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Mr Shaw [1???-18??]
Mr Shaw [18??-18??]
Mr Shaw [18??-18??]
A. Shaw [1893-1918]
Abraham Shaw [1585-1638]
Abraham Shaw [1826-1858]
Abraham Shaw [1829-1???]
Albert Shaw [18??-19??]
Albert Shaw [18??-1914]
Albert Edward Shaw [1885-1915]
Alec Shaw [1923-1944]
Alexander Morton Shaw [1888-1918]
Arthur Shaw [1876-1???]
Arthur Shaw [1880-19??]
Arthur Shaw [1885-1917]
Arthur Shaw [1885-1918]
Arthur Shaw [1890-1916]
Arthur Shaw [19??-1944]
Arthur Shaw [1920-1944]
Austin Stables Shaw [1840-1922]
Benjamin Shaw [18??-1???]
Benjamin Walter Shaw [1840-1865]
Bentley Shaw [1816-1878]
Charles Shaw [1860-19??]
Charles Peter Shaw [1921-1942]
Charles Richard Shaw [1889-1918]
Charles Webster Shaw [1827-1908]
Cockell Shaw [18??-19??]
David Shaw [1869-1960]
E. T. Shaw [18??-18??]
Edgar Ewart Shaw [1882-19??]
Edward Butterworth Shaw [1798-1880]
Edwin Shaw [18??-1908]
Eli Walker Shaw [18??-18??]
Eli Walker Shaw [1899-1918]
Enoch Shaw [1894-1962]
Ernest Shaw [1895-1915]
Ernest Edgar Shaw [1891-1963]
Eunice Shaw [19??-]
Frank Shaw
Frank Shaw [1846-1898]
Frank Shaw [1853-1???]
Frank Shaw [1864-19??]
Fred Shaw [18??-191?]
Fred Shaw [1872-1903]
Geoffrey Reginald Devereux Shaw [1896-1960]
George Shaw [17??-18??]
Dr George Shaw [17??-18??]
George Shaw [17??-18??]
George Shaw [18??-1???]
Dr George Shaw [1800-1888]
George Albert Shaw [1878-1918]
George Wilfred Shaw [1878-1917]
H. Shaw [18??-191?]
Harold Shaw [1898-1915]
Rev Harry Shaw [18??-19??]
Harry Shaw [1878-1935]
Harry Shaw [1893-1920]
Harry Shaw [1919-1944]
Henry Shaw [1798-1884]
Henry Shaw [18??-1???]
Henry Shaw [1803-18??]
Henry Shaw [1822-1???]
Henry Lewis Shaw [1883-1917]
Herbert Shaw [18??-191?]
Herbert Shaw [1863-19??]
Herbert Andrew Shaw [1895-1918]
Herbert Malcolm Shaw [1867-1928]
Horace Shaw [1892-1916]
J. F. Shaw [17??-18??]
J. W. Shaw [18??-19??]
Jack Shaw [1918-1947]
Jacob Shaw [1???-18??]
James Shaw [17??-1???]
James Shaw [17??-18??]
James Shaw [18??-18??]
James Shaw [18??-18??]
James Shaw [1887-1916]
James Herbert Shaw [1894-1917]
James Pearson Shaw [1884-1916]
James William Shaw [18??-1918]
Janet Shaw [19??-]
Joah Shaw [1806-1882]
Joe Shaw [1882-1916]
Joel Shaw [1797-1865]
John Shaw [1???-18??]
John Shaw [17??-18??]
John Shaw [1749-1820]
John Shaw [18??-1???]
John Shaw [18??-1900]
John Shaw [1803-18??]
Shaw John [1807-1???]
John Shaw [1825-1???]
John Shaw [1833-1892]
John Shaw [1836-1???]
John Shaw [1852-1???]
John Shaw [1859-19??]
John Shaw [1871-1949]
John Shaw [1892-1918]
John Shaw [19??-19??]
John Anthony Cobham Shaw [1???-19??]
John Edward Shaw [1856-1936]
John Hankin Shaw [1845-1900]
John Hanson Shaw [1894-1915]
John Henry Shaw [18??-1???]
John Henry Shaw [1860-19??]
John Henry Shaw [1911-1987]
Captain John Leslie Morton Shaw [1887-1925]
Joseph Shaw [17??-1???]
Joseph Shaw [17??-18??]
Joseph Shaw [17??-18??]
Joseph Shaw [18??-19??]
Joseph Shaw [18??-19??]
Joseph Shaw [1809-18??]
Joseph Shaw [1823-1???]
Joseph Shaw [1829-1899]
Joseph Shaw [1855-19??]
Joseph Shaw [1867-19??]
Joseph Shaw [1867-19??]
Joseph William Shaw [1891-1916]
Joshua Shaw [1???-17??]
Joshua Shaw [1734-1???]
Joshua Shaw [1856-1913]
Joshua Shaw [1866-1922]
Joshua Harold Shaw [1887-1918]
Laurence Shaw [17??-18??]
Lewis Shaw [1859-1928]
Lewis Shaw [1860-1896]
Luke Shaw [17??-1795]
Luke Shaw [18??-19??]
Mary Shaw [1842-1919]
Michael Shaw [1765-1821]
Michael Norman Shaw [1920-19??]
Newton Marsden Shaw [1900-1918]
Percy Shaw [1???-1???]
Percy Shaw [1890-1976]
Percy Allen Shaw [1898-1917]
R. Shaw [18??-1???]
Raymond Morton Shaw [1890-1983]
Robert Shaw [18??-19??]
Robert Shaw [1886-1917]
Ronald Shaw [1895-1915]
Rev S. Shaw [18??-18??]
S. T. Shaw [18??-19??]
S. W. Shaw [1843-1???]
Samuel Shaw [17??-18??]
Samuel Shaw [1783-1816]
Samuel Shaw [18??-1???]
Samuel Shaw [1818-1887]
Rev Samuel Shaw [1821-1874]
Samuel Esdaile Shaw [1875-1916]
Sarah Shaw [1877-1892]
Sidney Shaw [18??-18??]
Sutcliffe Shaw [1862-19??]
Sykes Shaw [1892-1917]
Thomas Shaw [15??-1600]
Thomas Shaw [17??-1804]
Thomas Shaw [18??-1927]
Thomas Shaw [1820-1???]
Thomas Shaw [1823-1893]
Thomas Shaw [1850-1893]
Thomas Allen Shaw [1866-1957]
Thomas John Shaw [1832-1???]
Thomas Whitley Shaw [1854-19??]
Trevor Shaw [1899-1918]
Truman Shaw [1839-1900]
W. Shaw [18??-19??]
Walter Shaw [1866-19??]
Wilfred Shaw [1895-1915]
William Shaw [1???-1???]
William Shaw [18??-1918]
William Shaw [1804-1851]
William Shaw [1807-18??]
William Shaw [1836-1887]
Dr William Shaw [1857-1923]
William Shaw [1885-1915]
William Shaw [1896-1915]
William Rawson Shaw [1860-1932]
Willie Shaw [1861-1903] 


Shaw, Mr
[1???-18??] Around 1870, he ran a private school in Halifax

Shaw, Mr
[18??-18??] Around 1860, he established business as a coal merchant in Horton Street, Halifax.

Around 1878, the business passed to B. H. Mallalieu

Shaw, Mr
[18??-18??] He was Registrar of Births &c for Ripponden, and assistant Overseer of the Poor for Barkisland.

He

decamped on account of fraud [1857]

James Walker Crossley replace him at Ripponden

Shaw, A.
[1893-1918] MM.

Son of Mr & Mrs A. Shaw of 3 Ashbourne Grove, Halifax.

Born in Sheffield.

During World War I, he served as a Corporal with the 1st Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. He was awarded the Military Medal.

He died 8th October 1918 (aged 25).

He was buried at the Forenville Military Cemetery [H 1]

Shaw, Abraham
[1585-1638] (Possibly) illegitimate son of Janet Shaw and Abraham Dobson.

Of Northowram.

Baptised 14th November 1585.

On 24th June 1616, he married Bridget Best in Halifax.


Bridget was the daughter of Henry Best of Ovenden
 

Children:

  1. Joseph [b 1618]
  2. Grace [b 1621]
  3. Martha [1623-1625]
  4. Maria [b 1626]
  5. John [1628-1629]
  6. John [b 1630]
  7. Martha [b 1632]

The children were baptised in Northowram.

Around 1636, the family emigrated to Waterton, Massachusetts.

After a fire in October 1636, in which their home was destroyed, they moved to Dedham, Massachusetts.

In 1637, he became governor of the town

Shaw, Abraham
[1826-1858] Of Halifax.

He married Mary Ann [1824-1874].

Children:

  1. Thomas
  2. John [1852-1866]

Abraham was buried at Salem Methodist New Connexion Chapel, North Parade.

There is a memorial to members of the family in Lister Lane Cemetery

Shaw, Abraham
[1829-1???] Son of William Shaw.

In [Q3] 1853, he married Rachel Aspinall in Halifax.


Rachel was the daughter of
Charles Aspinall
 

Shaw, Albert
[18??-19??] Recorded around 1901, when he ran the Westgate Music Rooms in Elland

Shaw, Albert
[18??-1914] Of Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He was killed in action [20th September 1914].

He is remembered on the La Ferte-sous-Jouarre Memorial, and on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Shaw, Albert Edward
[1885-1915] Son of Sutcliffe Shaw.

Born in Stainland.

He was a clerk to belting manufacturer Fleming, Birkby & Goodall [1911] / a member of Halifax Light Opera Company / a member of Clifton (Savile Park) Tennis Club.

During World War I, he joined the Territorials [September 1914] and served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). He went to the Front [April 1915].

He died instantly after being shot in the head whilst on sentry duty [26th August 1915].

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial [20], and on the Memorial at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Shaw, Alec
[1923-1944] Son of Alice & Leonard Shaw of Halifax.

During World War II, he served as a Sergeant with 614 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

He died 26th June 1944 (aged 21).

