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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Three "new" bells

Three individual bells have been added to the archives. Two are still regularly chimed, the other was thought lost.


TowerDedicationBellsmp3
Downs BarnThe Cross and Stable8
 
Peals26
Quarters45
Members5

Fastest peal

TimeDate
2h, 28mFebruary 23, 2011
2h, 30mDecember 24, 1995

Longest peal(s)

ChangesDate
5184October 20, 2012
5184April 4, 2009

Branch events here:

DateEventNotes
July 16, 2016Joint Striking competition 
July 18, 2015Joint Striking competition 
May 17, 2014Guild AGM 
September 7, 2013Celebration Barbeque and Autumn Meeting 
September 11, 2010Autumn Meeting 
November 15, 2008Joint Practice 
March 3, 2007AGM 
December 4, 2004Quarterly Meeting 
December 1, 2001Quarterly MeetingNote change of location
January 19, 2001Branch PracticeSpecial Method: Superlative Surprise
Photos
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Who has circled the tower to peals:

Ringer
Alan J Marchbank
B Douglas Hird

Who has rung the most peals here:

RingerPealsMost Recent
Alan J Marchbank12October 18, 2014
B Douglas Hird11October 18, 2014
Ruth Stokes5October 18, 2014
Christopher C Stokes5October 18, 2014
Julie A Haseldine5October 18, 2014
Andrew Haseldine5October 18, 2014
Simon Read4October 20, 2012
Benjamin J Carey4October 20, 2012
Simon J Head3February 24, 2007
Raymond A Vickers3June 2, 2007
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 Documented NoteDocumented Note SourceRecorded NoteWeightDiameterCast by
1  C1 - 3 - 1419½Taylor in 1992
2  B2 - 0 - 020Taylor in 1992
3  A2 - 1 - 1721½Taylor in 1992
4  G2 - 2 - 2723Taylor in 1992
5  F3 - 0 - 824½Taylor in 1992
6  E3 - 1 - 1225½Taylor in 1992
7  D4 - 2 - 1128Taylor in 1992
8  C6 - 0 - 1031Taylor in 1992
Bellframes Type 8.1.B - a
"Lowside" frame with braces
Day of Eye 1902-1912
Mears & Stainbank (Whitechapel) 1906-c1930
Gillett & Johnston of Croydon 1906-1947
Warner of London, 1912

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