Richard Shaw (MP for Burnley)
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|Member of the United Kingdom Parliament
|Preceded by||New constituency|
|Succeeded by||Peter Rylands|
6 August 1825|
|Died||19 January 1876(aged 50)|
|Political party||Liberal Party|
At the 1868 general election, Shaw was elected as the first Member of Parliament (MP) for the newly enfranchised parliamentary borough of Burnley in Lancashire. He was re-elected in 1874, and held the seat until his death in 1876, aged 50.
- "Historical list of MPs: House of Commons constituencies beginning with "B" (part 6)". Leigh Rayment's House of Commons pages. Retrieved 21 November 2009.
- Appleton's Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events, Vol. 16, for 1876, published 1886, p. 642-43
- Craig, F. W. S. (1989) . British parliamentary election results 1832–1885 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 88. ISBN 0-900178-26-4.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Richard Shaw
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|New constituency||Member of Parliament for Burnley
1868 – 1876
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