Walker, Thomas

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1770–c. 1788


Cicero's Head, Dame Street
79 Dame Street


Apprentice to John Exshaw.

It is not certain to what extent (if any) Thomas Walker may be identified with the 'Walker & Lee' partnership of c. 1781 listed in Hogan.

Succeeded in business by his son in 1788 (Munter).

[Dates and addresses differ according to sources: Humphries & Smith give it as 79 Dame Street but Munter gives it as Cicero's Head Dame Street. Humphries & Smith give the dates as c. 1778 to 1796 but Munter states that he was succeeded by his son in 1788.]

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The Hibernian Magazine, or Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge (1771–85) [continued as] Walker's Hibernian Magazine (1786–1811). Featured music printing including (as listed in Lawrence):
Gaudry, Richard, Hibernia's Advice to the Fair, 1779
The Daughters of this Aged Stream We Are, for two guitars, February 1779
Gaudry, Richard, Alla Stagion Novella (The son-in-law), 1781
A Favourite Duett, for two guitars, c. 1873
A Favourite Lesson, for two guitars
How Shall We Mortals, a favourite duet for two guitars

  • 'Aileen Aroon made a Duett, As Introduc'd by Miss Catley and Miss Wewitzer in the Beggar's Opera', c. 1780 (Humphries & Smith)
  • 'Woe's my Heart that we Shou'd Sunder', c. 1780 (Humphries & Smith)
  • Come Come Live with Me [performed in the Rotunda]
  • Last Update: 20-05-2021