Roche Organ Co. (1979)

Originally W.B.D. Simmons & Co. (1870)
Exhibited in the 1994 OHS convention(s)

Location:

Grace and St. Peter's Episcopal Church
2927 Dixwell Avenue
Hamden, CT 06514 US
Organ ID: 4094

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on February 07, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 16 ranks. 792 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 15 stops.
All:
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 15
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on September 20, 2006:

Updated through on-line information from Nathan Smith.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The original builder was William B. D.Simmons (1870).

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1994.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Relocated through OCH from United Methodist, Cochessett [not Cohassett], MA. Rebuilt by Roche in 1979, 2-16.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
1980 OHS Handbook, builder ad and 1994 OHS Handbook: Open In New Tab Originally published 1979
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Paul R. Marchesano on February 05, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Case in rear gallery: Photograph from an archival source: 1980 OHS Handbook, builder ad, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. 1979

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