home Pianoforte-makers in Scotland | contact | links


 

Pianoforte-makers in Scotland

We are still looking for foundation dates and general information (addresses, etc).
Incomplete list open to all information, clarification, correction, photos ...
Copyright all rights reserved

a | b | c | d | e | f | g | h | i | j | k | l | m | n | o | p | q | r | s | t | u | v | w | x | y | z

Brand Image Info Addresses
       
GAIRNS John 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1884-90 10, Dean Terrace (**1884)(**1885)(**1886), 14, Arthur Street (**1887)(**1888)(**1889)(**1890), Edinburgh
GALBRAITH James  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1863

GALBRAITH & HENDERSON (**1863), see HENDERSON

 

 

31, Renfield Street (**1863), 52, Cambridge Street (**1863), House : 8, Sandyford Place (**1863), Glasgow

 

GALBRAITH John B. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1864-1910  

3, Renfield Street (*1864), 1, Renfield Street (***1879), 16, Gordon Street (*1893), Renfield Street (*1895)(*1897)(*1903)(*1906)(*1909)(*1910), Glasgow

 

GALLOWAY William Charles  

Patent of 1862 : ""GALLOWAY. 24th December 1862. 3437. WILLIAM CHARLES GALLOWAY, of Glasgow, in the County of Lanark, North Britain, Pianoforte Teacher, for an invention for Improvements in pianofortes. Provisional protection only." Chronological and Descriptive Index of Patents Applied for and Patents, 1863, p. 234

 
 

'Pianoforte-teacher' ca. 1862

 

Glasgow, Lanark, North Britain
GARDINER Thomas W.
| GARDNER T. W. | GAIRDNER
'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1840-63, 'Organ builder and Pianoforte-maker' and tuner (**1844)(**1854)(**1855)(**1856)(*1861)(**1863)

GARDNER & Co (**1840)

 

175, George Street (**1840), 95, Mitchell Street (**1842), 280, George Street (**1844)(*1846)5**1848)(**1854)(**1855)(**1856), Works : [54], North Frederick Street, house Hill Place (**1844)(**1846)(**1848)(**1854), 178, East George Street (*1861), 232, George Street, House Gardiner's Cottage, William Street, Helensburgh (**1863), Glasgow

 

GARTH, Benjamin HANDEL & Co Pianoforte-makers and/or pianoforte dealers ca. 1899-1910 19a, George Street (***1899)(***1900)(***1901)(***1902), 5, Handwick Place (*1910), Edinburgh
GEDDES James 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1857-79; 'Pianoforte and harmonium maker' ca. 1854-79  

20, Little Hamilton Street (**1854)(**1855)(**1856)(*1857)(*1861)(**1863)(*1864), 140, West Nile Street (***1879), 1, Leadbetter Street (*1866), Glasgow

 

GEMMELL William Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1892-93 12, Elm Row (***1892)(***1893), Edinburgh
GIBB John G.  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1893-1936

GIBB J. H. (*1903)

GIBB John G. (***1903)(*1906), Pianoforte Dealer

GIBB J. G. & Sons Ltd. (*1923)(*1927)(*1929)(*1933)(*1936)(*1937)

 

 

19-23, Cambridge Street (*1893)(*1895)(*1897)(*1903)(*1909)(*1910), 19 & 112, Cambridge Street (***1903), House : 112, Cambridge Street, Garnethill (***1903), 19-23, Cambridge Street (*1906), 112-114, Cambridge Street (*1923)(*1927)(*1929)(*1933)(*1936)(*1937), Glasgow

 

GILMORE James  

Patent of 1867 : "GILMOUR. 1st November 1867. - 3079. JAMES GILMOUR, of Glasgow, in the County of Lanark, North Britain, for an invention for improvements in the construction of pianofortes. Letters Patent sealed." Chronological index of patents applied for and patents granted ..., 1868, p. 210

 

'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1867 Glasgow, in the County of Lanark, North Britain
GLEDHILL W. B. Pianoforte-makers and/or pianoforte dealers ca. 1899-1902 14, Sunbury Place (***1899)(***1900)(***1901)(***1902), Edinburgh
GLENN David Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer and music publisher ca. 1878-1902  

8, Greenside Place (x1878)(**1884)(**1885)(**1886)(**1887)(**1888)(**1889)(**1890)(***1892)(***1893)(***1894)(***1895)(***1896)(***1897)(***1898)(***1899)(***1900)(***1901)(***1902), Edinburgh

GLENN J. & R Pianoforte-makers and/or pianoforte dealers and 'Highland Bagpipe makers' ca. 1878-1901

'Successors to Thomas GLEN' (***1894)

 

2-3, North Bank Street (x1878)(**1884)(**1885)(**1886)(**1887)(**1888)(**1889)(**1890)(***1892)(***1893)(***1894)(***1895)(***1896)(***1897)(***1898)(***1899)(***1900)(***1901)(***1902), Edinburgh

GLENN John & Co 'Pianoforte-makers' ca. 1923-29

GLEN John & Co Ltd. (*1923)(*1927)(*1929)

 

Aberdeen

159-167, Ingram Street (*1923)(*1927)(*1929), Glasgow

 

GORDON E. O. & Co Pianoforte-makers and/or pianoforte dealers ca. 1878-1901  

21, Frederick Street (x1878)(**1884)(**1885), 29, St. Patrick Square (**1886)(**1887)(**1888)(**1890)(***1892)(***1893)(***1894)(***1895), 23, St. James Square (***1892)(***1893)(***1894)(***1895)(***1896)(***1897)(***1898)(***1899)(***1900), 26, St. James Square (***1901)(***1902), Edinburgh

