We would like you to help us build a useful website for anyone interested in the surname Sheldon.
Our American cousins strated their Sheldon Family Association way back in 1939, take a look at their website to see what Sheldons do in America. Would Sheldons here in the U.K be interested in Annual Reunions, a Sheldon "club" etc ? We would like to know what you think and how you could join us and help other Sheldons.
Famous Sheldons such as Gilbert Sheldon, Archbishop of Canterbury springs to mind, have you got any ancestors you would like featured?
Sheldon Crest and Coat of Arms.
The American Sheldon Association has made a study, their webpage gives details http://sheldonfamily.org/v2/sheldonarms.htm
We are often asked, "where do the Sheldon's come from ?"
There is no clear answer, there are at least 4 distinct areas.
Bakewell and surrounding area in Derbyshire
Beoley in Worcestershire
Dudley, Rowley Regis, Tipton and Black Country area
Devon and Somerset
Dr Michael Sheldon has a website and is looking to discover more about Sheldon origins and theories
Craig Sheldon is looking for South African Sheldons to contact him
Sheldon South Africa