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.

Old WolvertonThe Holy Trinity6

Fastest peal

2h, 37mDecember 5, 1971
2h, 42mMay 22, 1953

Longest peal(s)

Branch events here:

May 14, 2016Branch Practice 
February 7, 2014Call Changes & Plain Hunt 
January 4, 2013Rounds and Call Change Practice 
September 7, 2012Rounds and Call Change Practice 
February 3, 2012Rounds and Call Change Practice 
September 17, 2011Autumn Meeting 
September 2, 2011Rounds and Call change practice 
October 17, 2008Branch Practice 
June 16, 2006Branch 6 bell striking competition 
April 15, 2005Branch Practice 
 A relatively new church although much of the inside of the tower is older.
DescriptionA relatively new church although much of the inside of the tower is older.
Approx Date1990
Full report 

Who has circled the tower to peals:

Who has rung the most peals here:

RingerPealsMost Recent
Andrew Haseldine4November 3, 2011
Cecil A Valentine3November 22, 1919
W Bull3December 26, 1908
George W Holland3November 10, 1984
Herbert C Edwards2October 31, 1925
Barry R Eglesfield2December 5, 1971
Christopher C Stokes2November 3, 2011
Edwin A Yates2October 31, 1925
Ernest C Lambert2October 31, 1925
A Clark2December 26, 1906
 Documented NoteDocumented Note SourceRecorded NoteWeightDiameterCast by
1    - - 30½John Briant in 1820
2    - - 32John Briant in 1820
3    - - 34John Briant in 1820
4    - - 34¾John Briant in 1820
5    - - 38⅛John Briant in 1820
6GDove 14 - - 42John Briant in 1820
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"