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
Weston UnderwoodSt Laurence6
 
Peals7
Quarters31
Members1

Fastest peal

TimeDate
2h, 32mApril 24, 1920
2h, 40mApril 9, 1960
2h, 40mOctober 26, 1946

Longest peal(s)

Branch events here:

DateEventNotes
April 10, 2015Call Changes & Plain Hunt 
October 13, 2012Branch Practice 
September 9, 2006Autumn Meeting 
June 18, 2004Branch 6 Bell Striking Competition 
November 16, 2001Branch PracticeDouble Oxford Bob Minor
February 18, 2000Branch PracticeSpecial Method: Little Bob Minor
Photos
 1990
12

Who has circled the tower to peals:

Who has rung the most peals here:

RingerPealsMost Recent
Reginald H Howson2September 18, 1948
Victor S Adams2September 18, 1948
Timothy A Wooding2January 15, 1983
Arthur R Armstrong2September 18, 1948
Edith Sharp2September 18, 1948
Frederick J Mynard1April 24, 1920
Ernest G Mynard1April 24, 1920
Eric Billings1April 9, 1960
Edwin S Mynard1April 24, 1920
Edward Thresher1April 9, 1960
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 Documented NoteDocumented Note SourceRecorded NoteWeightDiameterCast by
1    - - 26¼Henry Bagley in 1687
2    - - 27⅞Henry Bagley in 1687
3    - - 29Henry Bagley in 1687
4    - - 31¾Henry Bagley in 1687
5    - - 35Henry Bagley in 1687
6G#Dove 9 - 3 - 138Alfred Bowell in 1914
Bellframes Type 8.1.C - a
Double "X" braced frame
Day of Eye 1886
James Shaw of Bradford 1892
Whites of Appleton 1900-1910 (?)
Mears & Stainbank 1906-1910
Bowell of Ipswich 1908-1939

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