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Shaw, MrRef 87-874
[1???-18??] Around 1870, he ran a private school in Halifax

Shaw, MrRef 87-122
[18??-18??]

Around 1851, he married Elizabeth [1823-1???].


Elizabeth was born in Greetland
 

Children:

  1. Frances [b 1851] who was a woollen warper [1881]
  2. Emily [b 1853] who was a woollen warper [1881]
  3. Mary Hannah [b 1858] who married Simeon Kitchen

The family lived at

  • Lindwell, Elland-cum-Greetland [1881]

Living with them [in 1881] were daughter Mary Hannah & her husband

Shaw, MrRef 87-1597
[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, MrRef 87-3269
[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.Ref 87-64
[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 Forenville Military Cemetery, France [Grave Ref H 1]

Shaw, AbrahamRef 87-3614
[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, AbrahamRef 87-3
[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.

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 3630]

Shaw, AbrahamRef 87-72
[1829-1???] Son of William Shaw.

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


Rachel was the daughter of
Charles Aspinall
 

Shaw, AlbertRef 87-85
[18??-19??] Recorded around 1901, when he ran the Westgate Music Rooms in Elland

Shaw, AlbertRef 87-44
[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 in Elland [20th September 1914].

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

Shaw, Albert EdwardRef 87-19
[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].

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [4th September 1915].

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

Shaw, AlecRef 87-73
[1923-1944] Son of Alice & Leonard Shaw of Halifax.

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

He died 26th June 1944 (aged 21).

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

Shaw, Alexander MortonRef 87-60
[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 in Elland [10th April 1918] (aged 30).

He is remembered on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 4]

Shaw, ArthurRef 87-59
[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 [Grave Ref: R-G43]

Shaw, ArthurRef 87-3607
[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, ArthurRef 87-10
[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, ArthurRef 87-67
[1885-1917] Son of Walker Shaw.

He was a member of Providence Church, Stainland / a member of Holywell Green Congregational Church / a member of the Band of Hope Movement / a Sunday School teacher & superintendent at the Church / a cotton twiner piecer [1901] / a cloth weaver [1911] / a weaver [1916] / employed by Peckett's at Portland Mills, Lindley.

In 1914, he married Charlotte Ethel Sykes in Huddersfield.

Children:

  1. Ethel [b 1916]

They lived at Forresters Terrace, Stainland, Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted [23rd October 1916], and served as a Private with the 6th Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment.

He was sent to France [4th June 1917].

He was wounded [11th October 1917]. He died of his wounds at No.47 Casualty Clearing Station [16th October 1917] (aged 32).

He was buried at Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref IX G 17].

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [10th November 1917].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland, and on the Memorial at Saint Andrew's Church, Stainland

Shaw, ArthurRef 87-63
[1885-1918] Son of Irving Shaw.

Born in Northowram.

He was a shoe maker [1901] / a boot & shoe maker [1910] / a boot & shoe repairer [1911] / a tram conductor (on the Triangle route).

In [Q2] 1910, he married Blanche Ashby [1883-19??] at St Augustine's Church, Pellon.


Blanche, of Violet Street, Halifax, was the daughter of Matthew Ashby, joiner
 

Children:

  1. Ivy [b 1911]
  2. Mabel [b 1914]

They lived at

  • 40 Violet Street, Pellon Lane, Halifax
  • 241 Ashton New Road, Beswick, North Manchester [1911]

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

Around April 1918, whilst bringing in the wounded, he was caught by a bursting shell, which fractured his thigh. Septic poisoning set in. His wife was sent for and she arrived a few days before he died in the South African General Hospital, Abbeville [8th July 1918] (aged 33).

His photograph appears with reports of his death in the Halifax Courier [13th July & 20th July 1918].

He was buried at Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension, France [Grave Ref IV B 27].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Shaw, ArthurRef 87-62
[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, France [Grave Ref 6A & 6B], and in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Shaw, ArthurRef 87-74
[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 [Grave Ref 30], and on Barkisland War Memorial

Shaw, Austin StablesRef 87-5
[1840-1922] Born in Barnsley.

He was a coal merchant [1911].

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


Elizabeth came from Warley
 

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, BenRef 87-107
[1895-19??] MM.

Son of Thomas Shaw.

He was a cotton twiner [1911] / employed by Hoyle's of Brighouse.

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

He was awarded the Military Medal [16th October 1917].

His photograph appears with a report of his award in the Halifax Courier [17th November 1917].

He survived the War

Shaw, BenjaminRef 87-1544
[18??-1???] Pharmaceutical chemist at Exchange Buildings, Northgate, Halifax [1881]. Around 1888, the business was taken over by J. Patchett

Shaw, BenjaminRef 87-116
[1851-1890] Born in West Vale.

He was a cotton twiner [1881].

In 1882, he married Martha Fox in Halifax.


Martha was born in Barkisland, the daughter of
Saville Fox
 

Children:

  1. John W. [b 1878]
  2. Mary [b 1880]
  3. George Savile [1883-21st August 1884] who died aged 10 months

Martha died (possibly in childbirth) [10th November 1883] (aged 29).

The family lived at Princes Street, Elland-cum-Greetland [1881].

Martha & son George Savile were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: S10]

Benjamin died February 1890

Shaw, Benjamin WalkerRef 87-102
[1839-1865] Son of Eli Walker Shaw.

He was a woollen manufacturer [1861]. Born in Stainland.

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


Mary was born in Halifax, the daughter of Robert Youd
 

Shaw, BennettRef 87-119
[1861-1928] Son of Charles Shaw.

Born in Greetland.

He was a brass foundry store keeper [1881] / a brass founder's storeman [1891] / a brass manufacturer's manager [1901] / a warehouseman brass founder [1911].

He married Sarah Ann Binns [1862-1929].


Sarah Ann was born in Greetland / Norland
 

Children:

  1. Alice [b 1887] who was a dressmaker's apprentice [1901]
  2. Ronald [b 1888] who was worsted doffer [1901], a brass turner [1911]
  3. Albert Henry [b 1891] who was a printer compositor [1911]
  4. George who died 22nd April 1897 (aged 9 weeks) 

The family lived at

  • Cross Hill, Elland-cum-Greetland [1891]
  • Briers Lane, Greetland [1901]
  • 14 Carlton Street, Halifax [1911]

Bennett died 21st April 1928 (aged 67).

Sarah Ann died 24th January 1929 (aged 67).

Members of the family were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: I4]

Shaw, BentleyRef 87-3626
[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 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, CharlesRef 87-120
[1824-1???] Born in Greetland.

He was a coal agent [1871, 1881].

He married Amelia [1822-1???].


Amelia was born in Greetland
 

Children:

  1. John [b 1859] who was an army cloth weaver [1881]
  2. Bennett

The family lived at

  • Upper Well Head, Elland-cum-Greetland [1871]
  • Well Head, Elland-cum-Greetland [1881]

Shaw, CharlesRef 87-99
[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 PeterRef 87-81
[1921-1942] Son of Mabel & John Shaw of Crosland Moor.

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

He died 27th August 1942 (aged 21).

He is remembered on the Runnymede Memorial, Surrey [Grave Ref 71]

Shaw, Charles RichardRef 87-84
[1889-1918] Son of John Shaw.

Born in Greetland.

He was a member of West Vale Wesleyan Church / superintendent in the Sunday School / educated at Elland Secondary School / an accountant's clerk [1911] / employed by Norcliffe Blakey Spenser.

In January 1916, he married Bertha Irene Etherington [1889-1973] at Elland Parish Church.


Bertha Irene, of Brooklyn, Victoria Road, Elland, was the daughter of Eli Etherington, master plumber of Elland
 

They had no children.

