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Brand Image Info Addresses
       
CALDER Alexander 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1824-27 46, Henderson's Court, Broad Street (*1824)(*1825)(x1825), 37, Queen Street, House : 9, Shoe Lane (*1827), Aberdeen
CAMPBELL Archibald Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1857 104, Stockwell Street (*1857), House : 44, Douglas Street, Patrick (*1857), Glasgow
CAMPBELL & Co 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1879 103, Trongate (***1879), Glasgow
CANTLEY George T. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1909-11 349, Union Street (**1909)(**1910)(**1911), Aberdeen
CARTER A. A. & Co Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1902 30, Morningside Road (***1902), Edinburgh
CENTER John Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1884-1910  

3a, Grove Place (**1884)(**1885), 161, Morrison Street (**1886)(**1887)(**1888), 1, Grove Street (**1889)(**1890)(***1892)(***1893)(***1894)(***1895), 64, Grove Street (***1896)(***1897)(***1898)(***1899)(***1900)(***1901)(***1902)(*1903)(*1906)(*1909)(*1910), Edinburgh

 

CHRISTIE Duncan F. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1878 52, Causawayend (x1878), Aberdeen
 

CHRISTIE George

 

 

Image of a pianoforte in an advertisement, Worrall's directory of the North-Eastern counties of Scotland, 1877, p. 36 (digital.nls.uk)

 

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1877

"George CHRISTIE, MUSIC SELLER, JEWELLER, &G., 161, High-st., Arbroath, Pianos, Harmoniums, American Organs, Violins, Violin Bows andJBridges, and Fittings for all sorts of Musical Instruments. Jewellery, Watches, and Clocks, of every kind. Gold Alberts, Chains, Brooches, Earrings, Finger Rings, Scarf-pins, &c., &c. - All sorts of repairs done on the premises." Worrall's directory of the North-Eastern counties of Scotland, 1877, p. 36 (digital.nls.uk)

161, High Street (*1877), Arbroath
CHRISTIE James 'Pianoforte-maker and Musical Instrument Maker' (bagpipes) ca. 1883-1911  

150, West North Street (*1883), House : 44, South Constitution Street (*1883), 150, West North Street (*1884)(*1885)(*1886)(*1887), 134, West North Street (*1888)(*1889)(*1890)(*1891)(*1892)(**1893)(**1894)(**1895)(**1896)(**1897)(**1898)(**1899)(**1900)(**1901)(**1902)(**1903)(**1904)(**1905)(**1906)(**1907)(**1908)(**1909)(**1910)(**1911), Aberdeen

 

CHRISTIE William 'Music Instrument Maker' ca. 1803-10  

Currie's Closs, High Street (*1803), 83, Trongate (**1805), 164, Trongate (**1807), 237, High Street (**1810), Currie's Closs, High Street (**1814), Glasgow

 

CLERIHEW John  

Square pianoforte ca. 1813-15, Collection Scott, North Berwick, Scotland, U.K. 

 

'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1813-15 Aberdeen
CORRI Nat.
| CORRIE
'Music Seller' ca. 1804-06 8, South St. David Street (*1804), Concert rooms Leith Walk (*1805)(*1806), Edinburgh
CORRI Domenico
| CORRIE

(1746 - 1825)

INFO EXTRA

Musical Scotland, David Baptie, 1894, p. 34

 

'Music sellers' ca. 1800

CORRI, DUSSEK & Company (*1800)

SEE ALSO

CORRI and DUSSEK in London, England

 

37, North Bridge (*1800), Edinburgh
COTTAM John Sidney  

"J. S. COTTAM, (Upwards of Fifteen Years with Paterson & Sons), PIANOFORTE, HARMONIUM, and MUSIC AND FANCY GOODS WAREHOUSE, 40 COCKBURN STREET. COTTAGE PIANOFORTES AND HAKMONIUMS." Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory, 1871, p. 49 (digital.nls.uk)

 

