Thursday, June 10, 2021

The Baroness Shaw of Northstead 1923-2021

  _.The Baroness Shaw of Northstead, who died 2 June, 2021, aged 97, was a scion of the Mowat baronets, and widow of the life peer the Baron Shaw of Northstead.

She was born in 1923 as Joan Mary Louise Mowat, daughter of Colonel Sir Alfred Law Mowat, 2nd and last Baronet, DSO, OBE, MC [1890-1968], and his wife the former Dorothy Louise Waller [1892-1969]; and married in 1951, Michael Norman Shaw [1920-2021], who died 8 January, 2021, aged 100, who was the National Liberal MP for Brighouse and Spenborough 1960-64, Conservative MP for Scarborough and Whitby 1966-74, & for Scarborough, 1974-92, and created a life peer as Baron Shaw of Northstead.

Lady Shaw leaves three sons, Charles, James and Jonathan


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