During World War I, he enlisted [February 1916], and 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 Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 82-85 & 162A], and 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] in 1973

Shaw, Charles WebsterRef 87-1776
[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, CockellRef 87-1747
[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, DavidRef 87-52
[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, DeanRef 87-109
[1847-1914] He was a member of Ebenezer Methodist New Connexion Chapel, Soyland & Sunday School / a local preacher in Ogden, Sowerby & Midgley / connected with Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden / a member of Hanover Methodist Chapel, Halifax / a cotton spinner [1881] / a grocer [1891] / a grocer at Soil Hill [1897] / a grocer shopkeeper [1901] / a shop grocer dealer [1911].

In [Q4] 1872, he married Jane Elizabeth Rawson [1850-1885] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Walter R. [b 1880]
  2. Edith May [b 1881] who was a worsted twister [1901], & married [Halifax Q2/1905] Edmund Holmes
They lived at

  • 8 Wood Terrace, Soyland [1881, 1891]
  • Halifax
  • 16 Perseverance Road, Soil Hill [1901]

Living with them [in 1881] were mother-in-law Susannah Rawson [b 1823] sister-in-law Fanny Rawson [b 1851].

Susannah died Q1 1885 (aged 35).

Sister-in-law Fanny Rawson [b 1851] was again living with him: (domestic cook 1901) & (assistant 1911).

Dean died 17th January 1914 (aged 67).

He was buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden

Shaw, E. T.Ref 87-1748
[18??-18??] Of Holywell House, Holywell Green [?]. He was Chairman of the Halifax Board of Guardians [1865]

Shaw, Edgar EwartRef 87-86
[1882-19??]

He married Annie Kitchen.


Annie was the daughter of
Cooper Kitchen
 

Shaw, EdwardRef 87-156
[1845-1???] Born in Barkisland

He was a cotton spinner [1871, 1881] / landlord of the Rose & Crown, Ripponden [1895-1897].

In [Q4] 1866, he married Elizabeth [1838-1???] in Halifax.


Elizabeth / Betty was born in Sowerby.

She had a son: Fred Berry [b 1861] who was a cotton piecer [1881], and is recorded as son-in-law [1871], and as son [1881]

 

Children:

  1. Mary Hannah [1867-1934] who was a cotton doubler [1881], & married Walker Mallinson
  2. John Edward [b 1869] who was a cotton piecer [1881]
  3. William Harry [b 1873]
  4. Alice [b 1875]

The family lived at

  • Sowerby Green [1871]
  • Ripponden Bank [1881]

In 1897, Walker Mallinson took over at the Rose & Crown

Shaw, EdwardRef 87-157
[1???-1???]

Shaw, Edward ButterworthRef 87-7
[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, EdwinRef 87-7100
[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, EdwinRef 87-152
[1839-1894] Born in Stainland [13th May 1839].

He was a finisher [1871] / a cloth finisher [1881, 1891].

He married Rebecca [1842-1897].


Rebecca was born in Longwood
 

Children:

  1. Hannah [1866-11th June 1923] who was a serge weaver (woollen) [1881], a weaver [1891], & married James Dean

The family lived at

  • Cross Field, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1871, 1881, 1891]
  • Oak Terrace, Stainland [1894]

Edwin died 6th December 1894 (aged 55).

Rebecca died 12th May 1897 (aged 55).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Shaw, EdwinRef 87-105
[1849-19??] Born in Jagger Green.

He was a factory operative of Stainland [1875] / a grocer [1881] / a woollen weaver [1891] / a sewing machine salesman [1901] / a coal merchant [1911].

In 1875, he married (1) Elizabeth Ann Mager at Halifax Parish Church.


Elizabeth Ann, of Stainland, was born in Kirton Mears, Boston, Lincolnshire, the daughter of
Robert Mager
 

Children:

  1. James E [b 1876] who was a woollen warper [1891], a flour society labourer [1901] & married Martha [b 1872]
  2. William Henry [b 1879] who was a wool assistant [1891], a worsted piece labourer [1901], a coal merchant's assistant [1911]
  3. Joseph [b 1882] who was a railway drayman [1901], a railway company drayman [1911] & married Emily [b 1881]
  4. George [b 1884] who was a boot & shoe office clerk [1901], a widower & a brassfounder's warehouseman [1911]
  5. Robert
  6. John Brighton [b 1890] who was a steam laundry carter & collector [1911]

Elizabeth Ann died in Halifax in 1904 (aged 57).

In 1905, he married (2) Abigail Mager at St Andrew's Church, Stainland.


Abigail, of Stainland, was born in Boston, Lincolnshire, the daughter of Robert Mager, and sister of his first wife, Elizabeth Ann
 

The family lived at

  • Holywell Brook, Stainland [1881]
  • 2 Back Langdale Street, Elland [1891]
  • Glen Farm, Halifax [1901]
  • The Glen, Halifax [1911]
  • The Glen, Abbott's Terrace, Birks Wood, Halifax [1917]

Shaw, EliRef 87-140
[1791-1876] Born in Stainland.


Question: Does anyone know of a link between Eli and Joseph Shaw?

 

He was a weaver [1841] / a farmer of 15 acres [1851] / a grocer [1851].

Around 1820, he married Hannah [1795-1860].


Hannah was born in Elland
 

Children:

  1. Mary who died in infancy & was buried with her parents
  2. Ada who died in infancy & was buried with her parents
  3. David who died in infancy & was buried with his parents
  4. Thomas Furness who died in infancy & was buried with his parents
  5. Grace [b 1822]
  6. Ann [b 1824]
  7. John [b 1826] who was an ag.lab [1851]
  8. Joseph [b 1829]
  9. Sam [1831-10th May 1855] who was buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland with Joseph Shaw
  10. (possibly) Ellen [bapt 22nd April 1832]
  11. George [b 1835]
  12. Thomas [b 1841]

The family lived at

  • Jagger Green [1841]
  • 43 Jagger Green [1851]

Hannah died 4th September 1860 (aged 65).

Eli died 26th April 1876 (aged 85).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Shaw, Eli WalkerRef 87-2721
[18??-18??] He lived at Holywell House, Holywell Green [1861, 1874].


Question: Is he the same person as Eli Walker Shaw?

 

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

Shaw, Eli WalkerRef 87-37
[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 the 244th 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 in 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, Ely WalkerRef 87-146
[1811-1???] Born in Stainland.

He was a woollen manufacturer [1861].

Around 1840, he married Mary [1820-1???].


Mary was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. Benjamin Walker
  2. Samuel W. [b 1843] who was a woollen manufacturer [1861]
  3. Thomas H. [b 1846]

The family lived at

  • Well House, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1861]

Shaw, EnochRef 87-26
[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, ErnestRef 87-32
[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 Birr Cross Roads Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref II C 23].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Shaw, Ernest EdgarRef 87-3125
[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, EuniceRef 87-424
[19??-] She was Mayor of Todmorden [1969-1970]

Shaw, FrankRef 87-17
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 in Sowerby [5th April 1953].

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

Shaw, FrankRef 87-47
[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, FrankRef 87-76
[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, FrankRef 87-12
[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, FredRef 87-94
[18??-191?]

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

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Shaw, FredRef 87-108
[1865-1???] Son of Thomas Shaw, clothier.

He was a mechanic of New Road, Wadsworth [1893].

On 6th May 1893, he married Elizabeth Ann Heyhirst.


Elizabeth Ann was the daughter of
Abraham Heyhirst
 

Children:

  1. Tom [b Liverpool 1894]
  2. Amy [b 1896]
  3. Annie [b 1898]
  4. Tom [b 1901]

In 1901, Elizabeth and the children were living with her widowed mother Hannah at Hippens End

Shaw, FredRef 87-24
[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 DevereuxRef 87-1086
[1896-1960] QC.

