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Brand Image Info Addresses
       
HAMILTON C. & F. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1892-1902  

122a, George Street (***1892)(***1893)(***1894), 4, Hope Street Lane (***1895)(***1896)(***1897)(***1898)(***1899)(***1900)(***1901)(***1902), Edinburgh

 

HAMILTON David  

'Pianoforte-makers' ca. 1819-89, 'and Organmakers' (**1824)

HAMILTON David and Company (*1822)(**1823)(**1824)

HAMILTON David (**1825)(**1826)(**1827)

HAMILTON & MURRAY (x1825)

HAMILTON David Junior (**1828)(**1829)(**1830)(**1831)(**1832)(***1833)

HAMILTON & MLLER, Pianoforte & Music Sellers,  (**1839)(**1840)(**1844)(**1847)(**1849)(**1852)(*1861)(**1861)(*1862)(*1863)(**1867)(**1868)(**1870)(**1871)(**1872)(**1873)(**1874)(**1875)(**1876)(**1877)(**1878)[and organ builders](**1880)(**1881)(**1882)(**1883)(**1884)(**1885)(**1886)(**1887)(**1888)(**1889)

HAMILTON David (**1861)

HAMILTON D. & T. 'and Organ builders [to the Queen]' (**1842)(**1868)(**1871)(**1872)(**1873)(**1874)(**1875)(**1876)(**1877)(**1884)

 

 

63, North Bridge (*1822)(**1823)(**1824)(x1825), House : 39, South Richmond Street (*1822), 3, Hannover Street (**1825)(**1826)(**1827), 30, St. Andrew Square (**1828)(**1829)(**1830)(**1831)(**1832)(***1832)(***1833)(***1834), 116, George Street (**1839)(**1840)(**1842)(**1844)(**1847)(**1849)(**1852)(*1861)(*1862)(*1863)(**1867)(**1868)(**1870)(**1871)(**1872)(**1873)(**1874)(**1875)(**1876)(**1877)(**1878)(**1880)(**1881)(**1882)(**1883)(**1884)(**1885)(**1886)(**1887)(**1888)(**1889), Edinburgh

 

HAMILTON Gavin 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1854-57  

71, Cowcaddens Street (**1854)(**1855)(**1856)(*1857), House : 42, Cambridge Street (**1854), 46, Cambridge Street (*1857), Glasgow

 

HAMILTON John 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1819-24  

38, Libberton's Wymd (*1819)(*1820)(*1821), 40, Libberton's Wynd (*1822)(**1823)(**1824), Edinburgh

 

HAMILTON Thomas G. 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1923-29  

731, Dumbarton Road (*1923)(*1927)(*1929), Glasgow

 

HARDIE Matthew  

'Musical-Instrument-maker' ca. 1794-1825 (Violin)

HARDIE Matthew & Son (x1825)

 

Carrubers Close (*1794), 15, Shakespeare Square (x1825),  Edinburgh
HARDIE James Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1878-1902  

20, Potter Row (x1878), 11, Richmond Place (**1884), 17, Richmond Place (**1885)(**1886), 14, Marshall Street (**1887)(**1888)(**1889), 117, Nicolson Street (**1890)(***1892)(***1893)(***1894)(***1895)(***1896)(***1897)(***1898)(***1899)(***1900)(***1901)(***1902), Edinburgh

 

HARDIE John Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1878-94  

29, Broughton Street (x1878), 10, Clyde Street (**1884)(**1885), 23, St. James Square (**1886), 19, Montgomery Street (**1887)(**1888)(**1889)(**1890)(***1892)(***1893)(***1894), Edinburgh

 

HARRIMMER PLAYER PIANO Co 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1923-27  

339, Great Western Road (*1923), Glasgow

 

HAY James
| HEY
 

'Watch, Clock, Chronometer, Self-Acting-Orchestrian, and Pianoforte-maker, and Organ tuner' ca. 1855-66

'Self-acting' pianofortes (**1855)

 

1 1/2, Bridge Street (**1855), 60, Oxford Street (*1857), 11, West Street, Tradeston (*1866), Glasgow

 

HAY Samuel
| HEY
 

 

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1893-1927

[Some ?] pianos made by PARFITT & DENHAM, London

 

