George Pike England

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George Pike England (ca.1765–1816) was one of the main organ builders in England during the late 18th and early 19th centuries.[1]

Life[edit]

He was the son of George England (organ-builder) and Mary Blasdale. He married Ann Wilson on 13 Oct 1789 in St Pancras Parish Church.

Career[edit]

He left a list of the organs he built in an extant account book. They are those of:

For a short while before his death, Joseph William Walker (1802–1870) was apprenticed to him.[2] He later founded the company of J. W. Walker & Sons Ltd.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dictionary of National Biography
  2. ^ Historic organs of New South Wales. Graeme David Rushworth. 1988