Peter Theodore Shaw

1770 - 1829


  1. Will of Peter Theodore Shaw of Brimpton Berkshire proved 29/11/1829. Under the will Peter Theodore Shaw made his property in Antigua liable to meet any shortfall in annuities of £500 p.a. to his wife and £300 p.a. to his younger children: the will also showed him as the tenant-for-life of an unnamed estate (almost certainly Spooners) on St Kitts. In the will, Peter Theodore Shaw refers to 'our common benefactor', Charles Spooner (q.v.), who was his uncle.


  1. PROB 11/1761/43. He was shown as aged 59 at death,, England, Select Deaths and Burials, 1538-1981 [database online]; his wife's name is from, Pallots Marriage Index 1780-1837 showing marriage license to Maria Thornton (with consent of her parents) and Peter Theodore Shaw [indexed as Peter Shaw] at Chenies Bucks., in 1795.

Further Information

Maria Thornton
Peter Spooner; Charles; Mary

Associated Estates (4)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1790 [SY] - 1823 [EY] → Tenant-for-life

Under the will of Charles Spooner in 1790, Spooner's unnamed estate(s) on Antigua was left in entail to Peter [Theodore] Shaw, his nephew or conceivably great-nephew.

1823 [SY] - 1829 [LA] → Owner
1819 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Tenant-for-life
1822 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Tenant-for-life

Relationships (4)

Father → Son
Father → Son
Notes →
Testator → Trustee
Nephew → Uncle
Notes →
Charles Spooner left in entail his estate [Blubber Valley] on Antigua to his nephew Peter [Theodore] Shaw. ...

Addresses (1)

Brimpton, Berkshire, South-east England, England