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The Organ at St. Paul's

The Organ at St. Paul'sTo the left is a picture of the Organ at St. Paul's.

Did you know that the Organ at St. Paul's is also a War Memorial?

St. Paul's organ was built by Ernest Wadsworth of Manchester in 1919 as part of a memorial to the fallen of World War One. In 1949 it was rebuilt with new casework and tonal additions by Rushworth and Dreaper of Liverpool. While the original case dates from 1919, the current casework incorporates a carved war memorial/role of honour into the panelling.

This information came from the entry for St. Paul's organ on the National Pipe Organ Register. This site also contains technical information about the organ.

We are currently fundraising for restoration of the organ at St. Paul's.

The Plaques

These plaques were placed on the organ after it was rebuilt in 1949.

A Picture of Restoration Plaque (a)
A Picture of Restoration Plaque (b)

The Organ as a War Memorial

These are some details of the organ, showing the casing, which contains inscriptions and the names of those who died in World Wars one and two. Sorry that these are not in better quality, but we felt it important to post legible images of the names and inscription.

World War II Inscription - South Side

A Picture of The Inscription on the South Side

World War II Names - South Side


A Picture of The names those who died in World War II (a)
A Picture of The names those who died in World War II (b)
A Picture of The names those who died in World War II (c)



A Picture of The names those who died in World War II (d)

World War II Inscription - East Side

The inscription reads:

In memory of the men of this parish who served in the defence of their country
1914 - 1919
whose names are recorded in the book below.

Unfortunately the photograph we have of the inscription is of rather poor quality.


A Picture of The Inscription on the W. Screen of the Organ.

The Imperial War Museum's Register of War Memorials

You can click this link to find the entry of the war memorial in the Imperial War Museum's Register of War Memorials.

However, we believe that the entry contains errors. For example, the location of the church is wrongly marked. And it would appear that the memorial is wrongly recorded as being a wooden board - rather than the organ itself.

The Choir

There is also a choir, comprising over ten members, who enjoy singing a range of material.

If you are interested in joining the choir, please see Eric, the organist and choirmaster, for a voice trial.