Work of Dr. Mike Sheldon - Abney Park Cemetery

This page is part of an archive of the work of Dr. Mike Sheldon from his closed website.

Abney Park Cemetery

At http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~abneypark/abney-home.html are the records of burials in the Abney Park Cemetery which covers Hackney, Stoke Newington and Dalston in North London. This is a searchable site, and the following Sheldons are there having been buried between 1853 and 1925.

Name Age Date Burial Section Index
Ellen Annie SHELDON 8m 15 Oct 1853 009897 D03 1S06
Thomas SHELDON 71 30 July 1854 011547 C06 1S07
Alfred Tyman SHELDON 5m 18 Jan 1855 012645 E07 1S07
Alfred John Twyman SHELDON 1 18 Aug 1856 016528 E08 2S04
SHELDON, daughter of James + Ann 12hrs 24 May 1858 020800 D03 1S09
Elizabeth Baynes SHELDON 10 28 May 1862 029218 D08 1S11
Margaret SHELDON 78 23 Sep 1862 029742 K07 1S11
Charles Lawn SHELDON 10m 09 June 1864 033392 F08 1S12
Ernest Willie SHELDON 4m 15 June 1865 035507 B02 1S13
James SHELDON 60 08 Dec 1870 047035 bs 2S04
Edward SHELDON (unused) 01 Apr 1871 047792 2S04
Mary SHELDON 65 24 Oct 1871 048865 L07 2S05
Archibald SHELDON 26 04 Jan 1872 049389 L07 2S05
Clara Amelia SHELDON 2 07 June 1875 057012 C03 2S10
Martha SHELDON (alias SCOTT) 69 10 Nov 1875 057821a D03 2S10
Matilda SHELDON 66 03 Mar 1888 081490 L07 3S08
Frances SHELDON 81 01 Apr 1891 086363 L07 3S12
Edward SHELDON 78 27 Oct 1896 095471 L07 4S06
Ann Goodson SHELDON 71 25 Aug 1902 105047 D03 5S02
Henry SHELDON 47 08 Feb 1908 113513 N08 5S08
James SHELDON 85 03 Feb 1912 119445 D03 6S02
Robert SHELDON 63 03 Jan 1925 142070 L07 7S09

The age is in years unless stated as m = months or h = hours.
The entry of Edward Sheldon is a mystery – what does (unused) in the book mean as there is a date but no age. Does Edward lie there or doesn’t he?
There are also some Sheldon variants such as SHELTON and SHELDRAKE.

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