road, Torry, Nigg, Aberdeen d: Jan 1994 Norwich, Norfolk
  • ................ +Lydia Welsh b: abt 1903 m: abt 1924 Nigg, Aberdeen
  • .................. 5 Connie Sheekey b: abt 1926
  • ............. 4 Honora Kathleen Sheekey b: abt 1906 Nigg, Aberdeen d: 1969
  • ............. 4 Constance Grace Sheekey b: 09 Feb 1909 Aberdeen ? d: Apr 1994 Norwich, Norfolk
  • ................ +Charles A Archer b: abt 1909 m: Sep 1956 Wood Green, Middlesex
  • ... 2 Jacob Sheeky aka: James Sheeky b: abt Apr 1822 Boyle, Roscommon
  • ... 2 Elizabeth Sheeky b: abt Sep 1824 Boyle, Roscommon
  • ... 2 Eugene Sheeky aka: Owen Sheeky b: abt Oct 1827 Boyle, Roscommon
  • ...... +Isabella Ryley aka: Isabella Riney b: abt 1829 Ireland ? m: 18 Feb 1849 Parish Church, Calverley, Bradford Father: Joseph Ryley Mother: x
  • ........ 3 Catharine Sheeky b: 28 May 1854 Brick Row, Bradford, Yorkshire d: 11 Feb 1855 Loyd or Leys ?, Bradford

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