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Details of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, Ireland


1751

Organ History
1751Built by Byfield of London
1845Rebuilt, Swell added by
Status
Unknown
Sources
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
328283-

I. Choir ( GG-f3)
1.Double Diapason  
2.Dulciana  
3.Stopped Diapason  
4.Principal  
5.Flute  
II. Great ( GG-f3)
6.Double Diapason  
7.Open Diapason, No.1  
8.Open Diapason, No.2  
9.Stopped Diapason  
10.Principal  
11.Twelfth  
12.Fifteenth  
13.Doublette  
14.Sesquialtera  
15.Trumpet  
iSwell to Great  
III. Swell ( GG-f3)
16.Double Stopped Diapason  
17.Open Diapason  
18.Dulciana  
19.Stopped Diapason  
20.Principal  
21.Twelfth  
22.Fifteenth  
23.Doublette  
24.Sesquialtera  
25.Oboe  
26.Trumpet  
Pedal ( CCC-D 29 notes)
27.Open Diapason16 
28.Principal8 
iiSwell to Pedal  
iiiGreat to Pedal  

156

Organ History
1856Built by Telford
1878Restored by Telford
Status
Unknown
Sources
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, 1912.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
447-7P/TP



List of Organists
1546Robert Haywood
1586-95Walter Kennedy
1595-99John Fermer (1560-)
1600-08Thomas Myles
1609-30Thomas Bateson (1575-1631)
1631-39Randall Jewitt (1603-1675)
1639-41Benjamin Rogers (1614-1698)
1641-42Randall Jewitt (1603-1675)
1661-88John Hawkshaw (-1688)
1688-89Thomas Godfrey
1691Thomas Morgan
1692-94Peter Isaac (-1694)
1694-98Thomas Finell (-1709)
1698-1727Daniel Roseingrave (1650-1727)
1710Johann Sigismund Cousser (1657-1727)
1727-47Ralph Roseingrave (1695-1747)
1747-65George Walsh (-1765)
1765-77Richard Woodward (1744-1777)
1777-80Samuel Murphy (-1780)
1780-1813Langrishe Doyle
1798John Clarke (1770-1836)
1805-14William Warren (1770-1841)
1814-41William Warren (1770-1841)
1841-44John Robinson (1812-1844)
1894-1906John Horan (1831-1908)
1904-06James Fitzgerald (1873-)
1907-13James Fitzgerald (1873-)
1913-20C. H. Kitson (1874-1944)
1920-50Thomas Henry Weaving (1881-)
1950-55Leslie Henry Brett Reed (1890-)
1955-79Arnold T. Mc Kiernan (1918-)
1980-91Peter Sweeney
1992-2003Mark Duley
2003-Judy Martin

List of Assistant Organists
Jack Oades
1689-92Thomas Finell (-1709)
1816-41Francis Robinson (1799-1872)
William Houghton (1844-1871)
1873John Horan (1831-1908)
1901James Fitzgerald (1873-)
Ernest Prichard (1887-1945)
1929-W. S. Greig (1910-)
1929-34Robert James Ross (1909-)
1943-47Edgar W. J. Boucher (1918-)

List of Other Organists
1869Thomas R. G. Jozé (1853-)

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