James Harvey Rawson
Born 06/12/1827 in Sheffield
Settled in Sheffield
Died 16/08/1906
Father Samuel Rawson
Mother Harriet Skinner

Siblings John Charles Rawson, Samuel Ellison Rawson, Arthur Rawson, Herbert Alexander Rawson, Walter Rawson, Frederick Percy Rawson, Henry Anthony Rawson, Emily Hannah Rawson, Harriet Maria Rawson, Louisa Jane Rawson, Lucy Ellen Rawson
Notes In 1851 census was aged 23 and living with parents and family in Hill Foot, Sheffield, and was a Merchant's clerk. Married Susanna. Started work as a teacher but later joined firm of John Wilson & Son. In 1872 joined his brother F. Percy Rawson in 'Rawson Brothers', cutlery manufacturers. Was the first chairman of the Sheffield Evening Schools Association and a member of the Liberation Society. Connected strongly with the Portmahon Baptist chapel in Sheffield. Was keen on photography, founding the Sheffield Photographic Society. Was a member of the band of Passive Resisters in Sheffield. Obituary from Sheffield Daily Independent newspaper of 17/08/1906 is available on paper.