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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: John Browne Marsh

Author: John Browne Marsh (1835–1915)

Biography: John Brown Marsh was born on 9 April 1835 in Chester, the son of tailor George Marsh and his wife Elizabeth. After a grammar school eductation, he commenced a life in journalism serving on the staff of several newspapers including the Manchester Examiner, Birmingham Post, and London Daily Telegraph. Later in life, he worked for the London Press Association. He found time to write several popular works on Shakespeare and a few novels. In 1869, he married Amelia Mary Tayler and the couple had three daughters. He died in 1915 in Lambeth.

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References: British Census (1841, 1871, 1881, 1911); Thompson Cooper, Men of the Time (1875)

Fiction Titles:

  1. The Life and Adventures of Robin Hood.  1 vol.  London: Whittaker, 1865.
  2. For Liberty's Sake.  1 vol.  London: Alexander Strahan, 1873.
  3. The Story of Dick Whittington: The Famous Lord Mayor of London.  1 vol.  London: William Isbister, 1874.
  4. Lady Godiva: A Story of Saxon England.  1 vol.  London: Elliot Stock, 1889.