James Nash Marshall senior

- a Master Mariner from London -
James Nash Marshall was born 18th September 1817 and baptised 12th October 1817 at St
George the Martyr, Southwark, son of
Robert Marshall and Elizabeth Nash [married 8th
December 1805 at St Giles Camberwell]
Father Robert was a mariner of Princes Street,
Lambeth.  James was a Master Mariner and appears to be away for many of the censuses. By
1881 he is retired and living at 42 St Lukes Road, Kensington.

Known Ships:

Jane Richardson was born about 1817 at North Belford daughter of George Richardson esq
and Mary.  

Marriage: James and Jane Richardson in the December Quarter 1845 at Liverpool [vol 20 page
299]  James Nash Marshall of Liverpoole, master mariner married Jane Richardson of
Newcastle on Tyne, Northumberland, spinster at St Michaels Liverpool by Licence  on 8th
October 1845 [Cheshire marriage allegations - FMP] the marriage licence gives
his address as 8
Hardy Street, Liverpool.
Marriage notice in the Liverpool Mail dated 18th October 1845 records
Jane's father as 'the late George Richardson esq'

James and his wife had the following children:.

James Nash Marshall junior baptised 2nd December 1846 at Saint Andrew, Newcastle Upon
Tyne, Northumberland,

George William Marshall baptised 5th October 1849 Saint Andrew, Newcastle Upon Tyne,
Northumberland, England

Robert Marshall baptised 16th March 1851 Saint Andrew, Newcastle Upon Tyne,
Northumberland, England
. Married Ester Mary Thompson on 31st May 1879 at St John of
Jerusalem South Hacknet. Riobert was a merchant.  His son Robert Nash Marshall married his
cousin Sylvia Lynette Marshall daughter of brother James Nash Marshall

Richard Marshall [unconfirmed] born Dec Q 1852, South Shields, vol 10a page 377 > Married
Blanche? A corn merchant in 1911 census.

The 1851 census shows Jane aged 34 born North Belford residing at 3 Ord Street, Elswick,
Northumberland, with her mother Mary Richardson a widow aged 71 born North Wooler and
Jane's brother George an Engineer aged 27 born Newcastle
on Tyne. Also in the household are
sons James 4, George 1 and baby Robert 1 month. [Indexed on Ancestry as MARSCHALL]

Death of Jane: Jane died sometime between birth of baby Richard in 1852 and the 1861

The 1861 census shows sons James and George scholars as lodgers at Corbridge Station,
Dilston, Northumberland in the home of John and Jane Dunn. Also lodging is Mary
Richardson aged 50 a fund holder who may be the boys aunt. Robert aged 10 is residing with
grandmother Mary Richardson and Aunt Ellen Richards at Elswick.

Second Marriage: James Nash Marshall of London married Elizabeth Richardson late of
Eldon Square Newcastle on Tyne on 30th August 1864 in Neufchatel Switzerland. Is Elizabeth
a sister of late wife Jane?

The 1871 census sons George, Robert and Richard is now living with second wife Elizabeth
Marshall aged 60, wife born Northumberland at 42 St Lukes Road, Kensington.

1874: James Nash Marshall is the captain of the ship Cambridgeshire bringing passengers to
Victoria Australia.

1875: Loss of The Cambridgeshire -
information to come

The 1881 census we finally find James home for the census at St Lukes Road Kensington. He
is a widow
er, aged 63 born Lambeth, retired master mariner. Also in the household is son
George W a clerk
for a wine merchant and nephew O? Jas M Payne, an apprentice aged 19
born in Walworth Surrey.
[Entry indexed as Jas N Marshall at Ancestry]


James Nash Marshall died December Q 1881 aged 64 at Kensington registration district.