North Bucks Branch Archive Project

Main Branch site:

Branch site

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:

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
CalvertonAll Saints6
 
Peals60
Quarters93
Members0

Fastest peal

TimeDate
2h, 23mMay 10, 1998
2h, 23mMay 10, 1995

Longest peal(s)

Branch events here:

DateEventNotes
February 6, 2015Call Changes & Plain Hunt 
March 7, 2014Call Changes & Plain Hunt 
July 20, 2013Branch Change Ringing Practice 
March 1, 2013Rounds and Call Change Practice 
August 22, 2009Branch Practice 
June 3, 2006Saturday Meeting 
April 16, 2004Branch Practice 
January 18, 2002Branch PracticeLittle Bob Minor
August 18, 2000Branch PracticeSpecial Method: Stedman Doubles
Photos
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Who has circled the tower to peals:

Ringer
Albert J Green

Who has rung the most peals here:

RingerPealsMost Recent
Walter W Bonham24April 26, 1923
Herbert C Edwards23January 24, 1964
Thomas C Tompkins20May 14, 1932
Cecil A Valentine19October 2, 1920
Edwin A Yates14April 26, 1923
Albert J Green12November 19, 1927
Ernest C Lambert9May 14, 1932
James H Tompkins9November 5, 1919
Andrew Haseldine9December 23, 2017
William G Edwards7December 27, 1912
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 Documented NoteDocumented Note SourceRecorded NoteWeightDiameterCast by
Sanctus    - - 11⅜Unknown in 1790
1    - - 26¾Alfred Bowell in 1905
2    - - 30½Taylor Oxford in 1822
3    - - 32¼Taylor Oxford in 1822
4    - - 33⅜Taylor Oxford in 1822
5    - - 35⅛Taylor Oxford in 1822
6G#Dove 11 - 2 - 039Taylor Oxford in 1822

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