The Specification of the St. Boltoph’s Parish Church Organ

Boston, England

Organ History
1717Built by Christian Schmidt
1853Rebuilt by Hill
Information Sources
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, 1912.
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, George Mate & Son, 1921.
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

I. Choir (Tracker - CC-f3 54 notes)
1.Dulciana8'(47 pipes)
2.Lieblich Gedact, or Stopped Diapason8'wood and metal. (54 pipes)
3.Principal4'(54 pipes)
4.Flute4'(54 pipes)
5.Cremona8'(42 pipes)
II. Great (Tracker - CC-f3 54 notes)
6.Open Diapason8'(54 pipes)
7.Open Diapason8'(54 pipes)
8.Stopped Diapason8'(54 pipes)
9.Principal4'(54 pipes)
10.Flute I Bec4'(46 pipes)
11.Clarabella8'(30 pipes)
12.Twelfth2 2/3'(54 pipes)
13.Fifteenth2'(54 pipes)
14.SesquialteraIII(162 pipes)
15.MixtureII(108 pipes)
16.Cornet (30 pipes)
17.Trumpet8'(54 pipes)
iSwell to Great  
III. Swell (Tracker - C-f3 42 notes)
18.Double Diapason16'(42 pipes)
19.Open Diapason8'(42 pipes)
20.Stopped Diapason8'(42 pipes)
21.Principal4'(42 pipes)
22.Fifteenth2'(42 pipes)
23.CornetII (2')(84 pipes)
24.Cornopean8'(42 pipes)
25.Hautboy8'(42 pipes)
26.Clarion4'(42 pipes)
Pedal (Tracker - CCC-E 29 notes)
28.Diapason16'(29 pipes)
29.Bourdon16'(29 pipes)
30.Trumpet16'(29 pipes)
iiGreat to Pedal  
iiiChoir to Pedal  

Organ History
1908Restored by Norman & Beard
Information Source
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, George Mate & Son, 1921.


List of Organists
1500-1525John Taverner (c1495-1545)
1741-1774James Allen
1827-1832Thomas Kerfoot (1802-1887)
1834-1846William Binfield
1845-1848Dr W. R. Bexfield (1824-1853)
1927-1951Dr J. Bernard Jackson (1891-1958)
1999-2002Eric Wayman
2006-2009Eric Wayman

Please note we have not yet completed the full cross index of organists to churches, &c.