Marsh ...



The entries for people & families with the surname Marsh are gathered together in this SideTrack.

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Marsh, MrRef 392-594
[16??-16??] Or March. Headmaster of Heath Grammar School [1650]

Marsh, ArthurRef 392-490
[1877-1967] Son of John Marsh

He was a chef (cook) [living with his brother Thomas William at 37 Commercial Street, Halifax 1901] / a confectioner [1916].

He and his brothers Thomas William and John carried on the family business – John Marsh & Sons.

Arthur was the chef.

In [Q3] 1904, he married (1) Catherine Measures [1877-1908] in Huddersfield.

Catherine died 21st December 1908 (aged 31).

In [Q2] 1912, he married (2) Alice Calthrop [1892-1974] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Ethel [b 1912]
  2. Winifred [1916-15/8/1945] who married Roland Marshall
  3. Bruce [b 1918] who married [Q4 1950] Margaret McVeagh and had children: Andrew & Jonathan
  4. Pauline [b 1921]

The family lived at 410 Gibbet Street, Halifax [1911].

Arthur died 25th December 1967 (aged 90).

Alice died 17th December 1974 (aged 82).

Members of the family were buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell

Marsh, Emily SykesRef 392-1718
[1862-1930] Daughter of John Marsh.

In 1891, she and sister Julia were living with their brother John at 24 Rhodes Street, Halifax

Marsh, Felix PatrickRef 392-915
[18??-191?] He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint Bernard's Catholic Church

Marsh, George SwindonRef 392-1730
[1876-19??] Born in Penistone.

He was publican at the Bridge, Brighouse [1908, 1911].

He married Louisa [1881-19??] from Leeds

Marsh, Rev H. F.Ref 392-665
[19??-19??] Vicar of Stainland. He resigned in 1948

Marsh, HarryRef 392-911
[19??-19??] He served in World War II.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Memorial at Saint John the Evangelist, Warley

Marsh, JohnRef 392-1713
[1801-1847] He was Licensee at the Royal Hotel, Sowerby Bridge [1841, 1847].

On 21st February 1819, he married Lydia, daughter of Thomas Heavysege, at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Henry [b 1822]
  2. John
  3. Thomas [b 1825]
  4. Sarah Ann [b 1828]
  5. Harriet [b 1831]
  6. William Heavysedge
  7. Julia Ellen [1837-1921] who married Thomas Henry Turney

After John's death, his wife, Lydia, was in charge of the Royal Hotel [1851].

Lydia was living with her daughter Julia Ellen and son-in-law Thomas Henry Turney [1861, 1871]

Marsh, JohnRef 392-592
[1824-1888] Son of John Marsh.

Born in Warley [10th October 1824].

He was a butcher living at the Royal Hotel, Sowerby Bridge with his widowed mother [1851] / inn keeper at the Royal Hotel & cab proprietor [1861] / licensed victualler at the Royal Hotel [1871] / hotel proprietor at the Royal Hotel [1881] / landlord at the Royal Hotel [1887].

He carried the post between Halifax and Ripponden.

Around 1870, he established an omnibus service.

In 1886, he established the John Marsh & Company horse-drawn omnibus service.

In 1859, he married Susan Sykes [1834-1886].


Susan came from Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. Ellen [1860-1933]
  2. Emily Sykes
  3. Julia
  4. Susan
  5. John
  6. Charles [1869-1873]
  7. Lydia [b 1870]

Living with them [in 1871] was Susan's [?] stepmother Mary Ann Sykes [aged 53].

Susan died 11th January 1886 (aged 51).

John died at Park Villa, Sowerby Bridge [3rd December 1888].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £3,572 9/11d.

Members of the family were buried at Sowerby Bridge Cemetery

Marsh, JohnRef 392-802
[1849-1916] Born in Wirksworth, Derbyshire.

Around 1873, he established a confectionery business – John Marsh & Sons – in Halifax

Marsh, JohnRef 392-1724
[1858-1923] Son of William Heavysege Marsh.

Born in Sowerby Bridge.

