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Surname: Baumgarten
Firstname: Samuel Christian [Frederick]
Born: [1729?]
Died: {July 1798}
Profession:
Instrument: Bassoon
Career: [Bassoon, Three Choirs 1763 and 1770, Theatre Royal and King's Theatre 1790 and 1791]
Admitted: 3 June 1750
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM033
Surname: Denham
Firstname: Robert
Born:
Died:  [7 December 1782]
Profession:
Instrument: Vocalist
Career: [Gentleman of the Chapel Royal 16 October 1747. Sang at Three Choirs 1758]
Admitted: 5 August 1750
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM104
Surname: Eiffert
Firstname: Philipp
Born:
Died: {1792}
Profession:
Instrument: Oboe; Violin
Career: [Violin, hautboy]
Admitted: 3 June 1750
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM116
Surname: Jones
Firstname: John (jnr.)
Born:  [1728]
Died: [17 February 1796 ]
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: September 1750
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM200
Surname: Lowe
Firstname: Thomas
Born:  (c 1719?)
Died:  [1 March 1783]
Profession:
Instrument: Singer Tenor
Career: [Tenor singer. Proprietor of Marylebone Gardens. Sang at Drury Lane 1750]
Admitted: 6 May 1750
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM231
Surname: Norton
Firstname: Andrew
Born:
Died: [26 August 1756]
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 7 October 1750
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM272
Surname: Smith
Firstname: James
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 1 July 1750
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM356
Surname: Thompson
Firstname: Joshua
Born:
Died:  {1786 ?}
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 5 August 1750
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM377
Surname: Dubourg
Firstname: Matthew
Born: [1703]
Died: [3 July 1767]
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: [Master of State Music in Ireland. First violin in the Queen's Band 1763]
Admitted: 3 March 1751
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM109
Surname: Nicolai
Firstname: Frederick
Born: [1728 or 1729]
Died:  [16 May 1809]
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: [Violin in the Queen's Band from 1762, and librarian to Queen Charlotte]1755; 1784-90; 1799
Admitted: 3 March 1751
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM269
Surname: Orthman
Firstname: Ernest Christoph
Born:
Died: {before 4 March 1792}
Profession:
Instrument:
Career: {Married at St. Peter in the East, Oxford, 19 September 1779, and apparently still living there  c1790}
Admitted: 3 March 1751
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(D)
Surname: Reich
Firstname: Christian
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument:
Career: [One of the three members who received Handel's legacy. Bassoon 1763 and at Covent Garden before October 1776]
Admitted: 1 December 1751
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM312
Surname: Weitzenmiller
Firstname: John
Born:  {aged 69, 7 Nov 1784}
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Trumpet
Career: [Trumpet. Possibly trumpet in ordinary to George III ]
Admitted:  6 January 1751
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM416
Surname: Abington
Firstname: Leonard
Born:
Died: [before 1794]
Profession:
Instrument: Trumpet; Violin; Voice (bass)
Career: [Composer of songs for Vauxhall Gardens. Violin and Trumpet 1763.  Also bass singer.  A 'Mr. Abington' was a tenor singer at Westminster Abbey 1784] 1755
Admitted: 5 November 1752                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(N)
Surname: Baildon
Firstname: Joseph
Born: [1727?]
Died: [7 May 1774]
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: [Organist St. Luke, Old Street 1754 and All Saints, Fulham, 1762. Vicar Choral, Westminster Abbey]
Admitted: 2 February 1752
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM021
Surname: Dell
Firstname: James
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 21 June 1752
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM102
Surname: Goodwin
Firstname: Starlind {Starling}
Born:  [c.1730]
Died: [ before 20 Dec 1774 ]
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: [Organist Southwark, St. Saviour; and Ranelagh until 1766]
Admitted: 1 March 1752
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM144
Surname: Howard
Firstname: William
Born:
Died: {before 1 May 1785}
Profession:
Instrument:
Career: [In His Majesty's Band 1767]
Admitted: 2 February 1752
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM180
Surname: Ladd
Firstname: Nicholas
Born: Died:  [9 July 1783]
Profession:
Instrument: Chorister
Career: [Gentleman of the Chapel Royal 15 August 1743. Vicar Choral Westminster Abbey 1747-82. Also in choir of St. George's Chapel, Windsor, and of Eton]
Admitted: 21 June 1752
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(AC )
Surname: Müller
Firstname: George
Born:
Died: 1807
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 5 January 1752
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM254
Surname: Schworm
Firstname: John Adam
Born: {upwards of  70, 1776}
Died: {before 24 June 1778}
Profession:
Instrument: Double Bass
Career: [Double Bass  c 1758]
Admitted: 1 March 1752
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM337
Surname: Troba
Firstname: Joseph
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Horn;Trumpet
Career: [Horn 1754; Trumpet 1758]
Admitted:  2 February 1752
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM385
Surname: Vincent
Firstname: Richard jnr
Born:
Died: [28 August 1766 ?]
Profession:
Instrument: Violin;Drums
Career: [Violin and Kettledrums 1763]
Admitted: 5 January 1752
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM394
Surname: Weichsel
Firstname: Friederich Carl
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 5 November 1752
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM444
Surname: Addison
Firstname: John
Born:
Died: {3 January 1799}
Profession:
Instrument: Cello; Double Bass
Career: {Of Edinburgh} [Cellist and double bass player Covent Garden 1796]
Admitted: 7 October 1753
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(L)
Surname: Bennett
Firstname: John
Born: [ca.1725-30]
Died: {Sepr 1784 Dead}
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: [Organist St. Dionis, Backchurch 1752- 84. viola in the Queen's Band 1763]
Admitted: 4 February 1753
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM035
Surname: Chabran
Firstname: Carlo
Born: [12/2/1723]
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career:
Admitted: 6 May 1753
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM069
Surname: Chapman
Firstname: Edmund
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 1 April 1753
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM071
Surname: Jackson
Firstname: Joseph
Born:
Died:  [1759]
Profession:
Instrument:
Career: Flute?[Leader of Oxford Music Room orchestra]
Admitted: 7 January 1753
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM188
Surname: Jones
Firstname: Charles
Born:
Died: {17 March 1780}
Profession:
Instrument: French Horn German Flute
Career: [French Horn and German Flute 1763]
Admitted: 7 January 1753
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(AB)
Surname: Baker
Firstname: Thomas
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument:
Career: [Gentleman of the Chapel Royal 8 August 1715? Theatre Royal Covent Garden]
Admitted: 7 April 1754
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM024
Surname: Buswell
Firstname: John
Born:
Died: [14 November 1763]
Profession:
Instrument:
Career: [Chapel Royal 26 February 1754. Mus.Bac. 1757. Mus. Doc. Oxon. 1759]
Admitted: 2 June 1754
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM056
Surname: Shaw
Firstname: Thomas
Born:  {aged 77 at death}
Died:  [12 January 1792 ]
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted:  1 September 1754
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM348
Surname: Adcock
Firstname: Abraham
Born:
Died: {before July 1794}
Profession:
Instrument: Trumpet; Violin
Career: Bassoon Three Choirs Festival [Trumpet and Violin 1763, also organ builder. Probably played bassoon and horn 1754 and 1758]
Admitted: 5 October 1755
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM007
Surname: Giardini
Firstname: Felice de
Born:  [12  April  1716]
Died:  [17 December 1796]
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: [Celebrated Violinist]
Admitted: 1 June 1755
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM135
Surname: Jenkins
Firstname: William
Born:
Died: {1799}
Profession:
Instrument:
Career: [Trumpet 1763]
Admitted: 7 December 1755
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM197
Surname: Reeves
Firstname: James
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument:
Career: [Played at Winchester 1766-68]
Admitted: 3 August 1755
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM311
Surname: Terry
Firstname: George
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Cello
Career: ['Cello in H.M's Band 1763]
Admitted: 3 August 1755
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM374
Surname: Warman
Firstname: Andreas
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 5 January 1755
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM405
Surname: Coster
Firstname: William
Born:
Died: [before Nov. 1767]
Profession:
Instrument:
Career: [Gentleman of the Chapel Royal, succeeded Prince Gregory, 24 December 1755]
Admitted: 4 April 1756
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM087
Surname: Courtup
Firstname: George
Born:
Died: {1803}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career:
Admitted: 7 March 1756
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM090
Surname: Ward
Firstname: John junr.
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: [Violin 1763]
Admitted: 4 July 1756
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM400
Surname: Collett
Firstname: John
Born: [ca.1735]
Died: [1775]
Profession: Composer
Instrument: Violin
Career: [Violin 1763]
Admitted: 5 June1757
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(T)
Surname: Hudson
Firstname: Robert
Born: [25 February 1732]
Died:  [19 December 1815]
Profession:
Instrument: Organ;Master of Choristers
Career: [Gentleman of the Chapel Royal, 4 March 1758. Assistant organist St. Mildred's, Bread Street? Almoner and  Master of the choristers St. Paul's Cathedral. Mus. Bac. Cambridge, 1784. Music Master Christ's Hospital, 1767]
Admitted: 1 May 1757
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM183
Surname: Long
Firstname: Samuel
Born:  [c 1725]
Died:  [7 August 1764]
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: [Organist St. Peter le Poer, Broad street]
Admitted: 3 January 1757
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM228
Surname: Mcfarland
Firstname: Pat (Patrick)
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 7 August 1757
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM244
Surname: Messing
Firstname: Frederick
Born:
Died: 1798
Profession:
Instrument: French Horn;Violin
Career: [Three Choirs 1755. French Horn and Violin 1763]
Admitted: 5 June 1757
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM246
Surname: Nares
Firstname: James
Born: [bapt 19 April 1715]
Died:  [ 10 February 1783 ]
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 5 June 1757
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM256
Surname: Paxton
Firstname: Stephen
Born:  [1735]
Died: {18 August 1787}
Profession:
Instrument: Cello
Career: [Cellist in 1763. and 1784?]
Admitted: 5 June 1757
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM284
Surname: Thompson
Firstname: Robert
Born:
Died:  {1786}
Profession:
Instrument: Double Bass
Career: [Double Bass 1763. Three Choirs 1756;  Foundling Hospital 1754, and 1758]
Admitted: 7 August 1757
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A037
Surname: Champnes
Firstname: Samuel
Born: [1732?]
Died: [before January 1803]
Profession:
Instrument: Vocalist (Bass)
Career: [Celebrated bass singer. Gentleman of the Chapel Royal 30 November 1789]
Admitted: 4 June 1758
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM070
Surname: Dupuis
Firstname: Thomas Sanders
Born: [5th November 1733 ]
Died:  [17 July 1796]
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: [Organist of the Chapel Royal 1779]
Admitted: 3 December 1758
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM113
Surname: Hay
Firstname: Richard
Born:
Died:  [29 January 1785]
Profession: Orchestral director
Instrument: Violin
Career: [Leader of the King's and Queen's Bands, Leader of the Concerts of Antient Music in the 1770s and at Westminster Abbey 1784. Master of the King's Band of Music in Ireland]
Admitted: 7 May 1758                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM165
Surname: Pferinger
Firstname: Christopher
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Bassoon
Career: [Bassoon 1763]
Admitted:   2 July 1758
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM290
Surname: Richards
Firstname: David
Born:
Died: {1809 ?}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: {Violin}
Admitted: 6 August 1758
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM319
Surname: Simpson
Firstname: Redmond
Born:  [c.1730]
Died:  [23 January 1787]
Profession:
Instrument: Hautboy
Career: [Hautboy in Queen's Band 1763 - c.1776. Buried in Westminster Abbey] {Drew up the accounts of the 1784 Handel Commemoration, and presented several portraits to the Society}
Admitted:  1 January 1758                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM450
Surname: Evans
Firstname: John
Born: {65 at 1 March 1786}
Died: {beginning July 1792}
Profession:
Instrument:
Career: [In the Foot Guards and one of the Band of Music. Vauxhall. Bassoon? Violin?]
