The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Patrick R.C. Church
400 Dudley Street
Boston (Roxbury), Massachusetts 02119

OHS Database ID 8976.

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This organ received OHS Citation number 260, 2000-08-22.

Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
(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. Mechanical stop action.

Three manuals. 41 stops.


  • The original builder was Hook & Hastings (1880, Opus1005). (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Status Note: There 2000. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Rebuild. Reversed console, exposed Gt. pipework. Mechanical action to Swell and Chioir, with pneumatic assist; Barker lever added by Hutchings to Great and its couplers. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)

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Nave, Balcony, and Pipe Display. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 1999-05-04
Pipe Display. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 1999-05-04
Console. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 1999-05-04
Rebuilder's Nameplate. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 1999-05-04

Pipe organs in Massachusetts sponsored by Mssrs. Czelusniak et Dugal.

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  • Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database.
    Boston, Massachusetts
    St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church
    1880 Hook & Hastings Opus 1005 / 1893 Hutchings Opus 294 
    (Stoplist: David Schnute from T 16:1:8)
    GREAT (61 notes)
    16' Open Diapason
    8' Open Diapason
    8' Doppel Flöte
    8' Viola da Gamba*
    8' Dulciana
    4' Octave*
    4' Flauto Traverso
    2-2/3' Twelfth*
    2' Fifteenth*
    2'  Mixture V (CC:15, 19, 22, 26; c1: 8, 12, 15, 19; f#2: 5-8-12; c3: 1,5,8)*
    1 1/3'  Scharff III
    8' Trumpet
    4' Clarion
    (*=decorated pipes)
    SWELL (61 notes)
    16' Bourdon Bass (12-pipes)
    16' Bourdon Treble (tc)
    8' Open Diapason
    8' Stopped Diapason
    8' Quintadena
    8' Salicional
    8' Voix Celeste (tc)**
    4' Octave
    4' Flute Harmonique
    4' Violina
    2' Flageolet
    2' Mixture V (CC: 15, 19, 22, 26; c1: 8, 12, 15, 19, 22; f#2: 5-8-12, 15; c3: 1,5,8, 12)
    16' Contra Fagotta (tc)
    8' Cornopean
    8' Oboe
    8' Vox Humana
    4' Clarion
    Tremolo (foot lever)
    (**believed added after 1955)
    CHOIR (61 notes)
    8' Geigen Principal
    8' Melodia
    8' Lieblich Gedackt
    8' Dulciana
    4' Flute d'Amour
    4' Fugara
    2' Piccolo Harmonique
    8' Clarinet
    PEDAL (30 notes)
    16' Open Didapason (wood)
    16' Bourdon
    10-2/3' Quint (stopped wood)
    8' Violoncello
    16' Trombone
    Great to Pedal (reverser foot lever)
    Swell to Pedal
    Choir to Pedal
    Swell to Great
    Choir to Great
    Swell to Choir
    Composition Pedals
    Piano Great
    Mezzo Great
    Forte Great
    Piano Swell
    Forte Swell
    Piano Choir
    Forte Choir
    Great Separation (unison off)
    Barker Lever pneumatic assist to Great
  • Click Here Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database. Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.