He was buried at the Budapest War Cemetery [Coll Grave III B 1-6]

Shaw, Alexander Morton
[1888-1918] Son of John Edward Shaw

During World War I, he served as a Captain with the 12th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment.

He was killed in action [10th April 1918] (aged 30).

He is remembered on the Ploegsteert Memorial [4]

Shaw, Arthur
[1876-1???] He was recorded as being a ships' cook.

He was staying at Jagger's Lodgings [1892]. His parents – (possibly) Adeline [née North] and Luke Shaw – lived at 30 Calder Street, Caddy Field.

In January 1893, he was imprisoned for 2 months, on a charge of having assaulted a girl at Ovenden.

In March 1893, he was charged with the wilful murder of Mrs Susan Townsend on 23rd May 1892. Mrs Townsend was found in the cellar of her home with her skull fractured in 4 places. She died a few days later, and an open verdict was recorded. Shaw was suspected of the murder, but police found that they could proceed no further in their enquiries. He subsequently made a confession.

At the trial, Shaw described how he had visited his mother Adeline asking for money for his lodgings. Because she had no money, he called on neighbours to help and found Mrs Townsend who was worse for drink and confessed to having spent the last in beer. Shaw asked to borrow a coal hammer and then struck her 3 times on the back of the head.

During his time in prison, he twice tried to commit suicide.

At Leeds Crown Court, Shaw was sentenced to death.

Whilst he was in Armley Gaol awaiting execution, a petition with nearly 2,000 signatures was sent to the Home Secretary. Shaw was granted a respite, and the sentence was commuted to penal servitude for life.

This is discussed in the book Halifax Murders

Shaw, Arthur
[1880-19??] Son of John Henry Shaw.

Born in Mirfield.

He was a boatman (canal) [1901] / a canal boatman [1911].

The family lived at Gratrix Lane, Sowerby Bridge [with his parents 1891, 1901, 1911].

He was injured in the Pye Nest Tram Disaster of 15th October 1907. His father was also injured

Shaw, Arthur
[1885-1917] Son of Sarah & Walker Shaw.

He married Charlotte Ethel.

They lived at Forresters Terrace, Stainland, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 6th Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment.

He died 16th October 1917 (aged 32).

He was buried at the Dozinghem Military Cemetery [IX G 17].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Shaw, Arthur
[1885-1918]

In [Q2] 1910, he married Blanche Ashby in Halifax.

They lived at 40 Violet Street, Pellon Lane, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd/5th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He died 8th July 1918 (aged 33).

He was buried at the Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension [IV B 27].

He is remembered on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Shaw, Arthur
[1890-1916] Son of Walter Shaw.

He was a cotton piecer [1911] / employed by Thornton, Hannam & Marshall Limited, Brighouse.

He lived at 17 Smith Street, St James's Road, Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted [June 1915], and served as a Private with A Company 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was reported missing and assumed to have died in a failed attack on Schwaben Redoubt [3rd September 1916] (aged 26).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial [6A & 6B], and on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Shaw, Arthur
[19??-1944]

In [Q3] 1938, he married Emma Louisa Smithies [1917-1996] in Halifax.

They lived at The Village, Barkisland.

During World War I, he served as a Gunner with 5 Searchlight Regiment Royal Artillery.

He was taken POW by the Japanese.

He was lost on 12th September 1944 when the Japanese Hell Ships Rakuyo Maru and Kachidoki Maru, carrying British & Australian POWs, were mistaken for cargo ships and torpedoed. by US submarines USS Pampanito and USS Sealion.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £268.

Probate was granted to his widow Emma Louisa.

He is remembered on the Singapore Memorial [30], and on Barkisland War Memorial

Shaw, Arthur
[1920-1944] Son of Mary E. & Walter Shaw of Sowerby Bridge.

During World War II, he served as a Pilot Officer / Air Gunner with 428 (R. C. A. F.) Squadron Royal Air Force.

He was mentioned in despatches.

He died 21st April 1944 (aged 24).

He was buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram

Shaw, Austin Stables
[1840-1922] Born in Barnsley.

He was a coal merchant [1911].

In [Q2] 1864, he married Elizabeth Kippax [1839-19??] from Warley, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Fanny Priscilla [b 1870]
  2. Emily Ann [b 1873]
  3. child
  4. child
  5. child
  6. child who died young [before 1911]
  7. child who died young [before 1911]

The family lived at Barker Royd, Southowram [1911]

Shaw, Benjamin
[18??-1???] Pharmaceutical chemist at Exchange Buildings, Northgate, Halifax [1881]. Around 1888, the business was taken over by J. Patchett

Shaw, Benjamin Walter
[1840-1865] Born in Stainland.

On 21st December 1865, he married Mary Youd in Halifax.


Mary was born in Halifax, the daughter of
Robert Youd
 

Shaw, Bentley
[1816-1878] Son of William Shaw.

Born in Lockwood [16th January 1816].

Around 1841, the family business – Bentley & Shaw – passed to him and his cousins Henry Bentley and John Robert Bentley.

He managed the brewery.

He became a prominent landowner citizen in Huddersfield, Lockwood and around. He was closely connect with Lockwood Mechanics Institute.

On 16th June 1842, he married Jane Elizabeth Lancaster [1817-1893] in Huddersfield.

Children:

  1. Robert Bentley [1843-1873]
  2. John Lancaster [1844-1928]
  3. William Henry [1845-1916]
  4. Edward Stanhope [1847-1893]
  5. Ada Lancaster [1850-1909]
  6. Constance Honora [1853-1891]
  7. Frederick Arthur [1854-1914]
  8. Gertrude Annie [1855-1934]
  9. Percy Cyril [1859-1859]
  10. Herbert Lancaster [1863-1912]

All the children were born in Lockwood.

The family lived at Woodfield House, Huddersfield [1841]

He died in Huddersfield [20th March 1878]

Shaw, Charles
[1860-19??] Son of Allen Shaw, wire drawer.

Born in Erdington, Birmingham.

He was a paper maker of Stainland [1889] / a paper maker [1891] / a paper maker (beater man) [1901] / a paper maker operative [1911].

In 1889, he married Menimiea Holroyd at St Andrew's Church, Stainland.


Menimiea / Minnie, of Stainland, was born in Barkisland, the daughter of
George Holroyd
 

Children:

  1. Ada [b 1890] who was a milliner [1911]
  2. Willie [b 1892] who was a clerk for chemical manufacturer [1911], a Private in the Chatham Records Office [World War I]
  3. Lilian [b 1897] who was a woollen weaver [1911]
  4. Percy Allen
  5. Frederick [b 1901]

The family lived at

  • Thorn Street, Stainland with Old Lindley [1891, 1901]
  • Thorn Street, Stainland [1911]

Shaw, Charles Peter
[1921-1942] Son of Mabel & John Shaw of Crosland Moor.

During World War II, he served as a Pilot Officer with 122 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

He died 27th August 1942 (aged 21).

He is remembered on the Runnymede Memorial [71]

Shaw, Charles Richard
[1889-1918] Son of John Shaw.

Born in Greetland.

He was an accountant's clerk [1911].

He married Bella Irene Etherington [1888-1973].

During World War I, he served as a 2nd Lieutenant with the 6th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 11th April 1918.

He is remembered on the Memorial at Clay House, Greetland.

His brother Newton Marsden also died in the War.

Bella Irene died at 226 Carlton Terrace, Blackpool [1918] [1973]

Shaw, Charles Webster
[1827-1908] Son of Nanny Webster, a spinster of Barkisland – father unknown.

Born in Barkisland.

Baptised as Charles Webster at St Bartholomew's, Ripponden [25th December 1827].

He was an apprentice tailor (Charles Webster) [1841] / a tailor (Charles Shaw Webster) [1851] / a tailor, draper, insurance agent & broker [1851] / a tailor & draper employing 2 men and 1 female [1851] / an insurance agent [1868, 1876, 1887].

In [Q2] 1854, he married Maria Sutcliffe [1824-1904] in Rochdale.

Children:

  1. Ruth Ann [1853-1930] who married Nathan Whiteley
  2. Frances Ellen [1858-1926]
  3. Herbert / Charles Herbert [1860-1912]
  4. Hannah Maria [1866-1869]
  5. child who died in infancy
  6. child who died in infancy
  7. child who died in infancy
  8. child who died in infancy
  9. child who died in infancy

In 1841, he was living at Ripponden with tailor John Scholfield [aged 60] and family.

In 1851, he was living at Ripponden with his uncle Francis Scholfield [aged 60], a tailor, and his cousin Elizabeth Shaw [aged 16].

The family lived at Inkerman House, Ripponden [1861, 1905].

He died 9th March 1908 (aged 81).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £406 19/-. Probate was granted to daughter Ruth Ann.

After his death, daughter Ruth Ann, and her husband Nathan Whiteley, lived at Inkerman House, until her death in 1930.

Members of the family were buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden.

See James Blackburn, Joseph Blackburn and George Robinson

Shaw, Cockell
[18??-19??] Around 1845, he set up in business as a plumber in Brighouse. In 1889, the business was acquired by J. H. Goodyear

Shaw, David
[1869-1960] Son of John Shaw.

Born in Greetland.

He was a paper manufacturer [1901].

He lived at Bradley House, Stainland [1901].

Living with him in 1901 were his siblings Thomas Allen and Mary.

In 1911, he was living with his brother Thomas Allen

Shaw, E. T.
[18??-18??] Of Holywell House, Holywell Green [?]. He was Chairman of the Halifax Board of Guardians [1865]

Shaw, Edgar Ewart
[1882-19??]

He married Annie Kitchen.


Annie was the daughter of
Cooper Kitchen
 

Shaw, Edward Butterworth
[1798-1880] MA.

Son of Dr George Shaw.

Born in Halifax.

He was educated at Heath Grammar School under Rev Robert Wilkinson / Gonville & Caius Cambridge [1813] / ordained Deacon at York [25th July 1820] / ordained Priest at York [29th July 1821] / Curate at Halifax / Rector at Narborough, Leicestershire [1835-1880].