From Kirby Moorside.

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

He was Unionist MP for Sowerby [1924-1929] / called to the Bar [1932].

In 1924, he married Elizabeth Mary Margaret Fuller.

Children:

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

Shaw, GeorgeRef 87-1240
[17??-18??] Son of John Shaw.

Partner in John Shaw & Sons [1794]

Shaw, Dr GeorgeRef 87-3006
[17??-18??] Surgeon at King Cross Lane, Halifax [1816].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Edward Butterworth
  2. George

Shaw, GeorgeRef 87-9200
[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, GeorgeRef 87-3234
[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 GeorgeRef 87-8
[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 AlbertRef 87-68
[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 No.62 Casualty Clearing Station [14th April 1918] (aged 39).

He was buried at Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref II C 20].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Shaw, George LinleyRef 87-150
[1874-1943] Son of John Shaw.

Born in Stainland.

He was a cotton piecer [1891] / a cotton twister [1901].

He married Alice [1874-19??].


Alice was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. James [b 1898]
  2. Arthur [b 1901]

George Linley died 8th August 1943 (aged 69).

He was buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Shaw, George WilfredRef 87-35
[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 in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on Copley War Memorial

Shaw, H.Ref 87-56
[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, HaroldRef 87-29
[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).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [30th October 1915].

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

His brother Herbert Andrew also died in the War

Shaw, Rev HarryRef 87-1668
[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, HarryRef 87-3226
[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, HarryRef 87-57
[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, HarryRef 87-36
[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, France [Grave Ref 16 2], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on Copley War Memorial like his father

Shaw, Harry EdgarRef 87-114
[1874-19??] Born in Huddersfield.

He was a teamer (mineral water) [1901, 1911].

In 1895, he married Agnes Gledhill [1874-19??] in Huddersfield.


Agnes was born in Huddersfield
 

Children:

  1. Willie
  2. Doris [b 1903]
  3. Florrie [b 1906]

The family lived at

  • 21 Siddal Grove, Halifax [1901]
  • 3 Vickerman Street, Halifax [1911]

Shaw, HenryRef 87-20
[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, HenryRef 87-4800
[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, HenryRef 87-21
[1803-18??] He married Ann Calvert [1898-18??].

Children:

  1. Henry

Shaw, HenryRef 87-129
[1806-18??] Born in Wadsworth.

Landlord of the Cross Inn, Heptonstall [1864, 1871].

He married Sarah [1807-18??].


Sarah was born in Erringden
 

Children:

    (possibly) Roger Shaw
  1. Bathsheba [b 1849] who was a dairy maid [1871]
  2. John C. [b 1853] who was a clogger [1871]

Shaw, HenryRef 87-14
[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 LewisRef 87-71
[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) [March 1916], then served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Yorkshire Regiment.

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

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

Shaw, HerbertRef 87-66
[18??-191?] He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on All Saints' War Memorial, Dudwell

Shaw, HerbertRef 87-54
[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 AndrewRef 87-38
[1895-1918] Son of Joseph Shaw.

He was a member of All Saints' Sunday School, Salterhebble / a member of Salterhebble Cricket & Football Club / a maker-up in cotton mill [1911] / employed by John Crabtree & Sons.

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

During World War I, he enlisted [January 1915], and served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He went to France [January 1915]. He was invalided home with trench fever [July 1917].

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

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [11th May 1918].

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

His brother Harold also died in the War

Shaw, Herbert MalcolmRef 87-45
[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, HoraceRef 87-40
[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 Mill Road Cemetery, Thiepval, France. [Grave Ref 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, IrvingRef 87-130
[1852-1917] Son of George Shaw, gas maker.

Born in Northowram.

He was a mechanic of Haley Hill, Halifax [1881] / a labourer in machine works [1891] / an iron borer [1901] / an ironworks labourer [1911].

In [Q3] 1881, he married Maria Nutter [1852-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Maria, of Salterhebble, was born in Greetland, the daughter of Martin Nutter,
 

Children:

  1. Arthur

The family lived at

  • 25 Range Lane, Northowram [1891, 1901]
  • 53 Haley Hill, Halifax [1911, 1918]

Irving died in Halifax [Q2 1917] (aged 65) 

Shaw, J. F.Ref 87-2956
[17??-18??] He was a watchmaker and clockmaker at King Cross Lane, Halifax [1822, 1829]

Shaw, J. W.Ref 87-1854
[18??-19??] Partner in Fletcher & Shaw.

He lived at Montague Street, Sowerby Bridge [1905]

Shaw, JackRef 87-82
[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, JacobRef 87-2590
[1827-1892] (Possibly) son of Esther [1796-18??] & Joseph Shaw [1796-18??], woollen weaver of Cross Hill, Halifax, (possibly Cross Hill, Greetland).

Born in Greetland / Salterhebble.

He was a weaver & mason / a woollen piecer [1841] / a woollen hand loom weaver [1861] / a delver [1871] / a stone dresser [1881, 1891].

In [Q2] 1849, he married (1) Elizabeth Ann Parr [1831-1863] in Halifax.


Elizabeth Ann was born in Greetland
 

Children:

  1. child who died in infancy
  2. child who died in infancy
  3. child who died in infancy
  4. child who died in infancy
  5. child who died in infancy
  6. Emma [b 1850] who was a woollen bobbin winder [1861], a warper [1871]
  7. Anne [1852-21st April 1857]
  8. John [1854-1921] who was a delver [1871], & married Eliza Alice [1852-22nd June 1924]
  9. Mary Jane [b 1858] who was a twister [1871], a worsted reeler [1881], a worsted warper [1891]
  10. Harriet [1859-1939] who was a spinner [1871], a worsted operative [1881], & married Joseph Harger Mitchell

Elizabeth Ann died in Halifax [10th October 1864] (aged 34).

In [Q3] 1869, he married (2) Ruth Thwaite [1833-1891] in Halifax.


Ruth had a daughter: Elizabeth [b 1856] who was a worsted drawer [1871]
 

The family lived at

  • Back Fold, Elland-cum-Greetland [1861]
  • Scholes Lane, Elland-cum-Greetland [1871]
  • Holts Lane, Elland-cum-Greetland [1881, 1891]

Ruth died 12th April 1891 (aged 58).

Jacob Shaw died 13th January 1892 (aged 65).

Members of the family were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: C12]

Shaw, JamesRef 87-1004
[17??-1???] Coiner of Bradshaw. He was imprisoned at the county gaol

Shaw, JamesRef 87-27
[17??-18??] Of Greetland.

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


Mary Ann was the daughter of Joseph Batty
 

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, JamesRef 87-2333
[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, JamesRef 87-2607
[18??-18??] Weaver at Sawood [?], Halifax.

In September 1841, he was declared insolvent

Shaw, JamesRef 87-113
[18??-1864] A dyer with John Shaw & Sons at Stainland.

On 21st July 1864, he was taking a piece (of cloth) out of the rye-pan when he was caught in the shafting. He was whirled round the shafting, his clothes were torn off, and his spine broken.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. child
  2. child

Shaw, JamesRef 87-128
[1828-1???] Born in Ripponden.

He was a cotton spinner [1851, 1871].

In [Q4] 1840, he married Susy Sugden [1819-1878] in Dewsbury.

Children:

  1. Charles Eccles [1846-3rd July 1874]
  2. Mary Jane [1849-2nd March 1861]

The family lived at

  • Walterclough [1851]
  • Scholes [1861]
  • Woodland Place, Rastrick [1871]

Susy died 28th April 1878 (aged 59).

