Edward Stubbs Shaw

5 February 1805–after 1870 (Age 64)
Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Edward Stubbs

Edward Stubbs Shaw was born on 5 February 1805, in Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Hugh Shaw and Sarah. He married Hannah Worthey on 4 April 1830, in Ashover, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died after 1870, at the age of 66.

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Edward Stubbs Shaw
Catherine Rigley
Marriage: 6 February 1859

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  • Marriage
    6 February 1859Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 10
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1815 · Manchester Dock in Liverpool Built
    Age 10
    In 1815, the Manchester Dock in Liverpool was constructed by John Foster Sr. It was an important gateway for coal and manufactured goods mainly corn and cotton. It closed in 1929.
    Age 18
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): from Middle English s(c)hawe, s(c)haghe ‘small wood, grove, thicket’ (Old English sceaga). The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived in or by a small wood, or habitational, for someone from any of the many places so named. Shaw and Shawe are most frequent in Lancashire and Yorkshire, where Shaw in Oldham (Lancashire) may be a principal source of the surname. The English and Lowland Scottish surname was also established in Ireland in the 17th century.Scottish: shortened form of various surnames from the Gaelic personal name Sitheach, derived from sithech ‘wolf’.Irish (Down and Antrim): adopted for Ó Síthigh ‘descendant of Sítheach’, a personal name based on sítheach ‘peaceful’. Compare Sheehy .

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Edward Shaw in household of Mary Shaw, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Edward Stubbs Shaw, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Edwd Shaw, "New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1891"

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