Shaw, James


NOV 12TH 1818

Other Information

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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