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
SimpsonSt Thomas the Apostle6
 
Peals18
Quarters62
Members1

Fastest peal

TimeDate
2h, 30mNovember 9, 1907
2h, 37mAugust 8, 1933

Longest peal(s)

Branch events here:

DateEventNotes
July 16, 2004Branch Practice 
March 15, 2002Branch PracticeFocus on Rounds and Call Changes
Photos
 1990
12

Who has circled the tower to peals:

Ringer
Albert Fleet
Charles W Smith

Who has rung the most peals here:

RingerPealsMost Recent
Charles W Smith13May 20, 1936
Edmund J Hobbs7May 20, 1936
Albert Fleet6March 25, 1933
Horace H Smith6March 25, 1933
Sidney Foskett4October 22, 1932
W J Goodman3November 9, 1907
A Edward Hanks3March 25, 1933
Richard Nichols3May 4, 1919
William E Coles3May 30, 1931
Horace P Giles3May 20, 1936
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 Documented NoteDocumented Note SourceRecorded NoteWeightDiameterCast by
1    - - 24⅝Alfred Bowell in 1926
2    - - 27½Taylor in 1895
3    - - 28Anthony Chandler in 1650
4    - - 31¼Taylor in 1896
5    - - 33¼Bartholomew Atton in 1604
6AbDove 7 - 1 - 736James Keene in 1630
Bellframes Type 8.1.A - a
Steel beams or girders as frames, resting direct in masonry
 

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