Collard, Charles Lukey

PIANOFORTE MANUFACTURER (ENGLAND)
BORN 1807, Wiveliscombe, Somerset - DIED 9 Dec 1891, Wiveliscombe, Somerset: Abbotsfield country house
GRAVE LOCATION London: Kensal Green Cemetery, Harrow Road, Kensal Green (087/PS (17331) (north of the circle in south east quadrant))

Charles Lukey Collard's worked with his uncle Frederick William Collard who started the Collard and Collard Piano store. In 1835 he married Isabella Mary Wakefield (1815-1884) from London. In 1875 in Somerset a country house was built for him that was designed by Owen Jones. It was named Abbotsfield and Collard was visited there by the composer Wagner and the singer Adelina Patti, who sang there.

Related persons
• was visited by Patti, Adelina, Baroness Cederström
• was visited by Wagner, Richard

Images

The grave of Charles Lukey Collard at Kensal Green Cemetery, London.
Picture by Androom (02 Aug 2019)

 

Sources
Paths of Glory, The Friends of Kensal Green Cemetery, London, 1997
Collard and Collard Piano Manufactures - Ancestral Histories of Wiveliscombe, Somerset


Colle, Edgard

Published: 8 Dec 2019
Last update: 8 Dec 2019