© Maggie Kilbey & Marcel Glover 2021-2022
St Michael & All Angels, Sutton (Northamptonshire)
Barrel Organs in English Parish Churches
Barrel & finger organ, 1855. Nameplate above the music desk: ‘J.W. Walker, London, 1855.’ Engraved on keyframe: ‘J.W. Walker, MAKER, London, 1855’, and another on the side: ‘This organ was bought from Waldingfield church [Suffolk] in 1888 by the Rev. William Hopkinson’. Situated in a side aisle. The barrel mechanism is operated from the rear. Originally blown by hand, the organ now has an electric blower. The stained softwood case has gold painted dummy pipes. Restored in 1961 by J.W. Walker & Son. One dark green carriage-mounted barrel x 10 tunes corresponding with the original tunelist pasted inside the case.
References: Boston & Langwill (1967); Turner (2002); Davidson (2003); NPOR N13201.
BARREL 1 GREEN
Tune
Metre
1.1
LM
1.2
LM
1.3
LM
1.4
CM
1.5
CM
1.6
CM
1.7
SM
1.8
87.D
1.9
77.77.77.
1.10
LM
© Maggie Kilbey & Marcel Glover 2021-2022
Barrel Organs in English Parish Churches
St Michael & All Angels, Sutton (Northamptonshire)
Barrel & finger organ, 1855. Nameplate above the music desk: ‘J.W. Walker, London, 1855.’ Engraved on keyframe: ‘J.W. Walker, MAKER, London, 1855’, and another on the side: ‘This organ was bought from Waldingfield church [Suffolk] in 1888 by the Rev. William Hopkinson’. Situated in a side aisle. The barrel mechanism is operated from the rear. Originally blown by hand, the organ now has an electric blower. The stained softwood case has gold painted dummy pipes. Restored in 1961 by J.W. Walker & Son. One dark green carriage-mounted barrel x 10 tunes corresponding with the original tunelist pasted inside the case.
References: Boston & Langwill (1967); Turner (2002); Davidson (2003); NPOR N13201.
BARREL 1 GREEN
Tune
Metre
1.1
LM
1.2
LM
1.3
LM
1.4
CM
1.5
CM
1.6
CM
1.7
SM
1.8
87.D
1.9
77.77.77.
1.10
LM