Sir William Napier Shaw
Sir William Napier Shaw, M.A., LI.D., Sc.D. F.R.S., died at his home, in Old Brompton Road, London, on Friday, in his ninety second year. At one time Director of the Meteorological Office, Sir William was born in Birmingham and educated at King Edward's School. Birmingham. Emmanuel College, Cambridge, of which he was a Fellow, and Berlin University.
As a scientist, he had an international reputation -
Also in collaboration, he wrote The Smoke Problem of Great Cities.” For his researches into meteorological science he was awarded the Royal Medal of the Royal Society and the Symons Medal the Royal Meteorological Society. The funeral service was at St. Stephen's Church, Selly Hill, Birmingham, and the interment at Key Hill Cemetery.