James Shaw

1792–
Barston, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Shaw was born in July 1792, in Barston, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Shaw, was 37 and his mother, Mary Lloyd, was 35.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

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

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 9

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 23

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

Age 31

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 (2)

  • James Shaw, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: James Shaw -

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account
Create a free account to view more about your family.
Share this with your family and friends.