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Details of St. Peter’s Cathedral, Gloucester, England


Organ History
1670Built by Renatus Harris
1847Rebuilt by Willis
1874Rebuilt & enlarged by Henry Willis
Status
Unknown
Sources
Herbert Westerby - “The Complete Organ Recitalist” - Musical Opinion, 1927, London
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” - Robert Cocks & Co., 1877, London

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
329296T

I. Choir (Tracker GG-f3 61 notes)
1.Dulciana  
2.Stopped Diapason  
3.Principal  
4.Flute metal.
5.Fifteenth  
iSwell to Choir  
iiPedal to Choir  
II. Great (Tracker CCC-f3 66 notes)
6.Open Diapason  
7.Open Diapason  
8.Stopped Diapason  
9.Clarabella  
10.Principal  
11.Twelfth  
12.Fifteenth  
13.SesquialteraIV 
14.MixtureII 
15.Trumpet  
16.Clarion  
iiiSwell to Great  
ivChoir to Great  
vPedal to Great  
III. Swell (Tracker CC-f3 54 notes)
17.Open Diapason  
18.Open Diapason  
19.Stopped Diapason  
20.Dulciana  
21.Principal  
22.Flute  
23.Fifteenth  
24.Sesquialtera  
25.Trumpet  
26.Hautboy  
27.Cremona  
28.Clarion  
Pedal (Tracker CCC-e 29 notes)
29.Open Diapason  
viPedal to Great  

Organ History
1889Rebuilt by Willis
1899Enlarged by Willis
Status
Unknown
Sources
Herbert Westerby - “The Complete Organ Recitalist” - Musical Opinion, 1927, London
Dictionary of Organs and Organists” - George Mate & Son, 1921
The Musical Times 749
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ” - Robert Cocks & Co., 1877, London

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
438387-

I. Choir
1.Lieblich Gedact8' 
2.Dulciana8' 
3.Flute4' 
4.Piccolo2' 
5.Cor Anglais8' 
II. Great
6.Double Diapason16' 
7.Open Diapason I8' 
8.Open Diapason II8' 
9.Claribel Flute8' 
10.Principal4' 
11.Flute Harmonique4' 
12.Twelfth2 2/3' 
13.Fifteenth2' 
14.SesquialteraIII 
15.Trombone16' 
16.Trumpet8' 
17.Clarion4' 
iChoir to Great  
iiSwell to Great  
iiiSolo to Great  
III. Swell
18.Double Diapason16' 
19.Open Diapason8' 
20.Lieblich Gedact8' 
21.Salicional8' 
22.Vox Angelica8' 
23.Principal4' 
24.Fifteenth2' 
25.MixtureIII 
26.Contra Posaune16' 
27.Hautboy8' 
28.Cornopean8' 
29.Clarion4' 
30.Vox Humana8' 
31.Tremulant  
IV. Solo
32.Gamba8' 
33.Clarinet8' 
34.Oboe8' 
35.Tuba8' 
Pedal
36.Open Diapason16' 
37.Bourdon16' 
38.Octave8' 
39.Ophicleide16' 
ivChoir to Pedal  
vGreat to Pedal  
viSwell to Pedal  
viiSolo to Pedal  

Organ History
1920Rebuilt & enlarged by Harrison
Status
Unknown
Sources
Herbert Westerby - “The Complete Organ Recitalist” - Musical Opinion, 1927, London
Dictionary of Organs and Organists” - George Mate & Son, 1921

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
450-18P



List of Organists
1562-c1582Robert Lichfield (-1582)
1620-38Philip Hosier
1638-40Berkeley Wrench
1640-c1644John Oker
1662-64Robert Webb
1665-66Thomas Lowe
1666-73Daniel Henstridge (-1736)
1673-79Charles Wren
1679-81Daniel Roseingrave (1650-1727)
1682-1710Stephen Jeffries (1662-1712)
1710-30William Hine (1687-1730)
1730-40Barnabas Gunn (1680-1753)
1740-82Martin Smith (-1786)
1782-1832William Mutlow (1761-1832)
1832-65John Amott (1798-1865)
1865John A. Matthews (1841-1925)
1865-76S. S. Wesley (1810-1876)
1876-82Charles Harford Lloyd (1849-1919)
1882-97C. Lee Williams (1851-1935)
1897-1928A. Herbert Brewer (1865-1928)
1928-67Herbert Sumsion (1899-1995)
1967-94John Sanders (1933-2003)
1994-2002David Briggs (1962-)
2002-07Andrew Nethsingha (1968-)
2008-Adrian Partington
-c1620Elias Smith

List of Assistant Organists
Peter Stuart Rodway
James Capener
John Clough
1701-10William Hine (1687-1730)
George W. Morgan (1821-1892)
Walter Brooks (1831-1907)
1857-65John A. Matthews (1841-1925)
-1873Henry J. Vaughan (1839-1918)
J. Kendrick Pyne (1852-1938)
1879-80George R. Sinclair (1863-1917)
1880-82A. Herbert Brewer (1865-1928)
1896-97A. Herbert Brewer (1865-1928)
1898-1900Ivor Morgan (1882-1905)
-1906Samuel William Underwood (1881-1958)
1906-11Ivor Gurney (1890-1937)
1907-13Ambrose Porter (1885-1970)
1915Harold Charles Organ (1889-1917)
1916-17Herbert Sumsion (1899-1995)
1922-26R. Tustin Baker (1900-1966)
1925-27William O. Minay (1904-)
1927-32Arthur J. Pritchard (1908-1997)
Richard Latham (1906-)
1932-37Melville Cook (1912-1993)
1938W. Lugg
1939-48Herbert Byard (1912-1977)
-1945Herbert Bryard
1948-54Donald Hunt (1930-2018)
1954-58Wallace Ross (1920-2010)
1958-63John Sanders (1933-2003)
1975Andrew Millington (1952-)
1983-90Mark Blatchly (1960-)
1990-98Mark Lee
1998-2002Ian Ball (1968-)
2002-08Robert Houssart
2008-12Ashley Grote
2012-13Anthony Gowing
2014-Jonathan Hope

List of Other Organists
Ezekiel Mills (1774-1851)
C. F. Rowland (1883-1918)