91, 39, Renfield Street (*1893), 99, Renfield Street (*1895)(*1897)(*1903)(*1909), Bath Street (*1893)(*1895)(*1903)(*1906)(*1909), 99, Sauchiehall Street (*1910), 94, Sauchiehall Street (*1923), 101, Cambridge Street (*1927), Glasgow

 

HECTOR R. L. 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1879 33, Jamaica Street (***1879), Glasgow
HENDERSON Edward 'Musical Instrument Maker' (*1810) 3, East Richmond Street (*1810), Edinburgh
HENDERSON Robert L. 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1923 115, Ledard Road (*1923), Glasgow
HENN R. Felvus Ltd. 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1923-29 60, Renfield Street (*1923), 31, Westbourne Gardens (*1929),  Glasgow
HEPBURN Brothers Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1923-37  

6, Wellmeadow (*1923)(*1927)(*1929)(*1933)(*1936), Paisley

219-223, St. George's Road (*1923), 522, Sauchiehall Street (*1927), 537, 543, Sauchiehall Street (*1929)(*1933)(*1936)(*1937), Glasgow

 

HERBERT H. W. 'Pianoforte-tuner' ca. 1899-1900 3, Mount Street (**1899)(**1900), Aberdeen
HODGES William M.  

  "THE SUBSCRIBER begs to intimate to the Nobility and Gentry of Edinburgh and its Vicinity, that he continues to manufacture Piano-Fortes on the most approved London principles, and from well-seasoned materials, in the same premises (Elder Street Hall,) which he has occupied for the last eight years. Piano-Fortes of every description, Tuned, Regulated, and Repaired in Town and Country, at the same moderate charges which have characterised his Establishment since 1828. W. M. HODGES. - P.S. The extra Keys of 6 octave cc Grand Pianos, removed from Bass to Treble. Elder Street Hall, Swinton Row, Edinburgh, May, 1836. 2d Door from Mr lnnes's Baptist Chapel." Post-Office Annual directory, 1836, p. 323 (digital.nls.uk)

 

 

'Pianoforte-maker' since 1828

Worked as partner by TOWNSEND & Co (**1830)(**1832)

After 1832, he worked under his own name.


(continuation)

"PIANO-FORTES. - HODGES, PIANO-FORTE MANUFACTURER, Elder Street Hall, makes and repairs all kinds of Piano-Fortes, on new and improved principles. N.B. W. H. (as a partner in the late Firm of Townsend and Co.) has occupied the above premises as a Piano-Forte Manufactory, for the last six years. Elder Street Hall, June 1, 1834." Gray's annual directory, 1834, p. 293 (digital.nls.uk)

22, St. Leonard Street (**1830), 13, Elder Street (**1834)(**1835)(**1836), 5, Drummond Street (*1837), Edinburgh
HOOD Harry 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1936 395, Dumbarton Road (*1936), Glasgow
HORSBURGH Richard

 

Square pianoforte ca. 1786, Goodwood House, Chichester, West Sussex, England, U.K.
Square pianoforte n 261 ca. 1801, Campbell House Museum, Toronto, Canada
Square pianoforte n 265 ca. 1802, The Georgian House, 7 Charlotte Square , Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K.
Square pianoforte n 297 ca. 1803, Present owners unknown, Glasgow, Scotland, U.K.
Square pianoforte n 307 ca. 1804, Private Collection, U.K.

"Richardus Horsburgh,
Edingburgi Fecit"

 

'Musical-Instrument-maker' ca. 1784-1811, 'Piano-forte Maker' (*1805)(*1806)(*1807)(*1808)(*1809)(*1810)(*1811)(*1812)  

Byer's Close (*1784-85),  Head of Todrick's wind (*1800), High Street (*1805)(*1806)(*1807)(*1808)(*1809)(*1810), 10, St. Andrew Street (*1811)(*1812), House : 84, High Street (*1811),  Edinburgh

 

HORSBURGH Robert 'Musical-Instrument-maker' ca. 1792-94 Head of Todrick's Wynd (*1792)(*1794), Edinburgh
HUTCHEON James  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1887-1901

HUTCHEON James (**1887)(**1888)(**1889)

HUTCHEON J. & W. (**1890)(***1892)(***1893)(***1894)(***1895)(***1896)(***1897)(***1898)(***1899)(***1900)(***1901)(***1902)

 

