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date: 17 February 2020

Shaw, Johnlocked

(1782–1859)
  • Andrew Popp

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Shaw, John (1782–1859), entrepreneur and industrialist, was born in Penn, Staffordshire, the son of John Shaw, farmer and maltster, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Edwards. He had a brother and a sister. Little is known of his early life, but by 1800 he had been apprenticed to a ...

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