Holy Trinity Church, Ventnor

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Holy Trinity Church, Ventnor
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50°35′52″N 01°11′48″W / 50.59778°N 1.19667°W / 50.59778; -1.19667Coordinates: 50°35′52″N 01°11′48″W / 50.59778°N 1.19667°W / 50.59778; -1.19667
Denomination Church of England
Churchmanship High Church
Website http://www.ventnorcofe2.btck.co.uk/ParishChurches/HolyTrinity
Dedication Holy Trinity
Parish Ventnor
Diocese Portsmouth
Province Canterbury
Vicar(s) Revd Hugh Wright

Holy Trinity Church, Ventnor is a parish church in the Church of England located in Ventnor, Isle of Wight.


The church dates from 1860 to 1862 by the architect C.E. Giles.[1] The first vicar was Revd. Arthur Lewis Babington Peile (1862–1884) who was also Hon Chaplain to Queen Victoria at Osborne House (1879–1889).

Parish Status[edit]

The church is within a group which includes:

Stained glass[edit]

The church contains stained glass windows by Clayton and Bell.


The church has a pipe organ by Forster and Andrews dating from 1865. The organ was rebuilt and enlarged in 1908 by W J Burton, organbuilder of Winchester, at the expense of Charles Boyd, also of Winchester, a sometime singer in the church choir. The rebuilt organ was dedicated by Edwin H Lemare. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.

List of organists[edit]

  • Rupert Mossley ca. 1949[2]
  • Edwin Lemare (father of Edwin Lemare)1861-1923
  • Adeliza Burndred (until 1989)
  • Duncan Williams 1991-on

Abdul awal

  1. ^ The Buildings of England, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. Nikolaus Pevsner
  2. ^ Who's who in music. Shaw Publishing Ltd. 1949–50.