Admitted: 1 April 1759
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM437
Surname: Richards
Firstname: John
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Violin;Trumpet
Career: [Violin and trumpet 1763. Violin King's Band 1794]
Admitted: 1 April 1759
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM318
Surname: Turner
Firstname: John
Born:
Died: {before December 1776}
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 5 February 1759
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(AK)
Surname: Cooke
Firstname: Benjamin
Born: {1734}
Died: [14/09/1793]
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: [Organist Westminster Abbey 1762-93]
Admitted: 2 November 1760
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM082
Surname: Cox
Firstname: Hugh
Born:
Died: [16/12/1763]
Profession:
Instrument: Vocalist
Career: [Boy singer 1754. Gentleman of the Chapel Royal, 30 April 1755. Sang in 'Acis and Galatea' 1762]
Admitted: 4 May 1760
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM093
Surname: Goodwin
Firstname: William
Born:
Died: [5 March 1784 ]
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: [Organist St. Bartholomew by the Exchange, St. Mary Newington, St. George the Martyr, Southwark, St. Saviour, Southwark, and musician at Ranelagh]
Admitted: 6 July 1760                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM145
Surname: Scola
Firstname: Charles
Born:
Died: {1817}
Profession:
Instrument: Cello
Career: [Cello 1764. King's Band 1794. 'Scola' played in Norwich 1760, being from the 'King's Theatre, Haymarket]
Admitted: 3 August 1760
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM339
Surname: Abel
Firstname: Charles Frederick
Born: [22 December 1723]
Died: [20 June 1787]
Profession: Composer
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 1 March 1761
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM001
Surname: Bates
Firstname: William
Born: [1740]
Died: [1784]
Profession: Composer
Instrument:
Career: [Composer for pleasure gardens and operas. Connected with Marylebone Gardens. Possibly organist]
Admitted: 1 March 1761
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM031
Surname: Battishill
Firstname: Jonathan
Born: [ May 1738]
Died: [ 10 December 1801 ]
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 2 August 1761
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM032
Surname: Dell
Firstname: James
Born:
Died: [1774]
Profession:
Instrument:
Career: [Musician in ordinary to His Majesty 1767]
Admitted: 1 March 1761
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM103
Surname: Habgood
Firstname: Thomas
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Clarinet
Career: [Clarinet]
Admitted: 1 March 1761
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM152
Surname: Hackwood
Firstname: Francis
Born:  {aged 88 at death}
Died: {11 April 1821}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: {Violin} [In King's Band 1782. Viola 1784. King's Theatre (Pantheon) 1791]
Admitted: 1 March 1761
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM153
Surname: Stayner
Firstname: Daniel
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: [Leader at Drury Lane  c.1775. Violin 1784]
Admitted: 4 October 1761
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM365
Surname: Weichsel
Firstname: Charles
Born:
Died:  [26 March 1811?]
Profession:
Instrument: Clarinet;Oboe
Career: [Clarinet. Principal oboe King's Theatre, Haymarket]
Admitted: 5 April 1761
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM414
Surname: Asbridge
Firstname: John
Born:
Died: {1799}
Profession:
Instrument: Kettledrums
Career: Three Choirs Festival ['Of Drury-Lane orchestra'. Double kettledrums 1784 and 1794]
Admitted: 5 December 1762
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM012
Surname: Evans
Firstname: Joseph
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 5 September 1762
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM119
Surname: Farmer
Firstname: Benjamin
Born:
Died: {after December 1777}
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 3 September 1762
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM121
Surname: Korbitz
Firstname: Christian
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 5 December 1762
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM210
Surname: Lampe
Firstname: Charles James Frederick
Born:  [c. 1739?]
Died:  [ 10 September 1767]
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: [Succeeded his grandfather, Charles Young, as organist of Allhallows, Barking 1758. In 1763 was organist at Covent Garden]
Admitted: 3 September 1762                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM215
Surname: Nicolai
Firstname: Christian
Born: {abt 60 in June 1786}
Died:  {before 5 Jan 1800}
Profession:
Instrument: Trumpet
Career: [Trumpet 1794] {Had been at Vauxhall and Covent Garden}
Admitted: 1 August 1762
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM268
Surname: Parry
Firstname: John
Born: [c. 1710?]
Died:   [7 October  1782?]
Profession:
Instrument: Harp
Career: [Blind harper whose playing was admired by Handel. Played tlie Triple Welsh Harp in Norwich 1739]
Admitted:  3 September 1762
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM280
Surname: Pinto
Firstname: Thomas
Born:  [1714]
Died: [1782]
Profession:
Instrument:
Career: [Leader at the Opera and Vauxhall Gardens]
Admitted: 7 November 1762
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM293
Surname: Rose
Firstname: Barnard
Born:
Died:  {before 9 Jan 1793}
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 5 December 1762
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(AH)
Surname: Scovell
Firstname: George
Born:
Died:  {1796}
Profession:
Instrument: Harpsichord
Career: [Played at Winchester 1766-70. A George 'Scovefield' appears as Teacher of the Harpsichord in 1763]
Admitted: 5 December 1762
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM341
Surname: Selby
Firstname: William
Born:  [1738 ?]
Died: [12  December 1798? ]
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: (Organist St.Sepulchre; and All Hallows, Bread Street 1756-73)
Admitted:  3 September 1762
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM344
Surname: Toms
Firstname: Edward
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument:
Career: [Conducted the Covent Garden oratorios with Arnold, 1772]
Admitted:  3 September 1762
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM380
Surname: Webber
Firstname: Antony
Born:
Died: {before 3 August 1788}
Profession:
Instrument:
Career: [An 'A. Webber was in the Kings Band 1780] 1784-87
Admitted: 3 September 1762
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(G)
Surname: Aylward
Firstname: Theodore
Born: [c. 1730]
Died: [27 February 1801]
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 3 July 1763
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM018
Surname: Berg
Firstname: George
Born: [1728?]
Died: [before 12 May 1775]
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: [Organist St. Mary-at-Hill 1762-1775 and at Marylebone Gardens]
Admitted: 5 June 1763
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM037
Surname: Burton
Firstname: John
Born: [1730]
Died: [?3 September 1782]
Profession: Instrument: Harpsichord; Organ
Career: [Harpischord and organ]
Admitted: 6 March 1763
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM055
Surname: Courtney
Firstname: William
Born:
Died: [before 29 June 1785]
Profession:
Instrument: Organ; Vocalist
Career: [Boy singer 1754 and 1758. Organist St. Giles. Cripplegate]
Admitted: 3 July 1763
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM089
Surname: Cowper
Firstname: Ralph
Born:
Died: [before Feb 1772]
Profession:
Instrument: Singer
Career: [Gentleman of the Chapel Royal 12 January 1758]
Admitted: 2 January 1763
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM092
Surname: Dove
Firstname: George
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 3 July 1763
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM108
Surname: Gray
Firstname: Thomas
Born:
Died: {September 1790}
Profession:
Instrument: Oboe
Career: [Hautboy]
Admitted: 1 May 1763
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(X)
Surname: Kaye
Firstname: Thomas
Born: {aged 76, 2 Dec 1798}
Died:  {'Dead January 1816'}
Profession:
Instrument: Horn
Career: ['Horn] {Given ú3.3.0 per month as he 'is in his seventy six's year and no engagement but at Mr. Colmans Theatre which does not produce ú30 pr. Annum', 2 December 1798}
Admitted: 4 December 1763
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(K)
Surname: Lava
Firstname: John
Born: Died: {28 December 1787}
Profession: Instrument: Career:
Admitted: 6 March 1763
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM219
Surname: Noferi
Firstname: Gio. Batta. (  Gio[vanni] Batt[ist]a  )
Born:  [c 1740]
Died:  [26 February 1782]
Profession: Instrument: Violin ?
Career: ['Leader of the ballets at the opera-house [he died] in consequence of a fit of apoplexy with which he was struck in the orchestra during the rehearsal of the new Grand dance'.  A Mr 'Noseri' was 1st. violin at Mr. Garland's Concert of Music at Mr. Christien's Great Room, Norwich in 1760]
Admitted: 1 May 1763
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM271
Surname: Pasquali
Firstname: Frances  [Francesco]
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Double Bass
Career: [Double Bass 1784]
Admitted: 3 April 1763
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM281
Surname: Perkins
Firstname: Thomas
Born: {marr cert 9 Jly 1768}
Died: {1776}
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 6 March 1763
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(AF)
Surname: Randall
Firstname: Richard
Born: [1 September 1736?]
Died:  [ 15 April 1828 ]
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: [Organist Dulwich College 1763-82. Also Tenor 1794]
Admitted: 3 April 1763
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(AG)
Surname: Rawlings
Firstname: Robert
Born:  [1742]
Died:  {10 October 1816}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: [Violinist. Member of the King's and Queen's Private Bands]
Admitted: 1 May 1763
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM306
Surname: Soderini
Firstname: J [Giuseppe?]
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: [Violin Haymarket Theatre 1791. Principal Westminster Abbey 1784]
Admitted: 3 April 1763
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM362
Surname: Storace
Firstname: Stephen
Born: (c.1725)
Died: [c.1781]
Profession:
Instrument: Double Bass
Career: [Double bass player of Italian birth. Director of Music in Dublin and at Marylebone Gardens. In the band of the King's Theatre  Haymarket]
Admitted: 3 March 1763
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM369
Surname: Tenducci
Firstname: Ferdinando
Born:  [c. 1735]
Died:  [March  1790]
Profession:
Instrument: Singer Castrato Soprano
Career: ['Celebrated castrato soprano; Friend of J. C. Bach and Mozart]
Admitted: 2 January 1763
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM372
Surname: Arnold
Firstname: Samuel
Born: [10 August 1740]
Died: [22 October 1802]
Profession: Composer; editor
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 4 March 1764
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM449
Surname: Beaumont
Firstname: Benjamin
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: [Violin?]
Admitted: 1 July 1764
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM034
Surname: Bellamy
Firstname: Richard
Born:
Died: [11 September] {1813}
Profession:
Instrument: Voice (bass)
Career: [Gentleman of the Chapel Royal  28 March 1771, Bass singer]
Admitted: 3 June 1764
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(R)
Surname: Bulkley
Firstname: George Jackson
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 4 March 1764
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM049
Surname: Bulkley
Firstname: Stephen
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 3 June 1764
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM050
Surname: Fisher
Firstname: Abraham
Born:  [1744]
Died:  [May 1806]
Profession: Composer
Instrument: Violin
Career: [Violinist and composer for theatre. Married Nancy Storace, 1784. His first public appearance was in 1765 at a concert in the King's Theatre for the benefit of the Society]
Admitted: 2 September 1764
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM124
Surname: Foulis
Firstname: John
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: [Violin 1784. Played at Winchester Festivals in  1765, 1766  and 1769]
Admitted: 5 February 1764
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM128
Surname: Holder
Firstname: Charles
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 3 June 1764
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM174
Surname: Pearson
Firstname: Hugh
Born: {aged 58, 7 Oct 1781}
Died:   {1782}
Profession:
Instrument: Clarinett
Career: [Clarinettist King's Theatre in 1758 ]
Admitted: 1 April 1764
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(AE)
Surname: Pinto
Firstname: Charles
Born:
Died: [16 November 1790 ]
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted:  1 January 1764
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM292
Surname: Real
Firstname: Joseph
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Singer
Career: [Played in Gosport September 1750 and Norwich 1760 when said to be from King's Theatre Haymarket.   In spite of being 'intirely destitute' in July 1776, sang at the Oxford Music Room in 1779 and 1783] 1784-89
Admitted: 2 December 1764
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM310
Surname: Reynolds
Firstname: John
Born:
Died:  [before 2 Feb 1779]
Profession:
Instrument: Singer Bass
Career: Bass singer [Gentleman of the Chapel Royal  5 January 1764 ]
Admitted: 3 June 1764
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM317
Surname: Stokes
Firstname: Thomas  (Thos.)
