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The Organ


1818 – The first organ, a barrel organ with 10 tunes, was located in East Gallery

1823 – The second organ was first installed in the East Gallery before being moved to a raised plinth in the North Transept in 1856.

1887 – The third organ was build by Worsworth & Maskell in Leeds

1948 – The organ was rebuilt as a two manual by Rushworth & Dreaper, Liverpool.

1971 -  The organ was altered again by Walkers of London.

Department and Stop list:

Pedal    Key action El  Stop action El  Compass-low C  Compass-high f1  Keys 30

            32 Acoustic Bass

            16 Open Diapason

            16 Sub Bass

            16 Bourdon

            8 Octave

            8 Bass Flute

            4 Octave Flute

            16 Trombone

            8 Tromba

Great     Key action El  Stop action El  Compass-low C  Compass-high c4  Keys 61

            8 Open Diapason

            8 Stopped Diapason

            8 Dulciana

            4 Geigen Principal

            4 Wald Flute

            2 2/3 Twelfth

            2 Fifteenth

            1 1/3 Larigot

            II Sesquialtera

            III Mixture

            8 Tromba

Swell     Key action El  Stop action El  Compass-low C  Compass-high c4  Keys 61 Enclosed

            8 Geigen Diapason

            8 Lieblich Gedact

            8 Salicional

            4 Principal

            4 Lieblich Flute

            2 Blockflute

            1 Sifflote

            III Mixture

            16 Contra Oboe

            8 Cornopean

            4 Clarion



Swell to Pedal

Swell to Great

Swell octave

Swell suboctave

Swell unison off

Great to Pedal


Console type:  integral

Stop type:  Stop Keys  

Pedalboard:  radiating, concave  

Swell stops to left, pedal central, great to right;


Balanced Swell pedal
Double touch canceller
Great and Pedal combinations coupled
Reversible thumb & toe pistons for sw-gt & gt-pd;
5 thumb pistons to Swell (duplicated with toe pistons)
5 thumb pistons to Great 
6 General thumb pistons

8 Piston memories

General Pistons on Swell Toe Pistons

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