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: SURREY OF LONDON, JAMES NASH MARSHALL MASTER, BURTHEN 1089 TONS FROM THE PORT OF LONDON TO SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES, 22 SEPT 1869
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 giveshis 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'
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 census.
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 censussons 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 censuswe finally find James home for the census at St Lukes Road Kensington. He is a widower, 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.