Abdey, Alfred William 21.jul.1876-18.aug.1952 England, London Brentford - Sussex, Hove
organist, choirmaster, bandmaster, 15.oct.1876 baptized at St Lawrence in New Brentford while residing at Orchard Road in Old Brentford, 1881 he lived with his parents at 102 Clarendon Road in Hove Sussex, 1907 BM from New College Oxford, 1914 DM from Oxford University, 1898-1903 organist/choirmaster of St Andrews Church in Burgess Hill Sussex, 1903-1910 at the Chapel Royal in Brighton, 1910-1921 of St Augustine Church in Brighton, later of St Andrews Parish Church in Hove, 1911-1921 residing at 69 Florence Road in Brighton, 1913 conductor of Brighton and Hove Operatic Society, 1917-1919 bandmaster of the Hampshire Regiment, he died at General Hospital Elmgrove in Brighton while residing at 49 Hove Park Villas in Hove ; son of clerk Great Western railway/clerk music publishers Alfred Abdey (Berkshire, Kennington 6.apr.1847-) and Elizabeth Mary Emerton (Surrey, Richmond 1851-1931 Hove) who married 15.sep.1875 in Richmond and settled in Brentford ; 1902 in Hove he married May Lilian Thurgur (Norwich Old Catton 3.may.1878-1972 Bournemouth)

Title Parts

[] Larghetico (Larghetto). Organ
in The Anglican Organist IX. book 123. Vincent Music Co., London 1897

[] Te Deum in G
pub J. Curwen & Sons, London 16dec1907

[] Grand choeur in B flat. Organ. 1911
[] Pam the wonder-child. A Fairy play in two acts
words A. Halsey
pub The Stage Play Publishing Bureau, London 1926

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