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument:
Career: [Member of the King's Band 1768]
Admitted:  3 June 1764
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM368
Surname: Ward
Firstname: William
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted:  3 June 1764
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM404
Surname: Warren
Firstname: Edm[on]d Tho[ma]s
Born:  [c.1730 ?]
Died:  [1794]
Profession:
Instrument: Composer
Career: [Music publisher?  Composer and Secretary of the Catch Club]
Admitted: 3 June 1764
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM406
Surname: Wheatley
Firstname: Jonathan
Born:
Died: {probably 1798}
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: [Organist of Greenwich 10 June 1763? ]
Admitted: 6 May 1764
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM419
Surname: Ashley
Firstname: John
Born: [1734]
Died: [14] {March 1805}
Profession:
Instrument: Bassoon; Oboe
Career: [Hautboy and bassoon in the Guards?]
Admitted: 7 April 1765
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM014
Surname: Ayrton
Firstname: Edmund
Born:  [Bpt 19 Nov 1734]
Died: [22 May 1808]
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 2 June 1765
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM019
Surname: Bach
Firstname: John Christian
Born: 5 September 1735
Died: 01 January 1782
Profession: Composer
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 3 March 1765
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM020
Surname: Bartholomon
Firstname: [François-Hippolyte]
Born: [27 July 1741]
Died: [20 July 1808]
Profession: Composer
Instrument: Violin
Career:
Admitted: 7 April 1765
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM028
Surname: Burnet
Firstname: William
Born:
Died: {December 1796}
Profession:
Instrument: Percussion
Career: [Kettledrums]
Admitted: 7 April 1765
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(H)
Surname: Cervetto
Firstname: James jnr
Born: [08/01/1748]
Died: [ 05/02/1837 ]
Profession:
Instrument: Cello
Career: [Violoncello]
Admitted:  1 September 1765
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM068
Surname: Coyle
Firstname: Miles
Born:
Died: {before February 1801}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: [From York? Father of the organist of Ludlow and Hereford Cathedral of the same name]
Admitted: 1 December 1765
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM094
Surname: Cross
Firstname: Richard
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: [Organist Christ Church, Oxford]
Admitted: 6 October 1765
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM095
Surname: Evance
Firstname: James
Born:
Died: [November 1811]
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: [Organist of All Hallows the Great, 1764-1811, St. Andrew's, Holborn, 1786-1811]
Admitted: 6 October 1765
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM118
Surname: Hague
Firstname: James
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: [Organist of Finchley]
Admitted: 3 November 1765
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM157
Surname: Higgins
Firstname: William
Born: {aged 58, 4 Nov 1787}
Died: {before December 1806}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: {Violin} [Possibly Three Choirs Festival 1762 and 1767]
Admitted: 1 September 1765
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM171
Surname: Jarvis
Firstname: Samuel
Born: [aged 42 at death]
Died:  [21 June 1784]
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: [Blind organist of the Foundling Hospital, St. Sepulchre and St. Botolph. Bishopsgate]
Admitted: 6 January 1765
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM194
Surname: Legg
Firstname: Jonathan (John)
Born: [aged 63 at death]
Died:  [25 April 1780]
Profession:
Instrument: Singer Bass
Career: [Bass singer, Vicar Choral Westminster Abbey 1764-1779 ]
Admitted:  6 January 1765
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM223
Surname: Lester
Firstname: Henry
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 7 April 1765
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM441
Surname: Linike
Firstname: John Henry
Born:
Died: {before 6 November 1780}
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted:  1 September 1765
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM226
Surname: Long
Firstname: John
Born:
Died:  {1793}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: {Violin}
Admitted: 1 September 1765
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM227
Surname: Luther
Firstname: John Christian
Born:
Died:  {May 1789}
Profession:
Instrument:
Career: [Gentleman of the Chapel Royal, 4 March 1786]
Admitted: 3 March 1765
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM232
Surname: Munro
Firstname: Robert
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Oboe;Flute; Clarinet;Cello
Career: [Oboe, flute and clarinet 1794. Played cello at the Oxford Music Room 1773.
Admitted:  7 April 1765
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM447
Surname: Napier
Firstname: William
Born:  [c 1740]
Died: {July 1812}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin;Viola
Career: [Violin, Viola and Music seller 1794. Member of King's Band 1798]
Admitted: 1 September 1765
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A350(2)
Surname: Rathgen
Firstname: Adam
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Clarinet
Career: [Played clarinet at Marylebone Gardens in 1766 and oboe c 1789. Also played the horn]
Admitted: 5 May 1765
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM304
Surname: Relfe
Firstname: Lupton
Born:
Died: [1805]
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: [Organist Greenwich Hospital  c. 1767,  and buried there]
Admitted: 6 October 1765
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM315
Surname: Seipst
Firstname: Peter
Born:
Died: {before 1 February 1778}
Profession:
Instrument: Horn
Career: [Horn]
Admitted: 5 May 1765
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM343
Surname: Shaw
Firstname: Robert
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: [Violin 1784 ?]
Admitted:  7 July 1765
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM346
Surname: Sikes
Firstname: Robert
Born:
Died:  {before 3 October 1779}
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 2 June 1765
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(A)
Surname: Parke
Firstname: John
Born:  [1745]
Died: [2 August]  {1829}
Profession:
Instrument: Oboe
Career: [Celebrated oboist. Member of King's Band in 1788]
Admitted:  6 July 1766
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A350(5)
Surname: Florio
Firstname: Pietro Grassi
Born:
Died:  [June 1795]
Profession:
Instrument: Flute
Career: [Flautist. Signed Admission Book 'Florio Grassi'. Played a concerto on the German flute at Drury Lane, 26 February 1762, and was engaged in other London theatres for 30 years. He had left the Dresden band c. 1756 to come to London via Paris. Published  c.1775 'New Instructions for the German Flute']
Admitted: 5 April 1767
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM126
Surname: Hook
Firstname: James
Born: [3 June? 1746]
Died:  [1827]
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 6 December 1767
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(AM) ?
Surname: Humble
Firstname: Maximilian
Born:
Died: {before December 1777}
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 5 April 1767
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM185
Surname: Lowe
Firstname: Richard
Born:
Died:  [before 6 March 1798?]
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: [Organist of St. Mary Woolnoth 1772-98?]
Admitted: 7 June 1767
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM230
Surname: Mazzinghi
Firstname: Thomas (Tommaso)
Born:  [20 May 1775]
Died:  [20 May 1775]
Profession:
Instrument: violin
Career: [Violinist, Marylebone Gardens]
Admitted: 3 May 1767
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM243
Surname: Smith
Firstname: Theodor
Born: [c 1740 ?]
Died: [c1810 ?]
Profession:
Instrument: Composer
Career: [Vocal and Instrumental Composer] [Vocal and instrumental composer] (Expelled for non-payment subscription)  (Not 1784)
Admitted: 1767
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM359
Surname: Vandernan
Firstname: Thomas
Born:
Died:  [20  October 1778]
Profession:
Instrument:
Career: [Gentleman of the Chapel Royal 1743.  Copyist Westminster Abbey 1763]
Admitted: 1 March 1767
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM387
Surname: Zeidler
Firstname: Johan Christopher
Born:
Died:  {before 3 Feb 1793}
Profession:
Instrument: Cello
Career: [Cello 1784]
Admitted: 5 April 1767
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM433
Surname: Bryan
Firstname: Joseph
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: [Organist Asylum House of Refuge, Westminster 1769]
Admitted: 5 June 1768
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM047
Surname: Crosdill
Firstname: John
Born: [1751]
Died: {before 28 Oct 1825}
Profession:
Instrument: Cello
Career: [Violoncello]
Admitted: 4 December 1768
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(U)
Surname: Heinnetz
Firstname: Johan
Born: {aged 55 in 1787}
Died: {before August 1803}
Profession:
Instrument: Clarinet; Oboe
Career: [Clarinet Vauxhall Gardens and the Guards 1766; also Hautboy]
Admitted: 4 December 1768
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(Y)
Surname: Baumgarten
Firstname: Charles Frederick
Born: [c 1740]
Died: 10 January 1824
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: [Organist at the Lutheran Chapel in the Savoy. Leader of the band at the Haymarket, Dublin and Covent Garden]
Admitted: 18 June 1769
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(P)
Surname: Burney
Firstname: Charles (jnr)
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 5 February 1769
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM054
Surname: Cooper
Firstname: Robert
Born:
Died: {after September 1796}
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 7 May 1769
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM083
Surname: Hayes
Firstname: Philip
Born: [April 1738]
Died:  [ 19 March 1797]
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: [Gentleman of the Chapel Royal, 30 November 1767. Organist. Held Chair of Music, University of Oxford]
Admitted: 1 January 1769
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM166
Surname: Sarjant
Firstname: James
Born:
Died: {September 1798}
Profession:
Instrument: Trumpet
Career: [Trumpet, Covent Garden etc.]
Admitted:  6 August 1769
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM334
Surname: Shaw
Firstname: Robert
Born:
Died:  {1805}
Profession:
Instrument: Bassoon;Oboe
Career: {Bassoon} [Oboe 1794 ]
Admitted:  1 January 1769
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM347
Surname: Smart
Firstname: Timothy
Born:
Died: {1781}
Profession:
Instrument:
Career: [City Wait]
Admitted:  1 January 1769
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(AI)
Surname: Waterhouse
Firstname: William
Born:
Died:  {28 July 1822}
Profession:
Instrument: Cello
Career: [In the service of the Duke of Cumberland 1773.   Principal  cello, Concerts of  Antient Music 1794 ]
Admitted: 6 August 1769
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM409
Surname: Jackson
Firstname: Paul
Born: {aged 86 at death}
Died: 19 June 1828
Profession:
Instrument: Flute
Career: {Flute player and teacher. Also at the Oxford Music Room}
Admitted: 4 March 1770
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(AA)
Surname: Jones
Firstname: William
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Trumpet
Career: [Trumpet]
Admitted: 2 December 1770
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM202
Surname: Linton
Firstname: Charles
Born:
Died: 7 July 1784   {'Murderd'}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: [Violin]
Admitted: 5 August 1770
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(AD)
Surname: Reinhold
Firstname: Frederick Charles
Born: [1737]
Died:  [28 September 1815]
Profession:
Instrument: Singer Baritone;Organ
Career: [Bass singer, and organist at Colchester?]
Admitted: 1 April 1770
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM313
Surname: Smart
Firstname: Thomas
Born: {51, 24 June 1798}
Died: {before 4 December 1803}
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: {Organist of  St. Clement Danes in June 1798}
Admitted: 1 April 1770
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(J)
Surname: Webbe
Firstname: Samuel
Born: [1740]
Died:  [25 May  1816]
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: [Organist in 1776 of Portuguese and Sardinian Embassy R. C. Chapels, also sometimes at the Bavarian and Spanish. Most distinguished of  English glee writers, and teacher of  Danby, Knyvett and Novello)
Admitted: 5 April 1770
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM410
Surname: Beaumont
Firstname: Henry
Born:
Died: [1791?]
