WH[O] WA[S] BORN AT ULVERSTON LANCASHIRE
NOV 12TH 1818
AND DIED AT HIGHFIELD JUN[E] ?? 64
Birth recorded for James Shaw on 8th November 1819. He was christened on the 12th November 1819 in Ulveston, Lancashire. Parents named as James and Margaret Shaw.
Source: England & Wales Christening Records, 1530-1906; Place: Ulverston, Lancashire, England; Date Range: 1813 – 1843; Film Number: 1471900.
Two other children for James and Margaret Shaw were also shown in the chistening records for Ulveston; Thomas (b.30 Oct. 1816) and Elizabeth (b.1822, christened 24 Nov. 1822).
Potential match for a marriage recorded for James Shaw to Ann Westbrook, in Warrington, Lancashire, 17 April 1837.
Source Citation: England & Wales Marriages, 1538-1940; Place: Warrington, Lancashire, England; Collection: St Paul; -; Date Range: 1837 – 1837; Film Number: 1469047.
In the 1851 census, James Shaw (b.1819, Ulverston) was a stone mason living in Worsbrough, Yorkshire. The address was given as Mr Newmans Houses.
He lived with his wife Ann (b.1826, Worsbrough) and two children; Charles (b.1849, Worsbrough) and Truelove (b.1850, Worsbrough).
Source Citation: Class: HO107; Piece: 2333; Folio: 219; Page: 33; GSU roll: 87577.
In the 1861 census, James Shaw was still a stone mason, but was now living with his parents; James (b.1791, Wigan, Lancashire) and Margaret (b.1794, Ulswick, Lancashire), at 11, Bluchen Street in Barnsley, Yorkshire. His father was a stonemasons labourer. James wife Ann was not present, although James was described as married.
Also living at the property was James unmarried sister, Elizabeth (b.1831, Barnsley) and 4 grandchildren of James Snr, all born in Barnsley; James (b.1853), John (b.1856), Charles (b.1858), and Elizabeth (b.1860).
Source Citation: Class: RG9; Piece: 3446; Folio: 24; Page: 41; GSU roll: 543133.
Death recorded for James Shaw, Apr-Jun 1864, South Stoneham, Vol. 2c, page 34.
James Shaw (aged 46) of Highfield was buried on 11 June 1864.
Source: Burial Register for Christ Church, Portswood 1850-1899
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