Bookplate of John Fitchett Marsh Nolo Servile Capistrum crest duck coat of arms horse head lion Prest Pour Mon Pais

 

 

 

Bookplate of John Fitchett Marsh
1818-1880
Hardwick House, Chepstow, Monmouthshire.
Solicitor and Antiquary
Nolo Servile Capistrum

There is a note in the Dictionary of National Biography.  He was the son of a solicitor in Wigan, Lancashire, where he was born.  Educated at Warrington Grammar School and joined his uncle as a solicitor.  Town clerk of Warrington 1847-1858.  He died unmarried.  His library which included that of his uncle John Fitchett was sold by Sotheby in 1882.

If anyone out on the web would like to write up a more detailed biography, please contact me jj@jjhc.info

 

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