Profession:
Instrument: Horn
Career: '[Horn, 1794]'
Admitted: 1 December 1771
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(Q)
Surname: Lambourne
Firstname: John
Born:
Died:  [before 1783?]
Profession:
Instrument:
Career: [Oxford Music Room?]
Admitted: 7 April 1771
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM213
Surname: Marley
Firstname: Edward
Born:
Died: {April 1796}
Profession:
Instrument: Trumpet
Career: [Trumpet]
Admitted: 7 July 1771
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM236
Surname: Pope
Firstname: John
Born:  {aged 52, 5 Nov 1786}
Died:  {before 7 April 1799}
Profession:
Instrument: Hautboy
Career: {Hautbois 1784; 'unexpectedly discharged at the Circus' according to Minutes, 4. April 1790}
Admitted:  2 June 1771
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(M)
Surname: Potter
Firstname: John
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted:  4 August 1771
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM297
Surname: Vinicombe
Firstname: Richard
Born:
Died: 1787
Profession:
Instrument: Trumpet
Career: [Trumpet 1784]
Admitted: 4 August 1771
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM397
Surname: Ward
Firstname: Thomas
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 2 June 1771
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM402
Surname: Benser
Firstname: John Daniel
Born:
Died: {3 December 1785}
Profession: Composer
Instrument: Piano; Viola
Career: [Pianist and composer. Viola 1784]
Admitted: 6 September 1772
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM036
Surname: Dünnewald
Firstname: John Peter
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 5 July 1772
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM112
Surname: Dyne
Firstname: John
Born: [1744?]
Died: {30 0ctober 1788}
Profession:
Instrument: Vocalist
Career: [Gentleman of the Chapel Royal, 1 February 1772. Sang at the Three Choirs 1776]
Admitted: 3 May 1772
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(W)
Surname: Heck
Firstname: John Casper
Born: [ca 1735]
Died:  {?August, 1791}
Profession: Composer
Instrument:
Career: [Author of work on Thorough Bass and composer for harpsichord c. 1768-90]
Admitted: 6 December 1772
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(C)
Surname: Norris
Firstname: Thomas
Born:  [bapt 15 August 1742]
Died:  [3 September 1790]
Profession:
Instrument: Singer Tenor;Organ;Chorister
Career: [Famous tenor singer and organist. Chorister Salisbury Cathedral. Mus.bac.]
Admitted: 3 May 1772
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM438
Surname: Paxton
Firstname: George
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 7 June 1772
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM283
Surname: Wilcox
Firstname: William Thomas
Born:
Died: {before 6 February 1814}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin;Viola
Career: [Violin. Also viola 1794. Concerts of Antient Music]
Admitted: 6 December 1772
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM421
Surname: Blanck
Firstname: Nicolaus
Born:
Died: <by 04/01/1778>
Profession: Composer
Instrument: Flute
Career:
Admitted: 7 February 1773
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM041
Surname: Dickinson
Firstname: Samuel
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Oboe
Career: [Hautboy]
Admitted: 3 October 1773
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM105
Surname: Flack
Firstname: John Casper
Born:
Died:  {before 7 March 1813}
Profession:
Instrument:
Career: [There were two Flacks, John Casper playing Trombone, Horn and Viola and his son John, Violin, Trombone and Trumpet. In 1794 both played at the Three Choirs on horns and trombones. One of them played the trumpet in 1784. In 1791 and 1792 one appeared at the Three Choirs on this instrument, and both in 1793 with no instruments named. The trombonist played in 1803]
Admitted: 4 July 1773
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM125
Surname: Newby
Firstname: John Charles
Born:
Died:  [1 October 1781]
Profession:
Instrument: Cello
Career: [Principal cello, Drury Lane]
Admitted: 7 November 1773
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM264
Surname: Nickson
Firstname: Stephen Penny
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 4 April 1773
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM267
Surname: Pollet
Firstname: John
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 5 September 1773
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM294
Surname: Seiffert
Firstname: Leopold
Born:
Died:  {before 7 November 1784}
Profession:
Instrument:
Career: {Married 12 October 1780  at St. Martin-in-the-Fields}
Admitted: 4 April 1773
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM342
Surname: Smith
Firstname: James
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Cello;Violin
Career: [Cello and violin 1794]
Admitted: 1 August 1773
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM357
Surname: Turner
Firstname: Samuel
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Viola
Career: [Viola 1784; and 1794, when said to be of Rochester]
Admitted: 7 February 1773
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(E)
Surname: Blake
Firstname: Benjamin
Born: [1751]
Died: [1827]
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: [Violin. In King's Band 1787. Theatre Royal and King's Theatre 1790 and 1791]
Admitted: 4 December 1774
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM040
Surname: Foy
Firstname: William
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: {Violin}
Admitted: 3 July 1774
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM129
Surname: Malme
Firstname: George
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Composer
Career: [Composer for harpsichord  c. 1790-95]
Admitted: 5 June 1774
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM235
Surname: Parkinson
Firstname: William
Born:
Died:  {before 1 June 1834}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: [Violin]
Admitted: 4 December 1774
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM448
Surname: Clark
Firstname: Edward
Born: {1728?}
Died: {27/07/1789}
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: {Organist of St. Paul, Covent Garden}
Admitted: 4 June 1775
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM076
Surname: Duncombe
Firstname: William
Born: {79 at 3 June 1815}
Died: {Dead Nov 30th 1818}
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: [Organist St. Dunstan in the West; St Vedast, Foster Lane; and of Kensington]
Admitted: 2 July 1775
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A350(6)
Surname: Ganthony
Firstname: Joseph
Born: {aged 53, 12 Sep 1792}
Died: {2  March 1795}
Profession:
Instrument: Double bass
Career: [Double-bass 1784]
Admitted: 3 September 1775
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(F)
Surname: Hogg
Firstname: Thomas
Born:
Died: {February 1794}
Profession:
Instrument: Bassoon
Career: [Bassoon]
Admitted: 2 April 1775
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM172
Surname: Sharp
Firstname: William
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 5 February 1775
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM345
Surname: Tattnall
Firstname: Samuell
Born:
Died:  {before 6 March 1825}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin;Clarinet
Career: [Violin  and  clarinet  Drury  Lane 1794]
Admitted:  2 July 1775
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(AJ)
Surname: Cornish
Firstname: James
Born:
Died: {before 4 Sept 1803}
Profession:
Instrument: Oboe
Career:
Admitted: 7 January 1776
                                                                                               
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM086
Surname: Forbes
Firstname: Charles
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument:
Career:
Admitted: 1 September 1776
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM127
Surname: Gwillim
Firstname: John
Born: {aged 73, March 1825}
Died:  {before Dec. 1829}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: {Violin}
Admitted: 23 June 1776
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM154
Surname: Howard
Firstname: William (jun.)
Born:
Died: {before 2 Nov 1834}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: 'Is a Single Man has studied Music for more than Seven Years' {Violin}
Admitted: 4 August 1776
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A001
Surname: Hudson
Firstname: William
Born:
Died: {21 April 1815}
Profession:
Instrument:
Career: 'Has practiced Music upwards of Seven Years for a livelihood; is a Married Man, but has no Children'
Admitted: 01/09/1776
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A006
Surname: Mallett
Firstname: John
Born:
Died: {before 16 Jan 1798}
Profession:
Instrument: Bassoon
Career: [Bassoon 1794]
Admitted: 2 June 1776
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A1(I)
Surname: Robinson
Firstname: Charles Forbes
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument:
Career: 'Has practiced Music Seven Years'
Admitted: 01/09/1776
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A004
Surname: Shaw
Firstname: Thomas   junr
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: 'Has practiced Music upwards of Seven Years, for a livelihood' {Violin}
Admitted: 01/09/1776
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A005
Surname: Simpson
Firstname: James
Born:
Died:  {before 2 February 1800}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin;Viola
Career: 'Has also Studied & Practised Musick for a Livelihood for more than Seven Years' [Violin and Viola 1794]
Admitted: 01/09/1776
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A002
Surname: Smith
Firstname: John Stafford
Born:  [bapt 30 Mar 1750]
Died: [21 September ] {1836}
Profession:
Instrument:
Career: 'Has served a regular Apprenticeship, is a Married Man has no Children' {'Declined'}
Admitted: 01/10/1776
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A008
Surname: Stevens
Firstname: Richard John Samuel
Born:  [27 March 1757 ? ]
Died: [23 September 1837]
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: [Organist Temple Church and Charterhouse]
Admitted: 01/09/1776
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM366
Surname: Wood
Firstname: David
Born:
Died:  [before 6 November 1786]
Profession:
Instrument:
Career: [Gentleman of the Chapel Royal ]
Admitted: 06/10/1776
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM425
Surname: Woodcock
Firstname: John
Born:  {aged 78, 7 Oct 1832}
Died: {27  January 1835}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: 'He has a Wife who has an independent fortune, no children, has Studied and Practis'd Musick upwards of Seven Years' Violin}
Admitted: 06/10/1776
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A009
Surname: Bassett
Firstname: John
Born:
Died: [13]  {July 1787}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: 'He has Studied Musick upwards of Seven Years for his Livelihood, is a Single man and Belongs to Drury Lane Theatre'
Admitted: 2 March 1777
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A011
Surname: Billington
Firstname: Thomas
Born: [1754?]
Died: [1832]
Profession:
Instrument: Vocalist
Career: He has studied Music upwards of Seven Years and was brought up a Chorister in the Cathedral of St. Peters Exeter, is a Single Man'
Admitted: 6 April 1777
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A012
Surname: Cramer
Firstname: William
Born: [1745]
Died: [5 October] {1799}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: 'His wife is Dead. he has two Children one in Germany about 7 or 8 Years of Age & one here about 5 or 6 Years of  Age.  He is in great Business - Violin'
Admitted: 7 December 1777
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A020
Surname: Dressler
Firstname: John
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Double bass; Trombone
Career: 'Has Serv'd a reguler Time to Musick' [Double Bass and Trombone, the latter at the Three choirs 1793]
Admitted: 3 August 1777
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A016
Surname: English
Firstname: William
Born:
Died: {before 1800}
Profession:
Instrument: Horn
Career: 'Has practis'd Music for the last seven years for his livelihood, is a single man'
Admitted: 3 August 1777
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A015
Surname: Foster
Firstname: William
Born:
Died: {before 7 July 1811}
Profession:
Instrument: Oboe
Career: 'He is a married Man. has no Child. Hautboy'
Admitted: 02/11/1777
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A019
Surname: Gwatkin
Firstname: Thomas
Born:
Died: {1785}
Profession:
Instrument:
Career: 'He Has Practic'd Music for a Livelihood more than seven Years'
Admitted: 4 May 1777
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A013
Surname: Linley
Firstname: Thomas (Jun.)
Born:  [5 May 1756]
Died: [5 August 1778]
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: 'Has Servd: a regular Apprenticeship to Music, is a Single Man. Violin'
Admitted: 2 November 1777
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A018
Surname: Lyon
Firstname: William
Born:
Died:  {before 3 February 1811}
Profession:
Instrument: Bassoon
Career: 'Has Serv'd an Aprenticeship to Music for Seven Years, has a Wife and one Child Six Months Old' [Bassoon 1794]
Admitted:  3 August 1777
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A017
Surname: Shaw
Firstname: Anthony
Born:
Died: {1792}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: 'Is in very good Business has also Practised Music for a livelihood for more than seven years' {Violin}
Admitted:  2 February 1777
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A010
Surname: Warren
Firstname: William
Born:
Died: {March 1839}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: 'Messrs Valentine & -Warren  Musicians as proper Persons to be Members of this Society, they have practis'd Music for a livelihood 7 yrs. Single Men'  [Violin Drury Lane Theatre 1794]
Admitted: 4 May 1777                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A014
Surname: Coles
Firstname: John
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: 'Has practis'd Musick Seven Years . . . Violin'
Admitted: 5 April 1778                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A025
Surname: Condell
Firstname: Henry
Born: [1757]
Died: [24/06/1824]
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: 'Has practis'd .Musick for Seven Years . . . Violin' [Drury Lane etc.]
