St.James & St.John United Church
   (was St.James Presbyterian Church)
   555 King George Highway
   (between George and Henry Streets)
     Miramichi, New Brunswick, Canada
   LL: N 47.0018, W 65.5682
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   David Bunnell, Organist
   T: (506)773-7824
   - or -
   Connie Kukulski
   358 McKenna Avenue
   Miramichi, NB  E1V 1A6
   T: (506)622-4289


   Newcastle Pastoral Charge
     567 King George Highway
     Miramichi, NB  E1V 1N2
     PO Box 401
     Miramichi, NB  E1V 3M5
   T: (506)622-1598   F: (506)836-7711


   Automatically at noon daily  [inop now]


   Added semitones sharp 4th and flat 7th.
   Given by Lord Beaverbrook.
   Electric keyboard near organ console;
   automatic system is electro-
   pneumatic with interchangeable brass
   In 1926, with formation of the United
   Church of Canada, St.James Presb.Ch.
   merged with St.John Methodist Church,
   using St.James' building.
   Newcastle was amalgamated with
   Chatham in 1996 to form Miramichi
   (pronounced MERE-a-ma-SHE).
   Apr.2008: Electrical system inop since
   Nov.2007; awaiting repair.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  9 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C D   /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1947
     with bells made by Gillett & Johnston
   Year of latest technical information source is 2002


Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Gillett & Johnston bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all North American chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American chimes by weight (pitch).
Ranking among all North American chimes by year of completion.

Why this chime was a milestone in North American chime history (1947).

Index to all tower bell instruments in NB.


   This page was built from the database on 11-Jun-09
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/04/15
   and on technical data last updated on 2002/05/13

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