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Details of St. Margaret’s, Westminster, London, England


Organ History
1514Built by Thomas Smyth
1514Built by John Chamberlyn
Status
Destroyed

Organ History
1675Built by Bernard Smith
1804Moved by John Avery
Status
Destroyed
Sources
Herbert Westerby - “The Complete Organ Recitalist”, 1927.
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

Organ History
1804Built by John Avery
1859Rebuilt by G. M. Holdich
Status
Unknown
Sources
Herbert Westerby - “The Complete Organ Recitalist”, 1927.
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
328286-

I. Choir ( CC-f3 54 notes)
1.Dulciana8 
2.Stopped Diapason8 
3.Stopped Diapason8 
4.Principal4 
5.Flute4 
6.Slide for Unison Stop  
7.Cremona  
iSwell to Choir  
II. Great ( CC-f3 54 notes)
8.Open Diapason8 
9.Open Diapason8 
10.Stopped Diapason and Clarabella8 
11.Principal4 
12.Twelfth2 2/3 
13.Fifteenth2 
14.Tierce1 3/5 
15.Sesquialtera  
16.Mixture  
17.Trumpet8 
iiSwell to Great  
iiiPedal to Great  
III. Swell ( CC-f3 54 notes)
18.Bourdon16 
19.Double Diapason16 
20.Open Diapason8 
21.Open Diapason8 
22.Stopped Diapason8 
23.Principal4 
24.Twelfth2 2/3 
25.Fifteenth2 
26.Sesquialtera  
27.Double Trumpet16 
28.Cornopean8 
29.Hautboy8 
Pedal ( CCC-GG 4 notes)
30.Open Diapason16 
31.Stopped Diapason16 
32.Principal8 
33.Fifteenth4 
34.Sesquialtera  
35.Mixture  
36.Trompet16 
ivGreat to Pedal  
vChoir to Pedal  
viSwell to Pedal  

Organ History
1897Built by Walker
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
348-14-



List of Organists
Christopher Stokes
1616John Parsons (-1623)
1675-Bernard Smith (1630-1708)
John Isham (1685-1726)
1726-Edward Purcell (1689-1740)
1774-1802William Rock
1802-09Michael Rock (-1809)
1809-John Bernard Sale (1779-1856)
1897-1902Edwin H. Lemare (1865-1934)
1929-65Herbert William Dawson (1890-)
1965-71Martin Neary (1940-)

List of Assistant Organists
1922-29Herbert William Dawson (1890-)
1963-65Martin Neary (1940-)

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