1790–1867

Introduction

Born: May 14, 1790, Bath, Eng­land.

Died: Ju­ly 24, 1867, West­field, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Buried: Pine Hill Ce­me­te­ry, West­field, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Biography

William was the son of Charles Vin­er and Eliz­a­beth Bar­ber, and hus­band of Em­ma Dens­ham.

He stu­died un­der Charles Wes­ley, Jr., and be­came or­gan­ist of St. Mic­hael’s Church in Bath around 1810. He al­so taught mu­sic while there.

From 1835–59, he played the organ at St. Mary’s, Pen­zance.

Viner em­i­grat­ed to Am­er­i­ca in 1859.

Publications

Sources

Music

Help Needed

If you know where to get a good pic­ture of Vin­er (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?