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Hobart

Town Hall, Macquarie Street, Hobart
B. 1870 J.W. Walker, London (job no. 905). 3m., 30 sp.st., 5c., tr.
Gt: 16.8.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.III.8.4. Sw: 16.8.8.4.2.II.V.8.8. Ch: 8.8.8.4.2.8. Ped: 16.16.8.16.
Reb. & enl. 1929 Geo. Fincham & Sons. Reb. & enl. 1966-67 J.W. Walker & Sons, Ruislip, Middlesex.
3 manuals, 61 speaking stops, 9 couplers, electro-pneumatic action
St David's Anglican Cathedral, cnr Macquarie & Murray Streets, Hobart
B. 1858 Bishop & Starr, London;
Reb. & enl. 1917 Geo. Fincham & Son (addition of choir organ).
Reb. & enl. 1958 J.W. Walker & Sons, Ruislip, Middlesex.
3 manuals., 54 speaking stops, 12 couplers, electro-pneumatic
St Mary's Catholic Cathedral, cnr Patrick & Harrington Streets, Hobart
First organ, rem. to New Town, Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Present organ, B. 1894 Fincham & Hobday for International Exhibition of Industry,
Science and Art, Queen's Domain, Hobart of 1894 where awarded first prize;
inst. 1895 present loc. 3m., 27 sp.st., 9c., tub.pn. Reb. 1934 Hill, Norman & Beard (o/n T23).
Reb. 1957 K.R. Davis; reb. 1966 Geo. Fincham & Sons. 3m., 31 sp.st., 14c., el.pn.
Gt: 8.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.III.8. Sw: 16.8.8.8.8.4.2.8.8. Ch: 8.8.8.4.2.8. Ped: 16.16.8.8.8.5- 1/3.4.
Reb. 1986 S.J. Laurie. 3m., 45 sp.st., 8c., el.pn. Gt: 16.8.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.1-3/5.III.II.8.
Sw: 8.8.8.8.4.2.IV.16.8.8.4. Ch: 8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.1-3/5.II.8.4. 8. Ped: 32.16.16.8.8.8.4.4.II.16.8.
Ren 2007-2009 Wakeley Pipe Organs with minor additions.
Scots Uniting (Presbyterian) Church, Bathurst Street, Hobart
B. 1859 Charles Brindley, Sheffield. Reb. 1940 Hill, Norman & Beard (o/n T118, T148).
Reb. 1961 Geo. Fincham & Sons. 3m., 40 sp.st., 18c., el.pn.
Gt: 8.8.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.III.8. Sw: 16.8.8.8.8.4.4.2.8.8.
Ch: 8.8.8.4.4.2- 2/3.2.1-3/5.8. Ped: 32.16.16.16.16.8.8.8.5-1/3.4.4.V.
Reb. 1988-1995 Gibbs & Thomson. 3m., 40 sp.st., 16c., el.pn.
Gt: 16.8.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.II. Sw: 8.8.8.8.4.4.2.III.16.8.8.
Pos: 8.4.4.2.1- 3/5.1-1/3.II.8.8. Ped: 16.16.16.10-2/3.8.8.8.4.4.II.16.

All Saints' Anglican Church, Macquarie Street, Hobart
B. Bishop & Starr, London; inst. 1862.
Reb. 1920 Geo.Fincham & Son; reb. 1963 Davis & Laurie.
Resited in church 1974 Long, Langlois & Johnstone. 2m., 19 sp.st., 5c., el.pn.
Gt: 8.8.8.8.4.4.2.III. Sw: 8.8.8.8.4.8. Ped: 16.16.8.8.4.
Memorial Uniting (Congregational) Church, Brisbane Street, Hobart
(now Seventh Day Adventist & Multicultural Church)

B. 1879 George Fincham; reb. 1936 & enl. 1939 Geo. Fincham & Sons (addition of choir organ).
Reb. 1992 Gibbs & Thomson. 3m., 24 sp.st., 6c., el.pn.
Gt: 8.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.III.8. Sw: 16.8.8.8.4.2.2.8. Ch: 8.4.4.2.8. Ped: 16.16.

