Sir Eyre Massey Shaw KCB
(1830-1908)

Died aged c. 78

Captain Sir Eyre Massey Shaw KCB (17 January 1828 – 25 August 1908) was the Superintendent of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade (now renamed the London Fire Brigade), and its predecessor, the London Fire Engine Establishment, from 1861 to 1891. He introduced modern firefighting methods to the Brigade, and increased the number of stations.

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Sir Eyre Massey Shaw 1830-1908 first Chief Officer of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade lived here 1878-1891

94 Southwark Bridge Road, London, United Kingdom where they lived (1878-1891)