North Bucks Branch Archive Project

Main Branch site:

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:

Web development - Oct 2019

The addition of the official Google API Key for the maps on the tower page should allow this to work again.

Some tidying up of formats and loose ends should help with the appearance of tables.

Archive copies of In Touch have now all been scanned and converted to pdf format so they can all be accessed via the Newsletters tab.

This has made an opportunity to show the branch's entry in the ODG Annual Report.

MoulsoeThe Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary4
Unringable. Wheels fallen apart.

Fastest peal

Longest peal(s)

Branch events here:

May 16, 2009WeddingBells unlikely as unringable
 Here we see James Keenes decorated IK stamps on the treble. The date of 1640 makes it one of his latest in this area.

Who has circled the tower to peals:

Who has rung the most peals here:

 Documented NoteDocumented Note SourceRecorded NoteWeightDiameterCast by
1    - - 28¼James Keene in 1640
2    - - 29Taylor in 1839
3    - - 32¼Taylor in 1839
4    - - 35½Taylor in 1839
The figures below show the difference, in cents, between each bell and what it should be to be in tune with the tenor.
A positive figure shows that the bell is sharp, a negative figure shows that it is flat. There are 100 cents between notes on the scale.

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