St John the Baptist Church, (Pendragon Hall), Goulburn Street, West Hobart
see: St John the Baptist Catholic Church, Bonnyrigg Heights, NSW
   

HOBART - SUBURBS

Battery Point
St George's Anglican Church, cnr Cromwell & Dewitt Streets, Battery Point
First organ, moved to St Mary's Anglican Church, Kempton
Present organ, B. 1985 Australian Pipe Organs
incorporating pipework and parts by Hele and Hunter from redundant English organs.
2m., 24 sp.st., 7c., el.pn. Gt: 8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.1-3/5.III.
Sw: 8.8.8.8.4.2.III.8.8. Ped: 32.16.16.8.8.4.4.
 
Berriedale
Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), 655 Main Road, Berriedale
B. 1847 J.C. Bishop, London for Bishop F.R. Nixon;
inst. Christ's College, Bishopsbourne and later 'Bishopstowe', New Town (later 'Runnymede'),
the residence of Bishop F.R. Nixon.
Inst. 1863 St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Campbell Town.
Rem 2009 and res 2010 Gibbs & Thomson.
1m., 8 sp.st., pedal pulldowns, tr.
Man: 8 divided.8 divided.8.8 divided.4.4 divided.2.8.
Carved blackwood case.
   
New Town

St John's Anglican Church, St John's Avenue, New Town
First organ, moved to Hobart. St John's Uniting (Presbyterian) Church.
Present organ, B. 1886 Hill & Son, London (job no. 1929).
2m., 18 sp.st., 3c., tr. Gt: 8.8.8.8.4.4.3.III.8. Sw: 16.8.8.8.4.2.8. Ped: 16.16.
Reb. 1955 Hill, Norman & Beard (o/n T334). Reb. 1977-78 Laurie Pipe Organs.
2m., 27 sp.st., 8c., el.pn. Gt: 16.8.8.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.1-3/5.III. Sw: 8.8.8.4.2.III.8.8. Ped: 16.16.16.10-2/3.8.8.4.16.

   
Sandy Bay
Mt St Canice's Church (former Good Shepherd Convent), Canice Avenue, Sandy Bay
B. 1939 Hill, Norman & Beard (o/n T103). 2m., 14 sp.st., 6c., el.pn.
Gt: 16.8.8.8.4. Sw: 8.8.8.4.2.8. Ped: 16.16.8.
Reb., enl. & resited 1976 K.R. Davis & Son; completed 1977 Laurie Pipe Organs.
2m., 27 sp.st., 3c., el.pn. Gt: 8.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.III.8. Sw: 8.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.1-1/3.8. Ped: 16.16.8.8.8.5-1/3.4.4.2.
University of Tasmania, Stanley Burbury Theatre, Churchill Avenue, Sandy Bay
B. 1990-91 Knud Smenge. 2m., 27 sp.st., 3c., tr. & el.mag stop action.
Gt: 8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.1-3/5.V-VI.II.8. Sw: 8.8.8.4.4.2.1-1/3.V.16.8. Ped: 16.8.8.4.IV.16.8.

Country Tasmania

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Bothwell
St Michael & All Angels Anglican Church, cnr Market Place & Highland Lakes Road, Bothwell
B. 1862 Samuel Joscelyne; inst 1869 St Luke's Church, Bothwell;
inst. present loc. 1891. Res. 1967 K.R. Davis & Son.
Ren. 2001 Gibbs & Thomson. 1m., 9 sp.st., pedal pulldowns, tr.
Man: 8.8 divided.8.8.4.4.2. 16.8.
 
Burnie
St George's Anglican Church, cnr Cattley & Mount Streets, Burnie
First organ, B. 1954 Whitehouse Bros., Red Hill, Qld.
2m., 8 sp.st., 7c., tub.pn. Gt: 8.8.8. Sw: 8.8.4.8. Ped: 16.
Present organ, B. 1960 Davis & Laurie (incorporating pipework from first organ).
3m., 39 sp.st. (10 rks.ext.), 7c., el.pn.
Gt: 16.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.III.8.8. Sw: 8.8.8.4.4.2.16.8.8.4.
Ch: 8.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.1-3/5.III. Ped: 32.16.16.16.8.8.5-1/3.4.16.8.
 
