Shaw, Thomas (1818-1880)

Family

Thomas was born on 3 October 1818 at Hollington, Staffordshire, to parents John, a farmer, and Sarah. He was baptised on 17 October 1818 at St Mary & All Saints, Checkley, Staffordshire.

Census returns identify the following occupations for Thomas after he left the ministry. He settled at Ilkeston, Derbyshire.

  • 1861 proprietor of houses
  • 1871 builder

He married Ann Corbett (abt1816-1864) in late 1845 in the Ashby de la Zouch Registration District, Leicestershire. Census returns identify two children.

  • Thomas Corbett (1847-1920)  – a bricklayer (1911) 
  • Sarah Ann (b abt1849)

Thomas died on 4 November 1880 at Ilkeston, Derbyshire.

Circuits

  • 1837 Presteigne
  • 1838 Leicester
  • 1839 Welton
  • 1841 Nottingham
  • 1843 Leicester
  • 1844 Ashby de la Zouch
  • 1845 Chesterfield
  • 1848 Donington
  • 1851 Summercotes
  • 1855 Kniveton
  • 1856 Ilkeston
  • 1859 disappears

References

W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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