Sir Charles Shaw, 1st Baronet

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Charles Shaw

Theodore Frederick Charles Edward Shaw (11 September 1859 – 17 April 1942) was a British Liberal Party politician.


Shaw was the eldest son of Edward Dethick Shaw and Millicent Augusta Gough, both of Wolverhampton. He was educated at Tettenhall College, Wolverhampton and Balliol College, Oxford.[1]


He was Managing Director and Chairman of John Shaw & Sons Ltd. of Wolverhampton. He was a Member of Wolverhampton Town Council. He was a Captain in the 3rd Voluntary Battalion of the South Staffordshire Regiment.[2] He was Liberal MP for Stafford from 1892 to December 1910.[3] He was created 1st Baronet in 1908.[4]

Private life[edit]

Shaw married at St. Mark's, Piccadelly, on 17 January 1900, Emily White Bursill, daughter of Henry Bursill, of Hampstead.[5] The couple lived at Charters at Sunningdale in Berkshire, with their two daughters.[6]

Sources and References[edit]

  • Who Was Who
  • Debretts House of Commons and Judicial Bench - 1901
  • British Parliamentary Election Results 1885 - 1918, F. W. S. Craig
  1. ^ Who Was Who
  2. ^ Debretts House of Commons and Judicial Bench
  3. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1885 - 1918
  4. ^ Who Was Who
  5. ^ "Marriages". The Times (36042). London. 19 January 1900. p. 1. 
  6. ^ Who Was Who

External links[edit]

Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Thomas Salt
Member of Parliament for Stafford
1892December 1910
Succeeded by
Walter Essex