He was a cab proprietor (employer) [1901, 1911] / landlord of the Town Hall Hotel [1893-1923].

On 15th July 1897, he married Louisa Scarf [1892-1948] at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge


Louisa was born in Birmingham
 

Children:

  1. John [b 1897]
  2. William [b 1899]
  3. Elise May [b 1901] who emigrated to the USA [1925]

The family lived at 3 Town Hall Court, Sowerby Bridge [1901].

John died 8th April 1923 (aged 64).

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £1,717 1/10d.

Probate was granted to his widow Louisa.

After his death, Louisa took over at the Town Hall Hotel, and ran it until at least 1928.

Louisa died 2nd February 1948.

The couple were buried at Sowerby Bridge Cemetery

Marsh, JohnRef 392-1112
[1866-1951] Son of John Marsh.

Of John Marsh & Company.

He was a coach operator [1891, 1901, 1911] / a retired coach operator [1927].

In 1905, he married Emma Gaskell [1871-19??].


Emma was known as Emily
 

Children:

  1. John (Jack) [1906-1914]
  2. twins Alec [b 1908]
  3. Jessie [b 1908]
  4. Marian [1908-1976]

They lived at

  • 24 Rhodes Street, Halifax [1891, 1901, 1905]
  • 31 Rhodes Street, Halifax [1911]

Living with John [in 1891] were his sisters Emily and Julia.

Living with John [in 1901] were his sisters Julia and Susan [they never married]

John died in Blackpool [1st January 1951].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £11,542 6/10d.

Probate was granted to his widow Emily.

Emily died in Blackpool [30th April 1969].

Members of the family were buried at Sowerby Bridge Cemetery

Marsh, JohnRef 392-492
[1888-1954] Aka Jack.

Son of John Marsh

Born in Halifax.

He was a journeyman baker [1911] / a confectioner [1916].

He and his brothers Thomas William and Arthur carried on the family business – John Marsh & Sons.

John was in charge of the icing of the cakes.

In 1913, he married Ellen Beaumont [1884-19??] in Halifax.

They lived at

  • 12 & 14 Silver Street, Halifax [1911]
  • Glen View, Clover Hill, Halifax [1916]
  • 2 Heath Park Avenue, Halifax [1954]

John died 23rd May 1954.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £1,871 12/9d.

Administration was granted to his widow Ellen

Marsh, JohnRef 392-309
[1907-1996] Local writer and member of Halifax Authors' Circle

Marsh, John JosephRef 392-1760
[1847-1879] A policeman in Halifax [1879]

He died 25th February 1879 (aged 32).

He was buried at Stoney Royd Cemetery [Grave Ref: K 1144 D]

Marsh, JuliaRef 392-1719
[1862-1927] Daughter of John Marsh.

She never married.

In 1891, she and sister Emily were living with their brother John at 24 Rhodes Street, Halifax.

In 1901, she and sister Susan were living with brother John at 24 Rhodes Street, Halifax.

In 1911, she and Susan were living at 21 Mayfield Avenue, Halifax.

She and Susan both died in Blackpool

Probate records show that Julia left effects valued at £1,463 3/4d.

Probate was granted to her brother John

Marsh, Lydia HeavysegeRef 392-1197
[1857-1921] Or Heavysedge. Daughter of William Heavysedge Marsh.

Born in Sowerby Bridge.

In 1885, she married (1) Schofield Hainsworth. They had no children.

In 1895, after Schofield's death, she married (2) John Platt.

They had no children.

After John's death, she carried on as licensee of the Puzzle Hall Inn, Sowerby Bridge.

She submitted plans for the tower at the Puzzle Hall Brewery.

Latterly, she lived at West Parade, Halifax.

She died at St Luke's Hospital [28th March 1921].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £1,277 14/8d

Marsh, Dr RichardRef 392-25
[1585-1663] Vicar of Halifax [1638]

In 1642, he fled for his life, but returned in 1660

Marsh, SusanRef 392-1720
[1864-1938] Daughter of John Marsh

She never married.