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1871-94  

40, Cockburn Street (**1871)(**1872)(**1873), 38-40, Cockburn Street (**1874)(**1875)(**1876)(**1877)(**1878)(**1879)(**1880)(**1881)(**1882)(**1883)(**1884)(**1885)(**1886), 36 & 40, Cockburn Street (**1887)(**1888)(**1889)(**1890)(***1892),  House 51, Cockburn Street (**1884), 40, Cockburn Street (***1893)(***1894),Edinburgh

 

COUTTS A. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1903-10 159, Sanchiehall Street (*1903)(*1906)(*1909)(*1910), Glasgow
COYNE A. Raphael Pianoforte-makers and/or pianoforte dealers ca. 1889-92 15, Haddington Place (**1889), 11, Causawayside (**1890), 13, Gayfield Square (***1892),  Edinburgh
CRANE Peter 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1829-46  

2, Trinity Street (*1829)(*1831)(*1832)(*1833)(*1834)(*1835)(*1836)(*1837)(**1837)(*1838)(*1839)(*1840)(*1844)(*1845)(*1846), House : 14, St. Catherine's Court, Shiprow (*1837)(*1838)(*1839)(*1840), Pianoforte Warerooms: 123 1/2, Union Street (*1840)(*1846), House : 16, St. Catherine's Court, Shiprow (*1841)(*1842)(*1843)(*1844)(*1845)(*1846), Aberdeen

 

CRANE & Sons Ltd.  

'Pianoforte-makers' ca. 1923-37 in Liverpool, England, U.K. - see CRANE & Sons in Liverpool

Represented by John R. C. Tait in Edinburgh (***1902)

 

 

82-84, New City Road (*1923)(*1927)(*1929)(*1933)(*1936)(*1937), Glasgow

20, Wardlaw Street (***1902), Edinburgh

 

CRAWFORD George  

Patent of 1857 : "Crawford, 14th may 1857. - 1363. George Crawford, of Edinburgh, in the County of Mid-Lothian, North
Britain, Music Seller, for an invention for Improvements in pianofortes." Chronological index of patents applied for and patents granted, 1857, p. 84

 

'Music-seller' ca. 1857

There was also a CRAWFORD George in London, 1862. The same person ?

 

Mid-Lothian, Edinburgh

 

CURLE James  

"COTTAGE PIANOFORTES AND HARMONIUMS. The Cheapest and Best, in Rosewood and Walnut, to be had in Edinburgh at JAMES CURLE, No. 52 HANOVER STREET (First door Upstairs). INSPECTION RESPECTFULLY INVITED. OLD PIANOFORTES TAKEN IN EXCHANGE. Pianofortes Tuned and Repaired." Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory, 1870, p. 45 (digital.nls.uk)

 

 

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1861-1901

His son was CURLE Arthur James, born in Edinburgh, 1853, famous organist in Edinburgh. (Musical Scotland, David Baptie, 1894, p. 37)


(continuation)

"COTTAGE PIANOFORTES AND HARMONIUMS. The Cheapest and Best, in Rosewood and Walnut, to he had in Edinburgh, at JAMES CURLE, No. 52 HANOVER STREET. INSPECTION RESPECTFULLY INVITED. OLD PIANOFORTES TAKEN IN EXCHANGE. Pianofortes Tuned and Repaired." Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory for 1879, p. 147 (digital.nls.uk) - and -  Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1883, p. 146 (Gallica)

 

 

52, [North] Hanover Street (**1861)(**1870)(**1871)(**1872)(**1873)(*1876)(**1877)(**1878)(**1879)(**1880)(**1881)(**1883)(**1884)(**1885)(**1886)(**1887)(**1888)(**1889)(**1890)(***1892)(***1893)(***1894)(***1895)(***1896)(***1897)(***1898)(***1899)(***1900)(***1901), Factory : Broughton Market (x1878)(**1885)(**1886)(**1887)(**1889)(**1890)(***1892)(***1893)(***1894)(***1895)(***1896)(***1897)(***1898)(***1899)(***1900), Edinburgh

 