On 19 Sept 1872, he married Susan Ackers in Stroud.


Susan was the daughter of Col Ackers of Prinknash Park, Gloucestershire
 

He died at Prinknash Park, Gloucestershire [25th May 1880]

Shaw, Edwin
[18??-1908] Of Hove Edge.

He married Annie Thomas.

He died 18th August 1908.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £3,210 6/3d.

Probate was granted to his widow Annie Thomas Shaw and Richard Thomas Maguire (match manufacturer) 

Shaw, Eli Walker
[18??-18??] He lived at Holywell House, Holywell Green [1861, 1874].

He was on the committee of the Huddersfield & Liverpool Direct Railway Company [1845]$2

Shaw, Eli Walker
[1899-1918] Son of Herbert Malcolm Shaw.

Born in York.

Baptised at St Paul's Church, King Cross [27th December 1899].

During World War I, he served as an Air Mechanic 3rd Class with 244 Squadron (Bangor)  Royal Air Force.

He died in hospital in Bangor [18th September 1918] (aged 18).

An inquest returned a verdict of Accidental Death.

He was buried at St Paul's Church, King Cross [21st September 1918].

He is remembered on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Saint Jude's Church, Savile Park, and on the Memorial at All Saints' Church, Dudwell

Shaw, Enoch
[1894-1962] Born in Halifax.

On 5th December 1914, he married Doris May Green in Halifax.


Doris May was the daughter of
John Henry Green
 

Shaw, Ernest
[1895-1915] Son of Lucy and George William Shaw of 9 Granville Street, Walsden.

During World War I, he served with the 2nd Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment.

He died 8th August 1915 (aged 20).

He was buried at the Birr Cross Roads Cemetery [II C 23].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Shaw, Ernest Edgar
[1891-1963] Son of Frank Shaw.

He was an apprentice turner [1911] / an engineer at Black Dyke Mills.

He played solo euphonium, and then solo trombone, with the Black Dyke Mills Brass Band.

In 1927, he left to set up a mineral water business in Rookery Lane, Salterhebble. He established E. & E. Shaw & Sons.

In [Q1] 1915, he married Eleanor Porter in Halifax.


Eleanor was the daughter of Fred Porter
 

Children:

  1. Clifford Stanley [19??-1968]
  2. Donald

The family lived at Dean Wood View, Copley [1936].

His sons worked in the family business

Shaw, Eunice
[19??-] She was Mayor of Todmorden [1969-1970]

Shaw, Frank
He was an accountant

In 1898, he married (1) Bertha Sutcliffe [1876-1918].

Children:

  1. Llewellyn [b 1907] who was a stone mason [1953]
  2. Daryl [b 1903] who was a stone mason [1953]

In 1921, he married (2) Helena Freeman in Halifax.


Helena was the daughter of
John Freeman
 

Frank died 17th June 1952.

He left £687 14/8d to Helena and the two sons.

Helena died 5th April 1953.

Sowerby died.

She left £763 4/0d to her two stepsons

Shaw, Frank
[1846-1898]

He was a brewer's traveller [1891].

In [Q4] 1881, he married Frances Crowther Ainley in Halifax.


Frances was the daughter of
Samuel Ainley
 

Children:

  1. Joe
  2. Clarissa [b 1885]
  3. William [b 1887]
  4. Harry [b 1889]
  5. Samuel A [b 1891]
  6. John H [b 1895]
  7. George J [b 1898]

The family lived at

  • 14 Westfield Place, Halifax [1891]
  • 25 Park Place, Halifax [1901]

Shaw, Frank
[1853-1???] Born in Ovenden.

He was a joiner.

In 1873, he married Mary Ann Whiteley [1856-1???] in Halifax.


Mary Ann was born in Northowram
 

Children:

  1. Betsy Jane [b 1875]
  2. Tom [b 1878]
  3. Herbert James [b 1880]
  4. Henry Lewis
  5. Annie [b 1886]
  6. Sarah Alice [b 1889]

The children were born in Holmfield.

The family lived at 6 Lower Hall, Bradshaw/Holmfield [1891, 1911]

Shaw, Frank
[1864-19??] Son of Henry Shaw.

Born in Holywell Green.

He was a welded boiler maker [1911].

In [Q2] 1885, he married Elizabeth Ann Pacey [1867-1???] in Halifax.


Elizabeth Ann (Lizzie) was born in Pellon, the daughter of Ann (née Dodd) & Joseph Pacey
 

Children:

  1. Ethel Maud [b 1886] who was a toffee wrapper [1911]
  2. Ernest Edgar
  3. Enoch [b 1894] who was an apprentice turner [1911]
  4. Percy

Shaw, Fred
[18??-191?]

During World War I, he served as a Private with the Machine Gun Corps.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Shaw, Fred
[1872-1903] Born in Golcar.

He was a blacksmith's striker [1901].

In 1892, he married Ruth Hannah Reid [1870-19??] in Halifax.


Ruth Hannah was born in Wyke, the daughter of
Joshua Reid, labourer
 

Children:

  1. Nellie [b 1894] who was a woollen weaver [1911]
  2. Willie

Frederick died in 1903 (aged 31).

After his death, Ruth Hannah married John Ernest Wormald [1905].

The family lived at Crossley Buildings, Huddersfield Road, Elland [1901].

In 1911, Ruth Hannah and the children were living at 133 Claremont Terrace, Huddersfield Road, Elland with her father

Shaw, Geoffrey Reginald Devereux
[1896-1960] From Kirby Moorside.

During World War I, he served as a Lieutenant -Colonel in The King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry .

Unionist MP for Sowerby [1924-1929].

In 1932, he was called to the Bar.

In 1924, he married Elizabeth Mary Margaret Fuller.

Children:

  1. son
  2. son
  3. daughter
  4. daughter
  5. daughter

Shaw, George
[17??-18??] Son of John Shaw.

Partner in John Shaw & Sons [1794]

Shaw, Dr George
[17??-18??] Surgeon at King Cross Lane, Halifax [1816].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Edward Butterworth
  2. George

Shaw, George
[17??-18??] A clothier of Skircoat.

He married Unknown.


Question: Can anyone tell me anything about George, his family and/or his descendants?

 

Children:

  1. Joel
  2. (possibly) Joseph
  3. (possibly) James

Shaw, George
[18??-1???] Born in Saddleworth.

He was a self-trained architect.


Question: Can anyone tell me anything about George Shaw and/or his career?

 

He built many churches, including St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden [1867/68].

Many of his designs were constructed with off-the-shelf components – such as fonts or pews – which were made in his workshops. He often incorporated the letter S into the decoration of his designs

Shaw, Dr George
[1800-1888] MD, FRCP.

Son of Dr George Shaw.

Born in Halifax.

He was educated at Heath Grammar School for 10 years under Rev Robert Wilkinson / Gonville & Caius Cambridge [1818] / physician to Leicester Infirmary & Fever House / a senior physician to the Leicester Asylum.

He died in Leicester [10th November 1888]

Shaw, George Albert
[1878-1918] Son of Lewis Shaw.

Born in Huddersfield.

He was a member of Wheatley Wesleyan Methodist Church / a blanket finisher.

During World War I, he enlisted [June 1915], and served as a Private with the 1st/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was wounded [July 1916].

He died in N0.62 Casualty Clearing Station [14th April 1918] (aged 39).

He was buried at the Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery [II C 20].

He is remembered on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Shaw, George Wilfred
[1878-1917] Son of Mrs Mary Gaskell Shaw.

He married Florence.

They lived at 141 St Stephen's Street, Copley [1917].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 9th Training Reserve Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He died of pneumonia in Rugeley Military Hospital [10th February 1917] (aged 39).

He was buried at St Stephen's Church, Copley.

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on Copley War Memorial

Shaw, H.
[18??-191?] He was employed by Baldwin & Walker Limited.

During World War I, he served with the Royal Field Artillery.

He (possibly) died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Baldwin & Walker Roll of Honour

Shaw, Harold
[1898-1915] Son of Joseph Shaw.

He was a doffer in worsted mill [1911].

He lived at 15 Chapel Lane, Salterhebble.

During World War I, he enlisted in January 1915, and served as a Private with the 1st Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment.

He went abroad on 5th July 1915.

He was declared missing after going down a communication trench under shellfire [9th August 1915]. It was later reported that he had died 9th August 1915 (aged 17).

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial [21 & 31], on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at All Saints' Church, Dudwell

Shaw, Rev Harry
[18??-19??] A native of Mirfield.

He was a Methodist minister in Halifax for 4 years.

In 1899, he published a poetical work entitled

A Vision of Advent

Shaw, Harry
[1878-1935] Son of Thomas Shaw.

He was a confectioner [1915].

On 28th July 1915, he married Ellen Patrick [1878-1941], from Harrogate.

Both Harry and Ellen died at 32 Grange Avenue, Marsden.

The couple were buried at Christ Church, Barkisland

Shaw, Harry
[1893-1920] Son of Samuel Shaw.

On 27th November 1915, he married Annie McCoombe 1895-1957 in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Harry

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 3rd Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 21st June 1920 (aged 27).

He was buried at Elland Cemetery [U A 1309].

He is remembered on Copley War Memorial.

Annie married Mr King.

They lived at 16 Copley Terrace, Copley.

Son Harry died in World War II; both are remembered on Copley War Memorial

Shaw, Harry
[1919-1944] Son of Harry Shaw.

His father died after serving in World War I.

He was educated at Copley School / employed at Hartley's iron foundry, Copley.

He married Annie.

They lived at 116 Railway Terrace, Copley, Halifax.

During World War II, he enlisted [1939], and served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He was reported missing in Normandy.

He died 29th June 1944 (aged 24).

He is remembered on the Bayeux Memorial [16 2], on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on Copley War Memorial like his father

Shaw, Henry
[1798-1884] From Trawden.

He was overlooker at a woollen mill.

He married Betty Hartley [1801-1877].


