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.


TowerDedicationBellsmp3
Stony StratfordSt Giles8
 
Peals71
Quarters114
Members7

Fastest peal

TimeDate
2h, 36mAugust 26, 1989
2h, 40mJanuary 20, 1973

Longest peal(s)

Branch events here:

DateEventNotes
December 19, 2015Branch Practice & Xmas Social 
July 12, 2014Joint Striking competition 
November 1, 2013Call Changes and Plain Hunt Practice 
May 18, 2013Branch Surprise PracticeIt is anticipated that we will ring Cambridge and Yorkshire Major and as many others of the standard eight surprise major methods as possible.
November 4, 2011Rounds and Call Change Practice 
May 14, 2011Branch Practice 
January 19, 2007Branch PracticeSpecial method: Bristol S Major & Stedman Triples
November 19, 2004Branch Practice 
January 17, 2003Branch PracticeBelfast S Major
November 17, 2000Branch PracticeYorkshire S Major
Photos
 From The Ringing World 6 July 1951
123

Who has circled the tower to peals:

Ringer
Andrew Haseldine
Malcolm G Hooton

Who has rung the most peals here:

RingerPealsMost Recent
Andrew Haseldine32February 17, 2018
Richard Haseldine26November 14, 2017
Julie A Haseldine24February 17, 2018
Christopher C Stokes19February 17, 2018
Thomas C Tompkins19December 21, 1935
Malcolm G Hooton17November 27, 2001
Edwin A Yates17May 26, 1932
Herbert C Edwards15October 13, 1956
Ruth Stokes15February 17, 2018
Walter W Bonham15November 17, 1928
123
 Documented NoteDocumented Note SourceRecorded NoteWeightDiameterCast by
Sanctus    - - 13⅜Taylor Oxford in 1838
1  F3 - 3 - 1825⅞Taylor in 1923
2  E4 - 1 - 1427½Taylor in 1923
3  C#/Db5 - 0 - 1230Taylor Oxford in 1838
4  C4 - 3 - 1030¾Taylor Oxford in 1838
5  A5 - 3 - 2633¼Taylor Oxford in 1838
6  A7 - 0 - 1535⅝Taylor Oxford in 1838
7  G8 - 0 - 2738¼Taylor Oxford in 1838
8GDoveE12 - 1 - 1642Taylor Oxford in 1838
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.
BellTuning
13
2-4
3-3
4-1
5-3
6-5
70
80

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