Edward G. Marsh

Short Name: Edward G. Marsh
Full Name: Marsh, Edward Garrard, 1783-1862
Birth Year: 1783
Death Year: 1862

Marsh, Edward Garrard, M.A. was born in 1783, and educated at Wadham College, Oxford, (B.A. 1804.) He was appointed Vicar of Aylesford in 1841, having previously been Minister of Hampstead Chapel. His Sixty Psalms and Hymns, 1st set, were published in 1823. The entire Book of Psalms was published in 1832. The 4th edition of his Psalms & Hymns. (210 in all) was published by Seeley's, London, 1862. Mr. Marsh died Sept. 20, 1862. [No. 230.]

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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Edward Garrard Marsh (1783–1862) was an English poet and Anglican clergyman. He was son of the composer John Marsh. He was a good friend of William Hayley, and associated with him and William Blake. He studied at Wadham College, Oxford, and on graduating became a Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford. He was a curate at Nuneham, and then bought a chapel in Hampstead. He became Residentiary Canon at Southwell. He was vicar of Sandon, Hertfordshire and then Aylesford, Kent. He was Bampton Lecturer in 1848.

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