Samuel Shaw

Barston, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Shaw was born about 1798, in Barston, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Shaw, was 43 and his mother, Mary Lloyd, was 41. He married Mary about 1820, in Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851.

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Samuel Shaw
Marriage: about 1820
Ambrose Henry Shaw

Spouse & Children

  • Male1798–Male

  • Mary


about 1820
Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom


  • Ambrose Henry Shaw


Parents & Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 3

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.

Age 17

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

Age 32

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

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)

  • Samuel Shaw, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Samuel Shaw, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Samuel Shaw -

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