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.

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"