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
Stony StratfordSt Giles8
 
Peals68
Quarters105
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
 1882
123

Who has circled the tower to peals:

Ringer
Andrew Haseldine
Malcolm G Hooton

Who has rung the most peals here:

RingerPealsMost Recent
Andrew Haseldine28November 6, 2016
Richard Haseldine24November 14, 2015
Julie A Haseldine21November 6, 2016
Thomas C Tompkins19December 21, 1935
Edwin A Yates17May 26, 1932
Christopher C Stokes16November 6, 2016
Malcolm G Hooton16November 27, 2001
Herbert C Edwards15October 13, 1956
Walter W Bonham15November 17, 1928
George E Green14May 12, 2001
123
 Documented NoteDocumented Note SourceRecorded NoteWeightDiameterCast by
Sanctus    - - 13⅜Taylor Oxford in 1838
1  F - - 25⅞Taylor in 1923
2  E - - 27½Taylor in 1923
3  C#/Db - - 30Taylor Oxford in 1838
4  C - - 30¾Taylor Oxford in 1838
5  A - - 33¼Taylor Oxford in 1838
6  A - - 35⅝Taylor Oxford in 1838
7  G - - 38¼Taylor Oxford in 1838
8GDoveE12 - 1 - 1642Taylor Oxford in 1838

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