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Paddington
St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Oxford Street
Unknown builder (1/5 mechanical and pneumatic)
Uniting Church (formerly Methodist), cnr Oxford and Newcombe Streets
W.E. Richardson & Sons, 1887 (2/13 mechanical)
Residence of Norman Johnston, Windsor Street
B. 1963 Ronald Sharp 2m., 3 sp.st., 1c., tr. Man I: 8. Man II: 4. Ped: 8.
Sold to Melbourne organist, Andrew Mariotti, July 2010
St Matthias Anglican Church, Oxford Street
B. 1876 J.W. Walker & Sons, London (job no. 1084)
Reb. 1946 J.F. & M.D Stephen
2m., 16 sp. st., 4c., tr. & tub. pn.
Gt: 8.8 divided.8.4.4.2.8. Sw: 8.8.8.8.4.8.8. Ped: 16.8.
ST GEORGE'S ANGLICAN CHURCH, Glenmore Road
B. c. 1885 Nicholson & Lord, Walsall, England
Rem. 1976 and broken up.
3m., 15 sp. st., 5c., tr. [specification uncertain].
Pagewood

St Edmund's Anglican Church, cnr Wild and Holden Streets
Pitchford & Garside 1975 using parts of an 1882 Hill & Son (Newtown Congregational)
and an 1885 Walcker (St Thomas' Anglican, Auburn)
(2/17 mechanical and electric).

Parramatta
St John's Anglican Pro-Cathedral, Church Street
JW Walker 1863 (2/20 mechanical)
Leigh Memorial Uniting Church, Macquarie Street
Davidson 1878, Richardson 1905, ST Noad & Son 1961,
Peter DG Jewkes 2000 (2/27 electric)
St Patrick's Catholic Cathedral, cnr Victoria Street & Marist Place
Norman & Beard 1898, installed Peter DG Jewkes 2005 (3/39 electric)
St Andrew's Uniting (Presbyterian) Church, cnr Phillip & Marsden Streets
B. 1909 Norman & Beard, London & Norwich. Job no. 1006
Enl. & console detached 1926 W. L. Roberts.
Electrified c. 1960 S.T. Noad & Son. Reb. 1970 Roger H. Pogson.
2m., 13 sp. st., 8c., el. pn.
Gt: 8.8.4.IV. Sw: 8.8.8.4.2.8. Ped: 16.8.8.
Church now a restaurant
Organ moved and incorportated into the organ at St Mary's Anglican Church, Ballina
by Ian Brown & Assoc. 1999.
Façade to be used for HNB organ at St Joseph's College Chapel, Hunters Hill,
formerly from St George's Anglican Church, Hurstville.
St Patrick's Catholic Church, Villiers Street
B. 1852 J.C. Bishop, London [for Mr Burns?]
Rem. c. 1962 after pipework stolen.
2m., 12 sp. st., 2c. tr. Gt: 8.8.8.4.2-2/3.2.III. Sw: 8.8.4.8. Rem: 16.
Roxy Theatre, George Street
B. 1929 Hill, Norman & Beard ("Christie") (o/n 82); inst. 1930. Rem. c. 1967 and broken up.
3m., 10 rks. ext. el. pn.
Astra Theatre
B. 1936 Hill, Norman & Beard ("Christie") for Astra Theatre, Parramatta (o/n N6l)
Later moved to St Patrick's R.C. Church, Bondi
Reb. & inst. c.1970 Holy Family Catholic Church, Luxford Road, Emerton (Mount Druitt)
S.T.Noad & Son 2m. 5rks. ext., el.pn.
Organ removed (details unknown).
North Parramatta
The King's School, Pennant Hills Road

Futter Hall
Pogson 1967 (2/22 mechanical)

The King's School Chapel
Pogson 1971 (1/7 mechanical)
All Saints' Anglican Church, cnr Victoria Road and Elizabeth Street
Hill, Norman & Beard (Aust) 1966, Pitchford & Garside 1976 (2/32 electro-pneumatic)
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Pennant Street.
Charles Dirksen, Brisbane, c.1960. 2 rks. ext., el.mag.
Peakhurst

Carey Beebe Harpsichords, Factory 35/17 Lorraine Street




Continuo organ - H Klop Garderen Nederland 2004 (1/4 mechanical) available for hire
8.4.2.1-1/3






Regal   - H Klop Garderen Nederland 2007 (1/1 mechanical) available for hire




Pennant Hills
BENEDICTINE MONASTERY, Franklin Road
B. 1872 C.J. Jackson. Enl. 1911 Charles Richardson (swell added)
Reb. & re-sited 1959 S.T. Noad & Son 2m., 9 sp.st., 7c., el.pn.
Gt: 8.8.8.4. Sw: 8.8.8.4. Ped: 16.
Rem. Brown & Arkley and incorporated in a new organ for the Benedictine Monastery near Kiama c. 1987
CONVENT OF THE GOOD SAMARITAN, Pennant Hills Road
B. unknown. Reb. inst. 1977 Geo. Fincham & Sons (with tonal alterations)
from St Giles' Anglican Church, Greenwich
2m., 10 sp.st., 3c., tr. Gt: 8.8.4.2.III. Sw: 8.8.4.2. Ped: l6.
West Pennant Hills

