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Best-Shaw, Sir John (Michael Robert)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours. 128 words.

10th Bt cr 1665

Born 28 Sept. 1924; s of Sir John James Kenward Best-Shaw, 9th Bt, Commander RN, and Elizabeth Mary Theodora (d...

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Lefevre, Sir John George Shaw- (1797–1879), civil servant

M. C. Curthoys.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Political Institutions. 1546 words.

Lefevre, Sir John George Shaw- (1797–1879), civil servant, was born at 11 Bedford Square, London, on 24 January 1797, the second of four sons of Charles Shaw (1758–1823), and his wife,...

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Shaw, Sir John, first baronet (c. 1615–1680), customs farmer

John Ferris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 560 words.

Shaw, Sir John, first baronet (c. 1615–1680), customs farmer, was the second in the family of three sons and two daughters of Robert Shaw, wine merchant, of Southwark, Surrey, and his wife,...

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Shaw [Shaa], Sir John (c.1455–1503), goldsmith and mayor of London

E.B. Buxton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1533 words.

Shaw [Shaa], Sir John (c.1455–1503),goldsmith and mayor of London, was probably the son of John Shaw of Rochford, Essex. He was a nephew of Sir Edmund Shaw, a goldsmith who was mayor of...

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Rennie, Sir John Shaw (1917–2002), colonial governor and international civil servant

Linda Melvern.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 966 words.

Rennie, Sir John Shaw (1917–2002), colonial governor and international civil servant, was born in Cathcart, Glasgow, on 12 January 1917, the only son of John Shaw Rennie, an electrical...

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Shaw, Sir John Houldsworth

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 51 words.

Kt 1927

Born 1874; s of late Colonel Ed. Wm Shaw, JP, Indian Army; m 1900, Elizabeth Dalrymple (d 1932), d of Charles George Shaw, Ayr; one d...

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Rennie, Sir John Shaw

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 104 words.

GCMG 1968 (KCMG 1962; CMG 1958); OBE 1955

Born 12 Jan. 1917; s of late John Shaw Rennie, Saskatoon, Canada; m 1946, Mary Winifred Macalpine Robertson; one ...

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Shaw, Sir John Michael Robert B.

in Who Was Who

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Reference Entry. 3 words.

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Best-Shaw, Sir John (James Kenward)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 160 words.

9th Bt cr 1665; Commander (E) RN, retired

Born 11 June 1895; s of Rev. Sir Charles J. M. Shaw, 8th Bt, and Louisa (...

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Shaw, Sir (John) Giles (Dunkerley)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 173 words.

Kt 1987

Born 16 Nov. 1931; y s of Hugh D. Shaw; m 1962, Dione Patricia Crosthwaite Ellison; one stwo d; died 12 April 2000...

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Shaw, Sir John Charles Kenward

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 81 words.

7th Bt cr 1665

Born Pembury, 8 June 1829; s of Captain Charles Shaw, RN, and Frances Anne, d of Sir Henry Hawley, 1st Bt; ...

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Shaw, Sir John Valentine Wistar

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 91 words.

KCMG 1947 (CMG 1942); Kt 1946

Born 1894; m 1926, Josephine Mary, yr d of Joseph Simpson, Horsehay, Shropshire; two s; died 24 Dec. 1982

Repton...

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Shaw, Rev. Sir Charles (John Monson)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 105 words.

8th Bt cr 1665

Born 24 Nov. 1860; s of Rev. Charles John Kenward Shaw ( of 7th Bt), and Julia Elizabeth, d of Captain John Harvey Boteler, RN; ...

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Shaw, Sir John (Calman), (Jack)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance; Education. 232 words.

Kt 1995; CBE 1989; CA; FRSE

Born 10 July 1932 m 1960, Shirley Botterill; three d

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Mildmay, Sir Gerald (Anthony Shaw-Lefevre St John-)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 96 words.

7th Bt cr 1772

Born 30 Oct. 1860; s of 5th Bt and Hon. Helena Shaw-Lefevre, 2nd d of late Viscount Eversley; m 1892, Isabel Emily, 2nd d of Rev. C. A. St John-Mildmay...

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Shaw, Sir Charles (1795–1871), army officer

R. H. Vetch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1309 words.

Shaw, Sir Charles (1795–1871), army officer, third son of Charles Shaw, clerk of the county of Ayr, and his wife, Barbara Wright, daughter of a customs official at Greenock, was born at...

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Shaw, Alexander (1804–1890), surgeon

J. B. Bailey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Surgery. 602 words.

Shaw, Alexander (1804–1890), surgeon, was born in Scotland on 6 February 1804, the sixth son of Charles Shaw, clerk of the county of Ayr, and Barbara Wright, his wife, daughter of a customs...

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