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Details of Cathedral, Chichester, England


1678

Organ History
1678Built by Renatus Harris
1725Rebuilt & added choir by Byfield
1725Enlarged by Byfield
1806Rebuilt & enlarged by England
1829Enlarged by Pilcher
Status
Unknown
Sources
The Musical Times 744
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ” - Robert Cosks & Co., 1877, London

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
188--

Great ( GG-d3)
1.Open Diapason  
2.Stopped Diapason  
3.Principal  
4.Twelfth  
5.Fifteenth  
6.Tierce  
7.SexquialteraIII 
8.Cornet5 

1844

Organ History
1844Enlarged by Gray & Davison
1859Removed to storage by Hill
Status
Unknown
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” - Robert Cosks & Co., 1877, London

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
326273T

I. Choir (Tracker GG-d3 57 notes)
1.Dulciana (to Gamut G)
2.Stopped Diapason  
3.Principal  
4.Flute  
5.Fifteenth  
6.Cremona (to fiddle g)
II. Great (Tracker GG-d3 57 notes)
7.Open Diapason  
8.Open Diapason  
9.Stopped Diapason  
10.Clarabella  
11.Principal  
12.Twelfth  
13.Fifteenth  
14.SesquialteraIII 
15.MixtureII 
16.Trumpet (tenor)  
17.Trumpet (bass)  
iSwell to Great  
III. Swell (Tracker GG-d3 57 notes)
18.Double Diapason  
19.Open Diapason  
20.Stopped Diapason  
21.Principal  
22.Fifteenth  
23.SesquialteraIII 
24.Hautboy  
25.Cornopean  
Pedal (Tracker FFF-c 20 notes)
26.Great Open Bass24'(to FFFF)
27.Open Diapason12'(to FFF)
iiGreat to Pedal  
iiiChoir to Pedal  

1904

Organ History
1866Rebuilt by Hill
1904Restored by Hele
Status
Rebuilt
Sources
Dictionary of Organs and Organists” - George Mate & Son, 1921
The Musical Times 744

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
334-7P

I. Choir (Pneumatic CC-g3 56 notes)
1.Open Diapason8' 
2.Stopped Diapason8' 
3.Saliconal8' 
4.Flute4' 
5.Principal4' 
6.Clarinet8' 
iSwell to Choir  
II. Great (Pneumatic CC-g3 56 notes)
7.Double Diapason16' 
8.Open Diapason8' 
9.Open Diapason8' 
10.Stopped Diapason8' 
11.Wald Flute4' 
12.Principal4' 
13.Twelfth2 2/3' 
14.Fifteenth2' 
15.MixtureII 
16.SesquialteraIII 
17.Trumpet8' 
iiSwell to Great  
iiiChoir to Great  
III. Swell (Pneumatic CC-g3 56 notes)
18.Double Diapason16' 
19.Open Diapason8' 
20.Stopped Diapason8' 
21.Gamba8' 
22.Voix Celeste8' 
23.Principal4' 
24.Saube Flute4' 
25.Fifteenth2' 
26.SesquialteraIII 
27.Contra Fagotto16' 
28.Cornopean8' 
29.Hautboy8' 
30.Clarion4' 
31.Tremulant  
Pedal (Pneumatic CCC-F 30 notes)
32.Double Open Diapason32' 
33.Open Diapason16' 
34.Bourdon16' 
35.Principal8' 
36.Trombone16' 
ivGreat to Pedal  
vSwell to Pedal  
viChoir to Pedal  



List of Organists
1542-54William Campion
c1550Thomas Coring
1554-65Thomas Brodhorne
c1560Edward Piper
1565-69Michael Woods
1570Clement Woodcock (-1590)
1599-1602Jacob Hillary (-1632)
1602-23Thomas Weelkes (1575-1623)
1624-35William Emes (-1637)
1636-c1643Thomas Lewis (-1674)
1668-c1674Bartholomew Webb
1673-74Thomas Lewis (-1674)
1674-1720John Reading
1677-1720Samuel Peirson
1677-1720Samuel Pearson (1647-1720)
1720-33Thomas Kelway (1695-1749)
1733-47Thomas Kelway (1695-1749)
1744-47Thomas Capell (-1776)
1747-76Thomas Capell (-1776)
1794-1801William Walond (1755-1836)
1801-03James Targett (1778-1803)
1803-48Thomas Bennett (1779-1848)
1848-60Henry R. Bennett (1819-1896)
1861-62Philip Armes (1836-1908)
1863-70Edward H. Thorne (1834-1916)
1870-73Francis Edward Gladstone (1845-1928)
1873-74J. Kendrick Pyne (1852-1938)
1874-75C. H. Hylton Stewart (1849-1922)
1875-76Daniel J. Wood (1849-1919)
1876-86Theodore Aylward (1844-1933)
1887-1903Frederick J. Read (1857-1925)
1902-21Frederick Joseph W. Crowe (1862-1931)
1921-25Frederick J. Read (1857-1925)
1925-31Marmaduke P. Conway (1885-1961)
1931-37Harvey Grace (1874-1944)
1938-58H. A. Hawkins (1880-1966)
1958-80John Anthony Birch (1929-2012)
1980-2008Alan Thurlow (1947-)
2008-14Sarah Baldock (1975-)
2014-Charles Harrison

List of Assistant Organists
Wharton Hooper
Edmund Aldhouse
1771-75Thomas Tremaine
John Marsh (1752-1828)
Robert Augustus Atkins (1811-1889)
c1876Edward Bartlett (1855-1929)
1887Hugh Allen (1869-1946)
1892Percy Algernon Whitehead (1874-1953)
E. H. Melling (1869-1946)
c1908W. H. H. Lambert (1880-1958)
c1911R. Swanborough
1915-20Cyril Hubert Stone (1894-1972)
Philip Dore (1903-1974)
1930-31Frederick Benjamin Coley (1906-)
1931J. Edward Snelling-Colyer (1909-1989)
1932Leonard Fergus O’Connor (1913-1960)
1936Claude Appleby
Robert Groves (1912-1994)
1942-49Anne Maddocks (1911-2006)
A. G. David Cutter (1930-2013)
1961-68Richard Seal (1935-2022)
1968-71Michael Davey
1971-73Nicholas R. Cleobury (1950-)
1973-78Ian Fox
1978-80Richard Cock
1980-81Kenneth Sweetman (1953-)
1981-91Jeremy Suter
1991-97James Thomas (1963-)
1997-2009Mark Wardell
2010-Timothy Ravalde

List of Organ Scholars
1977Richard R. Webster (1952-)
1979Kenneth Sweetman (1953-)
1982Simon Dinsdale
1988Andrew Johnstone
1992Mark Purcell
1993Neil Cockburn
1994Benjamin Nicholas
1995David Soar
1997Christopher Denton
1998Luke Bartlett
1999Marcus Wibberley (1981-)
2000Deirdre Comerford
2001Edmund Aldhouse
2002Ian Roberts
2003Jamie Hutchings (1981-)
2004Sebastian Thompson
2005Matthew Pitts
2006John Mountford
2007Colin Gray
2008Julian Haggett
2009John Dilworth
2011Alexander Goodwin
2012Ben Cunningham
2013Leonard Sanderman
2014Tomek Pieczora
2015Laura Erel
2016George Barrett
2017Kyoko Canaway
2018Mitchell Farquharson
2019Harry Spencer

List of Other Organists
1765-71Richard Hall (-1773)
1775-94William Walond (1755-1836)