Great Grimsby - St James's Church
Tuesday & Friday 09.30- 13.30 & at service times
|Sunday||Choral Eucharist 11.00, Evensong 18.00|
|Tuesday, Thursday & Friday||Evensong 17.30|
Organist & Master of the Choristers
Anthony Pinel (since )
St James' School was founded in 1880 by Canon James Peter Young to provide boy choristers for St James' Church. This it continues to do though the school is now co-educational and a member of the Woodard Corporation.
The 1951 Walker organ replaced an earlier instrument destroyed by enemy action in 1943. It has 57 stops over 3 manuals and the pedal board and received some upgrading in 1976 and again in 1988. A 2 manual extension organ was added in 1971 by Johnson of Cambridge, for accompanying choral services especially those in the Choir.
Canon Michael Hunter (since )
Built around 1114, the oldest part of the builing is at the West End, though in the mid 13th century the arcade pillars and the aisles were rebuilt and doubled in size with their beautiful Triforium and Clerestory. The 16th century saw the Nave walled off from the Transepts which were then used for secular purposes. Much restoration began in 1858 and much has been completed in the last 10 years.
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