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Name Index


Notes on the musical history of Barnstaple

Trans. Devon. Assoc., vol. 49, (1917) pp. 283-295.


Henry J. Edwards

Prepared by Michael Steer

The author, who was credentialed DMus (Oxon), was organist and choirmaster at the parish church. The history of music in the town has monastic roots and much of the article's focus is on Barnstaple's early church music. The earliest records suggest that festivals developing in celebration of Barnstaple's annual fair as far back as 1435, when merchants brought with them Minstrels to amuse onlookers. As a thriving trading port, Barnstaple attracted a broad range of multi-cultural traders developing the town's reputation for festival events. The Victorian and Edwardian eras saw the advent of the Easter Musical Festival Society. The Internet Archive makes available, in its Community Texts Collection (originally known as Open Source Books), books that have been digitised by Google from a number of libraries. These are books on which copyright has expired, and are available free for educational and research use. This rare book was produced from a copy held by the Princeton University Library, and is available from the Internet Archive.

Amyand family 285
Amyand, Sir George, Bt. MP 285-6
Baring-Gould, Rev S 283
Bassett, Mr C H, DL, JP 291
Bassett, Miss 291
Bassett, Mrs 291
Bath, Mr Hubert 295
Belcher, Mr 295
Bennett, Mr Joseph 293
Boyle, Frank 294
Boyle, Mr W 294
Bridgman, Mr John 289-90, 294
Burrington, Mr Frederick 289
Chanter, Rev J F 295
Cookys, Rev J 284
Crang, Joan 285
Crang & Hancock 286
Cummings, Dr W H 285
Davie, Mr G C, DL, JP 293
Dawkyns, William 284-5
Dimbleby, Mrs 291
Drew, Simon 285
Dvorak 293
Edward VII 292
Edwards, Mr Alfred 283
Edwards, Dr 283, 287
Edwards, Mr J 287-8, 290
Elgar 293
Fortescue family 289
Gardner, Dr 292-3
Gay, John 289
Gould, Sir Francis Carruthers 293
Gould, W 290
Grove 284
Handel, George Frederick 286
Harper, Mr Sydney 283, 287, 292-4
Hibbert, Colonel & Mrs 290, 292
Howell, Mr Francis 295
Huxtable, Mr Christopher 286-8, 294
Jackson 288
Jarratt, Rev F 288
Jones, Mr W M 295
Luck, Rev Robert 289
Marshall, Mr Sydenham 290, 294
Micheau 286
Moxhay, Mr Richard 287
Palmer, George 285
Pixell, Mr James 286
Potter, John 286
Redwin, Henry 284
Seymour, Archdeacon 289, 292
Simper, Mr Roland C, FRCO, LRAM 295
Stainer & Barrett 284
Sullivan 292-3
Tate & Brady 287-8
Totnes, Judhael de 283
Vowles & Co, Messrs 292
Wallas, Rev Gilbert Innes 287-8, 290
Wood, Dr D J 290, 293