North Bucks Branch Archive Project

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Branch site

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
LoughtonAll Saints6
 
Peals7
Quarters71
Members10

Fastest peal

TimeDate
2h, 43mFebruary 15, 1964
2h, 45mApril 12, 1909

Longest peal(s)

Branch events here:

DateEventNotes
October 4, 2013Call Changes and Plain Hunt Practice 
July 6, 2012Rounds and Call Change Practice 
April 17, 2009Branch Practice 
August 19, 2005Branch PracticeSpecial Method: Grandsire Doubles
July 18, 2003Branch Practice 
September 15, 2000Branch PracticeFocus on Rounds and Call Changes
Photos
 1990
12

Who has circled the tower to peals:

Who has rung the most peals here:

RingerPealsMost Recent
Thomas C Tompkins2October 6, 1928
Barry R Eglesfield2February 6, 1971
Derek Stainsby2March 13, 1992
Cecil A Valentine1November 27, 1909
Graham C Paul1February 6, 1971
Godfrey L Foat1March 13, 1992
George W Holland1February 15, 1964
G F Clarke1April 12, 1909
Ernest C Lambert1October 6, 1928
Edwin A Yates1November 27, 1909
1234
 Documented NoteDocumented Note SourceRecorded NoteWeightDiameterCast by
1   4 - 0 - 2127¼Alfred Bowell in 1908
2   4 - 3 - 1028 5/16Taylor in 1902
3   5 - 3 - 030⅜Taylor in 1902
4   6 - 2 - 1633⅛Henry Jordan in 1450
5   7 - 1 - 1435⅛Henry Jordan in 1450
6AbDove 11 - 0 - 839½Bartholomew Atton in 1590

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