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List of Organists

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List of Organists
FirstLastServiceStateCountyPlaceSrc
William 1908EnglandMiddlesexChiswick, Parish Church
John 1750EnglandStaffordshireLichfield Cathedral
Walter Galpin 1916-1947EnglandWiltshireSalisbury Cathedral
John 1609EnglandCheshireChester, Chester Cathedral
George P. 1911EnglandNottinghamshireMansfield, St Peters Church
Hugh 1898EnglandCambridgeshireEly, Ely Cathedral
Hugh Percy 1897WalesDenbighshireSt Asaph Cathedral
Mary 1790-1836EnglandMiddlesexLondon, St Andrew Undershaft Church
Thomas 1693EnglandLincolnshireLincoln Cathedral
John 1610EnglandCambridgeshireEly, Ely Cathedral
John 1832EnglandGloucestershireGloucester Cathedral
Alfred 1842EnglandDevonExeter Cathedral
Thomas 1538EnglandLincolnshireLincoln Cathedral
Philip 1861EnglandSussexChichester Cathedral
Philip 1862EnglandDurhamDurham Cathedral
Thomas 1928EnglandDevonExeter Cathedral
Thomas 1933EnglandOxfordshireOxford, Christ Church Cathedral
George Benjamin 1865EnglandHampshireWinchester Cathedral
Samuel 1793EnglandMiddlesexLondon, Westminster Abbey
Thomas 1508EnglandLincolnshireLincoln Cathedral
Ivor 1890-1893EnglandHerefordshireHereford Cathedral
Ivor 1897EnglandWorcestershireWorcester Cathedral
Robert Augustus 1834WalesDenbighshireSt Asaph Cathedral
Frederick Cook 1881EnglandNorfolkNorwich Cathedral
Thomas 1796EnglandMiddlesexLondon, St Pauls Cathedral
John 1475EnglandYorkshireYork, York Minster
Charles 1736EnglandNorthumberlandNewcastle Cathedral
Charles, Jr 1789EnglandNorthumberlandNewcastle Cathedral
Edward 1770EnglandNorthumberlandNewcastle Cathedral
Robert 1558EnglandSomersetWells Cathedral
Richard 1661EnglandNorfolkNorwich Cathedral
Theodore 1876EnglandSussexChichester Cathedral
Theodore Edward 1870WalesGlamorganLlandaff Cathedral
Nicholas T. D. 1802EnglandYorkshireRipon Cathedral
William 1748EnglandYorkshireRipon Cathedral
William F. M. 1799EnglandYorkshireRipon Cathedral
John 1660EnglandHerefordshireHereford Cathedral
Walter 1416-1418EnglandSomersetWells Cathedral
Edward 1785WalesDenbighshireSt Asaph Cathedral
Edward 1803EnglandCheshireChester, Chester Cathedral
John 1776EnglandCheshireChester, Chester Cathedral
Edward 1913EnglandYorkshireYork, York Minster
Edward C. 1894-1899EnglandMiddlesexNorfolk Square, All Saints Church
Adam 1520EnglandYorkshireRipon Cathedral
Edmund 1727EnglandCheshireChester, Chester Cathedral
Reginald Tustin 1937EnglandYorkshireSheffield Cathedral
William 1593EnglandNorfolkNorwich Cathedral
Henry Lucas 1902EnglandMiddlesexLondon, Sloane Street, Holy Trinity Church
William A. S. 1913-1921EnglandMiddlesexLondon, St Andrew Undershaft Church
Ralph 1790EnglandKentRochester, Rochester Cathedral
George 1579EnglandCambridgeshireEly, Ely Cathedral
Thomas 1535EnglandCambridgeshireEly, Ely Cathedral
Thomas 1551EnglandCheshireChester, Chester Cathedral
John 1827WalesPembrokeshireSt Davids Cathedral
Frank 1885EnglandNorfolkNorwich Cathedral
George 1829EnglandYorkshireRipon Cathedral
Thomas 1599EnglandCheshireChester, Chester Cathedral
George 1615EnglandHampshireWinchester Cathedral
George Galloway 1894WalesGlamorganLlandaff Cathedral
John Charles 1809EnglandNorfolkNorwich Cathedral
John Christmas 1808EnglandNorfolkNorwich Cathedral
Thomas 1864EnglandStaffordshireLichfield Cathedral
John Theodore 1981WalesDenbighshireSt Asaph Cathedral
William Edward 1902WalesDenbighshireSt Asaph Cathedral
George 1895EnglandLincolnshireLincoln Cathedral
Harold Aubie 1930EnglandKentRochester, Rochester Cathedral
Henry R. 1848EnglandSussexChichester Cathedral
Robert 1811EnglandYorkshireSheffield Cathedral
Thomas 1803EnglandSussexChichester Cathedral
Henry 1529EnglandHertfordshireSt Albans Cathedral
Edward 1714EnglandLancashireManchester Cathedral
Elway 1588EnglandGloucestershireBristol Cathedral
John 1958EnglandSussexChichester Cathedral
