The Hime Family
by Henry Roche and Saul Marks
Humphrey Hime (1761-1845)
Was probably the Mr Hime who played first violin in the Handel Memorial Concerts at Westminster Abbey & the Pantheon in May & June 1784. Specialised in violin & viola.
Music publisher, founder of Hime & Sons with brother Maurice in Liverpool, late 1780s
Senior Warden 1822-23
Edward Hime (1792-1867)
To Rio 1835, founded huge dynasty out there
Photos of him & Priscilla & their eldest daughter Julia (1811-97)
Henry Edward Hime (1820-1881)
Had 3 children by Irish woman Ann Wilkinson who wasn’t his wife
Various photos & drawings of him
Father of renowned painter Harry Edward Hime (1858-1933)
See also Hine in “A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Volume 7, Habgood to Houbert: By Philip H. Highfill, Kalman A. Burnim, Edward A. Langhans. In the late 1780’s in music publishing business with brother Maurice. The latter left for Dublin and Humphrey continued at 14 Castle Street Liverpool until ca 1805. Later in business with his son until ca 1840. The business then continued by his son.