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Shaw, Sir (William) Napier (1854–1945), meteorologist

Jim Burton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/36054

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Shaw, Sir (William) Napier (1854–1945), meteorologist, was born at 84 Vyse Street, Birmingham, on 4 March 1854, third son in a nonconformist family of four brothers and four sisters of Charles Thomas Shaw, manufacturing goldsmith and jeweller, and his wife, Kezia, daughter of ...

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