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William Shaw (3)

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of John Shaw and Brothers and Shaw and Shaw

c.1829 Born in Longwood, Huddersfield son of Joseph and Rachel Shaw[1]

1851 Rachel Shaw 68, lived in Lockwood, Mary Shaw 30, William Shaw 22, book keeper, Sarah Sharp 7, Sarah Shaw 13, Ellen Shaw 12, next door to George and Mary Shaw[2]

1851 Married Alice Shaw in Huddersfield; William was a manufacturer; his father, Joseph, was deceased[3]

1871 William Shaw 42, woollen manufacturer, lived in Golcar, with Hannah Shaw 35, Joseph H Shaw 11, John Hy Shaw 9, Racheal Alice Shaw 7, Charles Albert Shaw 4, George Arthur Shaw 1[4]

1876 His wife, Hannah, died[5]

1881 William Shaw 52, Woollen Manufacturer Employing 233 Hands, lived in Huddersfield, with Sarah Jane Shaw 39, Joseph H. Shaw 21, John Henry Shaw 19, Rachel A. Shaw 17, George A. Shaw 11[6]

1891 William Shaw 62, woollen merchant, employer, lived in Huddersfield, with Sarah J Shaw 48, Rachel A Shaw 27, Charles A Shaw 24, Sarah Morley 24[7]

By 1901 William had died; Sarah was a widow[8]

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Sources of Information

  1. Marriage register
  2. 1851 census
  3. Marriage register
  4. 1871 census
  5. BMD
  6. 1881 census
  7. 1891 census
  8. 1901 census