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Title: James Robinson Shaw
Identifier: BR0012
Image Type: B&W Photo, 11.5x16.5 cm
Subject: Shaw, James Robinson, 1811-1907
Donor: Ida Lynd Bradley

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Description: Photo of James Robinson Shaw, born Aug 13, 1811, West Farms, Westchester County, N. Y., son of William Shaw and Ann Robinson. He came to Canada with his parents in 1816, and again in 1831, settling on Lot 12, Conc 2 SDS, a mile and a half east of Port Credit. He married Mary Jane Thompson in 1842. Shaw was the proprietor of Shaw’s Hall, and was also a storekeeper, innkeeper, farmer, blacksmith, ship and carriage builder, and a healer. He died November 20, 1907.
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