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Best, William Thomaslocked

(1826–1897)
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Best, William Thomas (1826–1897), organist, born at Carlisle on 13 August 1826, was the son of William Best, a local solicitor. In childhood he displayed a talent for music, and had some lessons with the organist of Carlisle Cathedral, whose name was Young...

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