The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 2356

Builder Identification

Winchester, New Hampshire, 1798; Boston, Massachusetts 1799-1833.

Additional Notes

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

    William Marcellus Goodridge. Brother of Ebenezer Goodrich, brother-in-law of Thomas Appleton; changed name from Goodridge' to Goodrich,' 1805; with Henry Pratt of Winchester, New Hampshire, 1798; in Boston, Massachusetts, 1799-1803, pewterer and piano/organ repairer; briefly partner with Benjamin Crehore of Milton, Massachusetts, pianos; partner with brother [Ebenezer] in Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1804-1807; with Hayts, Babcock & Appleton of Boston, Massachusetts, 1812 and 1815; operated firm in Boston, Massachusetts, 1813-1814; with McKay & Co. of Boston, Massachusetts, 1815-1820; had firm 1820-1833.

    Staff: M. R. Gayetty, Dan Thomson, George Greenleaf Hook (apprentice), Elias Hook (apprentice).

Database Entries

There are 27 entries in the database that describe organs by Wm. M. Goodrich.


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