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Archive Reference / Library Class No.D3162
TitleW G Barrett of Pinxton, church organ repairer
Date[20th cent]
Descriptionrecords relating to maintenance of organs, organ recitals etc.
RepositoryDerbyshire Record Office
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Archive CreatorW G Barrett of Pinxton, church organ repairer
Administrative HistoryW G Barrett was born in London in 1878 and moved to Pinxton, where his brother was working, in about 1890. He worked at Pinxton Colliery and studied organs in his spare time. At the age of 30 he set up his own workshop in Wharf Road, Pinxton. He retired in 1957 and died in 1964.
Custodial HistoryThe records were given by a private individual in December 1987 and March and June 1998.
Organisation Sub-TypeMusic and musical instrument dealers/repairers/manufacturers
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