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Captain William Shaw & Captain Thomas Shaw
« on: Sunday 31 December 17 07:45 GMT (UK) »
A mystery on these two family members, Have not been able to find anything on there two gentlemen..
Remembered on a family memorial Stone in Kirkcolm Cemetery

MI states the following
Captain William Shaw Drowned at Sand heads Calcutta 5th October 1864 age 34..

Captain Thomas Shaw died at Montevideo 29 January 1869 age 37 years old

If anyone has any info on these two folk I would be grateful

Thanks
Scott Morland
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Re: Captain William Shaw & Captain Thomas Shaw
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 31 December 17 08:27 GMT (UK) »
There's a death announcement for Capt Thomas Shaw in the Liverpool Mercury of 13 March 1869. He was "of the screw steamer Scottare".
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Re: Captain William Shaw & Captain Thomas Shaw
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 31 December 17 08:31 GMT (UK) »
Thanks a great lead.. Been hard to find these two guys

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Re: Captain William Shaw & Captain Thomas Shaw
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 31 December 17 08:32 GMT (UK) »
Is there a Will to find for these men on ScotlandsPeople?

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Census information Crown copyright , All Census information from transcriptions - check original records , Familysearch/IGI is a finding tool only - check original records

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Re: Captain William Shaw & Captain Thomas Shaw
« Reply #5 on: Sunday 31 December 17 08:35 GMT (UK) »
they are indeed

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Re: Captain William Shaw & Captain Thomas Shaw
« Reply #6 on: Sunday 31 December 17 08:44 GMT (UK) »
what I know

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Re: Captain William Shaw & Captain Thomas Shaw
« Reply #7 on: Sunday 31 December 17 08:58 GMT (UK) »
Is there a Will to find for these men on ScotlandsPeople?

Will check that one out

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Re: Captain William Shaw & Captain Thomas Shaw
« Reply #8 on: Sunday 31 December 17 09:20 GMT (UK) »
Their applications for masters and mates tickets are viewable on Ancestry
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