She & the children were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: F-N14]

Shaw, JamesRef 87-61
[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, France [Grave Ref 2A, 2C & 2D]

Shaw, James BaileyRef 87-134
[1849-1923] Son of John Shaw.

Born in Stainland.

He was a warp sizer [1871, 1881].

He married Hannah [1849-1938].

Children:

  1. Martha [b 1876]
  2. Emma [b 1879]

The family lived at

  • Beech Street, Stainland [1881]

James died 5th December 1923 (aged 74).

Hannah died 23rd May 1938 (aged 89).

The couple were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland with James's parents

Shaw, James HerbertRef 87-79
[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 Ramscappelle Road Military Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref IX C 7].

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

His brother John also died in the War, and 2 other brothers served in the War

Shaw, James PearsonRef 87-43
[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 WilliamRef 87-95
[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 in Elland [22nd March 1918].

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

Shaw, JanetRef 87-1044
[19??-] She was Mayor of Todmorden [1985-1986]

Shaw, JoahRef 87-2369
[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, JoeRef 87-48
[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).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [15th July 1916].

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

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

Shaw, JoelRef 87-4060
[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, JohnRef 87-153
[1839-1891] Born in Barkisland

He was a cotton twiner [1871] / a cotton twister [1881].

He married Hannah [1845-1891].


Hannah was born in Barkisland
 

Children:

  1. Ben [b 1868] who was a cotton piecer [1881]
  2. Elizabeth [b 1870] who was a cotton piecer [1881]
  3. Emma [b 1873]
  4. Phoebe [1874-4th November 1877] who was buried with her parents
  5. John William [b 1876]
  6. Clara who died 15th November 1877 (aged 5 months), & was buried with her parents
  7. Edith Annie [1879-29th April 1891] who was buried with her parents

The family lived at

  • Lambert Street, Elland-cum-Greetland [1871]
  • Ainley Street, Elland-cum-Greetland [1881]

John died 23rd March 1891 (aged 52).

Hannah died 6th April 1891 (aged 46).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Shaw, JohnRef 87-23
[1836-1???] Born in Barkisland.


Question: Is he the same person as John Shaw?

Did he marry (1) Elizabeth and (2) Ann?

 

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 family lived at 2 New Laithe, Barkisland [1861].

Living with them [in 1861] was John's brother Thomas Shaw [b 1848] (woollen weaver) 

Shaw, JohnRef 87-88
[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, JohnRef 87-126
[1???-18??]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Sally [1821-22nd February 1827] who died aged 5 years
  2. Joseph [1827-23rd February 1828] who died aged 8 months

The children were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: N11]

Shaw, JohnRef 87-16
[1???-18??] He married Catherine Holt at St James's Church, Halifax [12th September 1848],


Catherine was the daughter of
John Holt
 

Catherine was buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell

Shaw, JohnRef 87-1366
[17??-18??] Was a tenant at Lower Wynteredge Farm, Hipperholme [1766-1787]

Shaw, JohnRef 87-810
[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

The family lived at

  • Holywell Green

John died 23rd March 1820 (aged 71).

He was buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Shaw, JohnRef 87-144
[1796-1879] Born in Scammonden.

He was a fancy weaver [1841] / a woollen weaver [1861, 1871].

He married Elizabeth [1798-1874].


Elizabeth was born in Barkisland.

She was a woollen weaver [1861]

 

Children:

  1. Joseph [b 1821]
  2. Elizabeth [b 1823]
  3. John [b 1826]
  4. Hannah [b 1829] who was a woollen weaver [1861]
  5. Thomas [b 1831]
  6. William [b 1833]
  7. James [b 1835]
  8. Harriet [b 1837]
  9. Jane [b 1840]

They lived at

  • Moor Hey, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1841]
  • 728/729 Sowood, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1851]
  • 728 Sowood, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1871]

Elizabeth died in 1874.

John died 9th March 1879 (aged 83).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland with John's brother Joseph [1801-7th August 1878]

Shaw, JohnRef 87-6
[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, JohnRef 87-1497
[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, JohnRef 87-90
[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, JohnRef 87-133
[1821-1885] He was a warp sizer (woollen) [1851].

He married (1) Martha [1822-1869].


Martha was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. Sarah [b 1846]
  2. James Bailey
  3. Thomas Walter [1852-8th March 1876] who was a wool sorter [1871]
  4. Emma [1854-26th August 1879] who was a serge weaver [1871]
  5. Hannah [1857-7th May 1875] who was a serge weaver [1871]
  6. Pearson [1859-6th April 1878] who was a factory hand [1871]
  7. Alfred [b 1862]
  8. John [b 1866]

Martha died 15th July 1869 (aged 47).

In [Q4] 1870, he married (2) Selina Furness [1834-1883] in Halifax.

Children:

The family lived at

  • 359 Brookroyd, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1851]
  • Brook Royd Terrace, Holywell Green [1869]

Selina died 14th March 1883 (aged 49).

John died 27th May 1885 (aged 64).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Shaw, JohnRef 87-2409
[1825-1???] Established John Shaw & Sons Limited in Brighouse.

He lived at Laverock Hall, Brighouse [1894]

Shaw, JohnRef 87-127
[1825-1890] Born in Southowram.

He was a butcher [1851] / a butcher & grocer [1871].

In [Q1] 1848, he married (1) Jane Lightowler in Halifax.


Jane was the daughter of
Titus Lightowler
 

Children:

  1. Ellen [b 1849]
  2. Harriet Ann who died 12th November 1853 (aged 4 years) 
  3. James Edward who died 15th January 1854 (aged 2 years) 
  4. John H. [b 1854] who was a commercial clerk (stone) [1871]
  5. Mary E. [b 1857]

The family lived at Halfpenny Can, Southowram [1851, 1871].

Jane died 19th February 1858 (aged 30).

He married (2) Sarah [1824-1900].

John died 8th June 1890 (aged 65).

Sarah Ann died 30th April 1900 (aged 76).

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: F-R6]

Shaw, JohnRef 87-51
[1833-1892] Born in Elland.

He was a paper maker [1861] / a paper maker & teacher of chemistry [1871] / a paper manufacturer employing 24 men, 8 boys & 11 girls [1881].

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


Rachel was born in Elland
 

Children:

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

The family lived at

  • New Street, Elland [1861]
  • Smiths Buildings, West Vale [1871]
  • Little Bradley, Elland with Greetland [1881]

Shaw, JohnRef 87-151
[1837-1???] Born in Barkisland.


Question: Is he the same person as John Shaw?

Did he marry (1) Elizabeth and (2) Ann?

 

He was a cotton twister [1881, 1891].

He married Ann [1836-1???].


Ann was born in Leicestershire
 

Children:

  1. Alice [b 1858] who was a cotton twister [1881], a cotton piecer [1891]
  2. Charlotte Ann [b 1859] who was a cotton twister [1881], a cotton piecer [1891]
  3. William A. [b 1867] who was a sizer [1881], a boiler maker [1891]
  4. Jim [b 1870] who was a cotton piecer [1881], a cotton twiner [1891]
  5. Thomas S. [b 1872] who was a worsted beamer [1891]
  6. George Linley
  7. Sam [b 1877] who was a warp sizer [1891]

The family lived at

  • Clay Pit Lane, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1881]
  • Far Sowood, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1891]

Shaw, JohnRef 87-118
[1845-1920] Born in Greetland.

He was a cotton twiner [1881] / a woollen operative [1891] / a dyer's labourer [1901] / a woollen operative mule spinner [1911].

In 1869, he married Hannah [1847-1920].


