LIBINDX ONLINE GENEALOGICAL SEARCH

If your roots are in Moray and you have some basic facts to build on, you can employ the resources of The Moray Councilís Local Heritage Centre to help trace your family tree. The Local Heritage Centre at Grant Lodge holds a comprehensive collection of unique records. These can make the difference between success and failure in your search.


Biography Details

Reference No.:
 NM124258
Surname:
 MARSHALL
Forename(s):
 WILLIAM
Maiden Name:
 
Occupation:
 FARMER & ESTATE FACTOR & VIOLINIST & COMPOSER & FIDDLER & HOUSE STEWARD
Date of Birth:
 27 DEC 1748
Place of Birth:
 FOCHABERS
Father's Name:
 FRANCIS MARSHALL
Mother's Name:
 ISOBEL INNES
Biography:
 WORKED FOR DUKE OF GORDON LIVED AT KEITHMORE MORTLACH

Marriage Details

Spouse's Name:
 JEAN "JANE" GILES
Date of Marriage:
 31 MAY 1773
Place of Marriage:
 BELLIE
Married by:
 
Marriage Narrative:
 PARENTS OF ALEXANDER & FRANCIS & JOHN & WILLIAM & GEORGE & JANE MARSHALL

Death Details

Date of Death:
 29 MAY 1833
Age:
 84
Headstone Ref:
 Be345
Place of Death:
 NEWFIELD COTTAGE DANDALEITH ROTHES
Parish Register:
 
Death Narrative:
 

Newspaper Articles

Newspaper
Description
 Date
 Page/Column
COURIER
death
7/6/1833
2/5
AJ
death
12/06/1833
3/3
BA
biography
09/02/1888
4/1-2
NS
biography
05/10/1895
5/6
BA
description of clock at Glenfiddich Lodge claimed to have been built by Marshall
14/01/1904
5/5
COURANT
biography
02/08/1904
6/3-4
COURANT
biography
25/11/1904
4/6
COURANT
biography
29/11/1904
7/3
COURANT
biography
25/05/1951
7/3-4
DN
biography
26/05/1951
2/2-3
NS
biography
25/10/1985
8/3-8
NS
brief biography
14/03/1997
31/1
PJ
tribute to Marshall
10/07/1998
3/2-4
NS
250th anniversary celebrations
02/10/1998
5/1-8
NS
publication of biography by Moyra Sutherland
26/11/1999
5/1-4

Miscellaneous Articles

Date
Description
Biographies
1847
"William Marshall and the authors of our national music" extracted from "The Scottish journal" 25 Sep 1847 - LMisc302
1860
"Speyside : its picturesque scenery and antiquities : with occasional notices of its geology and botany" p44-45 - L 941.223 SPE by John Longmuir
1902
"The Gordon book" p71-72 edited by John Malcolm Bulloch - LB GOR
1903
biography & drawing in "Northern Scot Christmas number" p28-29 - L 079
1924
"Scottish notes and queries" vol II no 9 p129-132 - L 941.1
1929
"William Marshall 1748-1833 Moray's greatest musician: a distinguished native of Fochabers" - LMisc302
1952
biography & portrait in "William Marshall composer of reels and strathspeys" by C Marshall Smith contained in "Northern Scot Christmas number" p5-8 - L 079
1999
"The life and times of William Marshall" by Moyra Cowie - L 780.9411
Miscellaneous
1875
biography & copy of gravestone inscription in ""Epitaphs & inscriptions from burial grounds & old buildings in the north-east of Scotland, with historical, biographical, genealogical, and antiquarian notes ..." vol I p13-14 by Andrew Jervise - L 929.5
1934
"The lure of the Highlands" p65 - L 941.194
2006
gravestone inscription in "Monumental inscriptions Bellie churchyard and new cemetery" no 345 compiled by Moray Burial Ground Research Group - L 929,5
Works By
c. 1780
"Marshall's Scottish airs, melodies, strathspeys, reels, &c. piano forte, harp, violin & violoncello, with appropriate basses" - L 780.9411
c. 1830
"Lady Ann Wharton-Duff's strathspey" & Mrs Forbes of Boharm's strathspey" - LMisc457
1845
"Volume 2nd of a collection of Scottish melodies reels Strathspeys jigs slow airs &c for the piano forte violin and violincello being the genuine & posthumous works of William Marshall" - L 780.9411