CURTIS Richard '[Military] Musical Instrument Maker' ca. 1807-12  

Riddel's Entry, Young's Street, [Canongate] (*1807)(*1808), Riddel's Entry, New Street, Canongate (*1810)(*1811)(*1812), Edinburgh

 

CUTHBERTSON J. D.  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1923-36

CUTHBERTSON J. D. & Co (*1921)(*1923)(*1927)(*1929)(*1933)(*1936)(*1937)

Pianofortes made by CHALLEN, London

 

 

99, Bothwell Street (*1921), 97-101, Bothwell Street (*1923), 226-230, Sauchiehall Street (*1927)(*1929)(*1933)(*1936)(*1937), Glasgow

 

 

 

(*1800): 'The Edinsburgh and Leith Directory', 1800, p. 83 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1803): 'The Glasgow Directory', 1803, p. 37 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1804): 'Denovan & Co.'s Edinsburgh and Leith Directory', 1804, p. 80 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1805): 'Post Office annual Directory', 1805, p. 30 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1805): 'The Glasgow Directory', 1805, p. 23 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1807): 'Post Office annual Directory', 1807, p. 57 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1807): 'The Glasgow Directory', 1807, p. 22 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1808): 'Post Office annual Directory', 1808, p. 59 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1810): 'Post Office annual Directory', 1810, p. 62 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1810): 'The Glasgow Directory for 1810', p. 29 (archive.org)

(*1811): 'Post Office annual Directory', 1811, p. 63 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1812): 'Post Office annual Directory', 1812, p. 63 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1813): 'Post Office annual Directory', 1813, p. 64 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1814): 'The Post-Office Annual Glasgow Directory for 1814', p. 34 (archive.org)

(*1824): 'Directory for the city of Aberdeen and its vicinity', 1824, p. 13 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1825): 'Directory for the city of Aberdeen and its vicinity', 1825, p. 15 (digital.nls.uk)

(x1825): 'Pigot & Co.'s new commercial directory of Scotland for 1825', (Aberdeen) p. 182 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1827): 'Directory for the city of Aberdeen and its vicinity', 1827, p. 15 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1829): 'Directory for the city of Aberdeen and its vicinity', 1829, p. 25 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1831): 'Directory for the city of Aberdeen and its vicinity', 1831, p. 31 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1832): 'Directory for the city of Aberdeen and its vicinity', 1832, p. 32 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1833): 'Directory for the city of Aberdeen and its vicinity', 1833, p. 33 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1834): 'Directory for the city of Aberdeen and its vicinity', 1834, p. 35 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1835): 'Directory for the city of Aberdeen and its vicinity', 1835, p. 35 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1836): 'Directory for the city of Aberdeen and its vicinity', 1836, p. 38 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1837): 'Directory for the city of Aberdeen and its vicinity', 1837, p. 39 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1837): 'Pigot and co.'s national commercial directory of the whole of Scotland', 1837, Aberdeen p. 186

(*1838): 'Directory for the city of Aberdeen and its vicinity', 1838, p. 39 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1839): 'Directory for the city of Aberdeen and its vicinity', 1839, p. 37 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1840): 'Bon-accord Directory', 1840, p. 78+179 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1841): 'Bon-accord Directory', 1841, p. 75 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1842): 'Bon-accord Directory', 1842, p. 79 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1843): 'Bon-accord Directory', 1843, p. 86 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1844): 'Bon-accord Directory', 1844, p. 86 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1845): 'Bon-accord Directory', 1845, p. 93 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1846): 'Post-Office and Bon-accord Directory', 1846, p. 60 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1857): 'The Post-Office Annual Glasgow Directory for 1857', p. 69 (archive.org)

(**1861): 'Royal national commercial directory and topography of Scotland for 1861', p. 170 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1870): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1870, p. 45 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1871): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1871, p. 49 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1872): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1872, p. 114 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1873): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1873, p. 129 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1874): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1874, p. 66 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1875): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1875, p. 127 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1876): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1876, p. 62 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1877): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1877, p. 101 (digital.nls.uk)

