St.James & St.John United Church (was St.James Presbyterian Church) 555 King George Highway (between George and Henry Streets) Newcastle, Miramichi, New Brunswick, Canada LL: N 47.0018, W 65.5682
David Bunnell, Organist T: (506)773-7824 - or - Connie Kukulski 358 McKenna Avenue Miramichi, NB E1V 1A6 T: (506)622-4289 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Newcastle Pastoral Charge *parcel: 567 King George Highway Miramichi, NB E1V 1N2 *postal: PO Box 401 Miramichi, NB E1V 3M5 T: (506)622-1598 F: (506)836-7711 E: email@example.com
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 drums. 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.
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.
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