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Details of Minster, York, England


Organ History
1770Built by Green
1803Restored by Samuel Green
1815Moved to St. Peter’s, Nottingham, England by
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.

Main Organ (1829)

Organ History
1829Built by Elliot & Hill
1863Rebuilt 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.
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
469697-

I. Choir ( CC-g3 56 notes)
1.Gedact16 
2.Open Diapason8 
3.Dulciana8 
4.Stopped Diapason8 
5.Gemshorn4 
6.Wald Flute4 
7.Fifteenth2 
8.Mixture  
9.Clarionet8 
iSwell to Choir  
II. Great ( CC-g3 56 notes)
10.Double Open Diapason16 
11.Gedact16 
12.Open Diapason, East8 
13.Open Diapason, West8 
14.Open Diapason, No. 38 
15.Gamba8 
16.Stopped Diapason8 
17.Quint5 1/3 
18.Octave4 
19.Octave4 
20.Open Diapason8 
21.Harmonic Flute4 
22.Twelfth3 
23.Fifteenth2 
24.Octave Flute2 
25.Full Mixture  
26.Sharp Mixture  
27.Tierce Mixture  
28.Cornet  
29.Glockenspiel  
30.Double Trumpet16 
31.Posaune8 
32.Trumpet8 
33.Clarion4 
iiSwell to Great  
iiiSolo to Great  
ivSwell to Great  
III. Swell ( CC-g3 56 notes)
34.Bourdon16 
35.Open Diapason,8 
36.Dulciana8 
37.Stopped Diapason8 
38.Octave8 
39.Fifteenth2 
40.Full Mixture  
41.Dulciana Mixture  
42.Double Bassoon16 
43.Horn8 
44.Trumpet8 
45.Oboe8 
46.Vox Humana8 
47.Clarion4 
48.Tremulant  
IV. Solo ( CC-g3 56 notes)
49.Tuba16 
50.Tuba8 
51.Harmonic Flute4 
Pedal ( CCC-f 30 notes)
52.Double Open Diapason32 
53.Double Open Diapason32 
54.Open Diapason16 
55.Sub-Bass16 
56.Open Diapason16 
57.Violone16 
58.Bourdon16 
59.Quint (Stopped)10 2/3 
60.Octave8 
61.Octave Bass8 
62.Flute Bass8 
63.Twelfth4 
64.Fifteenth4 
65.Mixture3 1/5 
66.Sackbut32 
67.Trombone16 
68.Bassoon16 
69.Clarion8 
70.Octave Clarion4 
vGreat to Pedals  
viSwell to Pedals  
viiChoir to Pedals  

Main Organ (1903)

Organ History
1903Rebuilt by Walker
1916Rebuilt & enlarged by Harrison
Status
Unknown
Sources
Herbert Westerby - “The Complete Organ Recitalist”, 1927.
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, George Mate & Son, 1921.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
470-13P

Nave Organ (1863)

Organ History
1863Built by Hill & Son
Status
Unknown
Sources
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
333336-

I. Choir ( CC-a3 58 notes)
1.Cone Gamba16 
2.Dulciana8 
3.Lieblich Gedact8 
4.Gemshorn4 
5.Lieblich Flote4 
6.Piccolo2 
7.Clarionet8 
II. Great ( CC-a3 58 notes)
8.Bourdon16 
9.Open Diapason, No. 18 
10.Open Diapason, No. 28 
11.Stopped Diapason8 
12.Octave4 
13.Harmonic Flute4 
14.Twelfth2 2/3 
15.Fifteenth2 
16.Mixture1 1/3 
17.Posaune8 
18.Clarion4 
iSwell to Great  
iiSwell Sub-octave to Great  
iiiChoir to Great  
III. Swell ( CC-a3 58 notes)
19.Bourdon16 
20.Open Diapason8 
21.Stopped Diapason8 
22.Octave4 
23.Fifteenth2 
24.Mixture1 1/3 
25.Corno8 
26.Oboe8 
27.Clarion4 
Pedal ( CCC-f 30 notes)
28.Open Diapason16 
29.Sub-bass16 
30.Violone16 
31.Octave8 
32.Fifteenth4 
33.Trombone16 
ivGreat to Pedals  
vChoir to Pedals  
viSwell to Pedals  



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1883W. H. Garland (1852-1897)
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1898-1913T. Tertius Noble (1867-1953)
1913-46Edward Bairstow (1874-1946)
1945-47Sefton Cottom (1928-2011)
1946-83Francis Jackson (1917-)
1982-2008Philip Moore (1943-)
2008-Robert Sharpe
-c1633John Kirby

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-1803Matthew Camidge (1764-1844)
1848-59Thomas Simpson Camidge (1828-1912)
c1876-1880Edward J. Bellerby (1858-1940)
-1878Edward Johnson
-1879Mark J. Monk (1858-1929)
1890-91T. W. Hanforth (1867-1948)
1891-92Charles Legh Naylor (1869-1945)
-1901F. Flaxington Harker (1876-1936)
1902-06Edwin Fairbourn (1880-1970)
1906-10William Green
1910-13Cyril Francis Musgrove (1887-1921)
1912-14John Wyatt (1887-1929)
1913-23Harold A. Bennett (1891-1978)
1924-29J. Lawrence Slater
W. R. Wright (1900-)
1929-46Owen P. Franklin (1905-1979)
1946Francis Jackson (1917-)
1947-54Allan Wicks (1923-2010)
1954-57Eric Parsons
1957-66Ronald Perrin (1931-1997)
1966-67Peter John Williams
1969-71Andrew Wilson-Dickson (1946-)
1976-2010John Scott Whiteley (1950-)
2010-David Pipe
2016-Benjamin Morris

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2003Marcus Wibberley (1981-)
Ben Horden (1988-)

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2018-Christopher Strange

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