© Maggie Kilbey & Marcel Glover 2021-2022
All Saints, Easton-on-the-Hill (Northamptonshire)
Barrel Organs in English Parish Churches
Dumb organist and organ by ‘G.M. Holdich, Organ Builder, 4, Judd Place East, New Road, London’. In 1848 the newly appointed Rector, Rev William H. Charlton, ordered the removal of the west gallery and in 1850 purchased the organ and dumb organist for a total of £230. Restored in 1952 and 1976, with a complete overhaul in 1992 by Richard Bower & Co of Wroxham, Norfolk: http://www.bowerorgans.co.uk/organs/Easton.html Two barrels x 6 tunes; the names of the tunes are written on the barrels.
References: Sharp (1957); Boston (1959); Turner (2002); Davidson (2003); NPOR N03476.
BARREL 2
Tune
Metre
2.1
LM
2.2
104th
2.3
CM
2.4
CM
2.5
2.6
© Maggie Kilbey & Marcel Glover 2021-2022
Barrel Organs in English Parish Churches
All Saints, Easton-on-the-Hill (Northamptonshire)
Dumb organist by ‘G.M. Holdich, Organ Builder, 4, Judd Place East, New Road, London’ who built the organ. In 1848 the newly appointed Rector, Rev William H. Charlton, ordered the removal of the west gallery and in 1850 purchased the organ and dumb organist for a total of £230. Restored in 1952 and 1976, with a complete overhaul in 1992 by Richard Bower & Co of Wroxham, Norfolk: http://www.bowerorgans.co.uk/organs/Easton.html Two barrels x 6 tunes; the names of the tunes are written on the barrels.
References: Sharp (1957); Boston (1959); Turner (2002); Davidson (2003); NPOR N03476.
BARREL 2
Tune
Metre
2.1
LM
2.2
104th
2.3
CM
2.4
CM
2.5
2.6