Campbell Town

Campbell Town, St Luke

St Luke's Anglican Church, Campbell Town
J.W. Walker, London, 1862
1 manual 7 speaking stops, mechanical action
St Andrew's Uniting (Presbyterian) Church, High Street, Campbell Town
B. 1862 J.W. Walker, London (job no. 698).
1m., 7 sp.st., pedal pulldowns, tr. Man: 16.8.8.8.4.4.II-II.
Carrick

Carrick, St Andrew

St Andrew's Anglican Church, Carrick
J.C. Bishop, 1840s for unknown private location
1 manual, 5 speaking stops, mechanical action
Restored 1987 S.J. Laurie, Melbourne
Cressy
Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Main Street, Cressy
J.C. Bishop, Lisson Grove, Mary Le Bone, London, 1837
1 manual, 5 speaking stops, pedal pulldowns, tracker action
Deloraine
St Mark's Anglican Church, Westbury Place East, Deloraine
B. 1860 J.W. Walker, London (job no. 650).
Res. 1967 Arthur Jones. 1m., 7 sp.st., 1c., tr. Man: 16.8.8.4.4.II. Ped: 16.
East Devonport
St Paul's Anglican Church, cnr Church & Thomas Streets, East Devonport
B. Jesse Biggs c.1860? for private use in Launceston;
inst. present loc. 1884. Res. 1974-75 Laurie Pipe Organs
Reb. after fire damage Hans Meijer 2001
1 manual, 7 speaking stops, 1 coupler, mechanical action
Evandale
St Andrew's Anglican Church, High Street, Evandale
B. 1867 J.W. Walker, London (job no. 856).
Res. 1956 K.R. Davis. 1 manual, 4 speaking stops, pedal pulldowns, mechanical action
Franklin
St John's Anglican Church, Franklin
B. 1826 John Gray, London for St John's Anglican Church, Launceston.
Inst. 1862 St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Launceston.
Inst. 1922 St George's Anglican Church, Invermay, Launceston.
Inst. Launceston Grammar School chapel 1933 Hill, Norman & Beard (o/n 341, 357)
(pedal action tub.pn.; manual compass reduced).
Inst. present loc. 1965 B.A. Clark with new case: orig. case remains at St John's Church, Launceston.
1m., 10 sp.st., 1c., tr. Man: 8.8 divided.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.III divided. Ped: 16.8.
Hagley
St Mary's Anglican Church, Hagley
B. 1861 J.W. Walker, London (job no. 683).
1 manual, 7 speaking stops, 1 coupler, mechanical action
Kempton
St Mary's Anglican Church, 122 Main Street, Kempton
Built 1867 Bishop & Starr, London for St George's Anglican Church, Battery Point, Hobart
Installed 1981 Christ College Chapel, University of Tasmania Long, Langlois & Johnstone
Restored and installed present location 2014 Gibbs & Thomson
2 manuals, 10 speaking stops, 2 couplers, mechanical action
   
Latrobe

St Luke's Anglican Church, Latrobe
Jesse Biggs, Launceston ca.1860
1 manual, 7 speaking stops, mechanical action
Restored 1986 Australian Pipe Organs, Melbourne
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Launceston