(x1877): 'Worrall's directory of the North-Eastern counties of Scotland, 1877, p. 36 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1878): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1878, p. 131+138 (digital.nls.uk)

(x1878): 'Royal national commercial directory and topography of Scotland', 1878, Edinburgh p. 171, Aberdeen p. 334 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1879): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1879, p. 94+146+147 (digital.nls.uk)

(***1879): 'Glasgow Post Office Annual Directory for 1879', p. 881 (archive.org)

(**1880): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1880, p. 133 (Gallica)

(**1881): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1881, p. 115 (Gallica)

(**1882): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1882, p. 167 (Gallica)

(*1883): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1883, p. 356+125 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1883): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1883, p. 148 (Gallica)

(*1884): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1884, p. 344 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1884): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1884, p. 510 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1885): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1885, p. 352-353 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1885): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1885, p. 526 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1886): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1886, p. 364 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1886): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1886, p. 544 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1887): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1887, p. 364 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1887): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory' 1887, p. 553 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1888): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1888, p. 369 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1888): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1888, p. 565 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1889): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1889, p. 372 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1889): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1889, p. 578 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1890): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1890, p. 373-374 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1890): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1890, p. 637 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1891): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1891, p. 380 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1892): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1892, p. 389 (digital.nls.uk)

(***1892): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory for 1892', p. 598 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1893): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1893, p. 396 (digital.nls.uk)

(***1893): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory' 1893, p. 611 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1894): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1894, p. 401 (digital.nls.uk)

(***1894): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1894, p. 624-625 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1895): 'Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical', 1895, p. 717-718 (Gallica)

(**1895): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1895, p. 419 (digital.nls.uk)

(***1895): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1895, p. 637 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1896): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1896, p. 431 (digital.nls.uk)

(***1896): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1896, p. 650 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1897): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1897, p. 356 (digital.nls.uk)

(***1897): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1897, p. 667 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1898): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1898, p. 468 (digital.nls.uk)

(***1898): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1898, p. 704-705 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1899): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1899, p. 496 (digital.nls.uk)

(***1899): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1899, p. 718-719 (digital.nls.uk)

 

 

(**1900): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1900, p. 494-495 (digital.nls.uk)

(***1900): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1900, p. 727-728 (digital.nls.uk)

(***1901): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1901, p. 745 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1901): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1901, p. 468 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1902): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1902, p. 466 (digital.nls.uk)

(***1902): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1902, p. 770 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1903): 'Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical', 1903, p. 1103-1110 (Gallica)

(**1903): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1903, p. 475 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1904): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1904, p. 475 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1905): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1905, p. 494 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1906): 'Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique', 1906, p. 1091-1100 (Gallica)

(**1906): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1906, p. 508 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1907): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1907, p. 518 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1908): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1908, p. 527 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1909): 'Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical', 1909, p. 1105-1113 (Gallica)

(**1909): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1909, p. 553-554 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1910): 'Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical', 1910, p. 1144-1153 (Gallica)

(**1910): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1910, p. 571 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1911): 'Post office Aberdeen Directory', 1911, p. 576 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1921): 'The Music Trade Directory', Volume 32, 1921

(*1923): 'The Post Office Annual Glasgow Directory for 1923', p. 1458 (archive.org)

(*1927): 'Post Office Glasgow Directory for 1927', p. 1482 (freepages.genealogy)

(*1929): 'Post Office Glasgow Directory', 1929, p. 1576 (archive.org)

(*1933): 'The Post-Office annual Glasgow directory for 1933, p. 1580 (archive.org)

(*1936): 'Post Office Glasgow Directory for 1936', p. 1611 (archive.org)

(*1937): 'The Post-Office annual Glasgow directory', 1937, p. 1647-1648 (archive.org)

(1): 'Histoire de piano de 1700 1950', Mario Pizzi, 1983

(2): 'Makers of the Piano 1700-1820' and 'Makers of the Piano 1820-1860', Martha Novak Clinkscale, 1993

 

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