© Maggie Kilbey & Marcel Glover 2021-2022
St James, Edgcote (Northamptonshire)
Barrel Organs in English Parish Churches
Barrel & finger organ, builder’s nameplate: ‘G.M. Holdich, Organ Builder, 4, Judd Place East, New Road, London’. It is included in the firm’s 1855 list. The barrel mechanism is operated from the front and the organist’s music desk has a window through which the barrel can be seen. The softwood Gothic case has three panels of gold painted dummy pipes. Two carriage-mounted barrels x 6 tunes corresponding with the handwritten tunelists pasted to the casework.
References: Boston (1959); Boston & Langwill (1967); Davidson (2003); NPOR D02950.
BARREL 1
Tune
Metre
1.1
LM
1.2
CM
1.3
CM
1.4
SM
1.5
87.D
1.6
77.77.77.
BARREL 2
Tune
Metre
2.1
LM
2.2
LM
2.3
LM
2.4
CM
2.5
SM
2.6
113th
© Maggie Kilbey & Marcel Glover 2021-2022
Barrel Organs in English Parish Churches
St James, Edgcote (Northamptonshire)
Barrel & finger organ, builder’s nameplate: ‘G.M. Holdich, Organ Builder, 4, Judd Place East, New Road, London’. It is included in the firm’s 1855 list. The barrel mechanism is operated from the front and the organist’s music desk has a window through which the barrel can be seen. The softwood Gothic case has three panels of gold painted dummy pipes. Two carriage-mounted barrels x 6 tunes corresponding with the handwritten tunelists pasted to the casework.
References: Boston (1959); Boston & Langwill (1967); Davidson (2003); NPOR D02950.
BARREL 2
Tune
Metre
2.1
LM
2.2
LM
2.3
LM
2.4
CM
2.5
SM
2.6
113th
BARREL 1
Tune
Metre
1.1
LM
1.2
CM
1.3
CM
1.4
SM
1.5
87.D
1.6
77.77.77.