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Haxby, Thomaslocked

  • Margaret Cranmer

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(bap. York, Jan 25, 1729; d York, Oct 31, 1796). English maker of harpsichords, spinets, pianos, organs, barrel organs, citterns and violins. He was the son of Robert Haxby, a joiner, from whom he presumably learnt his woodworking skills. In 1750 he became parish clerk of St Michael-le-Belfry, York, and at about the same time he was appointed a singing man of York Minster; he held both posts until his death. He opened a music and instrument shop ‘at the Organ Blake Street’ in York on ...

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