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I have just completed research of the Mottershaw and Shaw family for my in-laws.Since the spelling is similar and there are not many Mottershaws around, I wonder whether there could be a link.
The Mottershaw family originate from the villages of Tupton and North Wingfield in Derby in 1735 and Sheffield from 1849.
The Shaw family come from Ecclesall Bierlow, part of Sheffield from circa 1810.
Let me know if you want some details.