Marsham, Edward (1787 -1859)
Edward Marsham was the second son of Robert Marsham Esq., of Stratton Strawless in Norfolk, and Sophia, second daughter of Edward Hase Esq. of Sall. He was educated at St John's College, Cambridge, where he was admitted pensioner 6 October 1803, scholar 1805, B.A. and 10th Wrangler 1808. He also became a Fellow of Emmanuel College 28 May 1810, and was ordained deacon at Norwich 8 July 1810, M.A. 1811, and held the posts of Rector of Wramplingham in Norfolk 1811 1849, of Sculthorp 1811 1859, of Brampton 1826 1828, and of Stratton Strawless 1828 1859. Some of the books have the signature `R Marsham' which may have been his father Robert Masham (1749 1824) or his elder brother, also Robert (1783 1855). The crest is rightly A lion's head erased gules charged with three cross crosslets fitchy.