William Arthur Shaw
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William Arthur Shaw
William Arthur Shaw

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Born(1865-04-19)19 April 1865
Died15 April 1943(1943-04-15) (aged 77)
NationalityBritish
Alma materOwens College

William Arthur Shaw (1865-1943) was an English historian and archivist.[1]

Life

Born on 19 April 1865, in Hooley Hill, Ashton-under-Lyne, now in Greater Manchester, he was the son of James Shaw and his wife Sarah Ann Hampshire. He graduated B.A. at Owens College in 1883.[1]

Shaw worked for the Chetham Society, and then the Public Record Office, as an editor. In 1940 he was elected a Fellow of the British Academy. He died on 15 April 1943.[1]

Works

  • Shaw WA (1894). Manchester Old and New. I. London: Cassell and Co.
  • Shaw WA (1894). Manchester Old and New. II. London: Cassell and Co.
  • Shaw WA (1894). Manchester Old and New. III. London: Cassell and Co.
  • Shaw WA (1895). The History of Currency, 1252 to 1894: Being an Account of the Gold and Silver Monies and Monetary Standards of Europe and America, Etc. Wilsons & Company.
  • Shaw WA (1900). A history of the English Church during the civil wars and under the Commonwealth, 1640-1660. I. London: Longmans, Green, and Co.
  • Shaw WA (1900). A history of the English Church during the civil wars and under the Commonwealth, 1640-1660. II. London: Longmans, Green, and Co.
  • Shaw WA (1906). The Knights of England. I. London: Sherratt and Hughes.
  • Shaw WA (1906). The Knights of England. II. London: Sherratt and Hughes.

References

  1. ^ a b c F. H. Slingsby, revised by Marc Brodie. "Shaw, William Arthur (1865-1943)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/36053. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)

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