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Abbreviation Gedney
Surname Gedney
Given Name Caleb
Dates bap. 1726 – m. 1769
Provenance England
Notes Advertisment in London Evening Post, 21 November 1754 mentions Travers or German flutes of all Sizes, English flutes ditto (Lasocki 2012). There is a bassoon by Gedney in the Horniman Museum, London, Inv. 14.5.47/205; and there is a two-keyed tenor oboe (taille de hautbois) in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. He is also said to have made clarinets.

The English maker Thomas Stanesby Jr bequeathed his tools to his apprentice Caleb Gedney on condition that he marry Stanesby's widow!
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