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Bedford’s Musical Diemer Family
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Bedford’s Musical Diemer Family

Philip Diemer (1836-1910) is best remembered today as a founding member of the Bedford Musical Society (later to become the Bedford Choral Society). His important contributions to the establishment and early years of this Society...

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21 Jan 2023
The Tacchi Family
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The Tacchi Family

Antonio Tacchi was born in 1784 at Bellagio on Lake Como, Lombardy in northern Italy. He was probably one of the many Italians who migrated to England in the early 1800s. Antonio settled in Bedford...

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18 May 2022
The Musical Rose family
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The Musical Rose family

Robert Rose was born on 17 October 1814 in Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, the son of Robert and Priscilla Rose. He was baptised on 17 February 1815 at the ‘Independent’ church there, a Non-Conformist denomination which...

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22 Mar 2022