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
Fenny StratfordSt Martin6
 
Peals10
Quarters79
Members5

Fastest peal

TimeDate
2h, 26mSeptember 28, 1990
2h, 30mApril 9, 2012

Longest peal(s)

Branch events here:

DateEventNotes
January 16, 2016Branch Practice 
December 10, 2011Christmas Celebration 
January 16, 2010Branch Practice 
January 18, 2008Branch PracticeSpecial Method: Carter's Doubles
November 18, 2005Branch PracticeSpecial Method: Double Oxford Bob
December 7, 2002Quarterly Meeting 
December 2, 2000Quarterly Meeting 
Photos
 1999
12

Who has circled the tower to peals:

Who has rung the most peals here:

RingerPealsMost Recent
Harry Sear3May 20, 1910
John Eames2May 20, 1910
Thomas Best2May 20, 1910
Peter G Ellis2November 11, 2006
George Groves2May 20, 1910
Christopher C Stokes1May 11, 2013
Colin Aked1November 11, 2006
Colin M Turner1September 28, 1990
Daphne R Castell1November 12, 1955
Dianna M Bridle1November 11, 2006
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 Documented NoteDocumented Note SourceRecorded NoteWeightDiameterCast by
Sanctus    - - 23Abraham Rudhall 11 in 1727
1  G - - 24¾Alfred Bowell in 1913
2  F - - 25¾Alfred Bowell in 1913
3  D#/Eb - - 27⅜Alfred Bowell in 1913
4  C#/Db - - 28⅝Alfred Bowell in 1913
5  B - - 30⅝Alfred Bowell in 1913
6ADoveA8 - 0 - 434½Alfred Bowell in 1913
Bellframes Type 8.1.C - a
Double "X" braced frame
Day of Eye 1886
James Shaw of Bradford 1892
Whites of Appleton 1900-1910 (?)
Mears & Stainbank 1906-1910
Bowell of Ipswich 1908-1939

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