Hannah was born in Greetland
 

Children:

  1. child who died young [before 1911]
  2. Joseph Samuel who died in infancy
  3. Minnie Ann Elizabeth [1869] who died in infancy
  4. James Arthur [23rd July 1870-16th November 1890]
  5. Agnes [b 1873] who was a woollen weaver [1891]
  6. Edna [b 1875] who was a woollen weaver [1891], a piece burler (woollen) [1901]
  7. John Morton
  8. George Harold [9th January 1885-10th August 1893]

The family lived at

  • Cross Hills, Parrs Buildings, Elland-cum-Greetland [1881]
  • Rochdale Road, Greetland [1891]
  • Cross Hills, Orchard Terrace, Greetland [1901]
  • 164 Rochdale Road, Greetland [1911]

Hannah died 4th January 1920 (aged 73).

John died 28th January 1920 (aged 75).

Members of the family were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: R16]

Shaw, JohnRef 87-2
[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, JohnRef 87-50
[1859-19??] Born in Greetland.

He was a well-known Wesleyan local preacher / 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. Blanche 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, 1918]

Living with them [in 1911] was Maria's father Richard Marsden.

Sons Charles Richard & Newton Marsden died in World War I

Shaw, JohnRef 87-42
[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, JohnRef 87-78
[1892-1918] Son of Joshua Shaw.

Born in Elland.

He was a wash liquid maker [1911] / a cotton twiner of Langdale Street, Elland [1914] / employed at the Century Dye Works, Elland / a member of the Elland territorials.

On 16th May 1914, he married Annie Morton [1895-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Annie, of Briggate, Elland, was the daughter of William Morton, labourer
 

Children:

  1. Ronald [Q1 1914-Q1 1915]
  2. Edith A. [b Q1 1917]

The family lived at 40 Park Road, Elland [1918].

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

He died of wounds in Elland [28th February 1918].

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [23rd March 1918].

He was buried at Polygon Wood Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref G 5].

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial.

His brother James Herbert also died in the War, and 2 other brothers served in the War

Shaw, JohnRef 87-3539
[19??-19??] Player with Halifax RLFC [1960]. He won caps for England while at Halifax

Shaw, John Anthony CobhamRef 87-1355
[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 CulpanRef 87-121
[1876-19??] Born in Halifax.

He was employed by Seed Brothers [1888] / a commercial traveller [1901] / a commercial traveller (boots) [1911].

In 1897, he married Harriet Shore [1869-19??] in Halifax.


Harriet was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Trevor
  2. Dorothy [b 1902]
  3. Stanley [b 1904]
  4. Gilbert [b 1906]
  5. Phyllis [b 1908]

The family lived at

  • 6 Mile Cross Terrace, Halifax [1901]
  • 3 Thrum Hall Lane, Halifax [1911]
  • 15 Halifax Road, Todmorden [1918]

Shaw, John EdwardRef 87-1321
[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 HankinRef 87-3055
[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 HansonRef 87-69
[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 New Irish Farm Cemetery, Belgium [Sp. Mem. 13].

His brother Joshua Harold also died in the War

Shaw, John HenryRef 87-11
[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 HenryRef 87-3637
[18??-1???] Son of Joseph Tillotson of Leeds.

He was a wine & spirit merchant in Sowerby Bridge

Shaw, John HenryRef 87-46
[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].

John Henry died in Brighouse

Shaw, Captain John Leslie MortonRef 87-797
[1887-1925] Son of John Edward Shaw of Holywell Green.

He was educated at Harrow School.

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, John MortonRef 87-117
[1879-1953] Son of John Shaw.

Born in Greetland.

He was a woollen operative [1891] / a weaver (woollen) [1901] / a woollen operative mule spinner [1911].

He married Harriet [1884-1927].

Children:

  1. Willie who died 25th June 1917 (aged 1 year & 10 months) 

John died 31st October 1953 (aged 74).

Harriet died 8th January 1927 (aged 43).

Members of the family were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: T4]

Shaw, JosephRef 87-154
[1832-1894] Born in Stainland.

He was a sizer [1871] / a sizing boiler (worsted) [1881].

He married Mary [1833-1901].


Mary was born in Longwood
 

Children:

  1. Anne [b 1860]

The family lived at

  • South Parade, Stainland [1871]
  • Stainland [1894]

Joseph died 11th April 1894 (aged 62).

Mary died 2nd March 1901 (aged 68).

The couple were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland with Hilda (née Gill) [1891-23rd July 1930] wife of William Henry Fairbank & Clara Mitton [1883-23rd November 1955]

Shaw, JosephRef 87-155
[18??-19??] Of 6 West Street, Rochdale

He was owner of the Black Horse, Ripponden [1890-1903] / a highways inspector for Rochdale Council / copyhold & freehold owner of properties in Upper Blue Ball & Beestonhirst.

Shaw, JosephRef 87-3002
[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 in 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, JosephRef 87-1005
[17??-1???] An engraver for the coiners. He was imprisoned at Bradford

Shaw, JosephRef 87-1681
[17??-18??] Minister at Steep Lane Baptist Church, Sowerby [1829]. He resigned in 1835

Shaw, JosephRef 87-139
[1757-1825]


Question: Does anyone know of a link between Joseph and Eli Shaw

 

Joseph married Patience [1761-1829].

Children:

  1. Sarah [bapt Elland 19th September 1802]

They lived at Jagger Green.

Joseph died 21st September 1825 (aged 68).

Patience died 25th February 1829 (aged 68).

The couple were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland with Sam [1831-10th May 1855], son of Eli Shaw

Shaw, JosephRef 87-1285
[1773-1857] 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 Alice [1784-1844].

Children:

  1. Mary Anne [1816-7th August 1836] who was buried with her parents
  2. James
  3. Samuel
  4. Thomas

Joseph died 2nd December 1857 (aged 84).

Alice died 1st April 1844 (aged 60).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland with Joseph's father

Shaw, JosephRef 87-135
[1776-1841]

He married Rebecca [1776-1841].

Children:

  1. John [1821-1838]

The family lived at Holywell Green.

Joseph died 24th May 1841 (aged 65).

Rebecca died 21st December 1841 (aged 65).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Shaw, JosephRef 87-143
[1782-18??] Born in Golcar.

He was a woollen manufacturer employing 7 men & 8 young persons [1851].

Around 1824, he married Agnes [1789-18??].


Agnes was born in Elland
 

Children:

  1. William [b 1824] who was a woollen manufacturer employing 6 men & 7 young persons [1851]
  2. Martha [b 1829] who was a twiner [1851]
  3. Luke [b 1832] who was a woollen spinner [1851]

The family lived at

  • Church Street, Halifax [1851]

Shaw, JosephRef 87-123
[18??-1???]

He married Rose Brayshaw [1855-1885].


Rose was the daughter of
Abraham Brayshaw
 

They lived at

  • Firth House, Villa

Rose died 6th July 1885 (aged 30).

Rose was buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: H12]. Joseph's burial place is not known

Shaw, JosephRef 87-1787
[18??-19??] Paper manufacturer at Firth House Mills, Stainland [1905]

Shaw, JosephRef 87-6501
[18??-19??] He was a Deacon at Blackley Baptist Chapel. In 1911, he was recorded as a Past Deacon

Shaw, JosephRef 87-2156
[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, JosephRef 87-3598
[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, JosephRef 87-131
[1842-1???] Born in Halifax.

He was a carpet weaver [1881].

He married Rebecca [1844-1???].


Rebecca was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Joe H. [b 1868] who was a worsted spinner [1881]
  2. Mary A. [b 1870] who was a part-timer / worsted spinner [1881]
  3. Samuel T. 1878

The family lived at

  • 5 Fleet Square, Halifax [1881]

Shaw, JosephRef 87-92
[1854-1929] Born in Stainland.

He was a rate collector [1881] / an estate steward [1901].

