A self-taught maker working in Plumstead, south London. He was born in Avebury, Wiltshire, in 1880 and worked as a saddle maker until about 1910, when he took up violin making with help from Dykes & Sons. His first instruments are generally on Amati and Stradivari models, but he also later adopted del Gesù patterns.
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