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EDGEWORTH Henry Musical Instruments +Others 1775: Henry Edgeworth, mathematical, philosophical, optical & musical instrument maker. No: 51, Key, now Quay, Bristol. Taken from a list of metal workers in the 1775 Bristol Directory, published by the Temple Local History Society. I have no other information.
JORDAN George Musical Instrument Maker 1823: George Jordan, a turner, blacksmith, music smith. Born about 1823,Whitechaple,Middlesex, England. The 1841 UK census lists him as 18yrs, trade ‘turner’, living in Church Street, Hamlet of Mile End New Town, Middlesex with his father Thomas Jordan 50yrs (silk weaver). Siblings: John 20yrs; Elizabeth 19yrs; Daniel 15yrs; Elenor 14yrs. The 1851 census lists George as 29yrs, at Wolverley Street, Bethnal Green with wife Caroline 34yrs (born St Pancreas, London). Children: Ann 2yrs; George 1yrs. George is listed in Blacksmiths of Middlesex and the Music Smiths Index
SPRINGER Joshua Musical Instruments +Others 1775: Joshua Springer, mathematical, philosophical, optical & musical instrument maker. No: 2, Clare Street, Bristol. Taken from a list of metal workers in the 1775 Bristol Directory, published by the Temple Local History Society. I have no other information.
TURNER George Edward Tapling Musical Instrument Maker 1813: George Edward Tapling Turner, musical instrument maker . Born circa 1813 in Bath, Somerset, England. George was the son of George Turner also Musical instrument Maker / Dealer, born Leicester. Both father and son were working in Lambeth in 1840's and 50's. Contact Val by
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