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Details of Cathedral, Ripon, England

Building History
1836Became cathedral

Organ History
Built by Bernard Smith
1878Rebuilt by Lewis
1902Restored by Hill
Status
Unknown
Sources
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, 1912.
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
344445-

I. Choir ( CC-a3 58 notes)
1.Lieblich Gedact16 
2.Salicional8 
3.Lieblich Gedact8 
4.Stopped Diapason8 
5.Dolce8 
6.Vox Angelica8 
7.Lieblich Gedact4 
8.Flauto Dolce4 
9.Lieblich Gedact2 
10.Clarionet8 
iSwell to Choir  
II. Great ( CC-a3 58 notes)
11.Bourdon16 
12.Open Diapason, large8 
13.Open Diapason, small8 
14.Viola8 
15.Hohlflote8 
16.Stopped Diapason8 
17.Octave4 
18.Hohlflote4 
19.Octave Quint2 2/3 
20.Super-octave2 
21.Full Mixture1 1/3 
22.Contra Trumpet16 
23.Trumpet8 
iiSwell to Great  
III. Swell ( CC-a3 58 notes)
24.Bourdon16 
25.Geigen Principal8 
26.Rohrflote8 
27.Pierced Gamba8 
28.Dulciana8 
29.Geigen Principal4 
30.Rohrflote4 
31.Dulcet4 
32.Flautina2 
33.Mixture2 
34.Contra Trumpet16 
35.Horn8 
36.Oboe8 
37.Clarion4 
Pedal ( CCC-f 30 notes)
38.Sub-bass32 
39.Open Diapason16 
40.Bourdon16 
41.Quint Bass10 2/3 
42.Flute Bass8 
43.Octave8 
44.Trombone16 
iiiChoir to Pedal  
ivGreat to Pedal  
vSwell to Pedal  

1902

Organ History
1912Rebuilt & enlarged by Harrison
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
451-20-



List of Organists
c1447Thomas Litster
1478Laurence Lancaster
1511John Watson
1513William Swaine
1520Adam Bakehouse
1540William Solber
1613-16John Wanless
1662Henry Wanless
1670-c1677Wilson
1671-77Alexander Shaw
1677-William Sorrell
1682-c1690John Hawkins
1690-1730Thomas Preston (1662-1730)
1731-48Thomas Preston
1748-99William Ayrton (1726-1799)
1799-1802William F. M. Ayrton (1778-1850)
1802-22Thomas Ayrton (1782-1822)
1823-c1829John Henry Bond
1829-73George Bates (1802-1881)
1873-1902Edwin J. Crow (1841-1907)
1902-54C. H. Moody (1874-1965)
1954-57Lionel Dakers (1924-2003)
1957-66Philip Marshall (1921-2005)
1966-94Ronald Perrin (1931-1997)
1994Robert Marsh
1994-2002Kerry Beaumont (1957-)
2002Andrew Bryden
2003Simon Morley
2003Andrew Bryden

List of Assistant Organists
J. William Render
1876-81Henry Taylor (1859-)
1882-87H. A. Wheeldon (1864-1923)
1887-90Charles Morton Bailey (1866-1945)
Edgar Alfred Lane (1864-1938)
Edgar Watson (1873-1941)
1902-08Hector E. Shallcross (1877-1961)
William Rains (1882-1955)
c1908C. Richards
Edward Brown (1884-)
1910-13William Edward Cave (1884-)
1925-27Leonard Baggaley (1906-1978)
1928-35Denis Cocks (1910-1968)
1935-39Alfred H. Allsop (1899-1996)
1947-52Alex Forrest
1952-55Paul Mace
1955-56Keith Bond (1929-2008)
1956-58Peter Stevenson (1928-)
1958-63Laurence Gibbon (1932-)
1963-74Alan Dance
1974-86Marcus Huxley (1949-)
1986-98Robert Marsh
1998-2003Andrew Bryden
2004-08Thomas Leech
2009-13Edmund Aldhouse
2013-14Ben Horden (1988-)
2014-Tim Harper

List of Organ Scholars
1920-24George Frederick Guyll (1899-)
1997Martin Wolf
1997Simon Pearce (1974-)
2006Daniel Cottee
2007Dorothea Harris
2008Tim Semken
2015-17Tom Coxhead
2017-19Alana Brook
2019-Tom Coxhead

List of Other Organists
David Lamb

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