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John Shaw and Brothers

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of Grove Mills, Longwood, Huddersfield

1805 Birth of John Shaw, son of Joseph Shaw and Betty (nee Eastwood)[1]

1850 John Shaw died[2]

1876 Partnership change. '... the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, William Dale Shaw, George Shaw, William Shaw, Joseph Whiteley Shaw, and Robert Mac Shaw, as Woollen Cloth Manufacturers, at Grove Mills, Longwood, in the county of York, under the style of John Shaw and Brothers, and as Cotton and Merino Yarn Spinners, at Britannia Mill, Golcar, in the said county, under the style or firm of Shaw and Shaw, has been dissolved, by mutual consent, so far as regards the said George Shaw, as from the 31st day of December last. Both the said businesses will in future be carried on by the said William Dale Shaw, William Shaw, Joseph Whitley Shaw, and Robert Mac Shaw, under the existing styles...'[3]

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