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SELBY, WOOD & Co

 

INFO EXTRA

A History of Wood & Co, Marr & co and Logan & co, pianoforte makers, Music sellers and publishers, Scotland, 1790-1925, by Geoff Hore

'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1870-89

Succeeded by MARR, WOOD & Co, Aberdeen, since 1890.

 

191, Union street (*1870)(*1871)(*1872)(*1873)(*1874)(*1875)(**1875)(*1876)(*1877)(*1878)(x1878)(*1879)(*1880)(*1881)(*1882)(*1883)(*1884)(*1885)(*1886)(*1887)(*1888)(*1889), Aberdeen

 

SEMPLE James  

Square portable pianoforte ca. 1850, invaluable.com (28/10/2015)
Pianoforte n 157 ca. 1850, Marlowe A. Sigal Collection, Newton Centre, M.., U.S.
Square pianoforte n 5266 ca. 1850, The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, County Durham, England, U.K.
Writing desk pianoforte ca. 1850, moffattpianos.com
Pianoforte ca. 1850-75, The Schubert Club, St. Paul, M.N., U.S.

 

'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1850-1937

SEMPLE J. W. (*1923)(*1927)(*1929)

SEMPLE J. W. & Sons (*1933)(*1936)(*1937)

370, Duke Street (*1923)(*1927)(*1929), 368-370, Duke Street (*1933)(*1936)(*1937), Glasgow
SENIOR E. & Sons Pianoforte-makers and/or pianoforte dealers ca. 1934 141, High Street (**1934), Ayr
SHAW & BLAND Pianoforte-makers and/or pianoforte dealers ca. 1930 Birmingham
SHEAN Christian 'Musical-Instrument-maker' ca. 1794 New Street Canon (*1794), Edinburgh
SHEPHERD George
| SHEPPHARD
Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1887-1902  

24, Couper Street (**1887)(**1888)(**1889)(**1890)(***1892)(***1893)(***1894)(***1895), 16, Johnston Terrace (***1896)(***1897)(***1898)(***1899)(***1900)(***1901)(***1902), Edinburgh

 

SIMPSON James 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1879 559, Sanchiehall Street (***1879), Glasgow
SIMPSON Frank Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1903-10 69, Sanchiehall Street (*1903)(*1906)(*1909)(*1910)(*1910), Glasgow
SMALL George

(1782 - 1861)

SMALL, BRUCE & Co

Square pianoforte ca. 18??, The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, County Durham, England, U.K.Square pianoforte n 102 ca. 1835, Private Collection, Wyalla, South Australia, Australia

 

Organ builders and Music Sellers to his Majesty' (***1832)(***1853), 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1837

WOOD, SMALL & Co ca. 1818-29; (**1823), see also WOOD

SMALL, BRUCE & Co (***1832)(***1833)(***1834)(*1837), see also BRUCE

INFO EXTRA

SMALL on Wikipedia

 

 

54, Prince Street (***1832)(***1833)(***1854), 1, Amphion Place (***1834), 101, George Street (***1834)(*1837), Edinburgh
SMART H. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1903-10 119, Higgle Street, Portobello (*1903)(*1906)(*1910), Edinburgh
SMITH Alexander Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-99 59, Albert Street (**1890)(***1892)(****1893)(***1894), 6, Drum Terrace (***1897)(***1898)(***1899), Edinburgh
SMITH James Randal Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1856  

(**1856), Glasgow

(**1856), Rothesay

 
SMITH R. Leslie Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1909 106, George Street (**1909)(**1910)(**1911), Aberdeen
SPEIRS Henry 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1866 8, Sauchiehall Street (*1866), House : 2, Wellcroft Place, Eglinton Street (*1866), Glasgow
STEWART A. 'Musical Instrument Maker' ca. 1823-24 65, Trongate Street (***1823)(*1824), Glasgow
STEWART A. & W. 'Pianoforte-makers' ca. 1923-29 30-34, Bell Street (*1923)(*1927), 41-51, Bell Street (*1929), Glasgow
STIRRAT David 'Musical Instrument Maker' ca. 1814-15 201, High Street (*1814)(*1815), Edinburgh
STODART James 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1822-25 3, Picardy Place (*1822), 9, James Square (**1823)(**1824), 9, South James Street (x1825),  Edinburgh
STRAINE George

(ca. 1847 - ?)

'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1862 (*1862) Glasgow
STUART & GORDON Pianoforte-makers and/or pianoforte dealers ca. 1861 7, South Saint Street (**1861), (**1861), Edinburgh
SUTHERLAND A. G. 'Pianoforte-Tuner' ca. 1897  435, Great Northern Road (**1897)(**1898)(**1899)(**1900)(**1901), Aberdeen
SUTHERLAND James  

'Musical-Instrument-Turner at CORRI'S and Company's' ca. 1800

SEE ALSO ...

CORRI in Edinburgh

 

37, North Bridge (*1800), Edinburgh
SWAN & Co 'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1879 49, Buchanan Street (***1879), Glasgow
SYME Thomas 'Musical-Instrument-maker' ca. 1784-94 Chapel of Ease (*1784), Chapel Street (*1794), Edinburgh
 

 

(*1784): 'Williamson's directory for the city of Edinburgh, Canongate, Leith, and suburbs', 1784, p. 117 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1794): 'A directory for Edinburgh Leith Mussleburgh [sic] and Dalkeith', 1794, p. 132/164 

(*1800): 'The Edinsburgh and Leith Directory', 1800, p. 193 (digital.nls.uk)

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

(*1814): 'Post Office annual Directory', 1814, p. 259 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1815): 'Post Office annual Directory', 1815, p. 262 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1822): 'Post office Annual Directory', 1822, p. 346 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1823): 'Post office Annual Directory', 1823, p. 379+417 (digital.nls.uk)

(***1823): 'The Glasgow Directory for 1823', p. 217 (archive.org)

(*1824): 'The Glasgow Directory for 1824', p. 212 (archive.org)

(**1824): 'Post office Annual Directory', 1824, p. 210 (digital.nls.uk)

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

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

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

(***1834): 'Gray's annual directory', 1834, p. 286 (digital.nls.uk)

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

(**1861): 'Slater's (late Pigot & Co.'s) Royal national commercial directory and topography of Scotland', 1861, p. 823, Aberdeen p. 270, Edinburgh p. 171 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1862): 'Journal of the Society of Arts', Volume 10, 1862, p. 499

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

(*1870): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1870, p. 273 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1871): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1871, p. 278 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1872): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1872, p. 281 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1873): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1873, p. 288 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1874): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1874, p. 294 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1875): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1875, p. 298 (digital.nls.uk)

(**1875): 'The Commercial directory of Liverpool, and shipping guide', 1875, Aberdeen p. 434

(*1876): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1876, p. 305-306 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1877): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1877, p. 312 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1878): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1878, p. 321 (digital.nls.uk)

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

(*1879): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1879, p. 328 (digital.nls.uk)

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

(*1880): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1880, p. 335 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1881): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1881, p. 342 (digital.nls.uk)

(*1882): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1882, p. 342 (digital.nls.uk)

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

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

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

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

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

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

(*1888): 'Post Office Aberdeen Directory', 1888, p. 370 (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 Edinburgh & Leith directory', 1890, p. 637 (digital.nls.uk)

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

(***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): '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 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)

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

(**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)

(*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)

(**1934): 'Ayr and district directory for 1934', p. 328 (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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