St.Aidan Anglican Church
   (was St.John's Anglican Church)
   1st Avenue NE at High Street E
   Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada
   LL: N 50.39137, W 105.53242
   steel spiral stair, 44 steps
Site locator map


   Sharleen Langford
   E: js.langford/@/sasktel DOTnet


   St.Aidan Church
   124 1st Avenue NE
   Moose Jaw, SK  S6H 0Y8
   T: (306)694-5445
   E: webform,




   Renamed in 2003 in amalgamation of four
   former parishes.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  6 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    NONE  
   There are no added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1910
     with bells made by Taylor      
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2016

On the Website of Moose Jaw Anglican churches, the home page has a slide show of this building; #1,2,6,7 include or feature the bell tower.

A chimer's tour of several places has a paragraph and photo about this one (near the bottom of the page).

A news article (8Mar2021) has a photo in the belfry of St.Aidan's church, with 6 of the bells visible.  Included is a brief video (0:34) of Dr. Rhoda Cairns playing the bells, and another (0:37) from outside the church.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Taylor 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.

Index to all tower bell instruments in SK.

   This page was built from the database on 18-Jul-16
   based on textual data last updated on 2016/07/03
   and on technical data last updated on 2016/07/03

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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