Bambridge, William Samuel 18.jul.1842-20.jan.1923 New Zealand, Waimate - England Wiltshire, Marlborough
organist, choirmaster, 1848 came to England, was for a year supernumery in the choir of St George's in Windsor, 1853-1864 at the age of ten appointed organist of St Agnes Church Clewer, studied with Henry Charles Banister, Charles Steggall, William Dorrell and William Henry Aylward at the Royal Academy of Music in London, 1872 BM from Magdalen College Oxford, FRCO and ARAM, 1864-1911 organist and music master at Marlborough College Wiltshire, conductor of the College and Marlborough Choral Societies, justice of the peace, alderman and mayor of Marlborough, he died at Purewa 35 London Road in Marlborough ; grandson of flutist George White Bambridge (considered in his day as second only to Charles Nicholson) ; cousin of composer George Edmund Bambridge ; 31.aug.1886 in Marlborough he married Louisa Maria Coombes (London Islington 1848-5.jun.1916 Marlborough)

Title Parts

[] St Asaph. Hymn tune
[] Psalm 144, in ten movements
[] Eight hymns as sung at Marlborough College
pub Vincent & Co., London 1868, reisseud c1875

[] Three Hymns as sung at Marlborough College. Fourth edition
pub Novello, Ewer & Co., London c1880
[] 1 - Lead, kindly light
[] 2 - Thou art gone to the grave
[] 3 - Brightest and best
[] Two Hymn tunes. c1890 [] 1 - Tune to "The Roseate Hues" Manipur
[] 2 - Tune to "Great King of Nations" Quinton
[] Carmen Eastbourniense. The Carmen by M. A. Bayfield. Chorus
pub E. Donajowski, London & Leipzig 1895

[] See the conqueror mounts in triumph. Hymn
words by Bishop Christopher Wordsworth, tune St Asaph
with descant and free organ accompaniment by A. M. Goodhart
pub Year Book Press, H. F. W. Deane & Sons, London 1930

[] Two Christmas Carols
pub Vincent & Co., London

[] Marlborough Part-song Book
pub Vincent & Co., London
[] 4 - Three soldiers
[] 5 - Night
[] 6 - Arnold of Winkelried
[] Open wide the gates of gladness
words only, price 1/6 per 100
pub Vincent & Co., London

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