William Shaw II, apprenticed to John Swift 1736, free 1748. First mark entered as large worker 1749. Second and third marks, in partnership with William Priest, 1749 and 1759.
William Priest (or Preist), apprenticed to Richard Gurney 1740, free 1749. First and second marks entered as large worker in partnership with William Shaw in 1749 and 1759. Third mark with his brother James Priest in 1764; they worked together until 1773.
The Shaw & Priest partnership specialised in making good quality hollowware coffee pots, tankards and some salvers.