Betty was also from Trawden
 

Children:

  1. Truman

Shaw, Henry
[18??-1???] Schoolmaster of Shaw Hill, Halifax.

Recorded on 16th December 1848, when he was charged with having threatened to do bodily harm to John Hartley, tea dealer, who had gone to demand a debt due by Shaw's mother. He was committed to the House of Correction for 14 days

Shaw, Henry
[1803-18??] He married Ann Calvert [1898-18??].

Children:

  1. Henry

Shaw, Henry
[1822-1???] Son of Henry Shaw.

Born in Midgley.

In [Q4] 1851, he married Charlotte Stott [18??-1???] in Halifax.


Charlotte was the daughter of Moses Stott
 

Children:

  1. Frank

Shaw, Henry Lewis
[1883-1917] Son of Frank Shaw.

Born in Holmfield.

He was a member of Illingworth Wesleyan Methodist Chapel / a plasterer with Slater's Plasterers [1911] / employed by Smith, Bulmer & Company Limited at Holmfield.

During World War I, he enlisted with the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)  [3/1916], then served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Yorkshire Regiment.

He was killed in action [26th July 1917].

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial [33], on Bradshaw War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Illingworth Wesleyan Methodist Chapel

Shaw, Herbert
[18??-191?] He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on All Saints' War Memorial, Dudwell

Shaw, Herbert
[1863-19??] Born in Elland.

He was a marker out in boiler shop [1911].

The family lived at 25 Wood Square, Boothtown [1911].

Living with him in 1911, were Lucy Butterworth and her children: (1) Sarah, (2) Sam, and (3) Fred,

and grandson Jack Butterworth [b 1908].

Lucy was calling herself

Lucy Shaw wife married 16 years

although no record of their marriage has yet been found


Lucy was the widow of Charles Henry Butterworth, and Sarah & Sam were their children.

Son Fred was probably the illegitimate son of Lucy and Herbert who were shown as Lucy Shaw Butterworth and Herbert Shaw Butterworth on Fred's baptism record

 

Shaw, Herbert Andrew
[1895-1918] Son of Edith Elizabeth & Joseph Shaw of 15 Chapel Lane, Salterhebble.

He was a cotton worker.

He has a sweetheart, Evelyn of Cinderhills Lane, Siddal.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed at Paucaut Wood, River Sensée [15th April 1918] (aged 23).

He is remembered on the Ploegsteert Memorial [6], on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at All Saints' Church, Dudwell

Shaw, Herbert Malcolm
[1867-1928] Son of Benjamin Walker Shaw.

Born in Liverpool.

He enlisted in Halifax, and served with the 2nd Dragoon Guards [from 8th January 1885 until 10th June 1916]. He was in India [1886-1894] & Egypt [1894-1896].

On 7th February 1899, he married Hannah Maria Nutton [1876-1962] at St Paul's King Cross


Hannah Maria was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Eli
  2. John Henry
  3. (possibly) Nora Helen who is mentioned in Hannah Maria's probate record, and never married

The family lived at 31 Abbey Walk, Halifax [1918, 1928].

Herbert Malcolm died in Halifax [23rd December 1927].

He was buried at St Paul's Church, King Cross [26th December 1928]

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £799 2/4d.

Administration was granted to his widow Hannah Maria.

Hannah Maria died in Halifax [9th April 1962].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £1,876 1/10d.

The will was proved by son John Henry and Nora Helen Shaw

Shaw, Horace
[1892-1916] Born in Bailiff Bridge.

In 1911, he was living with his grandfather Edward Stansfield at 86 Wakefield Road, Bailiff Bridge.

He worked for Firth's Carpets in Bailiff Bridge.


The CWGC website shows him as
Son of Mrs Ruth Ann Shaw of Cornwall on Hudson, Orange County, New York, USA

It is probable that he and/or his father were employees of Firth's facility at Firthcliffe, USA

 

During World War I, he served as a Sergeant with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 3rd September 1916 (aged 24).

He was buried at the Mill Road Cemetery, Thiepval [I F 2].

He is remembered on Firth's War Memorial, on Bailiff Bridge War Memorial, on Clifton War Memorial, and in the book Clifton War Memorial

Shaw, J. F.
[17??-18??] He was a watchmaker and clockmaker at King Cross Lane, Halifax [1822, 1829]

Shaw, J. W.
[18??-19??] Partner in Fletcher & Shaw.

He lived at Montague Street, Sowerby Bridge [1905]

Shaw, Jack
[1918-1947] Son of Sarah Ellen & Frederick Shaw of Halifax.

In [Q3] 1941, he married Doris Ayres Hoyle in Halifax.

They lived at Lee Mount, Halifax.

During World War II, he served as a Warrant Officer with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

He died 12th July 1947 (aged 29).

He is remembered at Bradford Crematorium [2]

Shaw, Jacob
[1???-18??] Weaver and mason.

He married Elizabeth Parr

Children:

  1. Harriet [1859-19??] who married Joseph Harger Mitchell

Shaw, James
[17??-1???] Coiner of Bradshaw. He was imprisoned at the county gaol

Shaw, James
[17??-18??] Of Greetland.

He was

On 28th July 1816, he (possibly) married Mary Ann [1799-1874], daughter of Joseph Batty, at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1820]
  2. Ruth Hill [1833-1889] who married [1868] John Dyson [1832-1889]

Ruth Hill was baptised 18th September 1833; her mother was a widow, no father's name.


Mary Ann was publican at the Spring Rock, Greetland [1841]; a farmer of 11½ acres and beer seller at the Spring Rock [1845]; beer seller at the Spring Rock [1851, 1861, 1871]
 

Shaw, James
[18??-18??] Son of Joseph Shaw.

Like his brothers, he was a partner in John Shaw & Sons, the family woollen and worsted business. He was on the committee of the Huddersfield & Liverpool Direct Railway Company [1845]$2

Shaw, James
[18??-18??] Weaver at Sawood [?], Halifax.

In September 1841, he was declared insolvent

Shaw, James
[1887-1916] Son of Sophia & John Shaw of New Wortley, Leeds.

He married Elizabeth.

They lived at 11 Lane End Terrace, Hipperholme.

During World War I, he served as a Lance Corporal with the 1st Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He died 25th September 1916 (aged 29).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial [2A, 2C & 2D]

Shaw, James Herbert
[1894-1917] Son of Joshua Shaw.

Born in Elland.

He was a woollen finisher [1911] / a carter of Langdale Street, Elland [1913] / a hawker for Jowett, carrier [1917].

In 1913, he married Laura Taylor [1894-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Laura, of Jubilee Road, Siddal, was the daughter of Joseph Taylor, engine tenter
 

They lived at 4 Oak Street, Elland.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 16th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He was reported missing and assumed to have died [12th July 1917].

He was buried at the Ramscappelle Road Military Cemetery [IX C 7].

He is remembered on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on Elland War Memorial.

His brother John also died in the War

Shaw, James Pearson
[1884-1916] Born in Ovenden [31st October 1884].

He was an electrical engineer.

In 1914, he married Cecilia Annie Barbara Bedwell in Alverstoke, Hampshire


Cecilia Annie Barbara was born in Uckfield
 

Children:

  1. Doris M [b 1914]
  2. Jack Joseph [b 1916]

During World War I, he served as a Corporal with the Royal Marine Light Infantry aboard HMS Hampshire aboard HMS Hampshire.

He died [5th June 1916] when his ship, on its way to Russia, struck a German mine, and sank with heavy loss of life. Those on board included the Secretary of State for War, Field Marshal Lord Kitchener and his staff who were on the way to a military meeting in Russia.

Of the 655 men and 7 passengers, only 12 men survived. 100 officers and men were recovered and buried in a common grave at at Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery, Hoy, Orkney. 550 bodies were not recovered.

He was buried at the Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery, Orkney [F 121A]

Shaw, James William
[18??-1918] Of Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted with the Northumberland Fusiliers, then served as a Lance Corporal with the 9th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He was killed in action [22nd March 1918].

He is remembered on the Pozières Memorial [59 & 60], on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Halifax Parish Church Church Members (WWI) Memorial

Shaw, Janet
[19??-] She was Mayor of Todmorden [1985-1986]

Shaw, Joah
[1806-1882] Son of Sarah (née Rhodes) & Joseph Shaw.

Born in Rastrick.

He was Registrar of births and deaths for Rastrick [1850, 1874, 1881].

On 22nd June 1837, he married Mary Ann Eastwood [1811-1847] in Rastrick.

Children:

  1. Sarah [b 1838] who married [15th September 1862] John Haigh
  2. William [b 1840]
  3. Emma [b 1843] who married [28th December 1863] Albert Robinson

On 3rd November 1849, he married Elizabeth Fryer [1823-1894] in Rastrick.

Children:

  1. Joah Thomas [b 1850] who was deputy registrar to his father [1881]
  2. Mary Elizabeth [b 1851] who never married and was running a hotel in Wales [1911]
  3. Hannah [b 1853] who never married and was running a hotel in Wales [1911]
  4. Lucy Jane [1856-1910] who married Ramsden Crowther

Shaw, Joe
[1882-1916] Son of Frank Shaw

Born in Halifax.

He was a clothier's assistant [1901] / a clothier [1904] / a shop assistant (tailoring) [1911] / a tailor with Ezra Pinder [for 21 years].

In 1904, he married Eveline Nellie Pickering at Halifax Parish Church.


Eveline, of Bowling Dyke, Halifax, was born in Manchester, the daughter of Frank Pickering, agent
 

Children:

  1. Phyllis [b 1905]
  2. Frances Evelyn [b 1906]
  3. Frank [b 1908]

The family lived at

  • 18 Garside Street, King Cross, Halifax [1911]
  • 15 Walton Street, Halifax [1916]

During World War I, he enlisted in the Artillery [January 1915], then he served as a Private / Lance Corporal with the 2nd Battalion Royal Fusiliers.

He was killed, whilst trying to capture Hawthorn Redoubt mine crater, on the first day of the Battle of the Somme [1st July 1916] (aged 34).

