Herbert Stephen Irons

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Herbert Stephen Irons (19 January 1834 in Canterbury – 29 June 1905), was an English Organist. He also wrote hymns including the tune "Southwell".


He was a chorister at Canterbury Cathedral. He was an organ pupil of Dr. Stephen Elvey at Oxford.

He was


The hymn tune Southwell.


  1. ^ a b c d Cathedral Organists, John E. West, London, Novello and Company, 1899.
  2. ^ The Succession of Organists, Watkins Shaw, 1991