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Authorised form of nameMarsham; Robert (c 1708 - 1797)
SurnameMarsham
ForenamesRobert
Datesc 1708 - 1797
Dates and placesBirth:
c 1708
Death:
Stratton Strawless, Norfolk (04 September 1797)
ActivityEducation:
Clare College, Cambridge (admitted 1728)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
9/03/1780
RelationshipsMarried (1) Mary Browne of Yaxham, d. 1752, one son, Robert (1749-1812); (2) Elizabeth Newby of Stratton (1739-1807), one son Thomas (1758-1773)
Published works'Indications of Spring' published in 'Philosophical Transactions' by Royal Society 1789
General contextFriend and correspondent of Gilbert White of Selborne
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; Venn
Notes:
Venn says died at age 90

Correspondence with Gilbert White published in the Transactions of the Norfolk and Norwich Natural History Society, 1876
Tim Sparks, John Lines 'Chapters in the Life of Robert Marsham Esq FRS of Straton Strawless, Norfolk ' (2008) See Chapter 5, pp47-50, Marsham and the Royal Society.
Royal Society codeNA5519
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
L&P/6/249Letter, 'Of the washing of tree trunks' from Robert Marsham to Charles Moss21 May 1777
L&P/7/210Paper, 'Further account of the usefulness of washing the stems of trees' by Robert Marsham29 October 1780
L&P/9/126Paper, 'Table of indications of spring' by Robert Marsham1789
L&P/11/12Paper, 'Supplement to his paper on the measurement of trees, published 1759' by Robert Marsham29 May 1796
IM/002990Marsham, Robertnd
EC/1779/28Marsham, Robert: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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