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St Mary's Anglican Chapel, West Perth

West Perth St Mary's Chapel

West Perth St Mary

West Perth St Mary

West Perth St Mary

Name of institution St. Mary's Anglican Church
Type of institution Church
Street Address 42 Colin Street
City West Perth
State Western Australia
Postcode 6005
Country Australia
Name of building St. Mary's Anglican Church
Name of room Church
Dates of the building
Architect’s and builder’s names
Special architectural features
Special fittings

Other location information

Name of contact Father Jacob Ng
Mailing Address 42 Colin St, West Perth  WA  6005
Other contact information
Previous organ(s)
Date of previous organ None
Detail of previous organ
Dates when key work has been undertaken
Dates of any moves that have taken place
Variations from original design of organ
Information on previous organ
Information about comparable instruments to previous organ
Present organ
Type of installation Organ platform / remote console
Case description Silver spray painted  Diapasons in single row, concave display
Placement in room Rear, purpose-built gallery
Builder's name Bellsham Pipe Organs (Australia)
Opus number
Date of completion/installation 1981
Construction materials
Number of manuals Two (2)
Key compasses CC-cccc
Number of keys 61
Key material White naturals, ebony sharps
Pedal compass CCC-F
Number of pedals 30
Pedalboard type Concave radiating
Pedalboard material Beech
Type of chests Unit chests
Type of key action Electric
Type of stop action Electric drawstop solenoids
Couplers Swell to Great, Swell to Pedal, Great to Pedal
Tremulants Swell
Accessories    4 pistons to each division, 3 reversible
Console type Remote, free standing
Stop label material
Placement Left side of sanctuary on the main floor
General design Square, plain cabinet of Jarrah veneer,  roll top.
Playing aids Single memory capture system
Divisions    Swell, Great, Pedal
Wind pressures 80mm wg
Stop list
Open Diapason 8' Metal      A 85 pipes
Rohrflute 8' Wood      B 73 pipes
Spitz Gamba 8' Metal      C 96 pipes
Octave 4' Metal      A
Stopped Flute 4' Metal      B
Twelfth 2-2/3' Metal      D
Fifteenth 2' Metal      A
Mixture  III Metal
(2 octave, ext)
72 pipes
Trumpet 8' Metal      E
Lieblich Gedeckt 8' Wood      D 85 pipes
Spitz Gamba 8' Metal      C 96 pipes
Gemshorn 4' Metal      C
Lieblich Flute 4' Wood      D
Nazard 2-2/3' Metal      D
Wald Flute 2' Metal      D
Fifteenth 2' Metal      C
Nineteenth 1-1/3' Metal      C
Twenty Second 1' Metal      C
Contra Fagotto 16' Metal      E 85 pipes
Trumpet 8' Metal      E
Clarion 4' Metal      E
Bourdon 16' Wood 30 pipes
Principal 8' Metal      A
Bass Flute 8' Wood      B
Quint 5-1/3' Wood      B
Octave 4' Metal      A
Rohrflute 4' Metal      B
Contra Fagotto 16' Metal      E
Trumpet 8' Metal      E
Total number of speaking stops 29
Total number of ranks Seven ranks extended plus short mixture rank
Total number of pipes 441
Dates when key work has been undertaken on current organ Incorporates pipework from the 1905 George Fincham & Sons organ that was in St Mary's Church, West Perth.
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 Photograph of chapel by Bruce Duncan
Photographs of the organ from Pipe Organs WA
Technical documents  Organ detail and stop list from Pipe Organs WA
General documents
Supporting information
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 January 2009.
Photograph of church exterior added 30 January 2009.
Photographs and details from Pipe Organs WA 26 February 2009.