In 1901, she and sister Julia were living with their brother John at 24 Rhodes Street, Halifax.

She and Julia both died in Blackpool

Marsh, Thomas WilliamRef 392-488
[1874-1948] Aka Willie.

Son of John Marsh

Born in Halifax [Q1 1874].

He was an apprentice steam engine fitter [1891] / a chef (cook) not domestic [living with his brother Arthur at 37 Commercial Street, Halifax 1901] / a confectioner & caterer [1911] / a confectioner [1916].

He and his brothers Arthur and John carried on the family business – John Marsh & Sons.

Thomas William was in charge of the administrative side of the business.

In [Q2] 1901, he married Lilian Jane Woodward [1878-1933] in Halifax.


Lilian Jane was born in Low Dunsworth, Yorkshire
 

Children:

  1. Kathleen [b 1903]
  2. John [b 1908]

The family lived at 16 Heath Park Avenue, Halifax [1911, 1916].

Lilian Jane died 9th January 1933 (aged 55).

Thomas William died 23rd July 1948 (aged 74).

Members of the family were buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell

Marsh, TomRef 392-1710
[1874-1941] Son of William Heavysege Marsh.

Born in Sowerby Bridge.

He was a butcher [1891] / cab man / driver [1901] / a tobacconist [1911] / a wholesale tobacconist in Halifax.

On 28th July 1907, he married Annie Archer [1875-1957] from Halifax, at Christ Church, Pellon.

Children:

  1. Charles Archer [b 1908]
  2. Sarah Gertrude [b 1909] who married [1935] Joseph Francis Braithwaite, son of Joseph Morton

In 1901, he was living with his sister Gertrude at the Town Hall Hotel, Sowerby Bridge.

The family lived at

  • 76a New Bank, Halifax [1911]
  • 8 Coleridge Street, Halifax [1936, 1941]

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £445 9/10d

Marsh, William AugustusRef 392-1267
[18??-18??] BA.

Educated at Pembroke College Cambridge. He was Usher at Heath Grammar School [1840]

Marsh, William HeavysegeRef 392-1721
[1833-1893] Or Heavysedge.

Son of John Marsh.

He was a butcher [1851, 1861] / cab proprietor & innkeeper at the Puzzle, Sowerby Bridge [1871] / cab proprietor & innkeeper at the Town Hall Tavern, Sowerby Bridge [1881, 1891] / cab proprietor & beerhouse keeper at the Town Hall Tavern, Sowerby Bridge [1893]

On 24th April 1855, he married Francis Jennings [1834-1887] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Lydia Heavysege
  2. John
  3. Harriet [b 1862]
  4. Alice [b 1865]
  5. William [b 1867]
  6. Jessie [b 1873]
  7. Tom
  8. Gertrude [b 1876]
  9. Harry [b 1880]

The family lived at The Nook, Sowerby Bridge [1861].

He died at the Town Hall Tavern [3rd July 1893]. Probate records show that he left effects valued at £394 4/6d, and probate was granted to John Marsh [cab driver] and Harriet Marsh [spinster].

After his death, his son John took over at the Town Hall Hotel

Marsh, William KnowlesRef 392-1702
[1897-1944] Son of Elizabeth & Oliver Marsh.

Born in Wallasey.

He was a member of Trinity Wesleyan Methodist Church, Halifax / a lay preacher / a manager of Halifax Co-Op Pharmacy.

In [Q3] 1922, he married Lucy Evelyn A. Pope in Birkenhead.

Children:

  1. son
  2. Evelyn D. [b 1925]
  3. Lucy D. [b 1933]
They lived at 21 Mount Avenue, Highroad Well, Halifax.

During World War II, he served as a Lieutenant with the Royal Army Medical Corps.

He died in India [15th October 1944] (aged 47).

He was buried at Karachi War Cemetery, Pakistan [Grave Ref 5 B 12.]

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Halifax Bowling Club

 

Marsh surnameRef 392-1
There are over 20 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Marsh, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Marsh:


Marriages 1888, 1941
 



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