MARSH, JEREMY TAYLOR (LT-COL)
- Born: 1841 Died: 1917?
Engineer. Jeremy Taylor Marsh was born on 14 May 1841, the eldest son of Francis Marsh of Springmount, Co. Laois.(1) He obtained a commission in the Royal Engineers in 1861. Apart from a period of service in Gibraltar between 1864 and 1871, he spent all his army career in Great Britain and Ireland, retiring with the rank of lieutenant-olonel at the end of 1894. Towards the end of his career, he designed Marlborough Barracks in Dublin, built between 1888 and 1892 under the supersivion of ROBERT MARTIN BARKLIE . The 1911 census of Ireland records him as living at Blackhills, Abbeyleix, Co. Laois. He may then have moved to England. A Jeremy T. Marsh is recorded as dying at the age of seventy-five in Steyning, West Sussex, in 1917.(2)
Information in this entry not otherwise attributed is from Louise Fitzsimons, 'A Conservation strategy for men's married quarters, McKee Barracks, Dublin', Diploma in Applied Building Repair and Conservation, Trinity College, Dublin, May 2015, 12 (copy in IAA).
(1) B. Burke, Landed Gentry of Ireland (1904), 386.
(2) www.familysearch.org .
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|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BLACKHORSE AVENUE, MCKEE BARRACKS (FORMERLY MARLBOROUGH BARRACKS)|
|Nature:||Designed by JTM. Supervised by Robert Martin Barklie. Contractor: J.P. Pile.
|Refs:||Information on plaque inside entrance gate pier (photograph in Louise Fitzsimons, 'A Conservation strategy for men's married quarters, McKee Barracks, Dublin', Diploma in Applied Building Repair and Conservation, Trinity College, Dublin, May 2015,13).|