Talbert Carey

Talbert Carey. Choirmaster, b Millgrove 16 Jun 1856, d 20 Jan 1909.

Carey, Talbert

Talbert Carey. Choirmaster, b Millgrove 16 Jun 1856, d 20 Jan 1909. The choirmaster at Carlisle United Church in Flamborough Township, he and his wife and their twin sons Roy (b Millgrove 17 Nov 1884, d 29 Apr 1918) and Lorne (d 9 Mar 1955) performed as a vocal quartet and were members of the Millgrove Choral Group and the Carlisle Church choir. Lorne and Roy toured as bell-ringers with the Musical Eckhardts, a vaudeville troupe, in the early 1900s. Lorne presented the first silent films in Hamilton and played the accompanying piano.

See also Whitfield (George) Carey, Bruce Carey, Edith Carey, Clara Carey, Vernon Carey, Bertha Carey, Flora Carey, and Estelle Carey (all members of the same musical family).