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, Elizabeth, daughter of John Domelawe, wine merchant, of London. His father, who was descended from an armigerous ...
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Subjects: Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction ; Political Institutions ; Public Administration
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