Admitted: 1 March 1778
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A023
Surname: Dance
Firstname: William
Born: [1755]
Died: [5] {June 1840}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career:  'Has practis'd Musick for Seven Years is a Single Man' [Member of King's Band in 1785. Violin]
Admitted: 1 March 1778
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A022
Surname: Jones
Firstname: Edward
Born: [18 April 1752 ]
Died:  [18 April 1824 ?]
Profession:
Instrument: Welsh Harp
Career: 'He has practised Musick for Seven Years, is a Single Man' [Welshharper]
Admitted: 4 October 1778
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A026
Surname: Knyvett
Firstname: Charles
Born:  [22 February 1752]
Died:  {19 Januarv 1822}
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: 'Was Educated under Dr Cooke, has practiced Music more than Seven Years is a Sober Industrious Man. & has a Wife & two Children'
Admitted: 4 January 1778
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A021
Surname: Sharp
Firstname: Michael
Born:
Died: [1800 ?]
Profession:
Instrument: Hautboy
Career: 'Has practis'd .Musick Seven Years for a livelihood, is a Single Man . . . Hautboy'   [Principal oboe Covent Garden?]
Admitted:  5 April 1778
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A024
Surname: Jackson
Firstname: George
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument:
Career: 'He is not Married - Organist of St Albans Woodstreet'
Admitted: 7 November 1779
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A031
Surname: Jones
Firstname: Griffith
Born: {aged 21, 7 Mar 1779}
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Violin;Clarinet;Organ
Career: 'He has serv'd an Apprenticeship for Seven Years to Mr. C. F. Baumgarten: belongs to the Theatres in Covent Garden and the Hay Market:  is a Single Man, performs on the Violin, Clarinet, Organ &c,'
Admitted: 6 June 1779
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A029
Surname: Scouler
Firstname: Alexander
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Organ;Violin;Tenor
Career: 'He is organist of Long Acre Chappel Is engaged at Covent Garden Theatre, and Ranelaugh - plays on the Violin and Tenor'
Admitted: 07/11/01779
                                                                                        
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A032
Surname: Shield
Firstname: William
Born:  [5 March 1718]
Died:  [25 January] {1829}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: 'Belongs to the Opera the Pantheon and the Little Theatre, performs on violin &c'
Admitted: 4 April 1779
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A028
Surname: Smethergell
Firstname: William
Born:
Died: {before March 1836}
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: 'He is Orangist (sic) of St. Mary Hill & Allhallows, is First Tenor At Vauxhall & his Teaching & places is
about 200ú  p Ann'
Admitted:  5 September 1779
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A030
Surname: Vidini
Firstname: John Baptiste
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: 'Belongs to the Opera, the Pantheon, and Mr Bach's Concert. performs on the Violin'
Admitted: 4 April 1779
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A027
Surname: Buckley
Firstname: John
Born:
Died: {1805}
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: 'Is Organist of St.James's Church Teaches the Harpsichord and Flute, is a Single Man'
Admitted: 4 June 1780
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A039
Surname: Gariboldi
Firstname: Stefano (Stephen)
Born:
Died:  [before 4 April 1790]
Profession:
Instrument: Double bass
Career: 'Performs on the Double Bass at the Opera Pantheon, Mr. Kammells Concert, and teaches several  Instruments he has a wife and three Children, but not in England ... NB. the children are above age'
Admitted: 4 June 1780
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A040
Surname: Gehot
Firstname: Joseph
Born: [8 April 1756?]
Died: [c. 1820 in America]
Profession:
Instrument: Viola; Violin
Career: 'Is Married but no family and ...  plays the violin Tenor &c -  he plays at Renalaugh, the Ladies Concert, Pantheon & Mr. Bach's concert &c'
Admitted: 6 August 1780
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A041
Surname: Green
Firstname: Robert
Born:  {aged 22, 6 Feb 1780}
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Trumpet; Viola; Violin
Career: 'Performes at Drury Lane Theatre & belongs To the Band in the First Regt. of guards . . .  plays the Trumpet, Tenor & Violin'
Admitted: 2 April 1780                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A038
Surname: Hill
Firstname: William
Born:
Died: {? February 1800}
Profession:
Instrument: Organ; Viola; Violin
Career: 'He has servd an Apprenticeship for seven Years plays the Violin & Violoncello Organist of Trinity Chappl Conduit Street'
Admitted: 2 January 1780                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A033
Surname: Linley
Firstname: Thomas
Born:  [17 January 1733]
Died:  [19 November 1795]
Profession:
Instrument:
Career: 'Well known to every Member of this Society'
Admitted:  5 March 1780
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A036
Surname: Parkinson
Firstname: Jerimah  {Jeremiah }
Born:
Died: {before 3 March 1805}
Profession:
Instrument: Bassoon;Violin
Career: 'Performs on the Bassoon and on the Violin . . . Engag'd at the concerts of Antient Music & at Mr. Colman's'
Admitted:  5 March 1780
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A035
Surname: Shaw
Firstname: Thomas
Born: {aged 28, 3 Sep 1780}
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Violin;Tenor;Clarinett
Career: 'Play at Drury lane Theatre & at Mr. Coleman's Do. plays on the Violin, Tenor & the Clarinett'
Admitted: 3 December 1780
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A042
Surname: Steele
Firstname: Nicholas
Born: {mar cert 17 Mar 1770}
Died:  [before 17] {Aug 1785}
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: 'Is a Member of St. Peters Westminster and Vicar Choral of St. Georges Chapel Windsor, Eton College & is Organist of St Bartholomew the Great'
Admitted:  6 February 1780
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A034
Surname: Thomson
Firstname: Robert
Born:
Died: 31 March 1823
Profession:
Instrument: Trumpet;Hautboy;Clarinet
Career: 'Is a Trumpet in the second Troop of Life Guards . . . Performs on the Hautboy & clarinet'
Admitted: 2 April 1780
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM378
Surname: Agus
Firstname: Joseph Francis
Born: [1749]
Died: [1798?]
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career:
Admitted: 1 July 1781
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A047
Surname: Blundell
Firstname: James
Born:
Died: {29 September 1786}
Profession:
Instrument: Cello
Career: 'He has Studied and Practiced Music seven Year's he is Married but has no Children, he Perform's on the Violincello'
Admitted: 6 May 1781
                                                                                         
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A044
Surname: Brewster
Firstname: Henry
Born: {1748?}
Died: {before 17 Decr 1788}
Profession:
Instrument: Harpsichord; Organ
Career: 'Is Organist of St. Benefinch & performs on the Harpsichord at Mr. Colemans Theatre'
Admitted: 7 January 1781
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A043
Surname: Kirkman
Firstname: Jacob
Born:  [3 March 1746]
Died:  [29 April 1812]
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: 'Has served an Apprenticeship to Mr. John Keeble of the Parish of St. George. Hanover Square, He is Organist of Audlev Chapple Grosvenor Square a Single Man '
Admitted: 1 July 1781
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A046
Surname: Phillips
Firstname: Francis
Born:  {abt 26, 5 May  1781}
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Violoncello;Violin;Hautboy;Clarinet;Horn
Career: 'Has served an aprenticeship to Music . . . Performs on ye Violoncello, Violin, Hautboy, Clarinet & Horn'
Admitted: 3 June 1781
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A045
Surname: Attwood
Firstname: Thomas
Born: 1737?
Died: {after 1817}
Profession:
Instrument: Horn; Viola
Career: 'Performs on the Tenor & Horn at several Pivate Concerts, is one of his Majestys Band of Musicians, And Page to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales; a Very Sober Discreet Man'
Admitted: 2 June 1782                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A054
Surname: Billington
Firstname: James
Born: [bpt 4 December1757?]
Died: [31 May 1794]
Profession:
Instrument: Double bass
Career: 'He has practis'd Music for seven Years, he plays the Double Bass is engag'd at Drury Lane theatre and Vauxhall, is a single man'
Admitted: 6 January 1782
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A049
Surname: Chabran
Firstname: Felice
Born: 09/06/1756
Died: {before March 1829}
Profession:
Instrument: Viola; Violin
Career: 'Performs on the Violin & Tenor - belongs to the Opera & Pantheon'
Admitted: 3 March 1782
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A052
Surname: Evans
Firstname: Charles
Born: {25 at  7 Oct 1781}
Died: {3 February 1823}
Profession:
Instrument: Harpsichord; Organ; Viola; Violin
Career: 'Has Profest Music upwards of Seven Years, Performs on the Harpsichord, Violin, & Tenor, is Engaged in Drury Lane Play House' [Organist at Ludlow]
Admitted: 6 January 1782                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A048
Surname: Fisin
Firstname: James
Born: [1755]
Died:  [8 September] {1847}
Profession:
Instrument: Harpsichord; Viola; Violin
Career: 'Is not Married, plays the harpischord, Violin tenore &c. plays at the Pantheon and many other Concerts'
Admitted: 6 October 1782
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A058
Surname: Harrison
Firstname: Samuel
Born:  {aged 23, 4 Nov 1781}
Died: [25 June] {1812}
Profession: Teacher
Instrument: Vocalist
Career: 'Has practis'd Music lor a livelyhood Seven Years, as a vocal performer and Teacher of the Harpsichord he sings one of the principal parts at the Old Concert. Is a Single Man'
Admitted: 6 January 1782
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A050
Surname: Messing
Firstname: Frederick James
Born:  {17 December 1754}
Died: [4 August] {1798}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin;Viola;Violoncello;Guitar
Career: 'He has Practiced Music more than Seven Years' {Separate leaf says I Profess the Violin Viola Violoncello & Guittar with Copying of Musick . . . I have Play'd at ye Antient Concert at ye Crown & Anchor 10 Yrs I have play'd at His Majesty's Odes 7 Years'}
Admitted: 4 August 1782
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A057
Surname: Nicholson
Firstname: George
Born: {aged 31.7 April 1782}
Died:  {30 July 1815}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin;Tenor;French Horn
Career: 'Has Serv'd Seven Years Apprenticeship -plays the Violin Tenor and French Horn - Belongs to Sadlers Wells'
Admitted: 7 July 1782
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A056
Surname: Oliver
Firstname: James Aldwell
Born: {aged 24, 3 Mar 1782}
Died:  [21] {September 1818}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin;Tenor;Clarinett;Hautboy
Career: 'Plays the Violin Tenor Clarinett & Hautboy - is a Single Man'
Admitted: 5 May 1782
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A053
Surname: Rawlins
Firstname: James Henry Junr.
