Marshall, George William (1839 -1905)

George William Marshall was born 19 April 1839, the only son of George Marshall, of Ward End House in Warwickshire, and his second wife Eliza Henshaw, daughter of John Comerbach of Langley Hall, Shropshire. He was educated at Radley and Peterhouse, Cambridge, where he took an LL.B. in 1860, and LL.M. in 1864, and an LL.D. in 1873. He was a member of the Middle Temple and was called to the bar in 1865. His father died 25 February 1855, and he inherited Ward End House, which he sold in 1884. In 1891 he bought Sarnesfield Court in Hertfordshie. He became Rouge Croix Pursuivant in 1887. His Genealogist’s guide was published by the Harleian Society, and reissued in a single volume by the author in 1903. He was appointed York Herald in 1904, and died 12 September 1905, when he was succeeded by his second son, Isaac.

Seat / Residence(s): Ward End House, Birmingham, Warwickshire, Sarnesfield Court, Hertfordshire
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Marshall, George William (1839 - 1905) (Stamp 1) Monogram: G W M
Arms: Barry of six ermine and sable a horseshoe between three bezants [roundels]
Heraldic Charges: barry (6), Heraldic Charges: horseshoe, Heraldic Charges: roundels (3)