John PLAYFORD family tree

John PLAYFORD (publisher)
born 1623, Norwich
apprenticed 1639/40 to John BENSON
Shop near Temple Church 1641
Clerk to Temple Church 1653
Lived Arundel Street 1650-1656
First published "The English Dancing Master" 1651
Lived Islington 1656-80
Died December 1686
Buried in Temple Church
Will: dated Nov 5th 1686, proved Aug 1694
= 1653 =
Hannah ALLEN
Kept boarding school in Upper Street, Islington
Died 1679, Buried Oct 8th at Islington
"Son of John PLAYFORD, clerk of the Temple Church an infant dyed in the Temple but was buried at St Dunstans"
5th January 1655
Henry PLAYFORD (publisher)
Born May 5th 1657
Baptised May 14th at Temple Church
Lived in Arundel Street 1687-1706
Shop near Temple Church 1685-1695
Shop in Temple Change 1695-1704
Shop (room) over against Middle Temple Gate 1706
Died between 1706 and 1721 when will proved
Baptised Oct 5th 1665 at Islington
buried August 1667 at Islington
Baptised 1669 at Islington
Baptised 1670 at Islington

Typed in from notes by E J Nichol "Family Tree of John PLAYFORD" in the EFDSS VWML at Cecil Sharp House.
Also information in Grove's dictionary of Music and Musicians, the Dictionary of National Borgraphy and an article in the Musical Society Quarterly 4, 1918 by Frank Kidson.

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