- Nationality Australian
- Born 1 January, 1895, Victoria Australia
- Died 31 December, 1959, Victoria Australia
- Occupation Local government councillor, Mayor
Nellie Sheehan was the first woman to be elected to the Castlemaine Borough Council in 1942 and was the municipality’s first woman mayor from 1954-55.
- Trove: Sheehan, Ellen (1895-19591231), http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1477525
- Sheehan, James Michael (1885-1967), Strangio, Paul, 2006, http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/biogs/A160266b.htm