St Matthew's Anglican Church, 3 New Line Road
Assembled from parts by Douglas Lack 1972-3 (2/5 ranks extension, electric)

Penrith
St Stephen's Anglican Church, 252 High Street
Charles Jackson 1874, rebuilt Brown & Arkley 1977 (2/14 mechanical and electro-pneumatic)
Penshurst
Wesley Uniting (Methodist) Church, cnr Percival & Penshurst Streets, Penshurst
B. 1943 T.C. Edwards
Electrified 1972 Ian D. Brown
Restored J W Parker 2010
2m., 7 sp. st., 8c., el.pn.   Gt: 8.88..4. Sw: 8.8.4. Ped: 16.
Petersham

All Saints' Anglican Church, 325 Stanmore Road
Alfred Hunter 1886 (2/18 tubular-pneumatic and electric)

Petersham Baptist Church, The Boulevarde
C W Leggo 1925 (2/19 electro-pneumatic)
MASTERTOUCH PIANO ROLL CO. (now Metropolitan Community Church) cnr. Crystal & Brighton Streets
B. 1925 Fotoplay, America, for Seaview Theatre, Glenelg, S.A. with parts added
subsequently from Hoyts Theatre, Melbourne and paper pipework by A.H. Broadbent
Inst. c.1975 from residence of late A.H. Broadbent Esq., Macclesfield, S.A.
2m., 20 sp.st., 4c., el.pn. Man I: 16.16.8.8.8.8. 4.2-2/3.8. Man II: 8.8.8.5-1/3.4.2-2/3.2. Ped: 16.4. 16.8.
Roll-playing attachment.
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Gordon Street - Photos of church: 1 and 2
B. c.1904-05 George A. Smith 2m., 11 sp.st., 4c., tr.
Gt: 8.8.8.4.4.8. Sw: 16.8.8.8.4.8. Ped: 16.8.
Congregational Church, Railway Street
First organ: (large church, now demolished), see: Pymble Pymble Ladies College
Second organ: (small original church - photo) B. unknown [William Davidson?]
Inst. 1903 Charles Richardson from Presbyterian Church, Pitt Street, Sydney?
Moved to present location from Congregational Church,
cnr. New Canterbury Road and Lewisham Street, Dulwich Hill c. 1971
Pitchford and Garside, but not erected. 2m., 7 sp. st., 3c., tr.
Gt: 8.8 divided.8. Sw: 8 divided.8.4. Ped: 16
Picton
St Mark's Anglican Church, Menangle Street West
Wordsworth & Co. (Leeds, England) 1893 (2/8 mechanical)
Port Hacking
Residence of R.G. Todman
Organ inst. 1929 Hill, Norman & Beard (o/n 89).
Present location and details of specification unavailable
Potts Point
St Vincent's Catholic Girls' College, Rockwell Avenue
George Fincham & Sons 1914 (2/8 electro-pneumatic)
"Bomerah" residence of the Brothers McQuade, Cowper Street
see: Marrickville St Brigid's Catholic Church
Prospect
St Bartholomew's Anglican Church, (now closed for worship)
cnr. Prospect Highway & Ponds Road
Built by G.M. Holdich, London c.1851-55
Organ vandalized and removed c.1968
1 manual, 9 speaking stops, 1 coupler, mechanical action
Punchbowl
BAPTIST CHURCH, Arthur Street
B. c.1956 S.T. Noad & Son 2m., 8 sp.st., 8c., el.pn. Gt: 8.8.4. Sw: 8.8.8. Ped: 16.8.
UNITING (METHODIST) CHURCH, The Broadway
B. 1962 J.P. Eagles 2m., 4 rks. ext., 6c., el.mag.
Pymble

Pymble Ladies' College Chapel, Avon Road
TC Lewis 1886 (2/21, mechanical and electro-pneumatic)
Formerly in Petersham Congregational Church

Pymble Uniting Church (formerly Presbyterian), cnr Pacific Highway and Livingstone Avenue
Hill, Norman & Beard 1967 (2/3 ranks extension + Mixture, electro-magnetic)
St Swithun's Anglican Church, cnr Telegraph and Merrivale Roads
Ian Brown & Assoc. (including parts from second hand organs) 1998 (3/36 electric)
Pyrmont
St Bede's Catholic Church, Pyrmont Street
First organ: Geoffrey Kendall 1980s (2m., 13 sp.st., ext. el.mag.)

Broken up 2010 Darrell Pitchford, replaced by a second hand Möller 'Artiste' organ from the USA
2010 Darrell Pitchford.
St Bede's Catholic Church, Pyrmont Street
Present organ: Op. 9816 Möller 'Artiste' 1963,
reloc. from USA Darrell Pitchford 2010.
2m., 25 sp. st., 4 ranks ext, Open Diapason, Flute, String, Trompette
St Bartholomew's Anglican Church
see: Northmead St Luke's Anglican Church

 

 

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Click below for other organs in New South Wales
Maitland Wollongong
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Tasmania Northern Terr.