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
Old BradwellSt Lawrence6
 
Peals24
Quarters169
Members8

Fastest peal

TimeDate
2h, 26mSeptember 20, 1994
2h, 29mJuly 1, 1939

Longest peal(s)

Branch events here:

DateEventNotes
September 26, 2015Half Yearly Meeting 
May 1, 2015Call Changes & Plain Hunt 
June 8, 2013Summer Social and Striking Competition 
May 22, 2010Branch PracticeNote 4th Saturday
December 15, 2007Christmas CelebrationBring your own drinks - no alcohol!
March 4, 2006AGM 
December 6, 2003Quarterly Meeting 
April 20, 2001Branch PracticeSpecial Method: London Surprise Minor
Photos
 1981
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Who has circled the tower to peals:

Who has rung the most peals here:

RingerPealsMost Recent
William J French8October 21, 1949
Alexander Coley8February 6, 1932
Thomas C Walters8August 10, 1948
Edward Whitlock7February 14, 1931
Archie J Lathall6October 21, 1949
Charles G Alderman5February 1, 1936
J Edward Whitlock4August 10, 1948
David C Ockwell3January 25, 1987
Martin R Petchey3January 25, 1987
David J Maybrey3January 25, 1987
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 Documented NoteDocumented Note SourceRecorded NoteWeightDiameterCast by
1   2 - 2 - 2424Michael de Wymbis in 1310
2   3 - 0 - 2525⅛Michael de Wymbis in 1310
3   4 - 1 - 2227⅝Alfred Bowell in 1909
4   4 - 2 - 2029¼M & S in 1981
5   6 - 1 - 2232 9/16Alfred Bowell in 1909
6A#Dove 7 - 1 - 1624½Alfred Bowell in 1909

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