Albert Hall, Launceston
Charles Brindley, Sheffield, installed 1860
3 manuals, 29 speaking stops, mechanical action
The largest surviving organ pre-dating 1860, a rare
example of the work of Charles Brindley (a pupil of Edmund Schulze),
and the only organ in Australia blown by a hydraulic engine.
City Baptist (formerly Christ Church Congregational) Church, Frederick Street, Launceston
First organ, advertised for sale 1874, possibly B Samuel Joscelyne.
Present organ B 1874 Bevington & Sons, Soho, London. Inst present building 1885.
Res. 1982 S.J. Laurie. 2m., 13 sp.st., 3c., tr. & tub.pn. pedals.
Gt: 8.8.8 divided.4.2-2/3.2. Sw: 16 divided.8.8.4.4.8. Ped: 16.
Holy Trinity Anglican Church, cnr Cameron & George Streets, Launceston
First organ, B. 1854 James Eagles, London.
Present organ, B. 1887 George Fincham, incorporating pipework from first organ.
Inst. present church 1902. Res. 1959 Davis & Laurie; new pedal action 1991 Hans Meijer.
2m., 14 sp.st., 3c., tr. Gt: 8.8.8.4.4.2. Sw: 16 divided.8.8.8.4.8. Ped: 16.16.
Pilgrim Uniting (Methodist) Church, Paterson Street, Launceston
First organ, see: Launceston. Trinity Uniting (Methodist) Church, Margaret Street.
Present organ, B. 1911-12 J.E. Dodd. Reb. 1954 Geo. Fincham & Sons.
3m., 38 sp.st., 15c., el.pn.
Gt: 16.8.8.8.8.4.4.2.III.8. Sw: 16.8.8.8.8.4.4.III.16.8.8.
Ch: 8.8.8.8.4.2.8.8. Ped: 32.16.16.16.16.8.8.4.16.

Private residence, Launceston
James Corps, Hampstead, London, ca.1856-1858
1 manual, 4 speaking stops, mechanical action
A rare example of the work of a lesser-known English organbuilder
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, Cameron Street, Launceston
B. unknown, from unconfirmed loc. at Port Arthur.
1 manual, 2 speaking stops, no pedals, mechanical action
St John's Anglican Church, cnr St John Street & Elizabeth Streets, Launceston
First organ: removed 1862, now in St John's Anglican Church, Franklin.
Present organ, B. 1862 Charles Brindley, Sheffield. 2m., 18 sp.st., 2c., tr.
Inst. present loc. in church 1911 J.E. Dodd. Reb. & enl. 1912-c.1929 G.F. Hopkins.
Reb. 1934 Geo. Fincham & Sons (detached console, new action and pipefronts).
Reb. & enl. 1960 J.W. Walker & Sons, Ruislip, Middlesex.
Tonal altns. 1974 Laurie Pipe Organ (32ft reed, Tuba placed en chamade).
3 manuals, 63 speaking stops, 9 couplers, electro-pneumatic
Church of the Apostles Catholic Church, Margaret Street, Launceston
First organ, moved to Uniting (formerly Methodist) Church, Invermay
Present organ, B. 1933 Geo. Fincham & Sons
Reb. 1975 K.R. Davis & Son. 2m., 24 sp.st., 7c., el.pn.
Gt: 8.8.8.4.4.4.2.II. Sw: 8.8.8.8.4.2.III.8. Ped: 16.16.8.8.5-1/3.4.4.2.
St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Paterson Street, Launceston
First organ, moved to St John's Anglican Church, Franklin
Present organ, B. 1867 J.W. Walker, London (job no.857)
for residence of Dr William Valentine, 'The Grange', Campbell Town.
2m., 14 sp.st., 3c., tr. Gt: 8.8.8.4.4.2- 2/3.2. Sw: 8.8.8.4.4.8. Ped: 16.
Later inst. St Luke's Anglican Church, Latrobe until 1922.
Inst. present loc. 1922. Reb. & enl. 1935 Geo. Fincham & Sons.
Reb. 1961 Davis & Laurie. 2m., 24 sp.st., 10c., el.pn.
Gt: 16.8.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2. Sw: 16.8.8.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.8. Ped: 16.16.10-2/3.8.5- 1/3.4.
Trinity Uniting (Methodist) Church, Margaret Street, Launceston
B. 1880 George Fincham. Inst. present loc. 1914 from Methodist Church, Paterson Street, Launceston.
Reb. 1920 Geo. Fincham & Sons. 2m., 21 sp.st., 3c., tub.pn.
Gt: 8.8.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2. Sw: 16.8.8.8.8.4.II.8.8.8. Ped: 16.16.8.
Reb. c.1975 K.R. Davis & Son; overhauled 1987 Australian Pipe Organs.
2m., 25 sp.st., 7c., el.pn. Gt: 8.8.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2. Sw: 16.8.8.8.8.4.2.II.8.8. Ped: 16.16.8.8.5-1/3.4.4.2.
Legana

Free Reformed Church, Outreach Drive, Legana
B. 2009-10 Hans Meijer. 1m., 8 sp.st., 1c., tr.
Second manual prepared for. Man: 8.8.4.2-2/3.2.II-III.8. Ped: 16.

