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Details of St. Peter’s, Southsea, Portsmouth, England


Organ History
1665Built by Thamar of Peterborough
1681Rebuilt by Renatus Harris
1794Rebuilt by Avery
1850Moved from Cathedral, Winchester, England by
1883Moved from Christ Church, Bayswater, Paddington, London, England & rebuilt by W. J. Burton of Winchester
Status
Unknown
Sources
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, George Mate & Son, 1921.
Frank W. Haycraft - ”Organs of Portsmouth, Southsea & District”, R. Allen, 1932.
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
447-12P

Organ History
1931Rebuilt by Hill, Norman & Beard of London
Status
Unknown
Sources
Frank W. Haycraft - ”Organs of Portsmouth, Southsea & District”, R. Allen, 1932.
WB

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
4414114-

I. Choir ( CC-c4 61 notes)
1.Gamba8 
2.Dulciana8 
3.Stoped Diapason8 
4.Principal4 
5.Flute4 
6.Picolo2 
7.Clarinet8 
8.Orchestral Oboe8 
iSwell to Choir  
iiChoir Octave  
iiiChoir Sub-octave  
ivChoir Unison Off  
II. Great ( CC-c4 61 notes)
9.Double Diapason16 
10.Open Diapason I8 
11.Open Diapason II8 
12.Viola8 
13.Stoped Diapason8 
14.Principal I4 
15.Principal II4 
16.Harmonic Flute4 
17.Twelfth2 2/3 
18.Fifteenth2 
19.Mixture  
20.Trumpet8 
21.Clarion4 
vSwell to Great  
viSwell Octave to Great  
viiSwell Sub-octave to Great  
viiiChior to Great  
III. Swell ( CC-c4 61 notes)
22.Double Diapason16 
23.Open Diapason8 
24.Stoped Diapason8 
25.Salicional8 
26.Voix Celeste8 
27.Principal4 
28.Lieblich Flute4 
29.Fifteenth2 
30.Mixture  
31.Contra Fagotto16 
32.Horn8 
33.Oboe8 
34.Clarion4 
35.Tremulant  
ixSwell Octave  
xSwell Sub-octave  
xiSwell Unison Off  
Pedal ( CCC-G 32 notes)
36.Open Diapason16 
37.Violone16 
38.Bourdon16 
39.Principal8 
40.Violoncello8 
41.Bass Flute8 
42.Trombone16 
xiiSwell to Pedal  
xiiiGreat to Pedal  
xivChoir to Pedal  



List of Organists
1918-77Eric B. Sutton (1900-1977)
1978-88Hugh Davis (1916-2010)

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