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date: 28 February 2021

Shaw, James Johnstonlocked

  • Thomas Hamilton
  • , revised by Sinéad Agnew


Shaw, James Johnston (1845–1910), economist and judge, was born at Kirkcubbin, co. Down, on 4 January 1845, the second son of John Maxwell Shaw (d. 1852), a merchant and farmer of Kirkcubbin, and his wife, Anne, daughter of Adam Johnston. He was taught locally, first at the national school, and later by ...

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