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Edward Howard Marsh, MA CMG CB CVO KCVO

Edward Howard Marsh, MA CMG CB CVO KCVO

Male 1872 -

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  • Name Edward Howard Marsh  [1, 2, 3
    Suffix MA CMG CB CVO KCVO 
    Born 18 Nov 1872  Bloomsbury, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Christened 24 Dec 1872  St George the Martyr, Queen Square, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1881  36 Bruton Street, Westminster, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1891  30 Bruton Street, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Education Between 1891 and 1895  Trinity College, University of Cambridge Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation Civil servant  [3
    • His posts included those as Private Secretary to Winston Churchill and Assistant Private Secretary to Herbert Asquith. He was also an author and a significant patron of the arts.
    Person ID I12052  Main Tree
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 

    Father Howard Marsh, FRCS,   b. Abt 1840, Homersfield, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1915, Cambridge Registration District, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Jane Perceval,   b. 28 Sep 1834, St James, Westminster, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1896  (Age 61 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 25 Aug 1870  St George the Martyr, Queen Square, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F2272  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, Ancestry.com, (online database linked to digital images of records from the London Metropolitan Archives and Guildhall Library, 2009;).
      Baptisms solemnized in the Parish of St George the Martyr in the County of Middlesex in the Year 1872. No.740. Decr 24 Born Novr 18, Edward Howard, Howard & Jane, Marsh, 38 Guildford St., Surgeon, Edwin Price[?], Curate.

    2. [S105] 1881 Census Returns of England and Wales, General Register Office, (3 April 1881;), RG 11., RG 11/93 f.69 p.1 (Reliability: 3).
      36 Bruton St, St George, Hanover sq, Westminster
      Howard Marsh, Head, Mar, 41, Surgeon, Suffolk Homersfield
      Jane Marsh, Wife, Mar, 46, Surgeon's Wife, Middlesex, St James'
      Edward Marsh, Son, 8, Scholar, Middlesex, Bloomsbury
      Margaret Marsh, Daur, 6, Middlesex, St George Hanover Sq.
      Lydia Emmerson, Serv., Unm., 47, Cook Dom. Serv., Norfolk, Ryburgh
      Sarah Wilson, Serv., Unm., 24, Housemaid Dom. Serv., Norfolk, Wymondham
      Ellen Clarke, Serv., Unm., 19, Nurse Dom. Serv., Devonshire, Torrington


    3. [S36] Alumni Cantabrigienses, John and J.A. Venn, (London: Cambridge University Press 1922-1954. Converted into an electronic database by Ancestry.com;).
      Name: Edward Howard. Marsh; College: TRINITY; Entered: Michs. 1891; More Information: Adm. pens. at TRINITY, June 15, 1891. [Only] s. of Howard, F.R.C.S. [subsequently Master of Downing College], of 30, Bruton Street, London. B. [Nov. 18], 1872, in London. School, Westminster. Matric. Michs. 1891; Scholar; (Class. Trip. Pt I, 1st Class, 1893; Class Trip., Pt. II, 1st Class, 1895); Chancellor's medal, 1895; B.A. 1895; M.A. 1898. Second Class Clerk in the Colonial Office, 1896. Assistant Private Secretary to Mr Chamberlain, 1900; to Mr Lyttelton, 1903. First Class Clerk, 1905, and Private Secretary to Mr Churchill, 1907-15. Assistant Private Secretary to Mr Asquith, 1915-16. Private Secretary to Mr Churchill, 1917-22 and 1924-9; to the Duke of Devonshire, 1922-4; to Mr J. H. Thomas, 1924, and 1929-36; to Mr Malcolm Macdonald, 1936-7; retired 1937. A Trustee of the Tate Gallery, 1937-44. Chairman of the Contemporary Art Society. C.M.G., 1908; C.B., 1918; C.V.O., 1922; K.C.V.O., 1937. Author, Memoir of Rupert Brooke; Fables of La Fontaine; A Number of People; Odes of Horace. Of Dene House, Boar's Hill, Oxford, in 1947. (Kelly, Handbook; Who's Who; Who's Who in Art.)

    4. [S107] 1891 Census Returns of England and Wales, General Register Office, (5 April 1891;), RG 12/68 ff.97-98 pp.52-53 (Reliability: 3).
      30 Bruton St, St George, London
      Howard Marsh, Head, M, 51, Surgeon FRCS, Homersfield Suffolk
      Jane Marsh, Wife, 56, St James Piccadilly
      Edward H. Marsh, Son, S, 18, Scholar, St George Bloomsbury London
      Agatha Ward, Servt, S, 24, Cook Domestic Servt, St James London
      Eliza M. Sharpe, Servt, S, 31, Parlourmaid Domestic Servt, Worcester
      Ada V. Hudson, Servt, S, 22, Housemaid Domestic Servt, St Martins Worcester
      Elizabeth A. Tavey[?], S, 19, Housemaid Domestic Servt, Curridge Berkshire


    5. [S410] Visitation of England and Wales, Joseph Jackson Howard and Frederick Arthur Crisp, (Volumes I, III-XIV, privately printed, 1893-1906, scanned original pages on www.ancestry.co.uk, 2002;), vol.VI, pp.89-96 (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S9] London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, Ancestry.com, (online database linked to digital images of records from the London Metropolitan Archives and Guildhall Library, 2009;).
      1870. Marriage solemnized at the Parish Church in the Parish of St George the Martyr in the County of Middlesex. No.495. 25th August 1870. Frederick Howard Marsh, 30, Bachelor, Surgeon, 4 Furnivals Inn, father: Edward Brunning Marsh, Farmer; & Jane Perceval, 35, Spinster, 19 Queen Square, father: Spencer Perceval, Gentleman. Married in the Parish Church according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church, by Licence by me, Henry Whitehead. This Marriage was solemnized between us, Frederick Howard Marsh, Jane Perceval, in the Presence of us, Jane Beatrice Perceval, Spencer Perceval, John Langton.