The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Parish Unitarian Church
Stoneham, Massachusetts 02180

OHS Database ID 6609.


This organ received OHS Citation number 209.

Status and Condition

The organ has been relocated and is no longer at this location.
(The last update we received about this organ was on the transfer of data from the OHS PC Database, October 30, 2004.)

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action.

Two manuals. 22 stops. 15 ranks.


  • Was Christian Union Church. Church closed in 1995. Organ moved to Follen Community Church, Lexington, MA in 1996. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)

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  • Bishop, John. "In The Wind . . .," The Diapason (Vol. 103, No. 7 [July 2012]). [Narrative of rescued and relocated Hook organs]

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: From John Bishop
    Stoneham, Massachusetts
    First Parish Unitarian Church
    E. & G. G. Hook   Opus 466   1868
    2 manuals, 17 registers, 14 stops, 15 ranks
             GREAT ORGAN                     SWELL ORGAN
         16' Bourdon (TC)        44       8' Keraulophon (TC)    44
          8' Open Diapason       56       8' St. Diap. Bass      12
          8' St. Diap. Bass      12       8' St. Diap. Treble    44
          8' Melodia (TC)        44       4' Flute Harmonique    56
          8' Dulciana (TC)       44       4' Violina             56
          4' Octave              56       8' Bassoon             12
          2' Fifteenth           56       8' Oboe (TC)           44
             Mixture, 2 ranks   112          Tremulant
             MECHANICALS                     PEDAL ORGAN
             Swell to Great Coupler      16' Sub Bass            27
             Great to Pedale Coupler      8' Flöte               27
             Swell to Pedale Coupler
             Bellows Signal
             PEDAL MOVEMENTS
             Great Piano
             Great Forte
             Great to Pedal Reversible
             Swell Pedal (Ratchet)
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-07-12]
  • Click Here Typed stoplist. Source: From John Bishop Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.