 
Longford
Christ Church Anglican Church, cnr Wellington & William Streets, Longford
First organ, moved to Scottsdale, St Barnabas' Anglican Church.
Present organ, B. 1893 Bishop & Son, London.
2m., 12 sp.st., 3c., tr. Gt: 8.8.8.4.2. Sw: 8.8.8.4.II.8. Ped: 16.
   
Low Head
St Paul's Chapel, Ainslie House, Low Head Road, Low Head
B. 1867 Bevington & Sons, London for St Paul's Anglican Church, Launceston.
Reb. 1967 K.R. Davis & Son on new chests and action.
Rec. & inst. present loc. 1981 K.R. Davis & Son (using original components).
1m., 6 sp.st., 1c., tr. Man: 8.8 divided.8.4.2. Ped: 16.
   
New Norfolk
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Bathurst Street, New Norfolk
B. 1914- G.F. Hopkins & completed  1921 Geo. Fincham & Sons.
Enl. 1948 Geo. Fincham & Sons (addtn. of swell & pedal Violon 16).
2m., 17 sp.st., 5c., tub.pn. Gt: 8.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2. Sw: 16.8.8.8.8.4.8. Ped: 16.16.8
Reb. 1996 Gibbs & Thomson. 1m., 10 sp.st., 1c, el.mag. & el.pn.
Man: 8.8.8.4.2.II.8. Ped: 16.16.8.
   
Pontville
St Mark's Anglican Church, Pontville
B. Bevington & Sons, London; inst. present loc. 1888.
Res. 1958 R. Greaves for J.W. Walker & Sons.
1m., 5 sp.st., ped.pulldowns, tr. Man: 8.8 divided.8.4.2.
Richmond
St Luke's Anglican Church, cnr Church & Torrens Streets, Richmond
B. 1868 Bevington & Sons, London, for Trinity School Room, Launceston.
Inst. 1909 St John's Anglican Church, Devonport.
Reb. 1966 K.R. Davis & Son (new case and swell box).
Inst. present loc. 1984 Australian Pipe Organs.
1m., 6 sp.st., 1c., tr. Man: 8.8 divided.8.4.4. Ped: 16.
Ranelagh
St James' Anglican Church, Ranelagh
B. 1932 Geo. Fincham & Sons. 1m., 7 sp.st., 2c., tub.pn.
Man: 16 melodic.8.8 divided.8 divided.8 divided.4. Ped: 16.
Tonal work 1984 Brian A. Clark. 1m., 5rks.ext., tub.pn.
 
Rokeby

St Matthew's Anglican Church, Rokeby
B. 1824 John Gray, London, for St David's Church, Hobart.
Inst. present loc. 1857. Res. 1968 Arthur Jones.
1m., 7 sp.st. no pedals, tr. Man: 8.8.4.2-2/3.2.III divided.II (prepared-for).
Westbury
St Andrew's Anglican Church, Westbury
B. 1867 J.W. Walker, London (job no. 859).
1 manual, 7 speaking stops, 1 coupler, mechanical action
Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Westbury
B. c.1880 William Anderson; opened February 1881.
Ren 2007 Laurie Pipe Organs. 2m., 17 sp.st., 3c., tr.
Gt: 8.8 divided.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.8. Sw: 16.8.8.4.2.8.8. Ped: 16.



Map from B.A. Clark & J.M.S. Johnson, Pipe organs of Tasmania, Third edition. Hobart: Hobart Guild of Organists, 2002


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