Around 1878, he married Elizabeth [1858-1928].


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

  • Cross Field, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1881]
  • 41 Union Street South, Halifax [1901]

Elizabeth died 20th January 1928 (aged 70).

Joseph died 30th September 1929 (aged 75).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Shaw, JosephRef 87-87
[1862-1914] (Possibly) son of John Shaw.

Born in Elland.

He was a clerk [1881] / a manager (paper mill) [1891] / a paper manufacturer [1901].

He married Ann [1863-1932].


Ann was born in Fulneck
 

Children:

  1. Kathleen Mabel [1890-23rd April 1959]
  2. Beatrice Hutton [1891-31st January 1963]
  3. Gladys Rachel [1892-4th April 1909]
  4. Joseph H. [b 1896]
  5. Mildred Caroline [1900-26th July 1986]
  6. Evelyn Mary who died 16th June 1904 (aged 4 weeks) 

The family lived at

  • The Grove, Nelson Hill, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1891]
  • The Grove, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1901]

Joseph died 26th December 1914 (aged 52).

Ann died 19th June 1932 (aged 69).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Shaw, JosephRef 87-28
[1867-19??] Son of Joseph Shaw, labourer.

Born in Ramsey, Huntingdonshire.

He was a carter of Trooper Lane, Southowram [1891] / a driver (goux 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
  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 George Cooper.

Sons Herbert Andrew & Harold died in World War I

Shaw, Joseph WilliamRef 87-41
[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, JoshuaRef 87-444
[1???-17??] Halifax yeoman.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Thomas

Shaw, JoshuaRef 87-101
[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, JoshuaRef 87-137
[1824-1884] Born in Stainland.

He was a wool comber [1851] / a worsted spinner overlooker [1861, 1871] / an overlooker of worsted [1881].

In [Q3] 1845, he married Hannah Hinchcliffe [1825-1887] in Halifax.


Hannah was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. Gunilda [b 1847] who was a worsted power loom weaver [1861], a worsted yarn winder [1871]
  2. Reuben Calvert
  3. Hinchcliffe [b 1852] who was a worsted spinner [1861], a woolsorter [1871]
  4. Arthur [1861-10th October 1869] who was buried with his parents
  5. Melinda [1867-30th March 1911] who was a worsted spinner [1881], & was buried with her parents
  6. Walter [1864-13th November 1870] who was buried with his parents
  7. Joshua [b 1870]
  8. child who died in infancy
  9. child who died in infancy
  10. child who died in infancy

The family lived at

  • 126 Paige Row, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1851]
  • 201 Beech Street, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1861]
  • Royd, Stainland [1871]
  • Cross Field, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1881]

Joshua died 17th April 1884 (aged 60).

Hannah died 7th March 1887 (aged 62).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Shaw, JoshuaRef 87-80
[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]

h died in 1913 (aged 57).

4 sons served in World War I.

Sons John & James Herbert died in World War I, and 2 other sons served in the War

Shaw, JoshuaRef 87-31
[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 [1922]; Margaret [1934]

Shaw, Joshua HaroldRef 87-34
[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 Esquelbecq Military Cemetery, France [Grave Ref II B 6.]

His brother John Hanson also died in the War

Shaw, LaurenceRef 87-1680
[17??-18??] Minister at Steep Lane Baptist Church, Sowerby [1824]. In 1829, he moved to Malton

Shaw, LewisRef 87-77
[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, LewisRef 87-3391
[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, LewisRef 87-112
[1860-1938] Born in Southowram.

He was a horse keeper [1891] / a coal carter [1901] / a groom & gardener (domestic) [1911].

In [Q2] 1884, he married Rebecca Peel [1864-1939] in Halifax.


Rebecca was born in Idle, Bradford
 

Children:

  1. Joe [b 1886] who was a stone delver (quarry) [1901], a bricklayer [1911]
  2. Evelyn [b 1889] who was part-timer / cotton spinner [1901], a toffee wrapper [1911]
  3. Frank [b 1892] who was a piecer (cotton spinning) [1911]
  4. Harold [b 1896] who was a silk dresser (silk spinning) [1911]
  5. Alfred [b 1897] who was a silk dresser (silk spinning) [1911]
  6. Lily [b 1905]

The family lived at

  • Marsh Lane, Southowram [1891]
  • Hall Ings, Southowram [1901]
  • 8 Law Lane, Southowram [1911]

Lewis died 13th January 1938 (aged 78).

Rebecca died 20th December 1939 (aged 75).

The couple were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: F-A8]

Shaw, LukeRef 87-2414
[17??-1795] Schoolmaster.

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

He was buried at Illingworth Church

See John Chambers

Shaw, LukeRef 87-1821
[18??-19??] Established Luke Shaw & Son.

He lived at 21 Catherine Street, Elland [1905]

Shaw, MaryRef 87-30
[1842-1919] of 76 Hanson Lane, Halifax.

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

Shaw, MichaelRef 87-1403
[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 NormanRef 87-1066
[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 MarsdenRef 87-49
[1900-1918] Son of John Shaw.

Born in Greetland.

During World War I, he enlisted [February 1918], and served as a Private with the 2nd/4th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He had been in France for about 6 weeks before he was wounded in the leg & arm and taken to a general hospital in France. It was thought that his condition was improving and his parents were sent for, but he died of his wounds before they arrived [2nd October 1918].

His photograph appears with reports of his death in the Halifax Courier [5th October & 19th October 1918].

He was buried at Turlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, France [Grave Ref V C 27].

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

His brother Charles Richard also died in the War

Shaw, PercyRef 87-S102
[1890-1976] Halifax-born inventor of the Catseye reflecting roadstud

Shaw, PercyRef 87-13
[1???-1???] Son of Frank Shaw.

He played solo euphonium with the Black Dyke Mills Brass Band

Shaw, Percy AllenRef 87-100
[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).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [8th September 1917].

He was buried at Ramscappelle Road Military Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref VI E 3].

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

Shaw, R.Ref 87-1743
[18??-1???] Milliner, dress and mantle maker, general and fancy draper at 9 Commercial Street, Brighouse [1895]

Shaw, Raymond MortonRef 87-1322
[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 in 1983 (aged 93).

See Shaw Park, Holywell Green

Shaw, Reuben CalvertRef 87-136
[1850-1918] Son of Joshua Shaw.

Born in Stainland.

He was a worsted spinner [1861] / a worsted spinning overlooker [1871] / a worsted drawing overlooker [1881] / a worsted manager [1891] / a foreman (worsted factory) [1901] / a foreman in drawing & twisting (worsted factory) [1911].

In [Q2] 1872, he married Rebecca Ann Whiteley [1850-1933] in Halifax.


Rebecca Ann was born in Outlane
 

Children:

  1. Walter who died 17th February 1875 (aged 1 year & 8 months) 
  2. Emily who died 2nd May 1876 (aged 10 months) 
  3. Arthur Robert [b 1877] who was a worsted mill hand [1891], a manager worsted & woollen factory [1901]
  4. Herbert J. [b 1880] who was a worsted mill hand [1891], a joiner [1901]
  5. Edgar Ewart [b 1883] who was an assistant overlooker (worsted) [1901]
  6. Albert Eli who died 20th May 1886 (aged 3 weeks) 

The family lived at

  • Beech Street, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1881]
  • Cross Field, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1891]
  • Cross Field Terrace, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1901]
  • 7 Cross Field Terrace, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1911]

Reuben died 20th September 1918 (aged 68).

Rebecca Ann died 19th September 1933 (aged 83).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Shaw, RobertRef 87-22
[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, RobertRef 87-65
[1886-1917] Son of Edwin Shaw.

Born in Elland.

