Thomas Shaw

1780–1850 (Age 70)
Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Shaw was born about 1780, in Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Shaw, was 25 and his mother, Mary Lloyd, was 23. He died on 1 July 1850, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Charles Shaw
1755–1801
Mary Lloyd
1757–
William Shaw
1777–
Thomas Shaw
1780–1850
Dexter Shaw
1786–
George Shaw
1795–
Samuel Shaw
1798–
Mary Shaw
1779–1846
Charles Shaw
1784–
Joseph Shaw
1787–
Decimus Shaw
1789–
James Shaw
1792–
Hannah Shaw
1800–1839

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World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 21

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

Age 35

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 43

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a copse or thicket, Middle English s(c)hage, s(c)hawe (Old English sceaga), or a habitational name from any of the numerous minor places named with this word. The English surname was also established in Ireland in the 17th century.2 Scottish and Irish: adopted as an English form of any of various Gaelic surnames derived from the personal name Sitheach ‘wolf’.3 Americanized form of some like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish surname.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Shaw, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1535-1812 for Thomas Shaw
  • Legacy NFS Source: Thomas Shaw -

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