Organ Biography > Organs > Wales > St. Asaph > Cathedral

Details of Cathedral, St. Asaph, Wales


Organ History
1834Built by Hill
1859Enlarged by Hill
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 ( CC-f3 54 notes)
1.Open Diapason8 
2.Stopped Diapason8 
3.Viol di Gamba8 
4.Principal4 
5.Suabe Flute4 
6.Cromorne8 
II. Great ( CC-f3 54 notes)
7.Open Diapason8 
8.Open Diapason8 
9.Gamba8 
10.Stopped Diapason8 
11.Principal4 
12.Nason Flute4 
13.Wald Flute4 
14.Twelfth2 2/3 
15.Fifteenth2 
16.Sesquialtera  
17.Trumpet8 
iSwell to Great  
III. Swell ( C-f3 42 notes)
18.Double Diapason16 
19.Open Diapason8 
20.Vox Angelica8 
21.Stopped Diapason8 
22.Principal4 
23.Fifteenth2 
24.Mixture  
25.Cornopean8 
26.Oboe8 
27.Tremulant  
Pedal ( CCC-f 30 notes)
28.Open Diapason16 
29.Bourdon16 
iiGreat to Pedal  
iiiChoir to Pedal  

Organ History
1898Restored by Hill
Status
Unknown
Sources
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, 1912.
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, George Mate & Son, 1921.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
441-9P



List of Organists
-1630John Day
1669-70Thomas Ottey (-1670)
1680-86William Kay
1782-85John Jones
1785-1791Edward Bailey (1758-1830)
1794-1833Henry Hayden (1773-1848)
1834-1889Robert Augustus Atkins (1811-1889)
1897-1898Hugh Allen (1869-1946)
1901Charles Milton Bill (1862-1941)
1970-1981Graham Elliott (1945-)
1981-1985John Belcher
1985-1998Hugh Davies
1998-2004Graham Eccles

List of Assistant Organists
1829-33William Robert Hayden
1897-1901F. Walton Evans (1876-1929)

Please note we have not yet completed the full cross index of organists to churches, &c.