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Henry Marsh of Dover, Kent, England

(1519-after 1591)

Born: around 1519 and signed his last will in 1591.
Son of: Richard Marsh, grandson of Robert Marsh, great grandson of Robert Marsh.
Brother of:
1. John Marsh (1515?-1583) of Marston in East Langden.
2. Thomas Marsh of Marston in East Langden (1517?-????) who married Jane Gorham.
3. Possibly others
Henry married:  Sylvester, daughter and heir of Robert Hering of Basham.
Henry and Sylvester had issue:
1. Richard Marsh of Marston who married Anne Gaunt.
2. Possibly others.

We know of John from the "History of the Ancient Family of Marsh" by Joseph J. Green, Archivist and Genealogist, 1903, revised to date by William. Ernest Marsh, of Marston, Bromley, Kent, 1912.

Henry's son Richard became Governor of Dover Castle and the Cinque Ports.  In 1594 he married Anne daughter of Richard Gaunt of Canterbury.

They had a son Richard Marsh of Maidstone who was born in 1616.  He married a Miss Cooper.

They in turn had a son Thomas Marsh who married Sylvester.  This Thomas Marsh wrote his will in 1669 and is buried in Langden.










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