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From: John Beeston <>
Subject: Pianoforte Maker
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 1998 22:46:15 +0100
I have come across Pianoforte Maker as the profession of one of the ancestors (in the 1881 census). I wonder what this means? Did one man make whole pianos? or does it mean that he was one of a team doing so in a "factory environment? Is this a common occupation in the 1880s? How can I find more?