SHAW, John. 5.9.1827 — 1???. British (Scottish) Lawyer in India. Son of David Shaw of Ayr and Glencairn Dalrymple Armstrong. Registrar of the High Court, Madras (1875). Returned to the U.K. in 1878 and settled in Kensington. Married with Sophia Alicia Byam Gunthorpe, three children, i.al. the painter John Byam Liston Shaw (1872–1919).
Publications: “The Predecessors of the High Court of Madras”, MJLS 1880, 21-53 & 1881, 81-157.
– Charters Relating to the East India Company from 1600 to 1761. 20+310 p. Madras 1887.
Sources: Stray notes in Internet, i.al. Wikipedia on his son; http://www.antonymaitland.com/hptext/hp0012.txt.