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Details of Christ Church, Bayswater, Paddington, London, England

(Lancaster Gate, Bayswater)

Organ History
1665Built by Thamar of Peterborough
1681Rebuilt by Renatus Harris
1794Rebuilt by Avery
1850Moved from Cathedral, Winchester, England by
1883Moved to St. Peter’s, Southsea, Portsmouth, England by W. J. Burton of Winchester
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

Organ History
1880Built by Walker
1903Rebuilt by Norman & Beard
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, 1912.
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, George Mate & Son, 1921.


List of Organists
1855-64Charles Steggall (1826-1905)
Charles Garland Verrinder (1834-1904)
Frederick Archer (1838-1901)
1879-80F. Lewis Thomas (1857-1918)
1881-87Francis Edward Gladstone (1845-1928)
1886-1922H. W. Richards (1865-1956)
Davan Wetton (1862-1928)
1922-26Herbert Sumsion (1899-1995)
1932-46Arthur J. Pritchard (1908-1997)
1953-64David Llewellyn Green (1935-)
John Stirling Oxlade (1946-)

List of Assistant Organists
C. H. Stuart Duncan (1887-)
Percy A. W. Fitch (1896-)

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