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Details of Cathedral, Ely, England


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

1851

Organ History
1851Built by Hill
Status
Unknown
Sources
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
332324-

I. Choir ( CC-f3 54 notes)
1.Open Diapason8 
2.Clarabella8 
3.Stopped Diapason8 
4.Octave4 
5.Flute4 
6.Super-octave4 
7.Cremona8 
II. Great ( CC-f3 54 notes)
8.Double Diapason16 
9.Open Diapason8 
10.Open Diapason8 
11.Stopped Diapason8 
12.Quint5 1/3 
13.Octave4 
14.Octave Quint2 2/3 
15.Super-octave4 
16.Sesquialtera  
17.Mixture  
18.Posaune8 
19.Trumpet8 
20.Clarion4 
iSwell to Great  
iiChoir to Great  
III. Swell ( CC-f3 54 notes)
21.Double Diapason16 
22.Open Diapason8 
23.Stopped Diapason8 
24.Octave4 
25.Trumpet8 
26.Hautboy8 
Pedal ( CCC-f 30 notes)
27.Open16 
28.Open16 
29.Octave8 
30.Super-octave4 
31.Sesquialtera  
32.Trombone16 
iiiPedals to Great  
ivPedals to Choir  

1908

Organ History
1908Harrison
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
469-19P/EP



List of Organists
George Legge
1453William Kyng
c1535Thomas Barcrofte
1541-42William Smith
1542-61Christopher Tye (1497-1572)
1562-66Robert White (1530-1574)
1566-72John Farrant
1571-79William Fox (-1579)
1580-1610George Barcrofte (-1610)
1610-41John Amner (1579-1641)
1641-62Robert Claxton (-1668)
1663-82John Ferrabosco (1629-1682)
1682-1729James Hawkins (1662-1729)
1729-62Thomas Kempton (1694-1762)
1762-68John Elbonn (-1768)
1768-74David Wood
1774-77James Rogers
1777-78Richard Langdon (1730-1803)
1778-1803Highmore Skeats (1760-1831)
1804-30Highmore Skeats (1787-1835)
1831-66Robert Janes (1806-1866)
1866-86E. T. Chipp (1823-1886)
1872-77T. King Holtham (1855-1918)
1887-92Basil Harwood (1859-1949)
1892-98T. Tertius Noble (1867-1953)
1898-1900Hugh Allen (1869-1946)
1901-19A. W. Wilson (1869-1950)
1919-26Noel E. Ponsonby (1891-1928)
1926-31Hubert S. Middleton (1890-1959)
1931-49Marmaduke P. Conway (1885-1961)
1939C. P. R. Wilson
1949-53Sidney S. Campbell (1909-1974)
1953-58Michael Howard (1922-2002)
1958-90Arthur Wills (1926-)
1973-76Gerald Gifford
1989-91Jeremy Filsell (1964-)
1990-2019Paul Trepte (1954-)
2012-14Alexander Berry
2019-Edmund Aldhouse

List of Assistant Organists
William Bean
Roger Judd
-1857H. J. Bailey (1839-1866)
-1865William J. Kempton
William George Price (1865-1952)
1903-06Frederick Chubb (1885-1966)
1906-09H. L. Stocks (1884-1956)
1912-14Edwin Alec Collins (1893-)
1927-29Guillaume Ormond (1896-1971)
1931-33Frederick Benjamin Coley (1906-)
Robert Groves (1912-1994)
1949-58Arthur Wills (1926-)
1958-61Christopher Scarf
1961Gerald Hendrie (1935-)
1961-64Michael Dudman
1964-66Anthony Greening
1977-89Stephen le Provost
1991-96David Price (1969-)
1996-98Sean Farrell
1999-2002Scott Farrell
2002-13Jonathan Lilley
2013-19Edmund Aldhouse
2019-Glen Dempsey

List of Organ Scholars
2006-08Edward Taylor

List of Other Organists
2006-11Louise Reid
2008-12Oliver Hancock
2010-Sarah Mac Donald
2015-17Alexander Goodwin
2017-Aaron Shilson

Please note we have not yet completed the full cross index of organists to churches, &c.