He was a corporal in the St John Ambulance Brigade / a boot & shoe apprentice [1901] / a railway car goods porter [1911] / employed by the Great Northern Railway Company at South Parade, Halifax.

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 of wounds in Elland in France [14th October 1917] (aged 31).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [17th November 1917].

He was buried at Solferino Farm Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref I B 31].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Pellon Baptist Church

Shaw, RogerRef 87-111
[1843-1881] (Possibly) son of Henry Shaw.

Born in Heptonstall [Q2 1843].

He was a carter [1871] / landlord of the Swan, Heptonstall [1881].

He married Sarah [1844-1872].


Sarah was born in Hemsworth
 

Children:

  1. Mary Elizabeth [b 1871]
  2. John Crowther (Shaw) [b 8th August 1872]

The family lived at

The couple were buried at Heptonstall Church; Roger [27th April 1881]; Sarah [29th August 1872]

Shaw, RonaldRef 87-96
[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 Aubers Ridge British Cemetery, Aubers, France [Grave Ref VII A 10].

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

Shaw, Rev S.Ref 87-3265
[18??-18??] Minister of Providence Independent Chapel, Ovenden. He left in August 1855 to serve at the Independent Chapel, Middleton, near Manchester

Shaw, S. W.Ref 87-3273
[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, SamRef 87-145
[1877-1935] Born in Stainland.

He was a sizer & beamer [1911].

In [Q3] 1907, he married Susan [1872-1936] in Halifax.


Susan was born in Stainland, the widow of Mr Gledhill.

She had a daughter by her first marriage: Bertha [b 1894] who was a worsted twister [1911]

 

Children:

  1. Ann [1911-1st August 1916]

The family lived at Grey Hall Yard, Stainland [1911].

Sam died 7th January 1935 (aged 58).

Susan died 14th February 1936 (aged 64).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Shaw, SamuelRef 87-2832
[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.

Sarah married (2) Benjamin Mellor

Shaw, SamuelRef 87-2844
[17??-18??] Of Holywell Green, Stainland.

He married Unknown.

Children:

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

Shaw, SamuelRef 87-58
[18??-1???]

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

Children:

  1. Harry

Samuel was dead by 1920.

After his death, Annie married Mr Cass

Shaw, SamuelRef 87-138
[1810-1874] Born in Stainland.

He was a wool weaver [1841] / a power loom tuner [1861].

He married (1) Rebecca [1810-18??].

Children:

  1. Hannah [b 1831]
  2. Sarah [b 1833]
  3. George [b 1836]
  4. John [b 1839]
  5. James [1845-23rd August 1868] who was a cloth finisher [1861]

Rebecca died in 1841.

Around 1844, he married (2) Ellen [1825-1882].


Ellen was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. Mary Ann [b 1847] who was a worsted spinner [1861]
  2. Sarah Ann Eastwood [b 1850] who was a worsted spinner [1861]
  3. Samuel [b 1850]
  4. John [b 1852] who was a worsted spinner [1861]
  5. Alfred [b 1859]
  6. William [1860-30th August 1870] who was buried with his parents

The family lived at

  • 455 New Street, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1861]
  • Longfield, Stainland [1871]

Samuel died 25th October 1874 (aged 64).

Ellen died 13th February 1882 (aged 57).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Shaw, SamuelRef 87-553
[1818-1887] JP.

Son of Joseph Shaw.

Born in Stainland.

He was a woollen manufacturer employing 1000 hands [1881], a farmer of 192 acres employing 8 men [1881], and a partner in John Shaw & Sons, the family woollen and worsted business.

He 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 [1831-1861].


Emma was the daughter of Samuel Walker
 

Children:

  1. Alice Mary
  2. daughter
  3. Catherine Eliza [1859-13th October 1862]
  4. son
  5. Herbert Walker who died 21st October 1862 (aged 1 year & 8 months) 

Emma died (possibly in childbirth) [18th March 1861] (aged 29).

On 8th June 1864, he married (2) Ellen Haigh [1834-1???] at Sion Chapel, Halifax.


Ellen was born in Halifax, the daughter of Eliza [b  1810] & James Haigh [b 1811]
 

The family lived at

In 1886, he bought Jagger Green Hall, Stainland.

See Halifax, Huddersfield & Keighley Railway

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Shaw, Rev SamuelRef 87-1135
[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, SamuelRef 87-147
[1844-1927] Born in Halifax.

He was a cotton doubler (unemployed) [1901].

On 26th December 1866, he married Mary Ann Taylor [1848-1902] at Stainland.


Mary Ann was born 12th April 1848
 

Children:

  1. Joseph Taylor (Shaw) [bapt 28th May 1871]
  2. Annie [b 1872]
  3. Ettie [b 1874] who was a flag & ring machinist [1901]
  4. Susan [b 1876] who was a flag 7 ring machinist [1901]
  5. Joe Willie [26th November 1870-24th December 1870]

The family lived at

  • 38 Cromwell Street, Halifax [1901]

He died 2nd November 1927 (aged 83).

Mary Ann died 15th April 1902 (aged 54).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Shaw, Samuel EsdaileRef 87-97
[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 Basra War Cemetery, Iraq [Grave Ref IV M 2].

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

His widow married (2) Mr Hatcher.

They lived in Yeovil, Somerset

Shaw, Samuel TurnerRef 87-1733
[1846-19??] Born in Hipperholme.

He was a wire manufacturer [1881] / a retired wire drawer [1891, 1901].

He married (1) Mary Elizabeth [1846-1???].


Mary Elizabeth was born in Ovenden
 

Mary Elizabeth died in Halifax [Q2 1891] (aged 46).

In [Q4] 1891, he married (2) Annie Maria in Halifax.


Annie Maria née Foster came from Wiltshire.

She was the widow of John Francis Brown

 

The family lived at

Living with them [in 1881] was father-in-law James Shaw [b  1818] (wool sorter) 

Shaw, SarahRef 87-55
[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, SidneyRef 87-91
[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, SutcliffeRef 87-18
[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 Akroyd in Halifax.


Louisa was the daughter of
Benjamin Akroyd
 

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].

Louisa died 7th July 1944 (aged 82).

Sutcliffe died 3rd February 1955 (aged 93).

The couple were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland with Louisa's parents

Shaw, SykesRef 87-83
[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 Coxyde Military Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref I I 23].

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

Shaw, ThomasRef 87-103
[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, ThomasRef 87-443
[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, ThomasRef 87-124
[1795-1852] Of Little Bradley.

He married Martha [1796-1833].

Children:

  1. Maria [1810-16th August 1865] who married William Bettison
  2. Joshua [1815-10th May 1851]
  3. John [1823-13th April 1836]

Martha died 12th May 1833 (aged 37).

Thomas died 24th June 1852 (aged 57).

Members of the family were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: I5]

Shaw, ThomasRef 87-3661
[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 St Bartholomew's Church, Dean Head


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 & Mary were buried at Christ Church, Barkisland

Shaw, ThomasRef 87-89
[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, ThomasRef 87-594
[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, ThomasRef 87-132
[1847-1925] Born in Barkisland

He was a woollen weaver [1881].

He married Alice [1854-1900].


Alice was born in Barkisland.

She was a cotton card room hand [1881]

 

Children:

  1. Sam [6th June 1886-16th March 1890] who was buried with his parents

The family lived at

  • Beestonley Lane, Stainland-with Old Lindley [1881]
  • Scarr Hill, Stainland [1890]

Thomas died 5th April 1925 (aged 78).

Alice died 24th February 1900 (aged 46).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Shaw, ThomasRef 87-4
[1850-1893] Son of Abraham Shaw.

He married Mary [1850-1882].

The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 3630]

Shaw, ThomasRef 87-106
[1851-19??] Son of George Shaw, farmer.

