© Maggie Kilbey & Marcel Glover 2021-2022
St Martin of Tours, Lillington (Dorset)
Barrel Organs in English Parish Churches
Dumb organist, painted nameplate on organ case: ‘BATES & SON, Organ Builders, 6 Ludgate Hill, LONDON.’ Purchased in 1996 from a private collection near Bournemouth. Restored and installed in 1997 by John Budgen. Originally two barrels x 8 tunes; original handwritten tunelist pinned to dumb organist. Only one red barrel now survives, labelled ‘BATES & SON’ and initialled T. B. [Theodore Bates].
References: Budgen (1997); Turner (1999); Turner (2002); NPOR D04692.
BARREL 1 RED
Tune
Metre
1.1
LM
1.2
112th
1.3
LM
1.4
CM
1.5
CM
1.6
SM
1.7
77.77.77.
1.8
87.87.47.
BARREL 2
** MISSING **
Metre
2.1
Evening Hymn
LM
2.2
Portuguese Hymn
LM
2.3
Rockingham
LM
2.4
Irish
CM
2.5
Oxford
CM
2.6
University
CM
2.7
Mount Ephraim
SM
2.8
Hanover
104th
© Maggie Kilbey & Marcel Glover 2021-2022
Barrel Organs in English Parish Churches
St Martin of Tours, Lillington (Dorset)
Dumb organist, painted nameplate on organ case: ‘BATES & SON, Organ Builders, 6 Ludgate Hill, LONDON.’ Purchased in 1996 from a private collection near Bournemouth. Restored and installed in 1997 by John Budgen. Originally two barrels x 8 tunes; original handwritten tunelist pinned to dumb organist. Only one red barrel now survives, labelled ‘BATES & SON’ and initialled T. B. [Theodore Bates].
BARREL 2
** MISSING **
Metre
2.1
Evening Hymn
LM
2.2
Portuguese Hymn
LM
2.3
Rockingham
LM
2.4
Irish
CM
2.5
Oxford
CM
2.6
University
CM
2.7
Mount Ephraim
SM
2.8
Hanover
104th
References: Budgen (1997); Turner (1999); Turner (2002); NPOR D04692.
BARREL 1 RED
Tune
Metre
1.1
LM
1.2
112th
1.3
LM
1.4
CM
1.5
CM
1.6
SM
1.7
77.77.77.
1.8
87.87.47.