Born: {aged 24, 2 Dec 1781}
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Violin;Tenor;Clarinett
Career: 'Plays the Violin Tenor, Clarinett' [In 1794 was living at the same address as Robert Rawlings and his instrument is given as the cello
Admitted: 3 February 1782
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A051
Surname: Tebbett
Firstname: William
Born: {about 25, 7 Apr 1782}
Died: {before 3 June 1832}
Profession:
Instrument: Tenor
Career: 'Performs on the Violin Tenor at several private concerts, lives with His Grace the Duke of Malbrough as private Musician, is a sober discreet Man'
Admitted: 2 June 1782
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A055
Surname: Brooks
Firstname: James
Born: {1760?}
Died: {before January 1810}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: 'His Instrument the Violin , . . is engaged at the opera, &c'
Admitted: 22 June 1783
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A064
Surname: Budd
Firstname: Thomas  (jnr)
Born: {22, on 2 March 1783}
Died: {before May 1789}
Profession:
Instrument: Cello; Harp; Violin
Career: 'Performs on the Harp Violin & Violoncello has a great deal of Business, is a Single Man'
Admitted: 4 May 1783
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A059
Surname: Corfe
Firstname: Joseph
Born: [bapt 9 Febry 1741]
Died: [ 29/07/1820 ]
Profession:
Instrument: Vocalist
Career: 'He is Gentn of the Chapel Royal. Director of the Concert at Salby, Vicar of  the Cathedral'
Admitted: 3 August 1783
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A067
Surname: Fox
Firstname: George
Born:  {aged 21, 2 Nov 1783}
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: 'Plays the violin in Covent Garden Orchestra . . . has no Wife or Children'
Admitted: 7 December 1783
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A075
Surname: Hindle
Firstname: John
Born:  {age 22, 1 June 1783}
Died: {1796}
Profession:
Instrument: Harpsichord
Career: 'Has Studied Musick Under Dr. Cooke Seven Years His Instrument the Harpsichord, is a Single Man . . . has a great deal of Teaching'
Admitted: 7 September 1783
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A068
Surname: Hindmarsh
Firstname: John
Born: {Age 24, 4 May 1783}
Died: {before 6 Nov 1796}
Profession:
Instrument: Clarinet; Viola; Violin
Career: 'Has no Incumbrance . . . has served his regular Apprenticeship he plays the Violin Clarinet & Tenor'
Admitted: 22 June 1783
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A063
Surname: Holmes
Firstname: James
Born: {age 27, 3 Aug, 1783}
Died: 5 December 1820
Profession: Instrument: Bassoon;Violin;Clarinett
Career: 'Plays the Bassoon Violin Clarinett &c has Studied Music Upwards of Seven Years for a Livelihood . . . is Engaged at Sadlers Wells'
Admitted: 2 November 1783
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A070
Surname: Mahon
Firstname: John
Born: {abt 35, 6 April 1782}
Died:  {before 4 May 1834}
Profession:
Instrument: Clarinett;Violin;Tenor
Career: 'Performs on the Clarinett, Violin, Tenor, &c. &c.'
Admitted: 6 July 1783
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A065
Surname: Okell
Firstname: Samuel Henry
Born: {aged 45, 5 Oct 1800}
Died:  {before 6 Dec 1801}
Profession:
Instrument: Horn;Violin;Tenor;
Career: 'Performs on the Horn Violin & Tenor is engaged at Lord Abingtons, MrKammells Concert, & the Pantheon is a  Married Man has no Children. Engagd likewise at Vauxhall
Admitted: 22 June 1783
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A062
Surname: Parke
Firstname: William Thomas
Born: 15 February 1761
Died:  {26 August 1847}
Profession:
Instrument: Oboe;Tenor
Career: 'Is engag'd at Drury lane Theatre & Vauxhall his Instruments, Oboe & Tenor'
Admitted: 1 June 1783
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A061
Surname: Parsons
Firstname: William
Born:  [1746?]
Died:  [ 19 July 1817 ]
Profession:
Instrument: Singing;Harpsichord
Career: 'Was brought Up under Dr. Cooke, has a great deal of Teaching Singing &c Harpsichord (One girl aged three Years Old which is provided for) '
Admitted: 4 May 1783
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A060
Surname: Reinagle
Firstname: Alexander
Born: {aged 26, 6 July 1783}
Died:  [21 September 1809]
Profession:
Instrument: Harp;Violin;Cello
Career: 'He performs on the Harpischord Violin  & Violincello & engaged at Reneleigh & other Places'
Admitted: 2 November 1783
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A072
Surname: Reinagle
Firstname: Hugh
Born:  {aged 24, 3 Aug 1783}
Died:  [19 March 1785]
Profession:
Instrument: Violoncello
Career: 'Performs on the Violoncello'
Admitted: 2 November 1783
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A071
Surname: Salomon
Firstname: John Peter
Born: {aged 35, 6 July 1783}
Died: {28 November 1815}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: 'Has studied & practis'd Music seven Years . . . Performs on the Violin &c
Admitted:  5 October 1783
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A069
Surname: Shutze
Firstname: Daniel
Born: {aged 27, 5 Oct 1783}
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: All Instruments
Career: 'Is engaged at Drury Lane Theatre is a Single Man. He plays all Instruments'
Admitted:  7 November 1783
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A074
Surname: Shutze
Firstname: George
Born:  {aged 30, 5 Oct 1783}
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: All Instruments
Career: 'Is engaged at Covent Garden Theatre; a Single Man. He plays all Instruments' [Violin 1784]
Admitted:  7 December 1783
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A073
Surname: Watson
Firstname: Edward
Born: {24, 6 April 1783}
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Violin;Tenor
Career: 'Is Engaged at the Antient Music Oratorios, and private Business a Single Man . . . Plays on the Violin, Tenor, and Teaches the Harpsicord'
Admitted: 6 July 1783
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A066
Surname: Adams
Firstname: James Blake
Born: {abt 35 1 Feb  1784}
Died: [c 1820]
Profession:
Instrument:
Career: 'Plays on the Violin, Tenor & Violoncello . . . Organist of Brumpton (sic) Chapel'
Admitted: 4 April 1784
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A082
Surname: Archer
Firstname: Elisha
Born: {c. 1760}
Died: {1800}
Profession:
Instrument: Cello; Viola; Violin
Career: 'Plays on the Violin - Tenor & Violoncello - performs at Mr Colman's Theatre'.
Admitted: 5 September 1784
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A094
Surname: Churchill
Firstname: William
Born:  (aged 23, 7 Dec 1783)
Died: {1812}
Profession:
Instrument: Cello; Harpsichord; Violin
Career: 'Playes on the Violin Violoncello and Harpsichord, a Verry Worthey Member of Covent Garden Orchestra. Author of a Set of Trios, Songs &c'
Admitted: 1 February 1784
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A076
Surname: Clagget
Firstname: Walter
Born: [1741?]
Died: {before 5August 1798}
Profession:
Instrument: Cello; Clarinet; Double bass; Flute; Oboe; Viola; Violin
Career: 'He plays on a great variety of  Instruments viz: the Violin, Violoncello, Tennor, Double Bass, Oboe, German flute, Clarinet &c . . . He plays at Covent Garden Theatre in the Winter where he has a salary of 2=0=0 pr week & at the Theatre in the Hay Market in the Sumer Where he has 2=8=0'
Admitted: 4 April 1784
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A080
Surname: Crouch
Firstname: John
Born:  {aged 22, 4 Ap 1784}
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Harpsichord; Viola; Violin
Career: Now engaged in Drury-lane orchestra, plays on the Violin, Tenor & Harpsichord'
Admitted: 6 June 1784
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A088
Surname: Crouch
Firstname: William
Born: {aged 35, 4 Apr 1784}
Died: {before 2 June 1833}
Profession:
Instrument: Harpsichord; Organ; Viola; Violin
Career: 'Is organist of St Lukes old Street, plays the Violin, Tenor & is engaged at Drury lane Theatre for the Harpsichord, has also many scolars of the first ranck'
Admitted: 6 June 1784
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A087
Surname: Denman
Firstname: Edmund
Born: {68 at  4 August 1822}
Died:  {1827}
Profession:
Instrument: Bassoon; Clarinet; Horn
Career: 'Is in the first Troop of Grenadier Gaurds (sic) Plays the Bassoon Clarinett & French Horn'
Admitted: 4 April 1784
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A081
Surname: Hill
Firstname: Benjamin
Born: {aged 29, 7 Mar 1784}
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Cello; Double bass; Harpsichord; Violin
Career: 'Performs at Covent Garden and Hay Market Theatres. Play on a Variety of Instruments, Viz. Violin Violincello Double Bass Harpsichord' [At King's Theatre 1791]
Admitted: 6 June 1784
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A089
Surname: Hobbs
Firstname: John
Born: {abt 24, 4 Apr 1784}
Died: {before 7 Sept 1788}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: 'Plays at the An. Concert and is employed yearly by Sir Watkin Wm. Wynn . . . N.B. He is a Sober dilligent Young, unmarried Man - plays the Violin'
Admitted: 6 June 1784
                                                                         
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A090
Surname: Howles
Firstname: John
Born: {aged 23, 1 Feb 1784}
Died: {before 3 Jan 1813}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin;Clarinett
Career: 'Belongs to the Guard. Plays at the Circus Plays on the Violin, and Clarinett, has been Married three years but has No Children'
Admitted: 2 May 1784                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A085
Surname: Lanzoni
Firstname: Vincenzo
Born: {aged 27, 1 Feb 1784}
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Violin;Tenor
Career: 'Plays the Violin & Tenor Plays at Lord Abintons Concert Single Man'
Admitted:  6 June 1784
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A092
Surname: Lord
Firstname: Thomas
Born: {aged 23, 7 Dec 1783}
Died: {before 2 April 1815}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin;French Horn
Career: 'Performs on the Violin & French Horn, is a Single Man . . . is engaged at Covent Garden Theatre'
Admitted: 1 February 1784
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A077
Surname: Mason
Firstname: Robert
Born: {aged 26, 1 July 1781}
Died:  {April 1832 aged 77}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin;Tenor;Violoncello
Career: 'Play at Drury Lane Theatre the first Violoncello . . . NB - Plays the Violin and Tenor'
Admitted: 2 May 1784
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A086
Surname: Parkinson
Firstname: John
Born: {aged 22, 2 Nov 1783}
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Violin;Tenor
Career: 'He's Engag'd at Drury LaneTheatre Plays the Violin & Tenor . . . A Batchelor'
Admitted: 7 March 1784
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A078
Surname: Patria
Firstname: Gregorio
Born: {aged 31,4  Apr 1784}
Died: {before 5 January 1794}
Profession:
Instrument: Hautboy;Vox Humane;Flute
Career: 'Is a Single Man. Plays the Hautboy, Vox Humane, Flute &c is engag'd at Ranelagh and Pantheon - private
Concerts &c'
Admitted: 6 June 1784
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A091
Surname: Platts
Firstname: Martin
Born:  {aged 21, 4 Jan 1784}
Died:  {'dead 1817'}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin;Horn
Career: 'Plays the Violin and Horn, Servd Seven Years an Apprentice, is engaged at Brithelmstone'
Admitted: 7 March 1784
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A079
Surname: Shaw
Firstname: Ralph
Born:  {aged 30, 7 Mar 1784}
Died:  {1811}
Profession:
Instrument: Oboe;Basson
Career: 'Play's on the Oboe & Bassoon sing's Likewise in the Choru's at Drury Lane'
Admitted: 2 May 1784
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A084
Surname: Tutton
Firstname: James
Born: {aged 23 in Jan  1784}
Died: {before 1 June 1817}
Profession:
Instrument: Clarinett;Violin
Career: 'Plays Clarinett and Violin - 23 years of age practised Musick upwards of Seven Years - plays in the 1st Regiment Band and at the Royal Circus'  {'Out for non payment April 1814.  Re-Elected General Meeting December 31  1816'}
Admitted: 4 April 1784
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A083
Surname: Valentine
Firstname: Thomas
Born: {aged abt 25' in 1784}
Died:  {before 4 May 1800}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: 'Plays at Covent Garden Theatre, has many schollars [Violin 1784] {Appears to have applied together with W. Warren, 5 January 1777, but did not sign Admission Book, so was presumably not accepted; was perhaps too young}.
Admitted: 4 July 1784
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A093
Surname: Borghi
Firstname: Luigi
Born: [1745?]