He was buried at the Hawthorn Ridge Cemetery No.2, Auchonvillers [A 46].

He is remembered on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint Paul's Church, King Cross

Shaw, Joel
[1797-1865] Son of George Shaw.

Born in Skircoat [24th December 1797].

He was a farmer and cattle dealer.

He married Hannah Denton.

Children:

  1. Joseph [b 1823]
  2. Alfred Denton [b 1825]
  3. Caroline [1827-1908] who married Mr Highley and had a son Charles [1858-1921]
  4. Francis [b 1830]
  5. Thomas John
  6. James Edmund [b 1834]
  7. Emily [b 1836]
  8. Sarah [b 1838]
  9. William Denton [1840-1864]

Joel died at Granny Hall Farm, Brighouse / Granny Hall, Brighouse [6th January 1865]. He was buried [12th January 1865].

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 3932]

Shaw, John
[1???-18??] He married Catherine Holt at St James's Church, Halifax [12th September 1848],


Catherine was the
John Holt
 

Catherine was buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell

Shaw, John
[17??-18??] Was a tenant at Lower Wynteredge Farm, Hipperholme [1766-1787]

Shaw, John
[1749-1820] An early member of the Shaw family. He started in business at Brook Mill, Lower Holywell Green, Stainland, in the 1770s.

In 1781, he had a room in the Piece Hall (no 18 in the Rustic Storey), and, in 1789, he obtained a second room (no 34 in the Colonnade).

His 2 sons, Joseph and George, soon became actively involved in the business, known as John Shaw & Sons from 1794.

In 1776 [?], he opened a mill where local people could bring their wool to be carded and processed, before taking it back to their homes for spinning and weaving.

In the 1790s, he established a water-powered scribbling mill at Holywell Green.

This expanded in the 1850s to become the Brookroyd Mills of John Shaw & Sons.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Joseph
  2. George

Shaw, John
[18??-1???] Of Brighouse Wood.

He married Sarah Hannah [1834-1860].

Children:

  1. Emily [1856] who died aged 15 weeks
  2. John William George who died in infancy
  3. Anne [1858-1862]

Members of the family were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse

Shaw, John
[18??-1900] Senior partner at Shaw & Company.

On 12th July 1900, he was in charge of a group of men who were erecting a crane at the Hebden Bridge works. He was crushed to death when the crane suddenly collapsed and fell on him

Shaw, John
[1803-18??] He was a weaver [1856] / a factory worker [1861].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Tabitha [1833-1864] who married Richard Moses.

In 1861, he was living with son-in-law Richard Moses

Shaw John
[1807-1???] Born in Norwood Green.

He was a beer seller at an unidentified beerhouse at 6 Shaw Syke, Halifax [1851].


Question: Does anyone know which beerhouse this may have been?

The Flying Horse, Halifax?

 

He married Elizabeth [1802-1???].


Elizabeth was born in Horbury
 

Shaw, John
[1825-1???] Established John Shaw & Sons Limited in Brighouse.

He lived at Laverock Hall, Brighouse [1894]

Shaw, John
[1833-1892] He was paper maker [1861] / paper maker & teacher of chemistry [1871]

On 8th April 1857, he married Rachel Sykes [1835-1898] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. William Henry [1858-1863]
  2. Martha [1860-1931]
  3. Joseph [b 1862]
  4. Thomas Allen
  5. David
  6. John
  7. Mary [1874-1931]

The family lived at

  • New Street, Elland [1861]
  • Smiths Buildings, West Vale [1871]

Shaw, John
[1836-1???] Born in Barkisland.

He was a cotton twister [1855].

On 5th December 1855, he married Elizabeth Hollas at Elland Parish Church.


Elizabeth was the daughter of
George Hollas
 

Children:

  1. Alice [b 1858]
  2. Charlotte Ann [b 1859]

The children were born in Barkisland

Shaw, John
[1852-1???] Son of George Shaw, plumber.

He was a plumber of Birmingham [1880].

On 28th January 1880, he married Mary Murdock [1856-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary, of Halifax, was the daughter of Alexander Murdock, gardener
 

Shaw, John
[1859-19??] Born in Greetland.

He was a woollen weaver [1888, 1911].

In 1888, he married Maria Marsden [1862-1935].


Maria was born in Elland, daughter of Richard Marsden [1830-19??], carder
 

Children:

  1. child who died young [before 1911]
  2. Charles Richard
  3. Blanch Maud [b 1894] who was a cotton piecer [1911]
  4. Newton Marsden

The family lived at

  • Bridge Street, Elland [1901]
  • 7 Ashfield Terrace, Greetland [1911]

Living with them [in 1911] was father-in-law Richard Marsden.

Sons Charles Richard & Newton Marsden died in World War I

Shaw, John
[1871-1949] Son of John Shaw.

Born in Greetland.

He was a paper manufacturer [1910].

In [Q2] 1899, he married Sarah Alice Kaye [1809-1947] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. John Edward [1900-1879] who was an incorporated accountant
  2. Winifred Alice [1904-1987] who never married
  3. Kathleen Mary [1909-1984] who never married

The family lived at Bradley House, Stainland [1901, 1911].

He died at St Annes on Sea [27th February 1949].

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £85,732.

Probate was granted to his children.

See Uriah Kaye

Shaw, John
[1892-1918] Son of Joshua Shaw.

Born in Elland.

He was a wash liquid maker [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/6th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 28th February 1918.

He was buried at the Polygon Wood Cemetery [G 5].

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial.

His brother James Herbert also died in the War

Shaw, John
[19??-19??] Player with Halifax RLFC [1960]. He won caps for England while at Halifax

Shaw, John Anthony Cobham
[1???-19??] Only son of John Leslie Morton Shaw.

On 8th March 1945, he married Rhondda Rankin


Rhondda only was the daughter of Brigadier-General Charles H. Rankin of London
 

Shaw, John Edward
[1856-1936] JP.

On 6th August 1885, he married Ella Grant Thomas [1864-1938] in Radlett, Hertfordshire.


Ella was the daughter of Joseph Thomas, a wool broker of the firm Thomas & Cook
 

Children:

  1. Raymond Morton
  2. Leslie
  3. Alexander
  4. Monica Morton [b 1901]
  5. Evelyn Joyce Morton [1893-1972] who married [1919] William Pickering
Emil Pickering MP for Dewsbury.

The family lived at

John Edward died 16th October 1936.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £229 8/6d

[Resworn £44,042 6/1d].

Probate was granted to his widow Ella.

Ella died 17th August 1938.

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £14,672 7/-.

Probate was granted to her children Raymond Morton & Evelyn Joyce Morton.

See Stainland Mechanics' Institute

Shaw, John Hankin
[1845-1900] Managing Director of F. & H. Shaw Limited.

In 1873, he married Isabella Chambers [1849-1931] in Liverpool.

Children:

  1. Frances William [b 1893]
  2. Jesse James [b 1896]
  3. John Henry (Harry)
  4. Annie
  5. Isabelle

The family lived at 20 Windsor Road, Hebden Bridge [1900].

He was killed by a collapsing crane [12th June 1900].

He was buried at Cross Lanes United Methodist Chapel, Hebden Bridge

Shaw, John Hanson
[1894-1915] Son of Thomas Whitley Shaw.

Born in Shelf.

During World War I, he served as a Corporal with the 1st/8th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He died 18th July 1915 (aged 21).

He was buried at the New Irish Farm Cemetery [Sp. Mem. 13].

His brother Joshua Harold also died in the War

Shaw, John Henry
[18??-1???] Son of Joseph Tillotson of Leeds.

He was a wine & spirit merchant in Sowerby Bridge

Shaw, John Henry
[1860-19??] Born in Mirfield.

He was captain of the barge Brothers, moored at Southcoates, Sculcoates, East Yorkshire [1881] / a boatman (canal) [1901] / a canal boatman [1911]

Around 1879, he married Annie Elizabeth [1858-1???].


Annie Elizabeth was born in Gunthorpe, Lincolnshire
 

Children:

  1. Arthur
  2. Amelia [b 1884] who was a dressmaker's apprentice [1901]
  3. Emily [b 1887] who was a worsted spinner [1901], a worsted twister [1911]
  4. Charlotte [b 1889] who was a worsted spinner (half time) [1901]
  5. James Albert [b 1893] who was an iron moulder [1911]

The family lived at

  • 5 Croft Street, Warley, Sowerby Bridge [1891]
  • 1 Gratrix Lane, Sowerby Bridge [1901]
  • Gratrix Lane, Sowerby Bridge [1907]
  • 7 Gratrix Lane, Sowerby Bridge [1911]

He was injured – shock and many bruises – in the Pye Nest Tram Disaster of 15th October 1907, but was treated at home. His son Arthur was also injured

Shaw, John Henry
[1911-1987] Son of Herbert Malcolm Shaw.

Born in Lanark.

He was a cost accountant [1939] / a sales director [1962].

He qualified as a pilot at Wiltshire Flying Club [1939].

He may have served in WW2.

The family lived at

  • 6 Elm View, Halifax [1939]

He died in Brighouse

Shaw, Captain John Leslie Morton
[1887-1925] Son of John Edward Shaw of Holywell Green.

On 27th April 1916, he married Mary Isabel Alexander.

Children:

  1. John Anthony Cobham
  2. Cynthia Mary who married [on 8th January 1946] Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Fulton
  3. Margaret Daphne who married [on 5th June 1947] Charles Herbert Fowler Ransom

Shaw, Joseph
[17??-1???] An engraver for the coiners. He was imprisoned at Bradford

Shaw, Joseph
[17??-18??] Son of John Shaw.

In 1812, he addressed a group of Luddites who were intent on smashing the machines at the family's Brookroyd Mill. He told them that the military were on their way to the mill, and that the best way to put the mill out of action was to smash the waterwheel. They smashed the wheel, but this was quickly repaired and the mill was back in production 3 days later.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. James
  2. Samuel
  3. Thomas

Shaw, Joseph
[17??-18??] Minister at Steep Lane Baptist Church, Sowerby [1829]. He resigned in 1835

Shaw, Joseph
[18??-19??] Paper manufacturer at Firth House Mills, Stainland [1905]

Shaw, Joseph
[18??-19??] He was a Deacon at Blackley Baptist Chapel. In 1911, he was recorded as a Past Deacon

Shaw, Joseph
[1809-18??] Born in Huddersfield.

