Norval Marley
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Norval Marley

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Hometown Clarendon Parish,...
Died 1957

Norval Sinclair Marley was a Jamaican Marine famous for being the father of the reggae musician Bob Marley. Born in Jamaica to Albert Thomas Marley, who was from Sussex in England, and Ellen Broomfield, his mother, a Syrian Jewish Jamaican. He traveled to England where he joined the British Army in August 1916 at Liverpool, enlisting in the Labour Corps (Home Service); he had previously been employed as a Ferro-Concreter in Cuba.… Read More

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Norval Marley
Norval Marley
d.1957

parents

  • Albert Thomas Marley
    Albert Thomas Marley
    Father
  • Ellen Broomfield
    Ellen Broomfield
    Mother

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CHILDHOOD

1885 Birth Born in 1885.

LATE ADULTHOOD

1945 60 Years Old She gave birth to their son Robert Nesta (Bob) Marley on 6 February 1945. No other children arose from this relationship. The couple split after a short time. Bob Marley, at his own admission, sadly never really came to know his father. Bob was about ten years old when Norval Marley died of a heart attack in 1957. … Read More
1957 72 Years Old Died in 1957.
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