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Shaw, Cuthbertlocked

(1738/9–1771)
  • James Sambrook

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Shaw, Cuthbert (1738/9–1771), poet, was born at Ravensworth, near Richmond, Yorkshire, the son of Cuthbert Shaw (bap. 1711), shoemaker, and his wife, Ann, née Neeson. After schooling at Kirby Hill and Scorton, both near Richmond, he became a school usher, first at ...

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