Died: [1806?]
Profession: Composer
Instrument: Violin
Career: [Theatre Royal and King's Theatre 1790 and 1791 . Violin 1794]  'Now honorary', 2 July 1786}
Admitted: 2 July 1785
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A107
Surname: Cantelo
Firstname: Hezekiah
Born:
Died: {before Oct 1811}
Profession:
Instrument: Bassoon; Trumpet
Career: 'Plays the Trumpet - Bassoon &c plays at Drury Lane Theater - Vauxhall, and the first Rigt. of foot Gaurds . . . as (sic) Six Children'
Admitted: 6 March 1785
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A098
Surname: Danby
Firstname: John
Born: {28 on 2 January 1785}
Died: [16 May 1798]
Profession:
Instrument: Vocalist
Career: 'Served a Regular Apprenticeship to me' (signed S. Webbe) 'His present Engagements are Drury Lane Theatre - Concert of Antient Music. Oratorio's, Academy of Ancient Music, at all which he sings in Chorus. Has several Scholars & a variety of other Engagements'
Admitted: 6 March 1785
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A099
Surname: De Camp
Firstname: Louis
Born: {ca. 30,  4 Dec 1784}
Died: {3.November 1787}
Profession:
Instrument: Flute
Career: 'Is engaged at the Hanover Square & Pantheon Concerts' [Flute]  '
Admitted: 2 January 1785
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A096
Surname: Fischer
Firstname: John Christian
Born: [1733]
Died:  [29 April 1800]
Profession:
Instrument: Oboe
Career: 'Has Practised Music for a Livelihood Seven Years & upwards, is a Married Man, has no children. Plays the Hautboy'
Admitted: 2 October 1785
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A109
Surname: Griffin
Firstname: George
Born:  {aged 43, 2 May 1784}
Died: [19 April 1809]
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: 'Has a Wife & three Children . . .  is Organist of St. Helin's in extream Good Business as a teacher a very Sober & Worthy Man'
Admitted: 26 June 1785
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A106
Surname: Hill
Firstname: Thomas
Born: {abt 37, 7 Nov. 1784}
Died: {before 2 March 1799}
Profession:
Instrument:  Horn; Trumpet
Career: 'Has Studied & practised Musick for a livelyhood upwards of Seven Years . . . NB he performs on the Trumpet & French Horn'
Admitted: 2 January 1785
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A095
Surname: Jee
Firstname: John
Born: {aged 39 in 1785}
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: 'A Widdower has one Son Apprentice to a Stationer Aged Seventeen, (organist of Barking Essex, plays the Tenor)'
Admitted: 1 May 1785
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A103
Surname: Leffler
Firstname: James Henry
Born: {aged 21, 2 Jan 1785}
Died: {bfr 4Apr  [17 Mch?]1819}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin;Tenor;Clarinet;Oboe
Career: 'Has Practiced Music Seven Years is a Single Man. Plays the Violin, Tenor, Clarrinett, Oboe, belongs to Covent Garden Theatre'
Admitted: 6 February 1785
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A097
Surname: Norborn
Firstname: John
Born: {aged 27. 6 Feb 1785}
Died: {bfr  midsummer 1804}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin;Tenor
Career: 'Has no Children Plays at Drury Theatre - Plays the Violin & Tenor'
Admitted: 3 April 1785
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A101
Surname: Potter
Firstname: Richard Huddlestone
Born:  [10 December 1755]
Died: {27 May  1821}
Profession:
Instrument: Harp;Flute;Piano
Career: 'Plays the Harpsichord and flute is Organist of St. Brides and plays the lute at Mr. Crosdale's and other private Concerts. Has a great many Scholars'
Admitted: 1 May 1785
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A102
Surname: Sale
Firstname: John
Born: (26, 3 Apr 1785)
Died:  [11 November 1827]
Profession:
Instrument: Chorister
Career: 'Is a Gentleman of the Chapel Royal & Vicar Choral of Windsor & Eton'
Admitted:  5 June 1785
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A105
Surname: Sharp
Firstname: William
Born: {aged 23, 6 Feb 1785}
Died:  {1827}
Profession:
Instrument: Cello;Tenor
Career: 'Belongs to Drury l.ane Theatre & Vauxhall plays the Violincello &Tenor'
Admitted:  3 April 1785
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A100
Surname: Smith
Firstname: Clement
Born: {23, 6 Feb 1785}
Died: [16 November 1826]
Profession:
Instrument: Harpsichord
Career: 'His present engagement is teaching the Harpsichord & is fully engag'd in that Line'
Admitted: 4 September 1785
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A108
Surname: Wheatley
Firstname: William
Born: {abt 25, 3 Apr 1785}
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: 'Is organist of Lewsham in Kent, is a Married Man has no Children'
Admitted: 5 June 1785
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A104
Surname: Oliver
Firstname: Richard
Born:  {aged 24, 2 May 1784}
Died: {after June 1789}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin;Cello;Basson;Clarinett
Career: 'He performs on the Violin Bassoon Violincello & Clarinett &c. a Single man'  1786-90
Admitted: 2 July 1786
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A110
Surname: Percy
Firstname: John
Born: [1749]
Died:  [ 24  January 1797 ]
Profession:
Instrument: Singer Tenor;Organ;Composer
Career: [Tenor singer, organist and composer]
Admitted: 5 November 1786
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A111
Surname: Mazzinghi
Firstname: Joseph
Born:  [25 December 1765]
Died:  [15 January 1844]
Profession:
Instrument: Composer
Career: [Composer]
Admitted: 3 June 1787
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A113
Surname: Reeve
Firstname: William
Born: {aged 30, 4 Mar 1787}
Died:  [ 22 June 1815]
Profession:
Instrument: Composer
Career: [Composer for the theatre. Organist St. Martin, Ludgate. Joint proprietor Sadlers Wells]
Admitted: 4 March 1787
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A112
Surname: Rogers
Firstname: William
Born: {aged 29 , 5 Aug 1787}
Died: {6 Oct - 3 Nov 1799}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin;Tenor;French Horn
Career: 'Performs on the Violin, Tenor & French Horn'1787-90
Admitted: 4 November 1787
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A115
Surname: Wood
Firstname: John Francis
Born: {bapt. 29 Oct 1760}
Died: {before Dec 1806}
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: 'He has Three Schools and private teaching bringing him in upwards of one Hundred and Fifty Pounds per Annum. Unmarried . . . Served an apprenticeship of 5 Years to G. Cooper, Organist of St. Sepulchres, and has followed the profession 7 Years' {S. Webbe signed form and added: 'Mr Wood plays the Violin also'}
Admitted:  24 June 1787                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A114
Surname: Callcott
Firstname: John Wall
Born: [ 20/11/1766 ]
Died: {15/05/1821}
Profession: Composer
Instrument: Harpsichord
Career: 'Teaches the Harpsichord & Composes'
Admitted: 2 November 1788
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A121
Surname: Mountain
Firstname: John
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Violin;Tenor
Career: 'Is engaged at The Theatre Royal Covent Garden Plays the violin and Tenor'
Admitted: 6 July 1788
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A120
Surname: Phillpot
Firstname: John
Born:  1 July 1758
Died:  [1843]
Profession:
Instrument: Double Bass;Violoncello
Career: 'He plays the Double Bass and Violoncello, and is engaged at the Academy of Ancient Music, at the Oratorios at Drury Lane and at Sadlers Wells'
Admitted: 1 June 1788                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A118
Surname: Purney
Firstname: Laserre
Born:  {aged 22, 7 Oct 1787}
Died:  {before 5 December 1802}
Profession:
Instrument: Trumpet;Clarinett;Violin;Tenor
Career: 'Is one of the Trumpets in the first Troop of Life Guards, he Plays the Trumpet Clarinett Violin and Tenor'
Admitted: 3 February 1788
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A116
Surname: Sikes
Firstname: George Stephen
Born: {aged 21, 6 Jan 1788}
Died: {1800}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin;Tenor;Violoncello;Harpsichord
Career: 'Plays the Violin, Tenor, Violoncello & harpsichord. Is Engaged at the Royalty Theatre, Antient Academy, and Ranelagh. Has Scholars also, and is Organist to the Portegeuse (sic) Ambassador'
Admitted:  1 June 1788
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A117
Surname: Storace
Firstname: Stephen John Seymour
Born:  4 April 1762
Died:  [19 March 1796]
Profession:
Instrument: Harpsichord;Singing Teacher
Career: 'He has Studyed and practised Musick seven Years for a livelyhood, by teaching the Harpsichord and Singing - Composing and Publishing Musick'
Admitted: 7 December 1788
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A122
Surname: Veale
Firstname: George
Born: {aged 31, 2 Mar 1788}
Died: {1833}
Profession: Instrument: Violin;Tenor
Career: 'Plays the Violin & Tenor and Teaches the Guittar, is engag'd for the Tenor at Covent Garden Theatre & Drury Lane Oratorios'
Admitted: 6 July 1788
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A119
Surname: Attwood
Firstname: Thomas
Born: 23 November 1765
Died: [24] {March 1838}
Profession:
Instrument: Piano; Viola
Career: 'Was brought up in the Kings Chapel, plays the Piano Forte and Tenor and Composes - Is at present in the service of H.R: the Prince of Wales - as Musician and Page'
Admitted: 7 June 1789                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Membership No: A126
Surname: Gore
Firstname: Israel
Born:
Died:
Profession:
Instrument:
Career: 'Has Studyed Musick under Mr. Porter of Canterbury for more than Seven Years  but not as an apprentice. Has studied & practised Musick for a Livelihood for more than Seven Years - Is a Single Man. Is one of the Gentlemen of His Majesty's Chapels Royal. and of one of the Choirs of Windsor and Eaton'
Admitted: 5 April 1789
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A125
Surname: Immyns
Firstname: John
Born: 26 October 1764
Died:  [after 2 April 1818]
Profession:
Instrument: Harpsichord;Violin;Tenor;Violoncello;Organ
Career: 'Performs on the Harpsichord Violin Tenor & Violoncello. & is Organist of St. Johns, Bedford Row & Jury [Jewry] Chapel Aldgate'
Admitted: 6 December 1789                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A127
Surname: Keith
Firstname: Cornelius
Born:  20  June 1758
Died: [7] {August 1800}
Profession:
Instrument: Organ;Violin;Guitar
Career: 'Has Studied Music under his Father but not as an Apprentice, but has practised it for a livelihood for twelve Years past, is Organist of St. Peter's Cornhill, the Danish Church in Well Close Square and at the City of London Lying Inn Hospital in the City Road, & Teaches many private scholars Plays the Violin and Guitarr'
Admitted: 1 March 1789
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A124
Surname: Kellner
Firstname: Johann August
Born: {aged 32, 7 Sept 1788}
Died: 17 September 1835
Profession:
Instrument: Bassoon;Violoncello;Trombone;Tenor
Career: 'Is married - has no Children . . . Belongs to the Queens Band. Performs at the Ancient Music in Tottenham Street. Plays on the Bassoon Violoncello Trombone & Tenor, is a German, has publickly professed Music in England Seven Years'
Admitted: 4 January 1789
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A123
Surname: Francis
Firstname: Thomas Bodley
Born: {bapt. 4 Sept 1768}
Died:  {before 5 Sept 1802}
Profession:
Instrument: Cello; Double bass; Viola; Violin
Career: 'Has studied Music under Mr. Clagget for Five Years and upwards and has made it his livelihood three Years prior to that -  plays the Violin, Tenor, Violoncello and Double Bass, for the latter he is engaged at Covent Garden and the Haymarket Theatres -  Is a Single Man'
Admitted: 7 March 1790
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A128
Surname: Gillingham
Firstname: George
Born: {bapt 11/12/1768}
Died: {c.1827}
Profession:
Instrument: Cello; Viola; Violin
Career: 'Plays the Violin Tenor & Violoncello is 21 Years of Age Married Man has no Children Plays the Principal Second Violin at the Theatre Royal Covent Garden and Leads the Band in Summer at the Theatre Birmingham'
Admitted: 7 June 1790
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A129
Surname: Jenkinson
Firstname: William
Born: {August 1765}
Died: {after December 1827}
Profession:
Instrument: Bassoon
Career: 'Is a Single Man . . . is very Sober and industrious. Performs on the Bassoon,  belongs to the third Regiment of Guards, is employed at Ranelagh. the Circus and in other Musical Business'
Admitted: 7 November 1790
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A130
Surname: Ashley
Firstname: General Christopher
Born: 9 November 1769
Died: {22 August 1818}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin
Career: 'Is employed at Ranelagh, and private Concerts on the Violin'
Admitted: 3 April 1791
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM013
Surname: Greatorex
Firstname: Thomas
Born: [5 Oct ?] {1758?}
Died:  [18 July 1831]
Profession: Teacher (voice)
Instrument: Harpsichord
Career: 'He plays the Harpsichord & Teaches Singing, is in a Great way of Business in the Teaching Line, is a Single Man'
Admitted: 1 May 1791
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A134
Surname: Griesbach
Firstname: Justus Heinrich Christian
Born: {aged 29, 6 Feb 1791}
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: Cello; Horn
Career: 'Has studied and practised Music for a Livelihood more than Seven Years in England: is a Married Man;  has no Children . . .  Performs on the Violoncello, and French Horn. Is one of the Queen's Band'
Admitted: 1 May 1791
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A133
Surname: Webbe
Firstname: Samuel jun.
