the Pipe and Tabor compendium

the Pipe and Tabor compendium

essays on the three-hole pipe

England: history of the pipe and tabor

Victorian taborers (1830 - 1900)

under construction
Also see:
double pipes
morris dance
pandean pipes
'piper' - Regency and Victorian terminology
street entertainers
'tabber / taberer'
'whittle and dub'
Cecil Sharp, morris pipe and tabor
1832 Missing taborer 1832Bucks Gazette - Saturday 11 February 1832
1833 in ‘Comic Offering’1833'Literature of the Day' Durham County Advertiser - Friday 22 November 1833  
1847 Death notice for pipe and tabor player: 1847 Death notice for pipe and tabor player:Newcastle Guardian and Tyne Mercury - Saturday 01 May 1847

1849 Player in London 1849Banbury Guardian - Thursday 10 May 1849

1857 ‘A Little Gossip About Christmas’1857Maidstone Journal and Kentish Advertiser - Saturday 26 December 1857  
1862 ‘Exeter Working Men’s Mutual  Improvement Society Annual Meeting’1862Western Times - Saturday 25 January 1862
18631863Canterbury Journal, Kentish Times and Farmers' Gazette - Saturday 26 December 1863  

Newbury Weekly News and General Advertiser - Thursday 06 October 1870

Mr Lowesley showed part of his antiquarian collection of curiosities to the Field Club, which included a pipe and tabor.

1872 advertisement for an entertainment at Crystal Palace ‘Comical Ballet Extraordinary’ which included “Sports and Pastimes of the 15th century, such as Pipe and Tabor

Bell's Life in London and Sporting Chronicle - Saturday 13 April 1872

1872 Salisbury and South Wilts Museum – third annual loan collection
‘Mrs Mayo sends a superb pair of figures, the male playing on pipe and tabor the female on the triangle’1872Salisbury and Winchester Journal - Saturday 29 June 1872 [for examples of these figures see here]

1883 Concert at Rowbarton1883Taunton Courier, and Western Advertiser - Wednesday 13 June 1883
1883 Were these brass bands that are being referred to? Pipe and tabor may mean any musician: 1883Northern Weekly Gazette - Saturday 06 October 1883
1888 ‘Sale of Rare Porcelaine’1888St James's Gazette - Wednesday 25 April 1888
1897 Musical committee of the Conservative Club  annual treat was a visit to the workhouse inmates.1897Northampton Mercury - Friday 18 June 1897
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