North Bucks Branch Archive Project

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Branch site

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.


TowerDedicationBellsmp3
HillesdenAll Saints6
 
Peals9
Quarters4
Members0

Fastest peal

TimeDate
2h, 25mSeptember 9, 1990
2h, 32mJuly 20, 1980

Longest peal(s)

Branch events here:

DateEventNotes
October 19, 2013Branch Change Ringing Practice 
Photos
 2013
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Who has circled the tower to peals:

Who has rung the most peals here:

RingerPealsMost Recent
Raymond A Vickers4December 20, 2003
Andrew Haseldine3December 20, 2003
William A Yates2February 1, 1986
Charles E Truman2December 5, 1998
James A Haseldine2December 20, 2003
George W Holland2February 1, 1986
Julie A Haseldine2December 5, 1998
George E Green2December 20, 2003
Geoffrey J Tyler1August 25, 1971
Frederick B Jackson1July 20, 1980
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 Documented NoteDocumented Note SourceRecorded NoteWeightDiameterCast by
1F F - - 26½Henry Bagley in 1681
2D# D#/Eb - - 28Henry Bagley in 1681
3C# C#/Db - - 28¾Matthew Bagley in 1681
4C C - - 31Henry Bagley in 1681
5A# A#/Bb - - 34¼Mears & Stainbank in 1893
6G#DoveG#/Ab9 - 0 - 1237¾Mears & Stainbank in 1893
Bellframes Type 6 - A
Sill, long head and braces from sill to head
 

Classification from "Bellframes - A Practical Guide to Inspection and Recording - C J Pickford 1993"