John Shaw (c.1798-1874)
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John Shaw was a manufacturer who served as a local councillor.
He married Mary Siswick on 15 May 1818 and they resided at Croft House, Lockwood.
He was voted onto the newly-formed Huddersfield Town Council to represent the Lockwood Ward in September 1868, narrowing beating manufacturer Richard Roberts by just 7 votes.
He died on 29 April 1874 aged 76 and was buried 2 May 1874 at Lockwood Baptist Chapel.
- 1851 — woollen manufacturer employing 140 men and 55 women (aged 53) residing on Swan Lane, Lockwood, with his wife Mary, son James and niece Jane Hall
- 1861 — woollen cloth manufacturer (aged 63) residing at Croft House, Swan Lane, Lockwood, with his wife Mary
- 1871 — retired manufacturer (aged 73) residing on Swan Lane, Lockwood, with his wife Mary