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Born 1760 in England; Cincinnati, Ohio, 1806–1843.
Classification: Builder

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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; rev. ed., 1997, with updated information). —

Born April 6, 1760 in Wiggin, England; father of James Hurdus; in Cincinnati, Ohio, 1806, clergyman, merchant, farmer, cotton goods manufacturer, organbuilder; died August 30, 1843 in Cincinnati, Ohio.


  • Barbara J. Owen and Thomas Cunningham, "New Revised Builders List", The Tracker: 9:2 (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1965), 11.
  • Kenneth Wayne Hart, "Cincinnati Organ Builders of the Nineteenth Century", The Tracker 20:3 (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1976), 9.

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