Edwardes / Ashworth, John Herbert 14.mar.1862-4.mar.1912 England Kent, Sevenoaks - London Lewisham
pianist, organist, ARCO, committee member of Trinity College of Music, 27.apr.1862 baptized as John Herbert Edwardes in Sevenoaks, 1862 residing with his father, mother, 5 siblings and 2 servants (housemaid, footman) at High Street in Sevenoaks, 1871 residing with his stepfather, mother, 5 siblings and a servant at the rectory in Folksworth Huntingdonshire, 1881 residing with his stepfather, mother, 3 sisters and a servant at the vicarage in Staveley Lancashire, 1885-1888 as bank clerk residing in London Wandsworth, 1889 as organist residing at 36 Ouseley Road in Wandsworth, 1891-1892 as professor of music, teacher voice and singing residing with wife, 3 children and a servant at 10 Douglas Avenue in Hythe Kent, 1894 in Hythe he advertized 'Vacancies for Principals, Chorus and Orchestral Players for Performances of Opera and Oratorio' and private lessons in singing, piano, harmony and composition, 1895 he deserted his family and resided until death in Lewisham but escaped the 1901 and 1911 census, 1901 his wife lived with their two sons with her parents at 48 Brodrick Road in Wandsworth, 1911 his then deaf wife lived with their son at 25 Dalberg Road in London Brixton, 1895-1910 he was musicmaster at the Lewisham Grammar School for Girls where his sister was the headmistress, while also visiting or receiving pupils at his home 40 Mount Pleasant Road Lewisham for lessons in singing, piano and harmony 'specialist in singing, many pupils are now engaged professionally', he died at 45 Blessington Road in Lewisham and was buried 8.mar.1912 at Hither Green Cemetery ; son of commercial traveler/landed proprietor James Gerald Edwardes (Halifax 1809-bur.4.jun.1865 London Edmonton) and Mary Ann Matilda Eastman / Willis (Hampshire, Woodhay bap.22.jun.1823-9.sep.1913 Lewisham) ; stepson of reverend John Harvey Ashworth (Yorkshire, Elland 1797-4.aug.1882 Staveley) ; 24.nov.1885 at St Anne in Wandsworth he married professional singer Florence Emma Louisa Chandler (Wandsworth 20.jul.1865-1939 Wandsworth as inmate in a large institution on 77 Swaffield Road)

Title Parts

[] A Morning Service in chant form in the key of D
pub Novello, Ewer & Co., London & New York 1891

[] Venite, Te Deum and Benedictus in chant form
pub Novello & Co., London

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