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R. C. Bishop and Son

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of 27 Hollingsworth Street, Holloway, London, N7. Telephone: North 3307

Richard Charles Bishop, traded as R. C. Bishop and Son. Playing on the name, their trade mark was a picture of a Roman Catholic bishop, with a “son” dressed like another bishop in miniature.

1880s The business was in financial difficulty, as were other organ builders during the Depression; it was rescued by organ builder (and shareholder) E. H. Suggate and managed to maintain higher production levels than some of its competitors[1].

1929 Listed Exhibitor. Manufacturers of Pianofortes. Export Pianos a speciality. (Stand No. MM.4) [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Henry Bryceson - thesis [1]
  2. 1929 British Industries Fair Page 22
  • [2] Genealogy and the Piano Makers