The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 1033

Builder Identification

England; New York City, New York; Kendal Green, Massachusetts; West Haven, Connecticut, 1898–1927.

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, rev. ed., by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1997). —

    Apprentice with Henry Willis firm of England; with Roosevelt firm of New York City, New York; with Hook & Hastings of Kendal Green, Massachusetts; with Hall Organ Co. of West Haven, Connecticut, 1898-1927, vice president and manager of console department, incorporator, 1912; returned to Hall firm 1928.

    Patents held:

    • Patent #741,884; October 20, 1903; pneumatic action and coupler.
    • Patent #1,796,438; March 17, 1931; organ.

    Source(s):

    • The Diapason, June 1912, 7.
    • The Diapason, June 1928, 35.
    • David Junchen, Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, Vol. 1 (Pasadena: Showcase Publications, 1985), 155. 

Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by Frederick Campkin.


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