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
BeachamptonThe Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary5
Recently re-hung
Peals9
Quarters35
Members0

Fastest peal

TimeDate
2h, 35mJanuary 5, 2007
2h, 35mOctober 4, 1913
2h, 35mMay 7, 1913

Longest peal(s)

Branch events here:

DateEventNotes
August 11, 2012Branch Practice 
May 21, 2004Branch Practice 
July 21, 2000Branch PracticeSpecial Methods: Smithfield and Undershaft
Photos
 1912
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Who has circled the tower to peals:

Who has rung the most peals here:

RingerPealsMost Recent
Dennis Carter3October 4, 1913
Charles N Alderman2October 4, 1913
A W Alderman2October 4, 1913
Ruth Stokes2May 5, 2012
Alan J Marchbank2January 5, 2007
Andrew Haseldine2May 5, 2012
Barry R Eglesfield2January 5, 2007
Julie A Haseldine2May 5, 2012
A J Alderman2October 4, 1913
Christopher C Stokes2May 5, 2012
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 Documented NoteDocumented Note SourceRecorded NoteWeightDiameterCast by
Sanctus    - - 15M & S in 1895
1D#Weight Board 3 - 1 - 325½Gillett & Johnston in 1912
2C#Weight Board 3 - 3 - 727½Gillett & Johnston in 1912
3CWeight Board 4 - 1 - 1929¼Gillett & Johnston in 1912
4A#Weight Board 5 - 3 - 632Gillett & Johnston in 1912
5G#Weight Board 8 - 0 - 2736Gillett & Johnston in 1912
Bellframes Type 8.3.A - m
As used by
Gillett & Johnston of Croydon c1910-1955
James Groves of Birmingham 1920-1923
Eayre & Smith 1978 to date

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