The Specification of the St. Martin’s-in-the-Fields Organ

Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London, England


Organ History
1667Built by Bernard Smith
Status
Unkown
Information Source
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.


Organ History
1726Built by Christopher Schrider
 Moved to Parish Church, Wotton-under-Edge, England
Status
Removed
Information Source
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.


Organ History
1854Built by Bevington
 Rebuilt and enlarged by Hill
Status
Rebuilt
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.

I. Choir (Tracker - CC-g3 56 notes)
1.Double Open Diapason16' 
2.Bourdon16'wood.
3.Open Diapason8'metal.
4.Dulciana8'(tenor C)
5.Keraulophon8'metal.
6.Claribel8'wood.
7.Stopped Diapason8'bass, wood.
8.Principal4'metal.
9.Flute4'wood.
10.Flautina2'metal.
11.Clarionet8'(tenor C)
12.Bassoon16' 
iSwell to Choir  
II. Great (Tracker - CC-g3 56 notes)
13.Double Open Diapason16' 
14.Open Diapason, No. 18' 
15.Open Diapason, No. 28' 
16.Stopped Diapason8' 
17.Principal4' 
18.Harmonic Flute4' 
19.Twelfth2 2/3' 
20.Fifteenth2' 
21.MixtureIV 
22.Posaune8' 
23.Clarion4' 
iiSwell to Great  
III. Swell (Tracker - CC-g3 56 notes)
24.Double Open Diapason16' 
25.Open Diapason8' 
26.Dulciana8'(tenor c)
27.Stopped Diapason8'wood.
28.Principal4'metal.
29.Flute4'wood.
30.Twelfth2 2/3'metal.
31.Fifteenth2'metal.
32.MixtureII 
33.Oboe8' 
34.Horn8' 
35.Double Trumpet16' 
36.Clarion4' 
Pedal (Tracker - CCC-f 30 notes)
37.Great Open Diapason16'wood.
38.Bourdon16'wood.
39.Bass Flute8'wood.
40.Principal8'metal.
41.Fifteenth4'metal.
42.Great Trombone16'metal.
43.Clarion8'metal.
iiiGreat to Pedal  
ivChoir to Pedal  
vSwell to Pedal  

Organ History
1912Rebuilt & enlarged by Hill
Status
Unkown
Information Source
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, George Mate & Son, 1921.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
339-12P



List of Organists
1736-1781Joseph Kelway (c1702-1782)
1814-54Thomas Forbes Walmisley (1783-1866)
1855W. T. Best (1826-1897)
1857-1899W. H. Adams (1820-1914)
1878-1882Frederick Albert Bridge (1841-1918)
1920-1924Dr Martin Shaw (1875-1958)
1935-1938Dr John Alden (1900-1976)
1949-67John Churchill
1967-1968Eric Harrison
1968-1977Robert Vincent
2001-2008Nick Danks
2009-Andrew Earis
Robert William Vincent (1941-)
H. W. A. Beale (1831-)

List of Assistant Organists
1971-1972Nigel Allcoat (1950-)

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