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George Shaw (3)

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of John Shaw and Brothers and Shaw and Shaw

1825 Born in Halifax, son of Joseph Shaw, Baptist minister[1].

1849 Married Mary Ann Swift in Kirkburton[2]

1851 George Shaw 26, woollen manufacturer, lived in Longwood, Huddersfield, with Mary Ann Shaw 24, next door to his brother William[3]

1863 Married Mary Jane Wilson in Leeds[4]

1876 Left John Shaw and Brothers and Shaw and Shaw

1881 George Shaw 56, Cotton Spinner Employing 35 Males, 26 Females, 22 Boys & 40 Girls, was visiting Fylde, with Mary Jane Shaw 45, Benjamin Howard Shaw 15, Joseph Wilson Shaw 9[5]

1891 George Shaw 66, cotton spinner and cotton merchant, widower, lived in Golcar with John Wm Shaw 37, Rachel A Shaw 20, Benjamin H Shaw 25, Joseph W Shaw 19[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1863 marriage record
  2. Parish register
  3. 1851 census
  4. Parish register
  5. 1881 census
  6. 1891 census