He was Registrar of births and deaths for Barkisland [1850].

On 23rd January 1839, he married (1) Sarah Beaumont [1815-1842] in Halifax.


Sarah was born in Fixby
 

Children:

  1. Hudson Beaumont [b 1840]
  2. Sarah Ellen [b 1842]

Sarah died in Halifax [1842].

On 30th December 1845, he married (2) Rachel Beaumont [1814-1???] in Halifax


Rachel was born Fixby, and older sister of his first wife, Sarah
 

Children:

  1. Martha Elizabeth [b 1846]
  2. William Henry [b 1847]
  3. Frederick Greenwood [b 1849]
  4. John Edward [b 1851]

Around 1855, the whole family emigrated to the USA.

They lived in Philadelphia.

Joseph was dead by 1860.

Rachel remarried and moved further west

Shaw, Joseph
[1823-1???] Of Lightcliffe.

Son of Joel Shaw.

He married Sarah.


In [Q3] 1852, a Joseph Shaw married Sarah Halstead in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Mary Alice [1855-1858]

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 3932]

Shaw, Joseph
[1829-1899] Of Lindley.

He married (1) Hannah [1828-1880].

Children:

  1. Sam [1841-1860]
  2. Fred who died aged 10 months

In 1880, he married (2) Elizabeth Crosland in Huddersfield.

All the family were buried at Salendine Nook Baptist Chapel

Shaw, Joseph
[1855-19??] Born in Stainland.

He was an estate steward [1901].

Around 1878, he married Elizabeth [1857-19??].


Elizabeth was born in Barkisland
 

Children:

  1. Clara [b 1878] who was a milliner [1901]
  2. Samuel [b 1882] who was a chemist's assistant [1901]
  3. Emily [b 1884] who was a dressmaker [1901]
  4. Thomas [b 1886] who was a printer's apprentice [1901]
  5. Sara [b 1889]
  6. Walter [b 1892]

The family lived at 41 Union Street South, Halifax [1901]

Shaw, Joseph
[1867-19??] Son of Joseph Shaw, labourer (who was dead by 1891).

Born in Ramsey, Huntingdonshire.

He was a carter of Trooper Lane, Southowram [1891] / a driver (gaux department) [1901, 1911]

In [Q2] 1891, he married Edith Elizabeth Smith [1873-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Edith Elizabeth, of Whitegate, Southowram, was born in Leeds, the daughter of Abraham Smith, horse keeper
 

Children:

  1. John William [b 1892] who was a stable lad at brewery [1911]
  2. Herbert Andrew [b 1896] who was a maker-up in cotton mill [1911]
  3. Harold
  4. Joseph Edward [b 1904]
  5. Edith Annie [b 1906]

The family lived at

  • 23 Chapel Lane, Salterhebble [1901]
  • Chapel Lane, Salterhebble [1911]

Living with them in 1901 was a boarder

Shaw, Joseph
[1867-19??] Born in Ramsey, Huntingdonshire.

He was a driver (goux department) [1901].

In [Q2] 1891, he married Edith Elizabeth Smith [1873-19??] in Halifax.


Edith was born in Leeds
 

Children:

  1. John W [b 1892]
  2. Herbert [b 1896]
  3. Harold [b 1898]

The family lived at 23 Chapel Lane, Salterhebble [1901].

Living with them [in 1901] was George Cooper

Shaw, Joseph William
[1891-1916] Aka Joe Willie.

Born 5th September 1891.

He worked for Firth's Carpets in Bailiff Bridge.

During World War I, he served as a Corporal with the 3rd Provisional Company Special Brigade Royal Engineers.

He was gassed at Fricourt France [8th October 1916].

He died at Woodland Hospital, Southport [9th October 1916].

He is remembered on the family grave at Lightcliffe Old Church Graveyard [Q 74], on Firth's War Memorial, and on Bailiff Bridge War Memorial

Shaw, Joshua
[1???-17??] Halifax yeoman.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Thomas

Shaw, Joshua
[1734-1???] Innkeeper of Halifax.


Question: Does anyone know which inn this may have been?

 

One of the coiners.

The official notice of 1769 for his arrest described him as

JOSHUA SHAW, late of Halifax, Innkeeper, about 35 years old, 5 ft 4 in high, well looking, rather pale Complexioned, wears his own Hair, which is of a light brown Colour and curls a little: he used to wear a dark mottle-coloured Coat, and a red Waistcoat

Shaw, Joshua
[1856-1913] Son of Joseph Shaw, clay miner.

Born in Elland.

He was a joiner of Elland [1878] / a joiner [1881, 1891] / a journeyman joiner [1901] / a joiner [1911].

In 1878, he married Harriet Haigh [1861-1940] at Halifax Parish Church.


Harriet was born in Greetland, the daughter of Thomas Haigh, cow keeper
 

Children:

  1. Willie [b 1879] who was a cotton cop pointer [1891], a cotton piecer [1901]
  2. Lizzey / Elizabeth [b 1880] who was a cotton cop pointer [1891], a cotton piecer [1901]
  3. Mary H [b 1882] who was a worsted twister [1901]
  4. Joseph T [b 1884] who was a cotton piecer [1901]
  5. Paulina [b 1888] who was a cotton piecer [1901], a worsted warper [1911]
  6. Rachel Ann [b 1890] who was a cotton piecer [1911]
  7. John
  8. James Herbert
  9. Gladys [b 1897] who was a cotton piecer [1911]
  10. Percy [b 1899]
  11. Laura [b 1903]

The family lived at

  • New Street, Elland with Greetland [1881]
  • Grove Place, Elland [1891]
  • 106 Langdale Street, Elland [1901, 1911]

Joshua died in 1913.

h died (aged 57).

4 sons served in World War I.

Sons John & James Herbert died in World War I

Shaw, Joshua
[1866-1922] Born in Leeds [26th February 1866].

He was a stuff presser & finisher of dyed goods [1909].

In [Q1] 1908, he married Margaret Craven in Halifax.


Margaret was the daughter of
Richard Craven
 

Children:

  1. Kathleen [1908-1989]
  2. Marjorie [1910-1925]

The couple died in Bradford: Joshua [] (aged 1922); Margaret [] (aged 1934) 

Shaw, Joshua Harold
[1887-1918] Son of Thomas Whitley Shaw.

Born in Shelf.

During World War I, he served as a Lieutenant with the 1st Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He died 1st May 1918 (aged 31).

He was buried at the Esquelbecq Military Cemetery [II B 6.]

His brother John Hanson also died in the War

Shaw, Laurence
[17??-18??] Minister at Steep Lane Baptist Church, Sowerby [1824]. In 1829, he moved to Malton

Shaw, Lewis
[1859-1928] Born in Huddersfield.

He was a wire drawer.

In 1882, he married Margaret Johnson [1859-1925] in Halifax.


Margaret was born in York
 

Children:

  1. Agnes Annie [b 1877]
  2. George Albert
  3. Tom [b 1883]
  4. Lewis [b 1885]
  5. Alice [b 1888]
  6. Harry [b 1890]
  7. John William [b 1892]
  8. Leonard [b 1893]
  9. Sam [b 1897]
  10. Lena [b 1901]

The family lived at

  • 3 Sunny Bank Terrace, [1891, 1901, 1911] Wheatley
  • 2 Birks Hall Terrace, Halifax

Shaw, Lewis
[1860-1896] Licensed victualler at the Vine Hotel, Brighouse [1896].

In 1885, he (possibly) married Emma Butterworth in Prestwich, Lancashire.

They are mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1896

Shaw, Luke
[17??-1795] Schoolmaster.

He was one of the founders of Mount Zion Church, Ogden.

He was buried at Illingworth Church

See John Chambers

Shaw, Luke
[18??-19??] Established Luke Shaw & Son.

He lived at 21 Catherine Street, Elland [1905]

Shaw, Mary
[1842-1919] of 76 Hanson Lane, Halifax.

She was buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax [10th April 1919]

Shaw, Michael
[1765-1821]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. child
  2. child
  3. child
  4. child
  5. child

On 6/7th October 1820, Shaw and Joseph Kershaw took part in the robbery of Joseph Booth.

Both men were tried and found guilty, but Kershaw gave evidence against Shaw and was himself reprieved.

Using Kershaw's evidence, the constable went to Shaw's house to search for the property and found Shaw in bed. He arose and came down in his shirt. On learning the constable's business, refused to let him search the house. A desperate battle ensued, in which Shaw defended himself with an iron crow-bar, but was at length overcome and securely handcuffed. When in custody, Shaw was heard by the constable to say to Kershaw, that, as he would get off, he was to go to Magson House wood, and under a certain tree-root, he would find the skeleton keys. The police and Kershaw went to the wood and found 34 picklock keys, and some of the property stolen from the prosecutor Part of the stolen property was found, within an inner wall and in a chamber chimney at Shaw's house, together with a plan of Booth's house, which cost 40/- drawing.

On 14th April 1821, Shaw was executed at the Tyburn, York

Shaw, Michael Norman
[1920-19??] Conservative MP for Brighouse & Spenborough [1960-1964] and for Scarborough & Whitby [1966-1992]. In 1994, he was given a life peerage with the title Baron Shaw of Northstead of Liversedge

Shaw, Newton Marsden
[1900-1918] Son of John Shaw.

Born in Greetland.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd/4th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He died of wounds [2nd October 1918].

He was buried at the Turlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille [V C 27].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Clay House, Greetland.

His brother Charles Richard also died in the War

Shaw, Percy
[1???-1???] Son of Frank Shaw.

