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St. Margaret's Anglican Church, Nedlands


Nedlands St Margaret

Nedlands St Margaret

Nedlands St Margaret

Nedlands St Margaret

Name of institution St. Margaret's Anglican Church
Type of institution Church
Street Address Corner Elisabeth and Tyrell Streets
City Nedlands
State Western Australia
Postcode
Country Australia
Name of building St. Margaret's Anglican Church
Name of room Church
Dates of the building 1937
Architect’s and builder’s names
Special architectural features
Special fittings
Other location information
Name of contact
Mailing Address
Telephone 08 9386 1083
Email
Other contact information
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Previous organ(s)
Date of previous organ 1939
Detail of previous organ J. E. Dodd, one manual mechanical action organ of seven (7) stops
Quoted as:
Manual: Octave 16', Open 8', Stopped Diapason 8', Dulciana 8', Principal 4', Fifteenth 2'. Pedal: Bourdon 16'

Actual stoplist
GREAT
Open 8'
Stopped Diapason 8'
Dulciana 8'
Principal 4'
Fifteenth 2'
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PEDAL
Bourdon 16' (not yet installed)
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Dates when key work has been undertaken
Dates of any moves that have taken place Built in 1939 for the residence of Miss M Brown, North Adelaide.
Later installed at St Margaret's Anglican Church, Nedlands.
Installed at St Stephen's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Katanning, in 1964. Removed 1979 to make way for new organ.
Installed at Denmark Uniting Church in 1998 by P J Elms & Co.
Variations from original design of organ
Information on previous organ Fine timberwork with crenellated top moldings
Information about comparable instruments to previous organ
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Present organ
Type of installation Chancel organ chamber
Case description Plain display
Placement in room Front left of sanctuary
Builder's name J.W. Walker & Sons, Ruislip, Middlesex.
Opus number
Date of completion/installation 1964 
Construction materials
Number of manuals Two
Key compasses CC-ccc
Number of keys 61
Key material
Pedal compass CC-G
Number of pedals 32
Pedalboard type Radiating concave
Pedalboard material
Type of chests
Type of key action Electro-magnetic
Type of stop action Electro-magnetic
Couplers Swell to Great, Swell to Pedal, Great to Pedal, Great and Pedal combinations coupled, General combinations on Swell toe pistons, Double Touch canceller.
Tremulants Swell
Accessories    Six thumb pistons to Great, Six thumb pistons to Swell, Reversable pistons for couplers, General Cancel
Console type Integral tab stops
Stop label material
Placement In lower casework of organ
General design
Playing aids Four levels of memory
Divisions    Great, Swell, Pedal
Wind pressures
Stop list Base ranks are shown in red

GREAT
Contra Salicional 16' Enclosed G
Open Diapason 8' A
Hohl Flute 8' B
Salicional 8' Enclosed G
Octave 4' A
Principal 4' Enclosed E
Wald Flute 4' B
Twelfth 2-2/3' A
Fifteenth 2' A
Mixture III Enclosed C
Trumpet 8' Enclosed D
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SWELL
Geigen 8' E
Rohr Flute 8' F
Salicional 8' Enclosed G
Principal 4' A
Stopped Flute 4' F
Salicet 4' G
Nazard 2-2/3' F
Flautino 2' F
Salectina 2' G
Tierce 1-3/5' F
Mixture III C
Double Trumpet 16' D
Trumpet 8' D
Clarion 4' D
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PEDAL
Bourdon 16' B
Salicional 16' G
Geigen 8' E
Flute 8' B
Salicet 8' G
Quint 5-1/3' E
Octave Flute 4' F
Trombone 16' D
Trumpet 8' D
Clarion 4' D
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Total number of speaking stops 36
Total number of ranks Seven (7) ranks extended.
Total number of pipes
Dates when key work has been undertaken on current organ Tonal additions by Bellsham Pipe Organs (Australia).  Geigen Principal added to Swell in 1979 and Hohl Flute added to Great in 1986.
Dates of any moves that have taken place to current organ
Information on current organ
Comparable instruments to current organ
Current status
Assessment of organ
Other organs by this builder
Photographs Photographs by Bruce Duncan
Technical documents  Some detail from an Organ With Friends brochure (10 Sept 1999) produced by the Organ Society of Western Australia.
General documents
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Supporting information
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Document control Original entries J R Elms, OAM, Gazetteer of Western Australian Pipe Organs, 1971, 1999,2003 and 2004.
This entry D B Duncan 01 February 2009.
Updated information, stoplist and photographs 23 June 2009.
Updated specification from Patrick Elms 04 January 2011.
Additional detail from In The Pipeline October/November 2000.
Photo of console by Patrick Elms 03 July 2017


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