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Matthew Turner Shaw

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Matthew Turner Shaw (1819-1886) of Matthew T. Shaw and Co

1819 Born at Louth, the son of Thomas Shaw and his wife Dorothy Thompson

1850 Founded his business - see Matthew Turner Shaw

1854 Married Jane English

1856 The business of iron and steel merchants in George St, Mansion House, London[1]

1867 Thomas Howard Head became a member of the firm of M. T. Shaw, Head and Co., engineers and contractors, their business being for the most part with architects and builders[2].

1878 Living in Wimbledon[3]

1882 Jane Shaw died [4]

1883 Married Phoebe Mary Harrison

1886 Death of Matthew T. Shaw, senior partner in a business at 139, 141 Cannon St[5].

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Sources of Information

  1. 1856 Post Office Directory
  2. Obituary 1880 Institution of Civil Engineers, Minutes of the Proceedings
  3. 1878 Post Office Directory
  4. BMD
  5. The Times, 25 August 1886