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Details of St. Mary’s Abbey, Tewkesbury, England


Grove Organ

Organ History
1885Built by Michell & Thynne
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
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Milton Organ

Organ History
Built by John Harris
Moved from Magdalen College, Oxford, England by
1660Moved from Hampton Court Palace, Hampton, Twickenham, England by
1737Moved from Magdalen College, Oxford, England by
Rebuilt & enlarged by Willis
Status
Unknown
Sources
“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
220203-

I. Great ( CC-f3 54 notes)
1.Open Diapason8 
2.Open Diapason8 
3.Stopped Diapason8 
4.Clarabella8 
5.Dulciana8 
6.Principal4 
7.Twelfth2 2/3 
8.Fifteenth4 
9.Sesquialtera  
10.Mixture  
11.Trumpet8 
12.Clarion4 
13.Cremona8 
iSwell to Great  
II. Swell ( CC-f3 54 notes)
14.Open Diapason8 
15.Stopped Diapason8 
16.Principal4 
17.Fifteenth2 
18.Sesquialtera1 3/5 
19.Trumpet  
20.Hautboy8 
Pedal ( CCC-e 29 notes)
21.Double Open Diapason16 
22.Double Trumpet16 
iiSwell to Pedal  
iiiGreat to Pedal  



List of Organists
1737-67James Cleavely
1767-98James Edward Chandler
1847-57Nathaniel White Chandler
1857Thomas Vale (1832-1916)
1857-58Jabez Jones
1858-61R. M. Ellis
1867-78James Thomeloe Horniblow (1819-1883)
1881-91D. Hemingway (1855-1896)
1891-1900S. Bath (1862-1953)
Claude W. Parnell (1872-1941)
1900-10Alfred W. V. Vine (1876-1947)
1910-43Percy Baker (1880-1975)
1944-66Huskisson Stubington (1897-1971)
1985-96John Belcher
1996-Carleton Etherington (1966-)

List of Assistant Organists
Percy Baker (1880-1975)
1910-12Leonard William Tracy Arkell (1892-1972)

List of Organ Scholars
Edward Turner

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