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.


TowerDedicationBellsmp3
Newton LongvilleSt Faith8
 
Peals24
Quarters33
Members0

Fastest peal

TimeDate
2h, 42mNovember 23, 1963
2h, 42mApril 5, 1972

Longest peal(s)

ChangesDate
5152August 8, 1971
5152June 8, 1991

Branch events here:

DateEventNotes
August 17, 2007Branch Practice 
February 18, 2005Branch Practice 
June 12, 2004Branch Centenaryand Guild Festival
December 20, 2002Branch PracticePremier S Major
July 20, 2001Branch PracticeNote change of venue
Photos
 1999
123

Who has circled the tower to peals:

Who has rung the most peals here:

RingerPealsMost Recent
Richard Nichols9May 24, 1919
Harry Sear8May 24, 1919
Harry Hopkins6May 24, 1919
Thomas R Henry6December 30, 1906
George Cox4December 30, 1906
Arthur E Powell3April 22, 1906
George W Holland3October 12, 1968
P David Taylor3June 9, 1979
William A Yates2October 10, 1964
Frederick R Scott2April 5, 1972
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 Documented NoteDocumented Note SourceRecorded NoteWeightDiameterCast by
1    - - 26½M & S in 1907
2    - - 27⅝M & S in 1907
3    - - 30½Taylor in 1866
4    - - 30½Taylor Oxford in 1824
5    - - 33Taylor Oxford in 1824
6    - - 33½Taylor Oxford in 1824
7    - - 37John Briant in 1800
8GDove 12 - 0 - 041Taylor Oxford in 1826

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