Richard tuning the swelling Hautboy on the Elliott organ at
The organ was built byThomas
Elliot of London in 1817
was one of the main organ builders in England during the early 19th
The organ is a single manual having the compass, GG, AA, AA#, BB, CC
– f 58 notes.
The church has no electricity and the organ is still blown either by
the foot pedal or by the blowing handle.
The Hautboy is a swelling Hautboy, placed in its own swellbox. The
case also has swell shutters in the roof and both are operated by
the same swell pedal. (The church today opens the glass doors before
playing, but built for a house with a low ceiling the sound from the
top must have been more audible than it is in this high roofed
The third pedal is a full organ (- Hautboy) pedal.