Born:  15 October 1768
Died:  25 November 1843
Profession:
Instrument: Organ
Career: 'He has regularly studied Music under the Inspection of his Father "Samuel Webbe" has for Seven Years backwards been engaged in teaching Music . . . in which he is respectably established with an ample Supply of Business, has the Place of Organist at the Bavarian Chapel in Golden Square   (Salary [?], 24 Guineas pr. Ann,) is an unmarried Man' Guineas pr. Ann.) is an unmarried Man '
Admitted: 3 April 1791
                                                                                                
Surname: Ashley
Firstname: John James
Born: 6 March 1771
Died: {5 January 1815}
Profession:
Instrument: Organ;Violin;Vocalist (Tenor)
Career: 'Sings Tenor, Performs on the Organ Violin and Tenor, is employed at Ranelagh, the Oratorios in Ct. Garden and private Concerts, is Orgnist of Tavistock Chapel, has some Scholars on the Pianoforte' 1799
Admitted: 5 August 1792
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: EM015
Surname: Boyce
Firstname: William (junior)
Born: [25 March 1764]
Died: {10 July 1823}
Profession:
Instrument: Double bass
Career: Is employed at the Haymarket Theatre, at Covent Garden Theatre, Ranelagh and private Concerts, has a Wife but no Children'
Admitted: 3 June 1792
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A136
Surname: Lavenu
Firstname: Lewis Augustus
Born: 2 March 1768
Died:  {August 1848}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin;Tenor
Career: 'Is a Single Man, his Engagements are at the Opera, Ranelagh & Oratorios, his Instruments are the Violin and Tenor'
Admitted:  6 May 1792                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A135
Surname: Leander
Firstname: Lewis Henry
Born: 28 February 1769
Died:  {before 5 Dec 1830}
Profession:
Instrument: Horn;Violin;Tenor;Violoncello
Career: 'Performs on the Horn Violin Tenor & Violoncello is Engaged at Solomons both the Concerts of Ancient Music & has a variety of other Engagements is a Single Man'
Admitted:  2 September 1792
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A138
Surname: Leander
Firstname: Vincent Thomas
Born: 25 February 1770
Died:
Profession:
Instrument: French Horn;Tenor;Violoncello
Career: 'Performs on the French Horn Tenor & Violoncello is Engaged at oratories the Concerts of Ancient Music, has a variety of other engagements is a Single Man'
Admitted: 2 September 1792
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A139
Surname: Corfe
Firstname: John
Born: 30/07/1769
Died: Profession:
Instrument: Cello; Double bass
Career: 'Was brought up in the Chapel Royal where he now is engag'd as deputy: he plays the Violoncello and Double Bass and is engag'd at the Theatre Royal Hay-market'
Admitted: 1 September 1793
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A142
Surname: Eley
Firstname: Christoph Friedrich
Born: July 1756
Died: {before March 1832}
Profession:
Instrument: Cello; Clarinet; Flute; Violin
Career: 'Engaged first violoncello in Covent Gardn Theatre, plays the violin, Flute, Clarinett, &c &c has Constand {sic) teaching on the several Instrumts'
Admitted: 30 June 1793
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A140
Surname: Pring
Firstname: Jacob Cubitt
Born: {aged 22, 2 June 1793}
Died: {before 10 July 1799}
Profession:
Instrument: Organ;Singer Tenor
Career: 'Is Organist of  St. Botolph Alsdergate at 30ú  per An num, is very much engag'd as teacher of Singing & the Harpsichord & as a Tenor Voice'
Admitted: 1 September 1793
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A143
Surname: Sharp
Firstname: Michael jun.
Born:  [c 1773]
Died:   5 December 1840
Profession:
Instrument: Hautboy;Flute;Flageolet;Violin;Tenor
Career: 'Is regularly engag'd at Covent Garden, Theatre Royal, at the Oratorio's, and at Vauxhall, perfoms on the Hautboy Flute, Flageolet, Violin and Tenor'
Admitted: 5 August 1793
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A141
Surname: Ambrose
Firstname: John
Born: {Bpt 31 Jan 1763}
Died:
Profession: Organist
Instrument: Organ
Career: 'Organist of St. Anns Limehouse in Middlesex . . . is engag'd as a Teacher of the Harpsichord'
Admitted: 4 May 1794
                                                                                              
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A147
Surname: Ashley
Firstname: Charles Jane
Born: 1773?
Died: 29 August 1843
Profession:
Instrument: Cello
Career: 'Is engaged at Ranelagh, Oratorios Ct. Garden, and several Concerts; has several Scholars on the Violoncello'
Admitted: 4 May 1794
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A148
Surname: Cornish
Firstname: James John
Born: 26/02/1767
Died: {before 05/01/1805}
Profession:
Instrument: Clarinet; Oboe; Violin
Career: 'He Performs on the Hautboy Violin. & Clarinet, is engaged at the Theatre Royal in the Haymarket'
Admitted: 5 January 1794
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A144
Surname: Cramer
Firstname: Francois
Born: 12/06/1772
Died: {25/07/1848}
Profession:
Instrument: Viola; Violin
Career: 'Performs on the Violin & Tenor. Is engaged as Principal Second at the King's Theatre & Concert of Ancient Music. Performs also at the Ancient Academy'
Admitted: 2 November 1794                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A153
Surname: Griesbach
Firstname: John Frederick Alexander
Born: 2 June 1769
Died: {January 1825}
Profession:
Instrument: Cello; Oboe; Viola; Violin
Career: 'Is engaged in the Queens Band . .  . performs on the Hautboy . . . Violoncello, Violin, Tenor'
Admitted: 5 January 1794
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A145
Surname: Knyvett
Firstname: Charles jun.
Born:  23 March 1773
Died:  [2 November] {1852}
Profession:
Instrument: Piano Forte;Singer Tenor
Career: 'Has studied & practised Music for a livelihood  Seven Years & upwards: five of which he served an Apprenticeship to his Father. Is a single Man, 21 Years of Age. Performs on the Piano Forte. Has a Tenor Voice. Is engaged at the Ancient & Vocal Concerts & as Deputy at the Chapel Royal. Teaches Singing & the Piano Forte'
Admitted: 7 September 1794                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A150
Surname: Mackintosh
Firstname: John
Born:  6 February 1767
Died: 23 March 1844
Profession:
Instrument: Bassoon;Violin
Career: 'Plays on the Bassoon & the Violin,  Plays 1st Bassoon at Salomons Concerts, also plays the Bassoon at Drury lane Oratorios, and Performs in many other Concerts'
Admitted: 5 December 1794
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A152
Surname: Major
Firstname: Joseph
Born: 23 November 1771
Died: {1828}
Profession:
Instrument: Organ;Tenor
Career: 'Is Organist of Knightsbridge Chaple, has two Schools, and other Business that has brought him in above Two Hundred Pounds Per Annum for the last Two Years and is Still Increasing. He Plays upon the Tenor'
Admitted: 7 September 1794
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A151
Surname: Nield
Firstname: Jonathan
Born: {aged 24, 1 Sept 1793}
Died:  [6 March] {1843}
Profession:
Instrument: Vocalist
Career: 'Has a Wife and Three Children, has Practised Musick Seven Years for a Livelihood. Has a Tenor Voice - Is engaged, at the Ancient Musick in Tottenham St. and other Concerts'
Admitted: 6 April 1794
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A146
Surname: Taylor
Firstname: George Thomas
Born:  30 April 1769
Died: {before 1804}
Profession:
Instrument: Bassoon
Career: 'Performs on the Bassoon, is engaged at Ranelagh and the Oratorio's at Covent Garden'  1799
Admitted: 3 August 1794
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A149
Surname: Cobham
Firstname: Charles
Born: 09/03/1774
Died: {25/09/1819}
Profession:
Instrument: Viola; Violin
Career: 'Is engaged at Drury Lane Theatre, at Ranelagh and other Concerts . . .performs on the Violin & Tenor'
Admitted: 6 September 1795
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A155
Surname: Denman
Firstname: Henry
Born:  30 April 1774
Died: {before October 1816}
Profession:
Instrument: Piano; Viola; Violin
Career: 'Piano Forte. Violin & Tenor, His Engagements at present are, at Drury Lane Theatre as Chorus Singer, and at Miss Olivers School in Bloomsbury Square as Performer on the Violin'
Admitted: 6 September 1795
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A156
Surname: Munro
Firstname: Samuel
Born:  18 May 1774
Died: {before February 1820}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin;Tenor;Harpsichord
Career: 'Performs on the Violin Tenor & Harpsichord is engaged at the Theatre Royal Covent Garden & Vauxhall Gardens'
Admitted:  5 December 1795
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A158
Surname: Woodham
Firstname: Joseph
Born:  8 December 1767
Died: 25 January 1841
Profession:
Instrument: Violin;Tenor;Double Bass;Horn;Trombone;Trumpet
Career: 'Performs on the Violin, Tenor, Double Bass, Horn, Trombone & Trumpet . . . is engaged, at Sadlers Wells, the Concert at Free Masons Hall, & Oratorios Covent Garden Theatre, is a Member of the New Musical Fund'
Admitted:  1 February 1795
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A154
Surname: Young
Firstname: Joseph
Born:  15 October 1773
Died:  {1 July 1836}
Profession:
Instrument: Violin;Tenor;Clarinett;Harpsichord
Career: 'Is engaged at Covent Garden and the Haymarket Theatres: performs on the Violin, Tenor, Clarinett. Harpsichord &c'
Admitted: 1 November 1795
                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              Membership No: A157
Surname: Ashley
Firstname: Richard Godfrey
Born: 8 September 1774
Died: [11] {October 1836}
Profession:
Instrument: Kettle Drums; Organ; Violin; Viola
Career: 'Performs on the Organ, Violin, Viola and Kettle Drums, is engaged at Covent Garden Theatre and other places'
Admitted: 17 April 1796
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