George Grainger and Neil Campbell founded the business in 1946. Their bagpipes and chanters were very highly respected and enjoyed great popularity in the .Grainger and Campbell made bagpipes in Glasgow from . Some notable points in their history: 1952 - G C took over Duncan MacRae 's shop . - Grainger Campbell Bagpipes History, Tradition, Heritage. I was recently handed a set of bagpipes and asked to determine the value.. - A real-life case study of identifying the maker of the set of bagpipes. That is, made by the business Grainger Campbell, founded in 1946 by .