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Published: 29 Jul 2019   updated: 14 Oct 2019

The Chapter of Ely Cathedral and the Cathedral community are very saddened by the sudden death of Sir Michael Marshall. Sir Michael has been deeply involved with Ely Cathedral for many years. He served as Vice Patron of the Order of St Etheldreda and was a prominent in fund raising for the Great Restoration.

We send our deep sympathies to Sybil, Lady Marshall, and all members of Sir Michael's family, and pray for the repose of his soul.

A memorial service for Sir Michael Marshall CBE DL will be held at Ely Cathedral on Thursday 16 January 2020, at 11.30am. Those wishing to attend should apply for tickets in writing, by 30 November, to Teresa Ranson, Marshall of Cambridge, The Airport, Cambridge CB5 8RX, or by email to