Sarah Shaw

2 June 1805–
Horbury, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Shaw was born on 2 June 1805, in Horbury, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Shaw, was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth Newton, was 35.

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Family Time Line

John Shaw
1770–
Elizabeth Newton
1770–
Thomas Shaw
1800–
Ann Shaw
1803–
Sarah Shaw
1805–
Elizabeth Shaw
1807–1807
Charlotte Shaw
1808–
Mary Shaw
1811–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1815

Age 10

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 16

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.
1843

Age 38

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

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.

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

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  • Sarah Shaw, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Sarah Shaw, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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