Organ Biography > Organs > England > London > Southwark > St. Saviour’s Cathedral

Details of St. Saviour’s Cathedral, Southwark, London, England

Building History
1897Became cathedral

Organ History
1703Built by Jordan
Rebuilt & enlarged by Byfield
1818Rebuilt & enlarged by Davis
Status
Unknown
Sources
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
328284-

I. Choir ( GG-f3)
1.Open Diapason  
2.Stopped Diapason  
3.Principal  
4.Stopped Flute  
5.Fifteenth  
6.Mixture  
7.Vox Humana  
II. Great ( GG-f3)
8.Double Open Diapason  
9.Open Diapason  
10.Open Diapason  
11.Stopped Diapason  
12.Principal  
13.Stopped Flute  
14.Twelfth  
15.Fifteenth  
16.Cornet  
17.Sesquialtera  
18.Furniture  
19.Trumpet  
20.Clarion  
iSwell to Great  
iiChoir to Great  
III. Swell ( C-f3)
21.Open Diapason  
22.Stopped Diapason  
23.Principal  
24.Sesquialtera  
25.Trumpet  
26.Oboe  
27.Clarion  
Pedal ( GGG-c)
28.Open Wood 21 1/3 
iiiGreat to Pedal  
ivSwell to Pedal  

Organ History
Rebuilt by Bishop
1841Moved by
Status
Unknown
Sources
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
328285-

I. Choir ( GG-f3)
1.Open Diapason  
2.Stopped Diapason  
3.Principal  
4.Stopped Flute  
5.Fifteenth  
6.Mixture  
7.Cremona  
II. Great ( GG-f3)
8.Double Open Diapason  
9.Open Diapason  
10.Open Diapason  
11.Stopped Diapason  
12.Clarabella  
13.Principal  
14.Stopped Flute  
15.Twelfth  
16.Fifteenth  
17.Sesquialtera  
18.Furniture  
19.Trumpet  
20.Clarion  
iSwell to Great  
iiChoir to Great  
III. Swell ( G-f3)
21.Open Diapason  
22.Stopped Diapason  
23.Principal  
24.Sesquialtera  
25.Trumpet  
26.Oboe  
27.Clarion  
Pedal ( GGG-c)
28.Open Wood 21 1/3 
iiiGreat to Pedal  
ivSwell to Pedal  
vPedal Octave  

Organ History
1897Built by Lewis
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
460-10EP



List of Organists
1705-50Bartholomew Isaac
1750-74Starling Goodwin (1713-1774)
1774-William Goodwin (-1784)
1882-97Frank Nicholson Abernethy (1864-1927)
1897-1908A. Madeley Richardson (1868-1949)
1908-53Edgar T. Cook (1880-1953)
1953-56Sidney S. Campbell (1909-1974)
1956-68Harold Dexter (1920-2000)
1968-76Ernest Herbert Warrell (1915-)
1976-89Harry Bramma (1936-)
1989-2019Peter Wright (1954-)
2019-Ian Keatley

List of Assistant Organists
Martin Wightman
F. Stanley Winter
1899-1903R. T. Bedford (1878-1921)
1901-08Edgar Ford (1881-1961)
Oliphant Chuckerbutty (1884-1960)
1924-34Russell William Kenward Taylor (1904-)
1934-35Philip Miles
1946-54Ernest Herbert Warrell (1915-)
1955-56William Allen Humpherson (1932-)
1957-Denys Darlow (1921-)
1962-Arthur Newell
1971-Christopher Jenkins
1975-78Nicholas Woods
1978-85John Scott (1956-2015)
1985-88Andrew Lumsden (1962-)
1988-97Stephen Layton (1966-)
1997-Stephen Disley

List of Organ Scholars
2000-02Daniel Cook (1979-)
2002-04Ian Keatley
2004Martin Ford
2005-07David Pipe
2007Timothy Wakerell
2008-10Tom Little
2010-12Jonathan Hope
2012-14Martin Noble
2014-16Alexander Binns
2016-18Edward Hewes
2018Jack Spencer
2019Nicholas Morris
2020Alexander Knight

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