1922 Encyclopædia Britannica/Marsh, Catharine

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MARSH, CATHARINE (1818-1912), English philanthropic worker, was born at Colchester Sept. 15 1818, being the child of an evangelical clergyman, sometime rector of Beckenham. In company with her father she did remarkable pioneer missionary work amongst navvies. She wrote Memorials of Captain Hedley Vicars (1856), an account of the officer-missionary who was killed in the trenches before Sevastopol, and English Hearts and English Hands (1858), a description of her own work with the navvies. She died in London Dec. 12 1912.