William Edward Greenwood View Extant Instruments View Instruments


London, England, 1855; Canada, 1860; Boston, MA, unknown dates; Rockwood, ON, 1878; Toronto, ON, before 1920.
Classification: Employee or Independent Contractor

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May 07, 2018:

From the OHS Database Builders Listing editor, February 2, 2017. -

This note was attached to the file in the Organ Database, unknown date.

In Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, 1882. Soon to move to St. John, New Brunswick, as representative of Johnson & Son. [Ker. 126:4*]

*Ker. is the abbreviation of The Keraulophon, the newsletter of the Greater New York City Chapter of the Organ Historical Society -Ed.
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October 30, 2004:

From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1991). -

Born October 17, 1843 in Rochester, England; father of William C. Greenwood; with J. W. Walker & Sons of London, England, 1855; made installation trip to Canada, 1860 and remained there; with Warren* firm of Canada; with Hook & Hastings of Boston, Massachusetts, and later Kendall Green, Massachusetts, installation and service; died March 15, 1920 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

*There were several "Warren" firms in Canada during the late 1800s and early 1900s, most were associated with Samuel Russell Warren or his sons. Without a location or date, it is not possible to determine which Warren firm was meant here. -Ed.


  • Letter to David H. Fox.

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