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Joseph Shaw
(Cal 1753-1815)
Frances (Fanny) Scott
(Cal 1753-1827)
John Garnet
Alice Woodcock
William Henry Shaw
(Cir 1793-1866)
Isabella Garnet
Amelia Shaw
(Abt 1831-1912)


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Percival Longbottom

Amelia Shaw 3

  • Born: Abt 1831, Huddersfield, Yorkshire 4 5
  • Marriage: Percival Longbottom on 31 Mar 1866 in Independent Chapel, Batley 1 2
  • Died: Sep 1912, Claremont, WA 6
  • Buried: Sep 1912, Church of Christ section of the Karrakatta Cemetery 7


She worked as a Milliner in 1861 and resided at Bradford Rd, Dewsbury. 8

She immigrated in Jul 1874 to Melbourne, Australia. 9 10


Amelia married Percival Longbottom, son of Seth Longbottom and Elizabeth, on 31 Mar 1866 in Independent Chapel, Batley.1 2 (Percival Longbottom was born From Apr to Jun 1842 in Thornhill Edge, Yorks 11 12 and died about 1916 in Western Australia 13.)


1 FreeBMD Online Index of BMD, England & Wales,, Marriage. Marriages Mar 1866
LONGBOTTOM Percival Dewsbury 9b 799
Shaw Amelia Dewsbury 9b 799. V Likely - from 1871C bplace, age, occupation are right and likely needed to marry on near death of father. (and name of child).

2 General Register Office (England & Wales) Certificate,

3 RJB, WHS20050526 (A Gedcom created by unlinking Alfred Henry Shaw from his father and then exporting all related to WHS.)

4 Email Sue Trescott re 1841 and 1851 census, In 1841 there are two Amelias, one in Hudd. and one in Batley.
In 1851 she is 20.

5 General Register Office (England & Wales) Certificate,, Marriage 1866. 34 in Mar 1866 suggesting Mar 1831 to Mar 1832 birth.

6 Pioneers Index WA (CD at SLV and online), LONGBOTTOM AMELIA Female CLAREMONT 179 1912

7 NLA Newspapers online (TROVE), The West Australian Friday 20 September 1912. LONGBOTTOM.-The friends of Mr. Percival Longbottom, of Palmerston-street, Cottesloe Beach, and late estate agent of Fremantle, are respectfully invited to follow the re mains of his late beloved wife, Amelia, to the place of interment, the Church of Christ section of the Karrakatta Cemetery. The erl is appointed to leave his residenee, corner Palmerston and Smith streets, Cottesloe Beach, THIS (Friday) MORNING. the 20th inst., at 10 o'clock. Friends attending the Funeral may proceed by trains leaving Fremantle and Perth at 10.30 am.

8 Online Census and BMD,, 1861.

9 Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages (Victoria) - Certificate,, Death ALL 1876. Time in colony.

10 Public Records Office - Victoria,, Unassisted Passage.

11 Online Census and BMD,, 1871C.

12 Online Census and BMD,, BDM. Longbottom, Percival Record Type: Births Quarter: June Year: 1842 District: Dewsbury County: West Riding of Yorkshire Volume: 22 Page: 67.

13 WA Post Office Directories 1893-1949,, Last entry 1916.