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Details of Foundling Hospital, Guildford Street, St. Pancras, London, England

Building History
s192Moved

Chapel

Organ History
1749Built by Glyn & Parker
1750Morse
1769Thomas Parker
1855Rebuilt by Bevington
Status
Unknown
Sources
Herbert Westerby - “The Complete Organ Recitalist”, 1927.
“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”, 1877.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
342497-

I. Choir ( CC-c4 61 notes)
1.Dulcian8 
2.Dulcian8 
3.Viol di Gamba8 
4.Stopped Diapason8 
5.Principal4 
6.Wald Flute4 
7.Suabe Flute4 
8.Fifteenth2 
9.Piccolo2 
10.Double Bassoon16 
11.Clarionette8 
iSwell to Choir  
II. Great ( CC-c4 61 notes)
12.Bourdon16 
13.Double Open Diapason16 
14.Open Diapason, No. 18 
15.Open Diapason, No. 28 
16.Open Diapason, No. 38 
17.Stopped Diapason 8 
18.Clarabella8 
19.Principal, No. 14 
20.Principal, No. 24 
21.Wald Flute4 
22.Twelfth2 2/3 
23.Fifteenth2 
24.Sesquialtera  
25.Mixture  
26.Furniture  
27.Trumpet8 
28.Tromba8 
29.Clarion4 
iiSwell to Great  
iiiGreat octave  
III. Swell ( CC-c4 61 notes)
30.Bourdon16 
31.Double Open Diapason16 
32.Open Diapason8 
33.Stopped Diapason8 
34.Stopped Diapason8 
35.Dulciana8 
36.Viol di Gamba8 
37.Principal4 
38.Open Flute4 
39.Triplet  
40.Doublette  
41.Trombone16 
42.Cornopean8 
43.Oboe8 
44.Clarion4 
Pedal ( CCC-f 30 notes)
45.Open Diapason16 
46.Open Diapason16 
47.Bourdon16 
48.Principal8 
49.Trombone16 
ivGreat to Pedal  
vSwell to Pedal  
viChoir to Pedal  
viiPedal octave  

Chapel

Organ History
1884Enlarged by Willis
1895Enlarged by Hill
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
450-7-



List of Organists
Samuel Jarvis (-1785)
1801-13William Russell (1777-1813)
John Charles Nightingale (1790-1833)
Edward Sturges (1808-1848)
1848-79C. E. C. Willing (1830-1904)
1880-92Myles B. Foster (1851-1922)

List of Assistant Organists
John Howlett (1906-1985)

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