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marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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Marsh, Alec (1908–1996), jockey and horse-racing official

Wray Vamplew.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 715 words.

Marsh, Alec (1908–1996), jockey and horse-racing official, was born on 12 August 1908 at Staunton in the Vale, Nottinghamshire, the son of George Ernest Marsh, farmer, and his wife, Lily...

Marsh, Irene Mabel (1875–1938), promoter of women's physical education

Gill Clarke and Ida M. Webb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Education; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 991 words.

Marsh, Irene Mabel (1875–1938), promoter of women's physical education, was born at 13 Grey Road, Walton, Lancashire, on 3 December 1875, the second daughter and the third in the family of...

Brown, Mordecai Peter Centennial

John E. Findling.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 856 words.

Brown, Mordecai Peter Centennial (19 October 1876–14 February 1948), baseball player, was born in Nyesville, Indiana, a rural community near Terre Haute, the son of Peter P. Brown, a...

Keating, Francis Vincent [Frank] (1937–2013), sports journalist

Rob Steen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1621 words.

Keating, Francis Vincent [Frank] (1937–2013), sports journalist, was born on 4 October 1937 at Weston Lawn nursing home, Edgar Street, Hereford, the son of Bryan John Keating (1907–1989),...

Coy, Ted

Marcia G. Synnott.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1192 words.

Coy, Ted (24 May 1888–08 September 1935), college athlete, coach, and sportswriter, was born Edward Harris Coy in Andover, Massachusetts, the son of Edward Gustin Coy, a master of Phillips...

Walwyn, Peter Tyndall

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 179 words.

MBE 2012

Born 1 July 1933; s of late Lt-Col Charles Lawrence Tyndall Walwyn, DSO, OBE, MC, Moreton in...

Hadlee, Sir Richard (John)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 139 words.

Kt 1990; MBE 1980

Born 3 July 1951; s of late Walter Hadlee, CBE; m 1973, Karen Ann Marsh; two s; mnull...