Bonham, George

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Horace's Head, William Street, 1774
37, William Street, 1774–75
42 Dame Street, opposite Fowne's Court, 1776–84
68 South Great George's Street, 1785–1805


Apprentice to George Exshaw.

In 1775 Bonham purchased Samuel Powell's shop from his daughter Sarah.

Bonham apparently published music (Hogan) and printed music from 1784 to 1794 (Flood). He was printer to the Royal Irish Academy from 1787 to 1802 (Pollard) and engraved music plates for the Royal Irish Academy Transactions in the 1790s (Munter).

[Dates differ according to sources: the Dublin Directories, Hogan and Humphries & Smith give the dates as c. 1778 to 1805. Munter and Pollard give them as 1774 to 1802.]

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  • Mc.Vity, John, Select Psalm and Hymn Tunes, adapted to the use of public congregations and private families, 1787 [2nd edn] (Humphries and Smith)
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    Last Update: 12-02-2017