Born in Scammonden.

He was a cotton spinner of Rishworth [1874] / a cotton spinner [1881] / a cotton spinner & farmer [1891] / a farmer [1901, 1911].

In 1874, he married Mary Berry [1854-19??] at St Bartholomew's Church, Dean Head.


Mary was born in Scammonden, was the daughter of Thomas Berry, weaver
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Jane [b 1875] who was a cotton reeler [1891, 1901], a reeler [1911]
  2. Harry [b 1877] who was a cotton piecer [1891], a cotton spinner [1901, 1911]
  3. Mary Ellen [b 1880] who was a cotton winder [1901], a reeler [1911]
  4. Annie [b 1882] who was a woollen weaver [1901], a weaver [1911]
  5. Miranda [b 1884] who was a cotton card room hand [1901], a card room hand [1911]
  6. Florence [b 1887] who was a woollen weaver [1901], a warper [1911]
  7. Ethel [b 1889] who was a woollen piecer [1901], a weaver [1911]
  8. Amy [b 1891] who was a card room hand [1911]
  9. John [b 1893] who was a cotton twiner [1911]
  10. Ben
  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, 1901, 1911]

Shaw, ThomasRef 87-142
[1854-1926] Son of William Shaw.

He married Hannah Maria [1851-1930].

Thomas died 10th January 1926 (aged 72).

Hannah Maria died 1st October 1930 (aged 79).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland with Thomas's parents

Shaw, Thomas AllenRef 87-53
[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 JohnRef 87-4370
[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 WhitleyRef 87-75
[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, TrevorRef 87-33
[1899-1918] Son of John Culpan Shaw.

Born in Halifax.

He was a member of the Sunday School of Bridge Street United Methodist Church, Todmorden / employed in Seed Brothers' warehouse.

He lived at 17 York Street, Todmorden.

During World War I, he enlisted [29th March 1917], and served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He died in the 2nd Australian General Hospital [12th April 1918] (aged 19), of wounds received the day before.

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [20th April 1918].

He was buried at Wimereux Communal Cemetery, France [Grave Ref X C 10].

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

Shaw, TrumanRef 87-966
[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.Ref 87-1861
[18??-19??] Skewer maker at Argyle Street, Halifax.

He lived at Duke Street [1905]

Shaw, WalkerRef 87-104
[1840-19??] Born in Stainland.

He was an overlooker at woollen mill [1881] / a cotton weaver [1891] / a woollen loom overlooker [1901] / a weaving overlooker [1911].

In 1875, he married Sarah Nutton [1850-19??] in Halifax.


Sarah was born in West Vale
 

Children:

  1. Walter
  2. Annie [b 1878] who was a mill hand [1891]
  3. Alice A [b 1880] who was a cotton reeler [1901]
  4. Sarah E [b 1883] who was a cotton card room hand [1901], a woollen weaver [1911]
  5. Arthur
  6. Minnie [b 1890] who was a serge weaver [1911]

The family lived at

  • Cordingly Green, Stainland [1881]
  • Dob Royd, Stainland with Old Lindley [1891]
  • Forresters Row, Stainland [1901, 1911]

Shaw, WalterRef 87-93
[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:

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

The family lived at

  • 21 Berry Court, New Bank, Halifax [1911]
  • 16 Alma Street, St James's Road, Halifax [1916]

Shaw, WalterRef 87-149
[1877-1951] (Possibly) son of Walker Shaw.

Born in Stainland.

He was a mill hand [1891] / a woollen mill stoker [1901] / a stationary engineer (poor law institution) [1911].

Around 1909, he married Harriet Ann [1878-1949].


Harriet Ann was born in Barkisland
 

The family lived at

  • 38 Bowman Terrace, Halifax [1911]

Walter died 12th January 1951 (aged 74).

Harriet Ann died 9th January 1949 (aged 71).

The couple were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Shaw, WilfredRef 87-39
[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 [September 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 in Elland at Hill 60 [19th December 1915] (aged 20).

He was buried at Ferme-Olivier Cemetery, Belgium. [Grave Ref 2 H 1]

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

Shaw, WilliamRef 87-3625
[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, WilliamRef 87-110
[1???-18??] In 1837, he was listed as a butter, bacon, cheese, flour dealer at 27 Northgate, Halifax

Shaw, WilliamRef 87-148
[1799-1869] Born in Stainland.

He was a farmer of 11 acres [1861].

He married Hannah [1799-1864].


Hannah was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. Samuel [1834-4th December 1918] who was a woollen sizer [1861]
  2. Mary Ann [b 1838] who was a woollen weaver [1861]
  3. Edwin [b 1840] who was a cloth finisher [1861]

The family lived at

  • Holywell Green
  • Far Sowood, Sand Bed, Stainland [1861, 1864]

Living with them [in 1861] was grandson William Shaw [b 1843] (woollen sizer).

William died 4th June 1869 (aged 70).

Hannah died 16th July 1864 (aged 65).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Shaw, WilliamRef 87-98
[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 in Elland [8th May 1918].

He was buried at Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, France [Grave Ref IX B 62].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Shaw, WilliamRef 87-125
[1801-1887] Born in Stainland.

He was a grocer / draper / brick maker employing 1 man [1861] / a retired grocer [1871].

He married Mary [1803-1875].


Mary was born in Greetland
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [5th May 1832-10th June 1874] who was buried with her parents
  2. Ellen [23rd June 1836-7/January 1839] who was buried with her parents
  3. Rachel [b 1839] who was a woollen warper [1861]
  4. David [b 1841] who was a butcher [1861]
  5. Ruth [b 1843] who was a cotton reeler [1861]
  6. Alfred [b 1846] who was a woollen spinner [1861]
  7. Mary A. [b 1848] who was a cotton reeler [1861]

The family lived at

  • Mount Pleasant, Elland-cum-Greetland [1861, 1871]

Living with them [in 1871] was granddaughter Emily Shaw [b  1867].

Mary died 5th November 1875 (aged 72).

William died 17th November 1887 (aged 86).

Members of the family were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: O5]

Shaw, WilliamRef 87-9
[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, WilliamRef 87-15
[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, WilliamRef 87-141
[1832-1854]

He married Martha [1830-1886].

Children:

  1. Thomas

The family lived at

  • Stainland [1854]

William died 20th April 1854 (aged 22).

Martha died 26th April 1886 (aged 56).

Members of the family were buried at Providence Congregational Church, Stainland

Shaw, WilliamRef 87-394
[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
 

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

William died in 1887.

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

Shaw, Dr WilliamRef 87-2233
[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, WilliamRef 87-70
[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 in Elland [25th September 1915] (aged 30).

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

Shaw, WilliamRef 87-25
[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).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [9th October 1915].

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

Shaw, William RawsonRef 87-416
[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, WillieRef 87-2896
[1861-1903] Born 7th February 1861.

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 [28th January 1889-7th April 1889] who was buried with her father
  3. Willie [9th May 1903-11th August 1903] who was buried with his father

Willie died 5th April 1903.

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: R-J19]

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

In 1905, Sarah married Friend Priestley.

Friend then became licensee at the Manor House

Shaw, WillieRef 87-115
[1897-19??] Son of Harry Edgar Shaw.

He was employed by Whittaker & Sons.

He lived with his parents at 3 Vickerman Street, Parkinson Lane.

During World War I, he enlisted [October 1914], and served as a Lance Corporal with the West Riding Regiment.

He was awarded the Belgian Croix de Guerre [1918].

His photograph appears with a report of his award in the Halifax Courier [23rd February 1918].

He survived the War

 

The Shaw family of Holywell GreenRef 87-1900
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 surnameRef 87-1

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, 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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