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
WavendonThe Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary6
 
Peals9
Quarters33
Members9

Fastest peal

TimeDate
2h, 30mApril 23, 1977
2h, 30mFebruary 7, 1981
2h, 30mSeptember 4, 1979

Longest peal(s)

Branch events here:

DateEventNotes
June 18, 2016Summer Social & Striking Competition 
June 5, 2015Call Changes & Plain Hunt 
May 24, 2014Branch Practice 
September 29, 2012Half Yearly Meeting 
October 19, 2007Branch PracticeSpecial Method: Allendale Surprise Minor
April 23, 2004Beginners Striking Competition 
June 15, 2001Branch PracticeFocus on Rounds and Call Changes
Photos
 1952
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Who has circled the tower to peals:

Who has rung the most peals here:

RingerPealsMost Recent
Andrew Haseldine4November 21, 2008
Lawrence C Bignell2April 23, 1977
Malcolm G Hooton2August 18, 1973
Geoffrey J Tyler2April 23, 1977
Michael R Spencer2May 23, 1981
Richard Haseldine2November 21, 2008
Julie A Haseldine2November 21, 2008
Clifford W East1August 18, 1973
John D Keats1February 7, 1981
John Cornock1September 4, 1979
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 Documented NoteDocumented Note SourceRecorded NoteWeightDiameterCast by
1  F3 - 2 - 1025¾M & S in 1952
2  D#/Eb4 - 1 - 2227¾M & S in 1952
3  C#/Db4 - 3 - 1029¾M & S in 1952
4  C5 - 2 - 1231M & S in 1952
5  A#/Bb7 - 0 - 2034M & S in 1952
6AbDoveG#/Ab8 - 3 - 537M & S in 1952
Bellframes Type 8.3.A - h
As used (with minor differences - some with and some without the lower "stretcher rail") by
Taylor of Loughborough 1892 to date
Llwellyns & James of Bristol c1904-1925
Mears & Stainbank (Whitechapel) c1920 to date
Whites of Appleton c1955 to date

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