37, Niddry Street (**1887)(**1888), 153, High Street (**1889)(**1890), 3, Niddry Street (***1892)(***1893)(***1894)(***1895)(***1896)(***1897)(***1898)(***1899)(***1900)(***1901)(***1902), Edinburgh
HYSLOP W. G. 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1923-37 132, Byres Road (*1923)(*1927)(*1929)(*1933)(*1936)(*1937), Glasgow
 

 

(*1784-85): 'Williamson's Directory for the city of Edinburgh, Leith and suburbs', 1784-85, p. 49 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1792): 'Williamson's Edinsburgh Directory', 1792, p. 50 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1794): 'A directory for Edinburgh Leith Mussleburgh [sic] and Dalkeith, 1794, p. 92/98

(*1800): 'The Edinsburgh and Leith Directory', 1800, p. 120 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1805): 'Post Office annual Directory', 1805, p. 64 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1806): 'Post Office annual Directory', 1806, p. 93 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1807): 'Post Office annual Directory', 1807, p. 106 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1808): 'Post Office annual Directory', 1808, p. 113 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1809): 'Post Office annual Directory', 1809, p. 120 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1810): 'Post Office annual Directory', 1810, p. 113-119 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1811): 'Post Office annual Directory', 1811, p. 119 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1812): 'Post Office annual Directory', 1812, p. 122 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1819): 'Post office Annual Directory', 1819, p. 161 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1820): 'Post office Annual Directory', 1820, p. 169 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1821): 'Post office Annual Directory', 1821, p. 169 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1822): 'Post office Annual Directory', 1822, p. 170+171 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1823): 'Post office Annual Directory', 1823, p. 219+220 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1824): 'Post office Annual Directory', 1824, p. 94+140 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1825): 'Post office Annual Directory', 1825, p. 78 (digital.nls.uk)

(x1825): 'Pigot & Co.'s new commercial directory of Scotland for 1825', (Edinburgh) p. 88 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1826): 'Post office Annual Directory', 1826, p. 79 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1827): 'Post office Annual Directory', 1827, p. 79 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1828): 'Post office Annual Directory', 1828, p. 76 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1830): 'Post-Office Annual Directory', 1830, p. 80+87 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1831): 'Post-Office Annual Directory', 1831, p. 78 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1832): 'Post-Office Annual Directory', 1832, p. 80+87 (digital.nls.uk)

(***1832): 'Gray's annual directory', 1832, p. 264 (digital.nls.uk)

(***1833): 'Gray's annual directory', 1833, p. 293+286 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1834): 'Post-Office Annual Directory', 1834, p. 124 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1835): 'Post-Office Annual Directory', 1835, p. 129 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1836): 'Post-Office Annual Directory', 1836, p. 165 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1837): 'Pigot and co.'s national commercial directory of the whole of Scotland', 1837, Aberdeen p. 186, Edinburgh p. 98

(**1839): 'Post-Office annual directory and calendar' 1839, p. 50 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1840): 'Post-Office annual directory and calendar' 1840, p. 51 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1842): 'Post-Office annual directory and calendar', 1842, p. 51+170 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1843): 'Post-Office annual directory and calendar', 1843, p. 170 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1844): 'Post-Office annual directory and calendar', 1844, p. 180+186 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1847): 'Post-Office annual directory and calendar', 1847, p. 55 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1852): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1852, p. 106 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1854): 'Post-Office annual Glasgow directory', 1854-55, p. 154 (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. 125 + 128 (archive.org)

(*1861): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1861, p. 190 (digital.nls.uk)

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

(*1862): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1862, p. 175 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1863): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1863, p. 194 (digital.nls.uk)

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

(**1867): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1867, p. 104 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1868): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1868, p. 82 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1870): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1870, p. 88 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1871): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1871, p. 89 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1872): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1872, p. 80 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1873): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1873, p. 83 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1874): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1874, p. 84 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1875): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1875, p. 86 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1876): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1876, p. 89 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1877): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1877, p. 90 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1878): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1878, p. 92 (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)

(**1880): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1880, p. 97 (Gallica)

(**1881): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1881, p. 100 (Gallica)

(**1882): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1882, p. 101 (Gallica)

(**1883): 'Post-Office Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1883, p. 163 (Gallica)

(**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)

(**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): '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 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 Aberdeen Directory', 1901, p. 468 (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)

(*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)

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

(*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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