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Frank Shaw (1840-1867)

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Frank Shaw (1840-1867)

1866 Frank Shaw, Manager, Burton Iron Works, Burton-on-Trent.[1]

1867 September 9th. Died.[2]


1868 Obituary [3]

FRANK SHAW was born at Stockport in 1840; and after serving his apprenticeship with Mr. E. T. Bellhouse, Eagle Foundry, Manchester, he remained for some time at the same works.

In March 1864 he went to Burton-upon-Trent, as draughtsman to the engineering firm of Messrs. Thornewill and Warham, and in 1866 became manager to that firm.

His death took place at Anerley near London on 9th September 1867 at the age of 27.

He became a Member of this Institution in 1866.


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