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
Woughton on the GreenThe Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary6
 
Peals8
Quarters54
Members7

Fastest peal

TimeDate
2h, 25mMay 28, 1992
2h, 26mSeptember 25, 2005

Longest peal(s)

Branch events here:

DateEventNotes
January 17, 2015Branch Practice 
October 5, 2012Rounds and Call Change Practice 
March 6, 2010AGMand ringing until 8:30
December 3, 2005Quarterly MeetingMince Pies & Cups of Tea
December 19, 2003Branch Practice 
September 21, 2001Branch PracticeBelfast S Minor
December 4, 1999Quarterly Meeting 
Photos
 1999
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Who has circled the tower to peals:

Who has rung the most peals here:

RingerPealsMost Recent
Albert Fleet4May 6, 1933
Charles W Smith4May 6, 1933
Edmund J Hobbs4May 6, 1933
Horace H Smith3May 6, 1933
B Douglas Hird2September 25, 2005
George F Amor2May 6, 1933
Horace P Giles2May 20, 1929
George E Green1December 31, 1978
Terry J Streeter1May 28, 1992
Arthur E Sharman1August 31, 1927
123
 Documented NoteDocumented Note SourceRecorded NoteWeightDiameterCast by
1    - - 24M & S in 1926
2    - - 25½M & S in 1926
3    - - 26¾Gillett & Co in 1887
4    - - 27½Gillett & Co in 1887
5    - - 29¾Chandler & co in 1701
6BbDove 7 - 0 - 034Pack & Chapman in 1771

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