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Our new pipe organ has come from St John's Methodisct Church, Connah's Quay, Flintshire. 

It was built in 1903 by the fine organ builders, Messrs Wadsworth and Bro of Manchester, a firm founded in 1860.

Peter Collins of Melton Mowbray, who has rebuilt the organ for us, with John and other dedicated craftsmen, wrote when he first told us of the organ -

"The instrument is extremely well made with adequate dimensions for the load bearing parts, the mechanical parts and robust and tubing for the pneumatic action isof good section.  It is many years since the organ was overhauled and the major parts: windchest, pedal chests, bellow and off notes are still with the original leather, a tribute to the quality of the original construction.  The case is of quality pitch pine with the northern feature of specially figured panels, a very attractive decorative device.  Ther are return panels to soffit level at each side of the instrument again in pitch pine, with large pedal pipes planted on top.  The panel and pipes on the left hand side are rather discoloured as they have been close to a wall for about one hundred years....  The instrument is a fine one, our craftsmen would be delighted to be part of its history".

As a parish we are so grateful to Peter, John and all who have been involved with the  restoration and installation of the organ for us.  Their skill and attention to details was inspiring.  Our thanks also to Dr John Rowntree, who is the organ consultant to the diocese and to the congration of Connah's Quay for sharing the gift with us.

Present specification:
Great Swell Pedal
Open diapason 8 Lieblich Bourdon 16 Bourdon 16
Stop diasason 8 Violin Diapason 8 Blass Flute 8 extension of B16
Gamba 8 Lieblich Gedact 8  
Dulcet 8 grooved bass Keraulaphon 8 grooved bass  
Principal 4 Voix Celeste 8 T.C  
Suabe fluet 4 Gemshorn 4  
Fifteenth 2 Piccolo 2  
  Oboe 8  


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