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Admiral Sir Harry Holdsworth Rawson K.C.B.         1843-1910
Harry was born on 5 November 1843, the son of Christopher Rawson and Ellen Frances Wright, at Liverpool, Lancashire. See his obituary, below, that provides details of his life.

Florence Alice Stewart Shaw               1843-1905
Florence was born about 1843, the daughter of John Ralph Shaw and Fanny Harriet Cruttenden, in Cheshire.
I have identified the following children.
  Alice Evelyn Born abt 1872   Woodchurch, Cheshire  
Harry Hugh Born 18 Jan 1875   Woodchurch, Cheshire Died 21 Jul 1875
Henry Christopher Shaw Born 21 Feb 1876   Woodchurch, Cheshire  
Muriel Edith Florence Born abt 1881   Woodchurch, Cheshire Died 1882
Hugh Wyatt Hay Born 11 Sep 1887     Married Esther Mildred Paley

Birth of Parents
Harry Holdsworth Rawson b: 5 Nov 1843                       Lancashire     1843 4Q Liverpool 20 380 or 386
son of Christopher Rawson and Ellen Frances Wright

Florence Alice Stewart Shaw b: abt 1843  c: 8 May 1844       Woodchurch, Cheshire     1843 1Q Wirral 19 318
daughter of John Ralph Shaw and Fanny Harriet Cruttenden

Marriage
19 Oct 1871
Harry Holdsworth Rawson
Florence Alice Stewart Shaw
Woodchurch, Cheshire     1871 4Q Wirral 8a 707 or 386

Children
Alice Evelyn Rawson b: abt 1872  c: 18 Aug 1872             Woodchurch, Cheshire     1872 3Q Wirral 8a 426
daughter of Harry Holdsworth Rawson and Florence Alice Stewart Shaw
Harry Hugh Rawson b: 18 Jan 1875  c: 28 Mar 1875             Woodchurch, Cheshire     1875 1Q Wirral 8a 459
son of Harry Holdsworth Rawson and Florence Alice Stewart Shaw        Died 21 Jul 1875
Henry Christopher Shaw Rawson b: 24 Feb 1876              
son of Harry Holdsworth Rawson and Florence Alice Stewart Shaw
Muriel Edith Florence rawson b: abt 1881  c: 7 Sep 1881             Woodchurch, Cheshire     1881 3Q Wirral 8a 458
daughter of Harry Holdsworth Rawson and Florence Alice Stewart Shaw
Hugh Wyatt Hay Rawson b: 11 Sep 1887              
son of Harry Holdsworth Rawson and Florence Alice Stewart Shaw

1881 Census RG11-3531 4 April 1881 Bostock, Cheshire
Bostock Hall
Charles H. Mayhurst
Annie E. (Wife)
Elizabeth H.
Evelyn M.
Frederick C.
William H.
Cecil H.
Phoebe C. I. Alcock (Boarder)(s)
Florence A. Rawson (Visitor)(M)
Alice E. Rawson (Visitor)
William O. Shaw (Visitor)(s)
Plus 15 Servants
Age 49
Age 35
Age 14
Age 11
Age 8
Age 7
Age 6
Age 54
Age 36
Age 8
Age 33
J.P., Col. Cheshire Militia Davenham
Woodchurch
Davenham
Goosbry
Davenham
Davenham
Davenham

Woodchurch
Woodchurch
Woodchurch
Cheshire
Cheshire
Cheshire
Cheshire
Cheshire
Cheshire
Cheshire
London
Cheshire
Cheshire
Cheshire
abt 1831
abt 1845
abt 1866
abt 1869
abt 1872
abt 1873
abt 1874
abt 1826
abt 1843
abt 1872
abt 1847


1901 Census RG13-109 4 April 1881 Rectory, St Marylebone, London
2 Montegu Mansions, Flat D
Florence A. S. Rawson (Wife)(M)
Louisa Easton (Visitor)(s)
Plus 2 Servants
Age 56
Age 40
Living on own means
Living on own means
Woodchurch
Plymouth
Cheshire
Devon
abt 1843
abt 1840

Death
Florence Alice Stewart (Shaw) Rawson Died 3 Dec 1905                Died at sea

The Times, Tuesday, Dec 12, 1905                     OBITUARIES
  A Reuter telegram from Colombo of yesterday's date, states that Lady Rawson, wife of Admiral Sir Harry Rawson, the Governor of New South Wales, who was accompanying her husband to Sydney, died on board the Orient-Pacific liner Ormuz in the Red sea on the 3rd inst.   Lady Rawson, who was a daughter of Mr. John R Shaw, of Arrowe-park, Cheshire, married Sir Harry Rawson in 1871.

Death
Adm. Sir. Harry Holdsworth Rawson R.C.B. 3 Nov 1910, Age 66,       1910 4Q Marylebone 1a 352

Read his Obituary

LONDON   17 Dec 1910                         Probate
RAWSON sir Harry Holdsworth G.C.B. - of 34 Sloane-court, Middlesex, died 3 November 1910 at 3 Devonshire-terrace, Marylebone, Middlesex, Probate London 17 December, to Dudley Rawson Stratford de Chair, captain Royal Navy, Richard Stretton de Winton, major R.A., and Harry Christopher Shaw Rawson, lieutenant Royal Navy.
  Effects £16,327 0s. 7d.   Resworn £16,428 1s. 11d.
IN Memory of
Captain HUBERT WYATT HAY RAWSON
3rd Bn. attd. 2nd Bn., Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Who Died Age 29
ON 15 November 1916

Son of Admiral Sir Harry Rawson, K.C.B., M.V.O., C.B., etc.;
husband of Esther Mildred Rawson
of 49, Iverna Gardens, Kensington, London.

REMEMBERED WITH HONOUR
MUNICH TRENCH BRITISH CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL
Somme, France

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