The Shaw Family

Alice Elizabeth Shaw

Birth: 1872, in Ixworth Thorpe, Suffolk, England

Baptism: 4 August 1872, in Ixworth Thorpe, Suffolk, England

Mother: Emily Eliza Shaw

Occupation: Barmaid (1891). Alice possibly took over proprietership of The Maybush, a beer house in Stowmarket run by her grandparents, after the death of her grandmother in 1920. The Maybush closed in 1922.

Census:
1881: Thorpe by Ixworth, Suffolk
1891: Bedingfield Arms, Lambseth Street, Eye, Suffolk
1901: 3 The Street, Yaxley, Suffolk. Visitor, Single. Age 29. Born in Ixworth Thorpe, Suffolk; visiting with the Bloomfield family (RG13/1765 fol 141 p5)

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Bertie Edward Shaw

Birth: 21 February 1893, in Kingston, Surrey, England

Father: Louis Sidney Shaw

Mother: Alice Susan (West) Shaw

Married: Ethel Rose Florence on 18 August 1919, in Kingston, Surrey, England

Notes: Bertie served in the Royal Navy during World War II. His ship was sunk during the war, and he was picked up by a German submarine. A photograph exists of him being pulled from the water taken by the Germans on the submarine that picked him up. Berie was a prisoner of war, and caught tuberculosis . He was never fit again, and died in 1959.

Death: 22 March 1959, at 60 Wyndham Rd., Kingston, Surrey

Census:
1901: Living at 25 Goldsboro Rd, Kennington, Lambeth, London. Age 8. Born in Kingston, Surrey.

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Emily Eliza (Shaw) Hall

Birth: 1853, in Ixworth Thorpe, Suffolk, England

Baptism: 4 June 1854, in Ixworth Thorpe, Suffolk, England

Father: Francis Cabel Shaw

Mother: Elizabeth Ann (Callas) Shaw

Children: Married: George Hall on 17 February 1873, in St Philip & St James, Whitton, Middlesex, England. The marriage was witnesssed by William Taylor and Lydia Taylor. George Hall is listed as a bachelor, aged 23, a gardener, of Whitton, the son of Joseph Hall, a labourer. Julia Shaw is listed as a spinster, aged 22, of Whitton, the daughter of Francis Shaw, a labourer.
The name Julia is inconsistent, however the burial record for Emily gives her name as Emily Julia, and she is buried in the same grave as George.

Children: Death: 1905, in Brentford district, Middlesex, England

Buried: 16 December 1905, in Twickenham cemetery, Twickenham, Middlesex, England (Section B Grave 44 fourth row)

Census:
1861: Green, Thorpe by Ixworth, Suffolk
1871: Langton Green, Eye Suffolk: Emily Shaw, Servant, Unmarried, Age 19, Born Ixworth Thorpe, Suffolk, Housemaid at Samuel Peck farmer
1881: 3 Bridge Terrace, Twickenham, Middlesex
1891: 89 Colne Rd, Twickenham, Middlesex
1901: 89 Colne Rd, Twickenham, Middlesex

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Emily Alice (Shaw, Roberts) McVicker

Birth: 1887, in Windsor, Berkshire, England

Father: Louis Sidney Shaw

Mother: Alice Susan (West) Shaw

Married (1st): Tom Roberts in 1911, in Wandsworth district, London, England. Tom was born in 1887, in Lambeth district, London, and died in 1919, in Wandsworth district, aged 32, of tuberculosis.

Married (2nd): Edgar Bertram McVicker in 1923, in Wandsworth district, London, England. Edgar died in 1927, in Lambeth district, London, aged 33, of tuberculosis.

Death: 1934, in Lambeth district, London, aged 46, of tuberculosis

Census:
1891: 89 Colne Rd, Twickenham, Middlesex (The home is that of her aunt and uncle, George Hall and Emily (Shaw) Hall)
1901: 25 Goldsboro Rd, Kennington, Lambeth, London

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Francis Cabel Shaw

Birth: 1825, in Ixworth Thorpe, Suffolk, England

Baptism:
4 September 1825, in Ixworth Thorpe, Suffolk, England

Father: Francis Shaw

Mother: Hannah Keeble

Married: Elizabeth Ann Callas on 5 February 1853, in Great Livermere, Suffolk, England. The marriage was witnessed by James Cutting and Ann Thompson. Francis is recorded as a bachelor, of full age, a labourer of Ixworth Thorpe, the son of Francis Shaw, a labourer. Elizabeth Ann is recorded as a spinster, of full age, of Great Livermere, the daughter of James Gooch Callas, a labourer. Banns were read on 9 January, 16 January and 23 January 1853, in Great Livermere.

