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Distinction:

English; Boston, Massachusetts, 1890-1897; New York City, 1897; Hartford, Connecticut, 1902-1904; returned to England.
Classification: Employee or Independent Contractor

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November 01, 2015:

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

Born in England; immigrated to the United States, 1880s; U.S. representative of Hope-Jones Electric Organ Co. of Birkenhead, England; with Hutchings firm of Massachusetts, 1890; with Cole & Woodberry of Massachusetts, 1894; with Jardine firm of New York City, New York, 1897, voicer; with Austin firm of Hartford, Connecticut, 1902-1904; returned to England.

Patent #441,370; November 25, 1890; combination stop action.

Source:

  • Orpha Ochse, The History of the Organ in the United States (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975), 258.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 07, 2019.

October 30, 2004:

For associated firms, see:
Robert Hope-Jones
Geo. S. Hutchings
Cole & Woodberry
George Jardine & Son
Austin Organ Co.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Specs:

  • 5 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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