The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Thomas Aquinas R.C. Church
95 South Street
Boston: Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 02130

OHS Database ID 9155.

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This organ received OHS Citation number 265, 2000-08-18.

Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
(The last update we received about this organ was on the transfer of data from the OHS PC Database, October 30, 2004.)
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Three manuals. 38 ranks.


  • The original builder was E. & G. G. Hook (1854, Opus160). (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Rebuild by Hutchings of E. & G. G. Hook from St. Paul Cathedral, with new console. restored Beaudry. Unused 1985 per Alan Laufman. Made playable for the 2000 OHS convention by Scot Huntington. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)

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  • From Boston AGO 2014 convention website
    Church of St. Thomas Aquinas, Jamaica Plain
    Boston, MA
    E. & G. G. Hook, Opus 160, 1854
    George S. Hutchings, Opus 551, c. 1898
    16' Tenoroon
    8' 1st Open Diapason
    8' 2nd Open Diapason
    8' Melodia Treble
    8' Stopped Diapason Bass
    4' Principal
    2 2/3' Twelfth
    2' Fifteenth
    III Sesquialtera
    III Mixture
    8' Trumpet Treble
    8' Trumpet Bass
    4' Clarion
    16' Bourdon Treble
    16' Bourdon Bass
    8' Open Diapason
    8' Stopped Diapason
    8' Viol de Gamba
    4' Principal
    4' Nason Flute
    2' Flautino
    IV Mixture
    III Dulciana Cornet
    8' Trumpet
    8' Hautboy
    8' Vox Humana
    4' Clarion
    8' Open Diapason
    8' Euphonia
    8' Viol d'Amour
    8' Melodia
    8' Stopped Diapason
    4' Principal
    4' Wald Flute
    2 2/3' Dulciana Twelfth
    2' Fifteenth
    IV-V Cornet
    8' Clarionet
    8' Fagotto (bass)
    16' Double Open Diapason
    16' Double Dulciana
    16' Bourdon
    8' Violoncello
    8' Bell Gamba
     [Received from Connor Annable 2014-05-08.]
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