Lisle Marsden

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(Edwin) Lisle Marsden, M.A. (Lambeth) (20 September 1886 - 21 June 1960) was Archdeacon of Lindsey from 1948[1] until his death.[2]

Marsen was educated at The King's School, Chester after which he a clerk with the National Provincial Bank. He was ordained Deacon in 1912, and Priest in 1913. After a curacy in Spalding he was a Chaplain to the British Armed Forces from 1917 to 1919 during which time he was mentioned in dispatches. He was Vicar of Pinchbeck from 1918 to 1921; Aspull from 1921 to 1928.[3] He became the incumbent at St Michael and All Angels, Wigan in 1928; and of Great Grimsby in 1951. He was Proctor in Convocation from 1942 to 1948, and again from1951 until his death.[4]


  1. ^ Ecclesiastical News The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Oct 05, 1948; pg. 7; Issue 51194.
  2. ^ Ven. E. L. Marsden The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Jun 22, 1960; pg. 15; Issue 54804.
  3. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1929-30 p854 London: Oxford University Press, 1929
  4. ^ ‘MARSDEN, Ven. E(dwyn) Lisle’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2016; online edn, Oxford University Press, 2014 ; online edn, April 2014 accessed 6 May 2017
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Nathaniel Gerard Railton
Archdeacon of Lindsey
1948 – 1960
Succeeded by
Alfred Clifford Jarvis