He played solo euphonium with the Black Dyke Mills Brass Band

Shaw, Percy
[1890-1976] Halifax-born inventor of the Catseye reflecting roadstud

Shaw, Percy Allen
[1898-1917] Son of Charles Shaw.

Born in Stainland.

He was a member of St Andrew's Church, Choir & Sunday School, Stainland / secretary of Stainland Cricket Club / a clerk in the offices of John Shaw & Sons at Brookroyd Mills, Holywell Green.

During World War I, he enlisted with the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)  [March 1917], then transferred and served as a Private with the 1st/5th Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment.

His brother Willie also served.

Percy Allen was killed in action [9th August 1917] (aged 19).

He was buried at the Ramscappelle Road Military Cemetery [VI E 3].

He is remembered at St Andrew's Graveyard, Stainland, and on the Memorial at Saint Andrew's Church, Stainland

Shaw, R.
[18??-1???] Milliner, dress and mantle maker, general and fancy draper at 9 Commercial Street, Brighouse [1895]

Shaw, Raymond Morton
[1890-1983] MC.

Son of John Edward Shaw.

Born in Halifax.

He joined the family business, John Shaw & Sons.

He was a Lieutenant in the 5th Battery (Halifax) RFA.

When World War I broke out, he was transferred to the 6th Battery.

He was promoted to Captain [1915], Major [March 1917].

In 1916, he was awarded the Military Cross.

After John Shaw & Sons went into liquidation in 1930, he kept a part of the business going by buying back the French Spinning section.

He was a worsted spinner [1938].

None of the family wanted to join the business, and he sold it in 1952.

He stayed on as a Director until he retired in 1962.

On 12th May 1926, he married Hilda Elizabeth Whitworth.


Hilda Elizabeth was the daughter of Robert Whitworth
 

Children:

  1. son

Hilda Elizabeth died at Haywards Heath, West Sussex [30th September 1981].

Raymond died in Haywards Heath Sussex [1983] (aged 93).

See Shaw Park, Holywell Green

Shaw, Robert
[18??-19??]

In 1925, he married Gladys Hollas in Halifax.


Gladys was the daughter of
Tom Hollas
 

Children:

  1. Pearl [b 1926] who married [1946] Norman Ginley
  2. Doreen H [b 1929] who married [1951] Gordon Haggis
  3. Tom H [1932-1968]

The children were all born in Halifax

Shaw, Robert
[1886-1917] Son of Elizabeth Ann & Edwin Shaw, of The Glen, Abbott's Terrace, Birks Wood, Halifax.

Born in Elland.

He had a sweetheart, Lizzie, of 15 Charlesworth Grove, Pellon.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 21st (Tyneside Scottish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He died 14th October 1917 (aged 31).

He was buried at the Solferino Farm Cemetery [I B 31].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Pellon Baptist Church

Shaw, Ronald
[1895-1915] Son of Mr Shaw of College Terrace, Lee Mount, then of Chesterfield.

He was educated at Halifax Secondary School [until 1911] / a clerk in Borough Treasurer's Department at Wakefield.

During World War I, he enlisted [September 1914], then served as a Private with the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards.

He died 20th December 1915 (aged 20).

He was buried at the Aubers Ridge British Cemetery, Aubers [VII A 10].

He is remembered on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Halifax Secondary School

Shaw, Rev S.
[18??-18??] Minister of Providence Independent Chapel, Ovenden. He left in August 1855 to serve at the Independent Chapel, Middleton, near Manchester

Shaw, S. T.
[18??-19??] He married the widow of John Francis Brown

Shaw, S. W.
[1843-1???] Born in Stainland.

He was a woollen cloth manufacturer [1871].

In he married Clara [1846-1???] from Leeds.

Children:

  1. Harry [b 1869]
  2. Alfred Barry [b 1870]

The family lived at Summerfield House, Stainland [1871]

Shaw, Samuel
[17??-18??] Of Holywell Green, Stainland.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Nannette [1809-1884] who married James Fielding

Shaw, Samuel
[1783-1816] Of Brook Royd, Stainland.

He married Sarah Walker.

He died 14th November 1816 [aged 33].

He was buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Shaw, Samuel
[18??-1???]

He married Annie [18??-1???].

Children:

  1. Harry

Samuel was dead by 1920.

After his death, Annie married Mr Cass

Shaw, Samuel
[1818-1887] JP.

Son of Joseph Shaw.

Born in Stainland.

He was a partner in John Shaw & Sons, the family woollen and worsted business, and extended their mills, including Brookroyd Mills, Holywell Green and Holroyds Mill, Holywell Green - and built housing for their workers. He was a great benefactor, and is responsible for the local school, church, and Mechanics Institute. He was on the committee of the Huddersfield & Liverpool Direct Railway Company [1845].

In September 1853, he married (1) Emma Walker [1796-1860].


Emma was the daughter of Samuel Walker
 

On 8th June 1864, he married (2) Ellen Haigh at Sion Chapel, Halifax.

The family lived at

In 1886, he bought Jagger Green Hall, Stainland.

See Halifax, Huddersfield & Keighley Railway

Shaw, Rev Samuel
[1821-1874] Born near Saddleworth. He was educated at Blackburn Academy and Lancashire College before becoming Minister at Providence Congregational Church, Ovenden [1847-1855].

He married Sarah Irving at Square Chapel, Halifax [13th August 1850].


Sarah was the daughter of Thomas Irving
 

He moved to Middleton [1855] and Clevedon [1866].

Around 1870, he retired to Penzance where he died

Shaw, Samuel Esdaile
[1875-1916]

He married E. a.

During World War I, he enlisted with the Royal Field Artillery, then served as a Private with the 5th Battalion Wiltshire Regiment.

He died in Mesopotamia [23rd December 1916] (aged 41).

He was buried at the Basra War Cemetery [IV M 2].

He is remembered on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance.

His widow married (2) Mr Hatcher.

They lived in Yeovil, Somerset

Shaw, Sarah
[1877-1892] One of the children who died whilst working at Calvert's Mill at Wainstalls.

She died 17th May 1892 (aged 15).

She is buried in a communal grave Luddenden Dean Wesleyan Chapel Graveyard

Shaw, Sidney
[18??-18??] On 23rd December 1868, he was assaulted by Edward Sutcliffe at the Griffin Inn, Barkisland.

The 2 men were drinking together when Sutcliffe called Shaw a thief. In the ensuing scuffle, Sutcliffe kicked Shaw so severely that he could scarcely walk.

At Halifax West Riding Court on 9th January 1869, the Police gave Shaw a bad character, and Sutcliffe was fined 17/-

Shaw, Sutcliffe
[1862-19??] Born in Halifax.

He was a cotton turner [1891] / secretary & cashier c.c. [1901] / secretary & cashier co-operative society [1911]

In [Q2] 1882, he married Louisa Ackroyd [1863-19??] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. James Herbert [b 1884] who was a book keeper [1901], a clerk to worsted spinner [1911]
  2. Albert Edward
  3. Edith Alice [b 1889] who was a draper shop assistant [1911]
  4. Ethel Gertrude [b 1896]
  5. George Edgar [b 1898]

The children were all born in Stainland

The family lived at

  • Cross Field, Stainland with Old Lindley [1891]
  • The Royd, Holywell Green [1901]
  • Chapel Street, Holywell Green [1911]
  • North View, Holywell Green, Halifax [1915]

Living with them in 1901 was Mary Ann Whiteley [aged 66]

Shaw, Sykes
[1892-1917] Son of Hannah (née Sykes) & John William Shaw of 16 South View, Lane Head, Rastrick [1911].

Born in Slaithwaite.

During World War I, he served as a Rifleman with the 2nd Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps.

He died in Belgium [11th July 1917]

He was buried at the Coxyde Military Cemetery [I I 23].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Elland, and on Rastrick War Memorial

Shaw, Thomas
[15??-1600] Of Northowram.

He married Elizabeth.

Children:

  1. Abraham
  2. Jonas
  3. Sarah
  4. Susan
  5. Martha

His will was proved 15th May 1600

Shaw, Thomas
[17??-1804] Halifax attorney.

Son of Joshua Shaw, a Halifax yeoman.

He died after a lingering illness [in the week ending 25th February 1804]

Shaw, Thomas
[18??-1927] Son of Hannah and George Shaw, farmer.

He was a cotton spinner [1874, 1881] / a cotton spinner, farmer [1891] / a farmer [1901, 1911]

On 28th February 1874, he married Mary Berry [18??-1929] at Scammonden Parish Church.


Mary was the daughter of weaver Thomas Berry
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Jane [b 1875] who was a reeler [1911]
  2. Harry
  3. Mary Ellen [b 1880] who was a reeler [1911]
  4. Annie [b 1882] who was a weaver [1911]
  5. Miranda [b 1884] who was a card room worker [1911]
  6. Florence [b 1887] who was a warper [1911]
  7. Ethel [b 1889] who was a weaver [1911]
  8. Amy [b 1891] who was a card room worker [1911]
  9. John [b 1893] who was a twiner [1911]
  10. Ben [b 1895] who was a twiner [1911]
  11. Hilda [b 1897] who was a reeler [1911]
  12. Tom [b 1898] who was a twiner [1911]

The family lived at

  • Turner Top, Rishworth [1881]
  • Lower Wood Head, Barkisland [1891]

Thomas and Mary were buried at Christ Church, Barkisland

Shaw, Thomas
[1820-1???] Born in Barkisland

He was innkeeper at an unidentified inn at 93 Bull Green, Halifax – (possibly) the Crown & Anchor [1851] / innkeeper at the Crown & Anchor, Halifax [1853].

He married Sarah [1810-1???].


Sarah was born in Castlea, Yorkshire
 

Shaw, Thomas
[1823-1893] MP, JP, DL.

Third son of Joseph Shaw.

Born at Green Bank, Holywell Green.

He was educated at Huddersfield.

He was a member of Halifax Town Council [1865-1871], Mayor of Halifax [1866-1868], Liberal MP for Halifax [1882-1893], Chairman of the local Liberal association, Chairman of the family firm, John Shaw & Sons, President of Halifax Mechanics' Institute, and President of the Halifax Club [1882]

On 26th April 1855, he married Elizabeth Rawson at the Cathedral Church, Manchester.

