The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. John's Episcopal Church
6 South Street
Ashfield, Massachusetts 01330

OHS Database ID 7423.

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This organ received OHS Citation number 323, 2004-12-04.

Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition September 12, 2006.
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

One manual. 9 stops. 11 registers. 9 ranks. 388 pipes. Manual compass is 56 notes. Pedal compass is 25 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Traditional style console with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs. Trigger/hitch-down swell. No combination action. Flat straight pedalboard.


  • Moved twice within the building. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from David King. -- G compass manual. 25-note pedalboard. (Database Manager. September 12, 2006)

Online Documents

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Organ Case and Keydesk. Photograph (1985) by Jim Lewis

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

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: from Boston Organ Club Newsletter (March 1969)
    Ashfield, Massachusetts
    St. John's Episcopal Church
    William A. Johnson   Opus 95   1860
    1 manuals, 11 registers, 9 stops, 9 ranks
            MANUAL (enclosed)
        16' Solo Clarabella (MC)      20
         8' Open Diapason (TC)        44
         8' Gamba (TF)                39
         8' Dulciana (TC)             44
         8' St. Diapason Treble (TF)  39
         8' St. Diapason Base         17
         4' Principal Treble (TF)     39
         4' Principal Base            17
         4' Wald Flute (TF)           39
         2' Fifteenth                 56
            PEDAL (25 keys)
        16' Sub Bourdon               12
            Pedal Copula
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-12-01]
  • Click Here Typed stoplist. Source: from Boston Organ Club Newsletter (March 1969) Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.