SHAW, John b: 1754 Great Harwood, Lancashire, England
I have a John Shaw b: 13 Apr. 1754 in Great Harwood, Lancashire, England who died: 04 Mar 1820 in Great Harwood, Lancashire, England
He married Ann BRAKEL. His father was Abraham SHAW born 18 Oct 1718 d: 18 Jan 1801 aged 87yrs and his mother was Elizabeth Crichlow and their children were Abraham & Thomas Shaw. His sistr was Sarah Shaw.
Thomas SHAW (son) was b: 20 Jan 1782 in Preston Patrick, Westmoreland, England who died 1841 aged 59yrs in Nateby, Lancashire, England. Thomas married Mary Holberry MARKHAM. Their children were: Sarah; Thomas; Caroline who married Henry Bomforth from East Retford, & Abraham.
Henry BOMFORTH with his wife Caroline nee Shaw came to New Zealand on the OLYMPUS (think in 1842) & settled in Nelson. Henry was a death fatality in the Wairau Massacre the year after they arrived in Nelson.
Anyone connected or can add more please.