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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”, 1927.
“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
329296-

I. Choir ( GG-f3 61 notes)
1.Dulciana  
2.Stopped Diapason  
3.Principal  
4.Flute  
5.Fifteenth  
iSwell to Choir  
iiPedal to Choir  
II. Great ( CCC-f3 66 notes)
6.Open Diapason   
7.Open Diapason  
8.Stopped Diapason  
9.Clarabella  
10.Principal  
11.Twelfth  
12.Fifteenth  
13.Sesquialtera  
14.Mixture  
15.Trumpet  
16.Clarion  
iiiSwell to Great  
ivChoir to Great  
vPedal to Great  
III. Swell ( 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 ( CCC-e 29 notes)
29.Open Diapason  
viPedal to Great  

Organ History
1889Rebuilt by Willis
1899Enlarged by Willis
1920Rebuilt & enlarged by Harrison
Status
Unknown
Sources
Herbert Westerby - “The Complete Organ Recitalist”, 1927.
“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
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
James Capener
John Clough
Peter Stuart Rodway
1701-10William Hine (1687-1730)
George W. Morgan (1821-1892)
Walter Brooks (1831-1907)
1857-65John A. Matthews (1841-1925)
-1873Henry John Vaughan
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)
1915-Harold Charles Organ (1889-)
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)

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