Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

M. T. Shaw, Head and Co

From Graces Guide

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

See Also

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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