 

GOURLAY William D. 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1879 275, Paisley Road (***1879), Glasgow
GRAHAM James Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1868-1910

GRAHAM James & Co (***1896)(***1897)(***1898)(***1900)(***1901)(***1902)

 

3, Murray Place (x1868), Bridge of Allan (x1868), Stirling

6, Shandwick Place (**1884)(**1885)(**1886)(**1887)(**1888)(**1889)**1890)(***1892)(*1893)(***1893)(***1894)(***1895)(***1896)(*1897)(***1897)(***1898)(*1903)(*1906)(*1909)(*1910), 58, Newington Road (***1898)(***1899)(***1900)(***1901)(***1902), 22, Sandwick Place (***1899)(***1900)(***1901)(***1902), Edinburgh

 

GRAHAM John Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1887-88 14-15, Greenside Place (**1887)(**1888), Edinburgh
GRANT A. & C. & Co Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1909-11 97-99, George Street (**1909)(**1910), 142, George Street (**1911), Aberdeen
GRANT John 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1839 16, Hart Street (**1839), Edinburgh
GRANT P. C. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1888-96 53, George Street (**1888)(**1889)(**1890)(***1892)(***1893)(***1894)(***1895)(***1896)(***1897), Edinburgh
GRANT William 'Musical Instrument Maker' ca. 1818-23 51, Stockwell Street (*1818), 52, Stockwell Street (*1820)(***1823), Glasgow
GRAY Henry Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1895-1902 7, Montague Street (***1895)(***1896)(***1897)(***1898)(***1899)(***1900)(***1901)(***1902), Edinburgh
GRAY John Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1903-04 46, Forest Avenue (**1903)(**1904), Aberdeen
GREEN E. & Sons 'Pianoforte-makers' ca. 1929-37 25, Robertson Street (*1929), 46-48, St. Andrew Square (*1933)(*1936)(*1937), Glasgow
GREEN James H. 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1929-37 237, Buchanan Street (*1929), 6, Canning Place (*1933(*1936)(*1937), Glasgow
GREENSHIELDS  

'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1846-61

GREENSHIELDS Brothers (**1846)(**1848)

GREENSHIELDS D. & Co (**1856)(*1857)

GREENSHIELDS David (*1861)

 

114, West Nile Street (**1846), 19, Argyll Arcade (**1848), 56, Argyle Arcade **1856), 43, Argyle Arcade (*1857), House : 31, Norfolk Street (*1857), 83, St.Georges Place (*1861), Glasgow
GREIG, DAVID C. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1909 54, Mid Stocket Road (**1909), Aberdeen
 

 

(*1818): 'The Glasgow Directory for 1818', p. 81 (archive.org)

(*1820): 'The Glasgow Directory for 1820', p. 100 (archive.org)

(***1823): 'The Glasgow Directory for 1823', p. 108 (archive.org)

(**1839): 'Post-Office annual directory and calendar' 1839, p. 47 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1840): 'The Post-Office annual Glasgow directory for 1840', p. 325 (archive.org)

(**1842): 'The Post-Office annual Glasgow directory for 1842, p. 338 (archive.org)

(**1844): 'The Post-Office Annual Glasgow Directory for 1844', p. 107 + 368 (archive.org)

(*1846): 'Slater's National Commercial Directory of Ireland', 1846

(**1846): 'The Post-Office Annual Glasgow Directory for 1846', p. 438 (archive.org)

(**1848): 'Post-Office annual Glasgow directory for 1848', p. 486 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1854): 'Post-Office annual Glasgow directory', 1854-55, p. 137 and 'Post-Office annual Glasgow directory', 1854-55, p. 136 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1855): 'Glasgow Post Office Annual Directory for 1855', p. 623 (archive.org)

(**1856): 'The Post-Office Annual Glasgow Directory for 1856', p. 431 (archive.org)

(*1857): 'The Post-Office annual Glasgow directory for 1857', p. 112 + 122 (archive.org)

(*1861): 'Slater's (late Pigot & Co.'s) Royal national commercial directory and topography of Scotland', 1861, Dundee p.664, Edinburg p. 813, Glasgow p. 975 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1863): 'POST OFFICE GLASCOW DIRECTORY FOR 1863, 1864, ARRANGED IN THREE DIVISIONS', 1863, p. 528+535

(*1866): 'Post Office Glasgow Directory', 1866

(x1868): 'Duncan & Jamieson's directory for Stirling, St. Ninians, Cambusbarron, Whins of Milton, Bannockburn, Bridge of Allan, Dunblane, Doune, Deanston, and Callander', 1868, p. 11 (digital.nls.uk)

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

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

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

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

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

(**1887): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory' 1887, p. 553-554 (digital.nls.uk)

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

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

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

(***1892): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory for 1892', p. 598-599 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1893): 'Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical', 1893, p. 656-664 (Gallica)

(***1893): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1893, p. 611 (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 Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1895, p. 637 (digital.nls.uk)

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

(*1897): 'Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical', 1897, p. 834-841 (Gallica)

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

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

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

(***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)

(***1903): 'Slater's (late Pigot & Co.'s) Royal national commercial directory and topography of Scotland', 1903, p. 1337 (digital.nls.uk)

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

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

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

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

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

(*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

 

  Copyright all rights reserved