Children:
The Maybush
The former Maybush, Bury Street, Stowmarket (left foreground)
Occupation: Agricultural labourer (1841 - 1886), then Innkeeper. Francis is listed as an inkeeper at the Bedingfield Arms in Eye, Suffolk, in the 1891 census and in 1892 he is listed as a Pork Butcher and Victualler at the Bedingfield Arms in William White's History Gazetteer and Directory of Suffolk. Later Francis operated The Maybush (not the Maypole as shown in the 1901 census). He is listed as Beer House Keeper at the Maybush in 1897 and 1904. After his death, the pub was run by his widow. The Maybush closed as a beer house in 1922. Francis's tombstone declares that he was "clerk of this parish" (Ixworth Thorpe) for 21 years.

Death: 31 March 1905, in Stowmarket, Suffolk, England, aged 79

Buried: Ixworth Thorpe, Suffolk, England. The inscription on his tombstone reads:
To the Glory of God
and
in loving Memory of
Francis Cabal Shaw
For 21 Years clerk of this Parish
Who departed this life
March 31st 1905
Aged 79 Years
+
Rest in Peace.
Also of
Elizabeth Ann
Beloved Wife of the above
who departed this life
April 25th 1920
Aged 88 Years
R I P.


Census:
1841: Thorpe Green, Ixworth Thorpe, Suffolk. Francis Keeble Shaw, age 15,Occupation: Agricultural Labourer, Son of Francis & Hannah Born in county: Yes (RG107/1014 fol 11 p3)
1851: Thorpe Green, Ixworth Thorpe, Suffolk. Francis Shaw, Inmate, Unmarried, Age 26, Occupation: Ag Lab, Born: Suffolk, Thorpe By Ixworth
1861: Green, Thorpe by Ixworth, Suffolk
1871: Thorpe Green, Ixworth Thorpe, Suffolk
1881: Thorpe by Ixworth, Suffolk
1891: Bedingfield Arms, Lambseth Street, Eye, Suffolk
1901: The Maypole, Bury Street, Stowmarket, Suffolk

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Louis Sidney Shaw

also spelled "Lewis Sidney Shaw" and "Lewis Sidney Shawe"

Birth: 26 June 1865, in Ixworth Thorpe, Suffolk, England

Baptism: 30 August 1865, in Ixworth Thorpe, Suffolk, England

Father: Francis Cabel Shaw

Mother: Elizabeth Ann (Callas) Shaw

Married: Alice Susan West on 23 October 1886, in Clewer, Berkshire, England. The marriage was witnessed by John Ayers Briggs and Sarah Ann Bowley. Louis is recorded as aged 21, a bachelor and engine cleaner, of 34 Victoria Cottages, Clewer, the son of Francis Shaw, a labourer. Alice is recorded as aged 18, a spinster of 34 Victoria Cottages, the daughter of William Charles West, a labourer.

Children: Occupation: Brickmaker (1881); Engine Cleaner (1886), Railway Engine Stoker (1891); Railway Engine Driver (1901, 1924)

Death: 28 March 1924, at 74 Clifton Street, Clapham, London, England, of pulmonary tuberculosis, aged 58

Census & Addresses:
1871: Thorpe Green, Ixworth Thorpe, Suffolk
1881: Thorpe by Ixworth, Suffolk
1886: 34 Victoria Cottages, Clewer, Berkshire (marriage certificate)
1891: 18 Cowleaze Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey
1901: 25 Goldsboro Rd, Kennington, Lambeth, London

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Louis Francis Shaw

Birth: 1889, in Kingston, Surrey, England

Father: Louis Sidney Shaw

Mother: Alice Susan (West) Shaw

Married: Harriet Bowley in 1914, in Windsor district, Berkshire, England

Census:
1901: Living at 25 Goldsboro Rd, Kennington, Lambeth, London. Age 12. Born in Kingston, Surrey.

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Sidney J. Shaw

Birth: 18 January 1891, in Kingston, Surrey, England

Father: Louis Sidney Shaw

Mother: Alice Susan (West) Shaw

Married: Daisy May Florence in 1914, in Kingston district, Surrey, England

Census:
1891: Living at 18 Cowleaze Rd., Kingston. Age 2 months. Born, Kingston
1901: Living at 25 Goldsboro Rd, Kennington, Lambeth, London. Age 10. Born in Kingston, Surrey.

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