J.S. Bumpus (fl. 1891-1913) was an antiquarian and writer on cathedral music and ecclesiology. See the Grove Dictionary of Music for further details.
Two volumes of services in score with figured bass for the organ, copied by J.S. Bumpus. The volumes include scores by John Bishop, William Child, Benjamin Cooke, Robert Cooke, William Croft, Thomas Deane, Charles King, Richard Langdon , Benjamin Rogers, Robert Shenton, and George Walsh.
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Bishop | John | d 1737 | Cathedral musician
Bumpus | John Skelton | fl 1891-1913 | Librarian and antiquary
Child | William | b 1607-1697 | Composer and organist
Cooke | Benjamin | d 1793 | Organist and composer
Cooke | Robert | fl 18th century | Organist, composer, and son of Benjamin Cooke
Croft | William | d 1727 | Composer
Deane | Thomas | fl 18th century | Musician
King | Charles | 1667-1748 | Cathedral musician and composer
Langdon | Richard | d 1803 | Organist and composer
Rogers | Benjamin | d 1698 | Organist and composer
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