The Specification of the St. Mary’s Collegiate Church Organ

Warwick, England


Organ History
1717Built by Thomas Schwarbrook
Status
Unknown
Information Source
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.




List of Organists
1565Richard Charpe
1844-61William Clayton
1867-1871Bernard Farebrother (1846-1888)
1871-1874Edwin Aspa (1835-1883)
1882-1886Hanson de la Haye Blackith (c1846-c1926)
1886-1894William Bellamy (1861-)
1898-1945Dr Allen Blackall (1877-1963)
1946-1950Peter Burton (1916-1957)
1958-62Douglas Clarke (1893-1962)
1973-1981Andrew Fletcher (1950-)
1989-1998Kevin Bowyer (1961-)
1998-2001Chris Betts

List of Assistant Organists
1942-1945Dr Eric Robert Taylor (1928-)
1971-1973Andrew Fletcher (1950-)
2002-2006Luke Bond
C. Montague Birch (1884-1947)

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