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St Matthews Huffner organ

St Matthew's Huffner organ

Name of institution St Ninian and St Chad Traditional Anglican Church
Type of institution Church
Street Address Susan Street
City Maylands
State Western Australia
Country Australia
Name of building St Ninian and St Chad Church
Name of room Church sanctuary
Dates of the building
Architect’s and builder’s names
Special architectural features
Special fittings
Other location information
Name of contact The Rt Revd Harry Entwistle SSC
Mailing Address PO Box 457, North Perth WA 6906
Other contact information Information on the church at their web site.
Date of previous organs None
Detail of previous organs
Dates when key work has been undertaken
Dates of any moves that have taken place
Variations from original design of organ
Information on previous organs
Information about comparable instruments to previous organs
Present organ
Type of installation Free standing
Case description Polished wood display pipes
Placement in room
Builder's name Paul F Hufner
Opus number Opus XIIX
Date of completion/installation 1964
Construction materials
Number of manuals One (1)
Key compasses F-ff
Number of keys 49
Key material
Pedal compass None
Number of pedals
Pedalboard type
Pedalboard material
Type of chests
Type of key action Electro-magnetic
Type of stop action Electro-magnetic
Couplers None
Tremulants None
Accessories    None
Console type Tab stops
Stop label material
Placement Remote, but attached to organ case
General design
Playing aids Balanced swell pedal
Wind pressures
Stop list
Bourdon  (Autobass) 16'
Claribel 8'
Principal   4'
Piccolo 2'
Sifflote 1'

Total number of stops Five (5)
Total number of ranks 1 rank extended
Total number of pipes
Dates when key work has been undertaken on current organ
Dates of any moves that have taken place to current organ Built for the Carnamah Community Church
Installed in St Matthew's Church, Armadale, 1993
Relocated and installed in St Ninian's Church, Maylands, 2008.
Relocated to storage at Yarloop by F J Larner, 2010.
Relocated and installed at Duncan Residence, Clackline, 2011.
Information on current organ
Comparable instruments to current organ Similar organs exist in Collie, Bridgetown.
Current status
Assessment of organ
Other organs by this builder
Photographs Photographs of the organ from Irvin Phillips
Technical documents 
General documents
Supporting information Advice from Dr Andrew Gardner, November 2008.
Document control Original entries J R Elms, OAM, Gazetteer of Western Australian Pipe Organs, 1971, 1999,2003 and 2004.
This entry D B Duncan 26 November 2008.
Information from John Larner 19 October 2010.
Updated link from Bruce Duncan 04 January 2011.
Additional information from In The Pipeline April/May 2000

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