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.


Latest on this site:

Three "new" bells

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


TowerDedicationBellsmp3
EmbertonAll Saints6
 
Peals45
Quarters83
Members10

Fastest peal

TimeDate
2h, 23mOctober 10, 1922
2h, 24mOctober 27, 1909

Longest peal(s)

ChangesDate
10080June 23, 1923
10080December 11, 1993

Branch events here:

DateEventNotes
October 3, 2014Call Changes & Plain Hunt 
February 15, 2014Branch Practice 
December 8, 2012Christmas Celebration 
March 2, 2012Rounds and Call Change Practice 
February 15, 2012Branch Practice 
October 17, 2009Newport Deanery - Learners Practice 
February 13, 2009Branch PracticeNote change from usual date
June 15, 20076-bell striking competition 
April 8, 2005Beginners Striking Competition 
August 20, 2004Branch Practice 
12
Photos
 1901
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Who has circled the tower to peals:

Ringer
Frederick J Mynard
Frederick W Booth

Who has rung the most peals here:

RingerPealsMost Recent
Frederick J Mynard30June 23, 1923
William Freeman24June 5, 1922
John Lovell21December 6, 1919
Edwin S Mynard18October 10, 1922
Frederick W Booth15January 28, 1922
Charles W Clarke14June 23, 1923
Ernest G Mynard12October 10, 1922
William Sharp9February 25, 1928
Harry W Gayton5June 23, 1923
George H West5April 12, 1913
123
 Documented NoteDocumented Note SourceRecorded NoteWeightDiameterCast by
1    - - 26Taylor in 1901
2    - - 27¾Taylor Oxford in 1839
3    - - 29½Taylor Oxford in 1839
4    - - 30½Taylor Oxford in 1839
5    - - 35¼Taylor Oxford in 1839
6GDove 9 - 0 - 1839Taylor Oxford in 1839
Bellframes Type 8.3.C - e
Cast iron "H" castings mounted on beams and braced at the top
Taylor of Loughborough 1889-1893 (wooden beams with wooden top bracing), 1893 (fabricated beams), 1894 (cast iron beams), and 1892 to date (girders)
Gillett & Johnston of Croydon 1907-1955
James Barwell of Birmingham 1910-1915
Mears & Stainbank (Whitechapel) c1920-1935
James Grove of Birmingham 1923

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