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M. T. Shaw, Head and Co

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Building contractors, 141 Cannon St, London EC

Iron Bridge Builders

1867 Thomas Howard Head became a member of the firm of M. T. Shaw, Head and Co., engineers and contractors, their business being for the most part with architects and builders[1].

1867 Alteration of partnership between Thomas Howard Head, Charles Arthur Head and Thomas Wrightson on the retirement of Thomas Head[2]. In the same file is an undated draft agreement between T. H. Head and M. T. Shaw of 141 Cannon St.

1869 Matthew T. Shaw, Head and Co moved a boatsman's house in its entirety from Caversham Bridge, a distance of 8 feet[3].

1869 Matthew T. Shaw, Head and Co of Stockton-on-Tees made the lifts for the Tower Subway under the Thames[4]

1871 The partnership was dissolved

Also see Matthew T. Shaw and Co and Matthew Turner Shaw

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Sources of Information

  1. Obituary 1880 Institution of Civil Engineers, Minutes of the Proceedings
  2. National Archives [1]
  3. Building News, 19 February 1869
  4. The Times, 7 October 1869