Henry Richard 1860EnglandMiddlesexLondon, Sloane Street, Holy Trinity Church
John 1729EnglandHampshireWinchester Cathedral
William 1719WalesPembrokeshireSt Davids Cathedral
George 1823EnglandCheshireChester, Chester Cathedral
Isaac 1687EnglandMiddlesexLondon, St Pauls Cathedral
Hugh 1895EnglandWorcestershireWorcester Cathedral
Jonathan 1810EnglandYorkshireSheffield Cathedral
John 1668EnglandMiddlesexLondon, Westminster Abbey
John 1695EnglandMiddlesexLondon, Westminster Abbey
Roper 1588EnglandKentRochester, Rochester Cathedral
Thomas 1644WalesCaernarvonshireBangor, Bangor Cathedral
John Henry 1823EnglandYorkshireRipon Cathedral
Arthur Howard 1889-1902EnglandNottinghamshireMansfield, St Peters Church
Peter 1953WalesPembrokeshireSt Davids Cathedral
John Stocks 1858EnglandHertfordshireSt Albans Cathedral
Richard 1679EnglandLancashireManchester Cathedral
Joseph 1820EnglandYorkshireSheffield Cathedral
John Dykes 1933EnglandDurhamDurham Cathedral
Robert 1699EnglandKentRochester, Rochester Cathedral
Malcolm Courtenay 1932EnglandCheshireChester, Chester Cathedral
William 1593EnglandLincolnshireLincoln Cathedral
Daniel 1522EnglandWorcestershireWorcester Cathedral
Richard 1507-1508EnglandSomersetWells Cathedral
Arthur Herbert 1897EnglandGloucestershireGloucester Cathedral
Frederick 1869EnglandLancashireManchester Cathedral
Frederick 1882EnglandMiddlesexLondon, Westminster Abbey
Joseph Cox 1877EnglandCheshireChester, Chester Cathedral

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17OrganistsEngland, Cumberland, Carlisle, Carlisle Cathedral
19OrganistsEngland, Devon, Exeter Cathedral
20OrganistsEngland, Durham, Durham Cathedral
20OrganistsEngland, Gloucestershire, Bristol Cathedral
3OrganistsEngland, Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, St Matthews Church
22OrganistsEngland, Gloucestershire, Gloucester Cathedral
22OrganistsEngland, Hampshire, Winchester Cathedral
33OrganistsEngland, Herefordshire, Hereford Cathedral
15OrganistsEngland, Hertfordshire, St Albans Cathedral
26OrganistsEngland, Kent, Canterbury Cathedral
3OrganistsEngland, Kent, Folkestone, Parish Church
17OrganistsEngland, Kent, Rochester, Rochester Cathedral
3OrganistsEngland, Kent, Tunbridge Wells, St Marks Church
22OrganistsEngland, Lancashire, Manchester Cathedral
32OrganistsEngland, Lincolnshire, Lincoln Cathedral
3OrganistsEngland, Middlesex, Chiswick, Parish Church
3OrganistsEngland, Middlesex, London, Sloane Street, Holy Trinity Church
5OrganistsEngland, Middlesex, London, Southwark Cathedral
11OrganistsEngland, Middlesex, London, St Andrew Undershaft Church
10OrganistsEngland, Middlesex, London, St Brides Fleet Street Church
18OrganistsEngland, Middlesex, London, St Pauls Cathedral
26OrganistsEngland, Middlesex, London, Westminster Abbey
3OrganistsEngland, Middlesex, Norfolk Square, All Saints Church
4OrganistsEngland, Middlesex, Pimlico, St Barnabas Church
3OrganistsEngland, Middlesex, West Hampstead, St James Church
22OrganistsEngland, Norfolk, Norwich Cathedral
12OrganistsEngland, Northumberland, Newcastle Cathedral
3OrganistsEngland, Nottinghamshire, Mansfield, St Peters Church
22OrganistsEngland, Oxfordshire, Oxford, Christ Church Cathedral
43OrganistsEngland, Somerset, Wells Cathedral
10OrganistsEngland, Staffordshire, Lichfield Cathedral
31OrganistsEngland, Sussex, Chichester Cathedral
23OrganistsEngland, Wiltshire, Salisbury Cathedral
30OrganistsEngland, Worcestershire, Worcester Cathedral
22OrganistsEngland, Yorkshire, Ripon Cathedral
11OrganistsEngland, Yorkshire, Sheffield Cathedral
29OrganistsEngland, Yorkshire, York, York Minster
3OrganistsScotland, Perthshire, Perth, St Johns Episcopal Church
15OrganistsWales, Caernarvonshire, Bangor, Bangor Cathedral
25OrganistsWales, Denbighshire, St Asaph Cathedral
13OrganistsWales, Glamorgan, Llandaff Cathedral
18OrganistsWales, Pembrokeshire, St Davids Cathedral
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