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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

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 34 words.

‘(place at) the marsh’, OE mersc: Marsh Shrops. Mersse 1086 (db). Marsh Gibbon Bucks. Merse 1086 (

Marsh

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 42 words.

English: topographic name for someone who lived by or in a marsh or fen, Middle English mershe (Old English mersc

Marsh

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Business Finance. 275 words.

Kt 1976; PC 1966; FZS; FCIT

Born 14 March 1928; s of William Marsh, Belvedere, Kent; m 1st, 1950, Evelyn Mary (marr. diss. 1973), ...

Marsh, Roger

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance. 185 words.

OBE 2015

Born 19 Sept. 1953; s of late Peter Marsh and of Connie Marsh; m 1st, 1981, Susan Smith...

Rodney Marsh

Dominic Standish.

in More than Cricket and Football

December 2016; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sport and Leisure. 12855 words.

Rodney Marsh is a British footballer who found his sporting success in his home country and the United States in the 1960s and 1970s. This chapter frames Marsh as a maverick, as a result of...

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Carswell Marsh

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 30 words.

Chersvelle 1086 (db), Carsewell Merssh 1467. ‘(Marsh at) the spring or stream where water-cress grows’. OE cærse

Figge's Marsh

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of London Place-Names

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 28 words.

(at Mitcham)

Merton. Fygmershe c.1530, Figges Marsh 1876, named from the family of William Fige, recorded

Marsh, John

Michael Magliari.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1148 words.

Marsh, John (05 June 1799–24 September 1856), California ranchero and physician, was born in Danvers, Massachusetts, the son of John Marsh and Mary “Polly” Brown, farmers. After graduating...

marsh gas

Nick Jelley.

in A Dictionary of Energy Science

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources and Technology; Fossil Fuel Technologies; Energy Economics. 32 words.

Gas composed mainly of methane (CH4) generated in the *anaerobic decay of organic matter by methanogenic bacteria, particularly found in marshes and swamps....

Marsh, James

J. David Hoeveler.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy. 1405 words.

Marsh, James (19 July 1794–03 July 1842), educator and philosopher, was born in Hartford, Vermont, the son of Joseph Marsh and Marion Harper, farmers. His paternal grandfather was the first...

Marsh, Charles (1735–1812)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 3 words.

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Marsh, Sir John (Stanley)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 189 words.

Kt 1999; CBE 1993

Born 5 Oct. 1931; s of Stanley Albert Marsh and Elsie Gertrude Marsh (née Powell); ...

Marsh, Sir John (Stanley)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 189 words.

Kt 1999; CBE 1993

Born 5 Oct. 1931; s of Stanley Albert Marsh and Elsie Gertrude Marsh (née Powell); ...

Marsh, Paul Henry

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 118 words.

Born 6 Sept. 1947; s of Cyril Samuel Marsh and Ellen Victoria Marsh; m 1972, Sheila Slater; one s two d ; died 24 June...

Marsh, Andrew David

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 96 words.

QPM 2018

Born Liverpool 20 March 1966; s of John David Marsh and Carol Marsh (née Whipple, now O’Brien); m 1990,...

Marsh, Peter Ronald

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 121 words.

Born Basingstoke 27 Nov. 1969; s of Derek and Christine Marsh; civil partnership 2008, Robert Rees

Managing Director, Peter Marsh...

Marsh, Derek Richard

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 182 words.

CVO 1999

Born 17 Sept. 1946; s of Reginald and Minnie Marsh; m 1969, Frances Anne Roberts; one s on...

Marsh, Michael John Waller

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 76 words.

MC 1942; TD 1954;a Recorder of the Crown Court, since 1974

Born 12 April 1921; s of Arthur Percival Marsh and Gladys Adine Marsh; ...

Marsh, (Graham) Barrie

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Medicine and Health. 167 words.

FCIArb

Born 18 July 1935; s of Ernest Heaps Marsh and Laura Greenhalgh Marsh; m 1961, Nancy Smith;...

Pripet Marshes (Belarus–Ukraine)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 30 words.

‘Woodland Marshes’ from the Russian po ‘along’ and les ‘wood’, thus poles′ye. The English name comes from the Pripyat′