Bellingham, William George Charles 3.may.1876-3.apr.1959 England Essex, Southend-on-Sea - London Kensington
organist, pianist, he used the name William or Charles but always including the remaining initials, 1880-1900 residing with his parents at 2 Nelson Street in Southend Prittlewell, 1900 as organist, 3.jan.1896 he gave his first recital as the new organist and choirmaster of the parish church St Andrew's in Earls Colne Essex, 11.apr.1896 at the organ he played (his standard pieces for every funeral) O rest in the Lord and Chopin's Dead March at the funeral of J Rawlinson in the churchyard of St Andrew's, 1910 active as organist and employed as piano tuner and music seller residing at 29 Charlotte Street in Leamington Spa, he died at Prince Charles Hospital Kensington while residing at 13 St Quintin Avenue Kensington ; son of organist/music teacher/music seller/piano tuner David Charles Bellingham (Surrey, Battersea 11.jul.1835-1914 Southend) and Anne Mitchell (Devon, Newton 1837-) ; 19.nov.1902 he married Bertha Alice Richardson (London Clapton 10.jul.1879-23.apr.1951 London Hammersmith) ; their only child (Southend 1904) died shortly after birth

Title Parts

[] Canzona. Organ
music W. G. Charles Bellingham
pub E. Donajowski, London 1898

[] Story of the Cross
pub Jefferys Ltd., London b1906

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