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Details of St. Mary-Abbot’s (Kensington Parish Church), Church Street, Kensington, London, England

(Church Street)


Organ History
1716Built by Christopher Schrider
1730Added swell by John Harris
Status
Unknown
Sources
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ” - Robert Cosks & Co., 1877, London

1872

Organ History
1872Built by Hill
Status
Rebuilt
Sources
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists” - H. Logan & Co., 1912, Bournemouth
“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
338385-

I. Choir ( CC-g3 56 notes)
1.Open Diapason8'Metal.
2.Dulciana8'Metal.
3.Gedact8'Wood.
4.Gemshorn4'Metal.
5.Wald Flute4'Wood.
6.Flautina2'Metal.
7.Clarionet8'Metal.
iSwell to Choir  
II. Great ( CC-g3 56 notes)
8.Double Diapason16'Wood and metal.
9.Open Diapason, No. 18'Wood and metal.
10.Open Diapason, No. 28'Wood and metal.
11.Gamba8'Wood and metal.
12.Stopped Diapason8'Wood.
13.Principal4'Metal.
14.Harmonic Flute4'Metal.
15.Twelfth2 2/3'Metal.
16.Fifteenth2'Metal.
17.MixtureIVMetal.
18.Posaune8'Metal.
19.Clarion8'Metal.
iiSwell to Great  
III. Swell ( CC-g3 56 notes)
20.Bourdon16'Wood.
21.Open Diapason8'Metal.
22.Salicional8'Metal.
23.Stopped Diapason8'Wood.
24.Principal4'Metal.
25.Suabe Flute4'Wood.
26.Twelfth2 2/3'Metal.
27.Fifteenth2'Metal.
28.MixtureIVMetal.
29.Horn8'Metal.
30.Oboe8'Metal.
31.Clarion4'Metal.
Pedal ( CCC-F 30 notes)
32.Sub-Bourdon32'Wood.
33.Open Diapason16'Wood.
34.Violone16'Wood.
35.Bourdon16'Wood.
36.Principal8'Metal.
37.Fifteenth4'Metal.
38.Trombone16'Wood.
iiiGreat to Pedal  
ivChoir to Pedal  
vSwell to Pedal  

1892

Organ History
1892Restored by Hill
Status
Unknown
Sources
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists” - H. Logan & Co., 1912, Bournemouth
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists” - George Mate & Son, 1921

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
446-9EP

1924

Organ History
1924Hill, Norman & Beard
Status
Unknown
Sources
Herbert Westerby - “The Complete Organ Recitalist” - Musical Opinion, 1927, London

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
451-20-



List of Organists
Henry Whitney
1840-47Olivia Buckley (1799-1847)
1871Hamilton Clarke (1840-1912)
1872-George Bird (1811-1894)
1872-1915Henry R. Bird (1842-1915)
Arthur J. Barth (1850-1905)
1916-Frederick Gregson Shuttleworth (1866-1942)
Wilfrid Elmar Smith (1916-)
1942-Glanville Hopkins (1877-1963)

List of Assistant Organists
1885Herbert Hodge (1869-1947)
1890-1916Frederick Gregson Shuttleworth (1866-1942)
1916-William G. Ross (1881-1928)
1916-18Henry H. Wingfield (1893-1965)