George England (organ builder)

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George England (fl. 1740–1788), was an English organ-builder.

Life[edit]

He married the daughter of Richard Bridge (another organ-builder) and was the father of George Pike England (1765?–1814).

Works[edit]

George England built the organs of:

‘These organs were remarkable for the brightness and brilliancy of their chorus’ (Hopkins); that of St. Stephen's, Walbrook, a fine specimen of England's work, was repaired by Gray in 1825, rebuilt 1872, and considerably enlarged later by William Hill & Sons.

References[edit]

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain"England, George (fl.1740-1788)". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900.