North Bucks Branch Archive Project

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The Branch web site contains up to date information about ringing in North Bucks. Much of the information formerly in this site can now be found there.


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News from Bletchley

The Fenny Stratford and Bletchley newspaper from the end of Victoria's reign provides a detailed insight into the formation of the Bletchley band

A new newspaper in the 1930's continues the story.


BellDocumented NoteDocumented Note SourceRecorded NoteRecorded WeightEstimated WeightDiameterFounder
1   2 - 1 - 72 - 3 - 2627½Taylor in 1958

Inscriptions:

RECAST 1958
 
R A 1626
Trapezoids
How does the shape of this bell compare to others in the ring?
Here, the shape of all the bells are compared by reducing their size so they all have the same radius at the soundbow.
Then we can see if the founder made bells taller, wider or the same shape as different size bells were created.
Photos
Tonal Analysis
Is this bell in tune with itself?
This shows each harmonic relative to what it should be relative to the Nominal
and Simpson Tuning as an ideal.
The axis markings are +/- one semitone from the ideal.
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