Children:

  1. William Rawson

In 1881, he established Rawson Shaw Scholarships on the coming-of-age of his only son, William Rawson Shaw.

About 1845 and 1870, he altered and extended Alangate, Halifax. He also lived at Oakes House, Stainland [1882].

He died at Alangate [15th January 1893].

He is mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1893

He was one of the people to whom J. R. Smith dedicated one of his prints.

Shaw, Thomas
[1850-1893] Son of Abraham Shaw.

He married Mary [1850-1882].

The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery

Shaw, Thomas Allen
[1866-1957] Son of John Shaw.

Born in Greetland.

He was a paper manufacturer [1911].

In

He married Unknown.


 

Children:

The family lived at Bradley House, Greetland.

Living with him in 1911 were his siblings David and Mary

Shaw, Thomas John
[1832-1???] Son of Joel Shaw.

He married Mary Fayrer

Children:

  1. Hannah Elizabeth [b 1858]
  2. Mary Alice [b 1859]
  3. Edward Fayrer [b 1861]
  4. Alfred [b 1862]
  5. William Denton [b 1865]
  6. Annie [b 1867]
  7. John Ernest [b 1869]
  8. Arthur [b 1871]
  9. Edith Emily [b 1873] who married [1901] William Exley

Shaw, Thomas Whitley
[1854-19??] Born in Bradford.

In [Q4] 1879, he married Mary Pearson [18??-19??] in Bradford.

Children:

  1. Judith Eleanor [b 1880]
  2. Sarah Alice [b 1883]
  3. Joshua Harold
  4. Joshua Harold [b 1886]
  5. Florence Hilda [b 1891]
  6. John Hanson

The children were born in Shelf.

The family lived at

  • South Lane, Shelf [1891]
  • Witchfield Hill, Shelf [1901]
  • Pudsey

Sons Joshua Harold & John Hanson died in World War I

Shaw, Trevor
[1899-1918] Son of J. C. Shaw of 15 Halifax Road, Todmorden.

Born in Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He died of wounds [12th April 1918] (aged 19).

He was buried at the Wimereux Communal Cemetery [X C 10].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Secondary School, and on Todmorden War Memorial

Shaw, Truman
[1839-1900] Son of Henry Shaw.

Born in Northowram.

He was a beerhouse keeper at Boothtown.


Question: Does anyone know which beerhouse this may have been?

 

In September 1878, he went into liquidation

On 14th May 1859, he married Ann Greenwood [1839-1916]

Children:

  1. Walter [1859-1919] who married [1880] Lily Ann Moore [1862-1938]
  2. Herbert [1861-1933] who married [8th Apr 1882] Elizabeth Ellen Whiteley [1861-1928]
  3. Wright [1863-1889] who never married
  4. Henry [1865-1949] who married [13th November 1896] Norah Morton [1868-1939]
  5. Norris [1866-1866] who died aged 2 weeks
  6. Clara [1867-1953] who married Milner Priestley
  7. Norris [1869-1947] who married [1890] Hannah Sunderland [1871-1946]
  8. Mary Elizabeth [b 1872]

He died in Halifax [6th July 1900]

Shaw, W.
[18??-19??] Skewer maker at Argyle Street, Halifax.

He lived at Duke Street [1905]

Shaw, Walter
[1866-19??] Born in Halifax.

He was a labourer [1911].

In [Q2] 1889, he married Sarah Crossley [1867-19??] in Halifax.


Sarah was born in Halifax
 

Children:

    Arthur
  1. Emily [b 1892] who was a worsted spinner [1911]
  2. Ethel [b 1896] who was a worsted twister [1911]
  3. Walter [b 1900]
  4. Edward [b 1902]
  5. Thomas [b 1904]
  6. Pollie [b 1906]
  7. Lilly [b 1908]

The family lived at 21 Berry Court, New Bank, Halifax [1911] 16 Alma Street, St James's Road, Halifax [1916]

Shaw, Wilfred
[1895-1915] Son of Sarah [1873-19??] & William Henry Shaw [1863-1908] of 6 Cheltenham Place, Halifax, then of Wakefield.

Born in Wakefield [16th January 1895].

His father died and his mother married John Dobie.

Wilfred was a fitter of agricultural implements [1911].

He married Unknown.

Before World War I, he served 2½ years with the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

During World War I, he re-enlisted [9/1914], and served as a Private with D Company 4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died following a German gas attack at Hill 60 [19th December 1915] (aged 20).

He was buried at the Ferme-Olivier Cemetery [2 H 1]

He is remembered on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on All Saints' War Memorial, Dudwell

Shaw, William
[1???-1???] He was a manager at the family's Lockwood Brewery.

He married Ann Bentley.


Ann was the daughter of Timothy Bentley
 

Children:

  1. Bentley
  2. child
  3. child
  4. child
  5. child
  6. child
  7. child
  8. child

Shaw, William
[18??-1918] Of 4 Swift Street, Salterhebble.

During World War I, he served as a Lance Corporal with the 1st/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died of wounds [8th May 1918].

He was buried at the Boulogne Eastern Cemetery [IX B 62].

He is remembered on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Shaw, William
[1804-1851] Of Slead Syke.

He married Hannah [1806-1868].

Children:

  1. Mary [1830-1902]

Members of the family were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse with John Shaw of Brighouse Wood [1830-1868]

Shaw, William
[1807-18??] He was a weaver.

He married Fanny at Elland Parish Church [20th January 1839].


Fanny was the widow of Luke Haigh
 

Children:

  1. Frances [b 1840]
  2. Ann [b 1843]

Shaw, William
[1836-1887] Born in Halifax.

He was an engine tenter of Norland [1867] / publican at 33 King Street, Halifax (possibly) the Kimberley Arms [1871] / landlord of the Bowling Green, Halifax [1874, 1881]

In 1867, he married Rachel Ann [1831-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Rachel Ann was born in Mytholmroyd, daughter of grocer Mark Mitchell and widow of William Binns.

Rachel had 2 sons by her first marriage:

  1. Fielden Binns [b 1851] who was a stoker in worsted factory [1871]
  2. Albert Robertshaw Binns [b 1853] who was a factory hand [1871], a general labourer [1881], a paver [1891]
 

The family lived at 33 King Street, Halifax [1871].

After William's death, Rachel Ann was innkeeper at the New Inn, Skircoat Green Road, Skircoat [1891]

Shaw, Dr William
[1857-1923] Born in Halifax.

He studied medicine at Leeds [1881] before becoming Physician and surgeon at Halifax.

He married Hannah Elizabeth [1858-1901].

They lived at

The couple were buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell

Shaw, William
[1885-1915] Son of Mrs Ann Shaw of 12 Victoria Square, Haley Hill.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Yorkshire Regiment.

He was killed in action [25th September 1915] (aged 30).

He is remembered on the Loos Memorial [44 & 45], on the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint Bernard's Catholic Church

Shaw, William
[1896-1915] Son of Fred Shaw.

Born in Elland.

He was an apprentice mechanic [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Corporal with the 2nd Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers.

He died 30th September 1915 (aged 19).

He is remembered on the Loos Memorial [46-49], on Elland War Memorial, on the Memorial at Clay House, Greetland, and on the Memorial at All Saints' Church, Elland

Shaw, William Rawson
[1860-1932] DL.

Aka Rawson-Shaw. Only son of Thomas Shaw. On his the coming-of-age in 1881, his father established the Rawson Shaw Scholarships. He gave an initial £1,000 and a further £1,000 on the Queen's Jubilee.

On 25th April 1888, he married Mary Josephine Crook.


Mary Josephine was the only daughter of Joseph Crook MP for Bolton
 

Children:

  1. Enid [b 1892] who married [1919?] Lieutenant-Colonel A. S. Cantrell of Ceylon and Bedford
  2. Kenneth

He lived at Stonygate, Halifax and in Rustington, Sussex.

He was Liberal MP for Halifax [1893-1897].

He was Chairman of Arundel County Bench for 14 years.

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £10,590.

See Sion Branch Congregational Sunday School, Bank Top

Shaw, Willie
[1861-1903] He was licensee of the Manor House, Southowram.

In [Q1] 1883, he married Sarah Dean.


Sarah, born in Southowram, was the daughter of Josiah Dean
 

Children:

  1. Randolph [b 1887] who was a tramway labourer [1911]
  2. Blanche [1889] who died aged 3 months
  3. Willie [1903] who died in infancy

Willie died [Q2] 1903.

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [J 19].

After his death, Sarah took over as licensee at the Manor House.

In 1905, Sarah married Friend Priestley. He then became licensee at the Manor House

 

The Shaw family of Holywell Green
Millowners of Holywell Green.

In the 1790s, John Shaw established a water-powered scribbling mill.

This expanded in the 1850s to become John Shaw & Sons.

In the 1860s, Samuel Shaw added a wool-weaving shed and several large mills.

The family mill its own branch railway line of the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway.

They built many model houses for the workers at their mills in Holywell Green and Jagger Green.

In 1874, they built Holywell Green Congregational Church for the workers.

They built a day school and a Mechanics' Institute.

See Brookroyd Mills, Brookroyd Terrace, Castle Farm, Holywell House, St Helen's Square, Holywell Green, Joseph Shaw, Shaw Park, Thomas Shaw, Stainland Mechanics' Institute and Stainland to Sowerby Bridge Turnpike

Shaw surname

The Surname is discussed in the book Halifax & District Surnames by George Redmonds.

There are over 160 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Shaw, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Shaw:


Baptisms 1826, 1842; Marriages 1799, 1805, 1810, 1862, 1865, 1868, 1869, 1870, 1880, 1882, 1883, 1887, 1888, 1898, 1900, 1905, 1907, 1908, 1914, 1925, 1927, 1933, 1935, 1941, 1942, 1944; Deaths 1808, 1834, 1899, 1900, 1907
 



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