American merchant. Born in Venezuela. Son of the US consul general to Venezuela, Benjamin Renshaw. Lived in the US, 1845–9. Ward of a Liverpool merchant, William Evans. Resided in Tenerife, Canary Islands, until 1900 and then moved to Spain.
Sources: Census returns of England and Wales 1861 (The National Archives: Public Record Office RG9/2708/78/46) New York passenger lists, 1820–1957 (Ancestry.com) US passport applications, 1795–1925 s.v. Renshaw, Joseph (Ancestry.com). (See the bibliography for full references to sources)