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.

HavershamSt Mary3
A bit deep set but improved by being rung upstairs

Fastest peal

Longest peal(s)

Branch events here:


Who has circled the tower to peals:

Who has rung the most peals here:

 Documented NoteDocumented Note SourceRecorded NoteWeightDiameterCast by
Sanctus    - -  Lester & Pack in 1752
1  E - - 30¼Anthony Chandler in 1667
2  D - - 32¾James Keene in 1625
3  A#/Bb - - 35James Keene in 1638
Bellframes Type 8.3.A - e
As used by
Warner of London 1887-c1906 (on wooden bearers) and c1906-1914 (on girders)
Mears & Stainbank (Whitechapel) c1890-c1930
charles Carr of Smethwick 1910

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