Keddington - C.S. Staniland

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Reference WMO/269288


St. Margaret's Church

Church Lane

Keddington Louth

LN11 7HG


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Type: Freestanding
Location: Unknown
Description: Organ
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Dedication in Louth Church. There was a large attendance in the Keddington Parish Church yesterday (Thursday) afternoon to witness the dedication by the Bishop of Grimsby of the organ which has been placed in the Church as a memorial to the late Flight-Lieut. Staniland, the son of Mrs. Staniland, J.P. The organ was erected by Messrs Cousans, of Lincoln, and was the gift of the deceased officer's mother. The Bishop was attended by the Vicar, Rev. W. Burgess, and the collection was in aid of the R.A.F. Benevolent Fund. Mr. W. A. Hoggard, of Louth who has been the organist at the Church for 16 years was at the organ. The following are the specifications of the instrument. Great Organ: Compass CC TO G, 56 notes; open diapason, 8ft, 36 pipes; Hohl flote 8ft., 56 pipes; Dulciana, 8ft., 56 pipes; Principal, 4 ft., 56 pipes; Swell Organ; Violin diapason8 ft., 56 pipes; Lieblich Gedacht, 8 ft, 56 pipes; Voix celeste, 8 ft., 56 pipes, Oboe, 8 ft., 56 pipes, Pedal Organ: Bourdon, 16ft., 30 pipes. Couplers: Swell to Great, Swell to Pedals, Great to Pedals, Swell Superoctave, Tremulant to Swell. Two manual composition pedals to each manual, pneumatic action to pedals, tracker action to manuals. Louth Standard – April 22nd 1944. The church was sold in 2009 and converted into a private house. The plaques and reredos are to remain in the church, the organ was removed in 2011 and is presently in storage, dismantled awaiting shipment to France A replica plaque will also be sent with the organ together with a booklet about Ft. Lieut. Staniland.
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