Organ Biography > Organs > England > Lincoln > St. Mary’s Cathedral

Details of St. Mary’s Cathedral, Lincoln, England


Organ History
1442Possibly built by Mynhamber
Status
Unknown

Organ History
1826Built by W. Allen
1851Enlarged by Charles Allen
Status
Unknown
Sources
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
33133--

I. Choir ( GG-f3)
1.Stopped Diapason  
2.Dulciana  
3.Viol di Gamba  
4.Principal  
5.Flute  
6.Fifteenth  
II. Great ( GG-f3)
7.Large Open Diapason  
8.Small Open Diapason  
9.Stopped Diapason  
10.Clarabella  
11.Principal  
12.Twelfth  
13.Fifteenth  
14.Cornet  
15.Sesquialtera  
16.Trumpet  
17.Trumpet  
III. Swell ( G-f3)
18.Double Diapason  
19.Open diapason  
20.Stopped Diapason  
21.Principal  
22.Flute  
23.Twelfth  
24.Fifteenth  
25.Hautboy  
26.Horn  
Pedal ( CCC-G 30 notes)
27.Sub-bourdon32 
28.Open Diapason16 
29.Principal8 
30.Twelfth5 1/3 
31.Fifteenth4 
32.Sesquialtera  
33.Trombone16 

Organ History
1898Built by Willis
Status
Unknown
Sources
Herbert Westerby - “The Complete Organ Recitalist”, 1927.
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, 1912.
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, George Mate & Son, 1921.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
458-18-



List of Organists
1439-John Ingleton
-1490John Davy
1490-John Warcup
1506-08Leonard Pepir
1508-18Thomas Ashwell (1478-1513)
1518-24John Watkins
1524-c1528John Gilbert
1528-37Robert Dove
1538-39Thomas Appilby (1500-1562)
1539-41James Crowe
1541-62Thomas Appilby (1500-1562)
1563-72William Byrd (1543-1623)
1572-95Thomas Butler
George Waterhouse (-1601)
1599-1616Thomas Kingston
1616-John Wanless
1660-63Thomas Mudd
c1663-93Andrew Hecht (-1693)
1670-74John Reading (1645-1692)
1693Thomas Hecht (-1734)
1693-1704Thomas Allinson (-1704)
1703-John Reading (1677-1764)
1721-41Charles Murgatroyd (-1741)
1741-56William Middlebrook (-1756)
1756-84Lloyd Raynor
1784-94John Hasted
1794-1850George Skelton
1850-95John M. W. Young (1822-1897)
1870William Thomas Freemantle (1849-1931)
1895-1930George J. Bennett (1863-1930)
1931-66Gordon Slater (1896-1979)
1966-86Philip Marshall (1921-2005)
1986-88David Flood (1955-)
1988-2003Colin Walsh
2003-Aric Prentice

List of Assistant Organists
Julian Thomas
Thomas Butler
Stephen Bullamore
1593-94John Hilton (1560-1608)
1857-58William James Young (1835-1913)
-1864W. H. Wish
-1881E. C. Owston (1855-)
W. R. Pullein (1865-1945)
1893-94Frank Pullein (1871-1954)
1895-99Edgar C. Robinson (1877-1953)
Frederick D. L. Penny (1896-)
1922-26William Wells Hewitt (1898-1966)
1926-30Edward Francis Reginald Woolley (1895-1954)
1931-36Willis Grant (1907-1981)
1936-Clifford Hewis (1910-)
1975-92Roger Bryan
1992-93Andrew Post
1992-93James Vivian (1974-)
1994-99Jeffrey Makinson
1999John Hosking (1976-)
1999-2003Simon Morley
2005-07Richard Apperley (1982-)
2008-11Benjamin Chewter (1983-)
2011-14Claire Innes-Hopkins
2014-19Hilary Punnett

List of Other Organists
c1822Benjamin Whall (1780-1855)
J. T. Bavin (1869-1937)
2003-14Charles Harrison
2015-Jeffrey Makinson

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