Tag: George Maydwell Holdich

Riverside Church, Sleaford, Lincolnshire

2 Oct 2015 from the Sleaford Standard A free lunchtime organ recital and talk is to be held at the Riverside Church, in Southgate, Sleaford, on Saturday. It will be a chance to hear the church’s rarely played, unique George…

St Margaret’s Parish Church, Upton, Norfolk

On the 12 September 2015 the Holdich Family History Society held their AGM in Wadenhoe Village Hall. During the afternoon we had a presentation from a local church concerning their organ which was built by G M Holdich. Below is a short…

George Maydwell Holdich (Jun 2012)

All the rain we had in April causing flooding and damage to buildings and crops must have made many of us think about all the damage and loss of lives that occurred last year due to the earthquakes in New…

George Maydwell Holdich – A Life In Music (Jan 2009)

In the last HFHS Journal I mentioned that one of George Maydwell Holdich’s organs in Brighton had gone over to Germany and I have now received an enquiry from a Roman Catholic Church in Gleidorf, 120km east of Cologne about…

George Maydwell Holdich (Jan 2007)

George Maydwell Holdich keeps popping up in the British Institute of Organ Studies quarterly publication Reporter and in the latest edition, amongst the list of 18 organs awarded Historic Organ Certificates on the 30th Sept is the one George rebuilt…

George Maydwell Holdich (Dec 2005)

Despite trying to make contact over the organ at St Bartholomew’s Church, Prospect, Australia which I mentioned in the last HFHS Journal I heard nothing further from Hazel. However, our neighbour David told us that the container at the side…

George Maydwell Holdich – A Life In Music (Nov 2001)

2001 started with exciting news, a letter from a gentleman studying George Maydwell Holdich for a further degree at Reading University. His tutor had suggested he contact me. The first time he came across our family organ builder was when,…

George Maydwell Holdich – A Life In Music (Nov 2000)

Michael and I at last paid our visit to Scotland, attending Morning Service at The Red Kirk, Speyside, where the organ, which is reputed to have been in George’s own home, was installed in 1896. Due to its age the…