The Specification of the Cathedral Organ

Canterbury, England


1784

Organ History
1784Built by Green
Status
Destroyed
Information Sources
“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.


1827

Organ History
1827Rebuilt by Longhurst
Status
Unknown
Information Source
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

I. Choir (Tracker - GG-e3 58 notes)
1.Stopped Diapason  
2.Dulciana  
3.Stopped Flute  
4.Open Flute  
5.Principal  
6.Cremona  
iPedal to Choir  
II. Great (Tracker - GG-e3 58 notes)
7.Open Diapason  
8.Open Diapason  
9.Stopped Diapason  
10.Clarabella (Treble) in place of V-rank Cornet
11.Principal  
12.Fifteenth  
13.Twelfth  
14.SesquialteraIII 
15.MixtureIII 
16.Trumpet (Treble)
17.Great Trumpet  
18.Clarion  
iiSwell to Great  
iiiPedal to Great  
III. Swell (Tracker - GG-e3 58 notes)
19.Stopped Diapason  
20.Double Open Diapason  
21.Unison Open Diapason  
22.Principal  
23.Fifteenth  
24.Twelfth  
25.SesquialteraIII 
26.Cornopean  
27.Trumpet  
28.Hautboy  
Pedal (Tracker - CCC-CC 13 notes)
29.Stopped Diapason wood.
30.Open Diapason wood.

1885

Organ History
1885Built by Willis
1905Enlarged by Norman & Beard
Status
Unknown
Information Sources
Herbert Westerby - “The Complete Organ Recitalist”, 1927.
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, 1912.
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, George Mate & Son, 1921.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
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List of Organists
1411William Bonyngton
1499Thomas Chart
1570-1580Thomas Bull
1590-99George Juxon
1669-1675Richard Chomley
1736-1757William Raylton (-1757)
1831-1872Thomas Evance Jones (1805-1872)
1908-36Dr C. Charlton Palmer (1871-1944)
1956-1961Dr Sidney S. Campbell (1909-1974)
1988-David Flood (1955-)

List of Assistant Organists
1884-1890Dr Herbert A. Fricker (1868-1943)
1898-1903Frank Charles Butcher (1882-1948)
1956-1964Gwilym Isaac (1931-)
1974-1978Stephen Darlington
1977-1986David Flood (1955-)
1986-1996Michael Harris
1997-2001Timothy Noon
2005-2008Robert Patterson
2010-2011Simon Lawford
2011-David Newsholme

List of Organ Scholars
2002-03Benjamin Chewter (1983-)
Timothy Noon
Christopher Tambling (1964-2015)

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