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Exeter, Devon, Cathedral
9
60 cwt
1676
Purdue, Thomas
1676
Major 3rd of existing 9 in mixolydian mode added to create a diatonic 9 plus b3rd and resultant 6, 8 and 9/9 recast by Thomas Purdue in 1676
1729
Existing diatonic 9 augmented by adding resultant 1/10 to become ring of 10 plus b4th and resultant 8 & 10/10 recast in 1729 by William Evans
1625
Tenor recast by T Pennington in 1625
York, N Yorks, Cath & Metropolitical Ch of S Peter
12
55 1 00
1627
Oldfield, William I
1681
4 bells from NW Tower recast to augment existing 8 to 12 in SW Tower by Samuel Smith in 1681
1765
Former 12 reduced to 10 when recast / replaced by L&P in 1765
1627
Known to be 8 when Tenor cast by William Oldfield in 1627
Wells, Som, Cathedral
6
50 cwt
1673
Purdue, Thomas
1673
Tenor recast in 1673 by Thomas Purdue
1714
Tenor recast in 1714 by Thomas Wroth
1587
Tenor of known 6 recast in 1587 by Joseph Carter
Stepney, Gtr Lon, S Dunstan & All Saints
6
48 cwt
1602
Unknown
1602
Known to be 6 by 1602
1734
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Samuel Knight in 1734
Southwark, Gtr Lon, Cathedral
8
46 3 21
1540
Unknown
1673
Believed to be a complete ring of 8 by 1673
1735
Existing 8 bells (6+2) recast and augmented to 12 by Samuel Knight in 1735
1540
Tenor recast by an unknown founder in 1540
Sherborne, Dorset, Abbey
6
46 1 07
1670
Purdue, Thomas
1670
Tenor recast by Thomas Purdue in 1670
1858
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1858 by G Mears
1601
6 by when Tenor cast by George Purdue in 1601
Luton, Beds, S Mary
5
44 2 16
Unknown
Unknown
1670
Known to be 5 by 1670 when 1/5 cast
1775
8 by 1775 when 7 bells added to an existing 1761 J Eayre bell by P&C
London, London, S Mary le Bow, Cheapside
8
43 3 09
1669
Hodson, John
1677
Existing bell became resultant 8/8 when 7 bells cast by Christopher Hodson to make 8 in 1677
1738
Tenor recast by Phelps & Lester in 1738
Bristol, Bristol, S Mary V, Redcliffe
8
41 cwt
1622
Purdue, Roger I
1698
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1698 by Abraham Rudhall
1823
Existing 8 augmented to 10 in 1823 by T Mears
1622
Known to be 6 by 1622 when Tenor cast by Roger Purdue
Yeovil, Som, S John Bapt
6
40 0 22
1637
Purdue, Richard I
1637
Tenor recast by Richard Purdue in 1637
1728
3 and 6/6 recast by Thomas Bilbie in 1728
1626
6 by 1626 when Thomas Pennington recast the then 2, 4 and 5/6 (extant 8, 10 and 11/12)
Wrington, Som, All Saints
5
40 cwt
1628
Purdue, Roger I
1628
Tenor of 5 recast by Roger Purdue in 1628
1703
Tenor of 5 recast by Abraham Rudhall in 1703
Southwell, Notts, Cathedral
8
40 cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1700
Known to have been 8 with a Tenor of 40cwt approx by 1706 when remodelled so assumed 8 by 1700 but no confirmed date known
1707
Existing known 8 remodelled by scrapping Tenor to use former 7/8 as Tenor and adding new 1/8 by William Noone in 1706/7
Queen Camel, Som, S Barnabas
6
39½ cwt
1633
Purdue, Richard I
1633
Existing 5 augmented to 6 by addition of Tenor cast by Richard Purdue I in 1633
1861
5/6 recast, all rehung and canons removed from Tenor by Taylor in 1861
Salisbury, Wilts, Cathedral
8
38 cwt
1680
Tosier, Clement
1680
Known to be 8 by 1680 when Clement Tosier cast & & 8/8
1777
Existing 8 dismantled in 1777 leaving former 6/8 only
London, London, S Giles, Cripplegate
8
36½ cwt
1685
Wightman, William
1685
Tenor recast again by W Wightman in 1685
1710
Existing 8 known to have been augmented to 10 by 1710
1683
Tenor recast by W Wightman in 1683
Hereford, Herefs, Cathedral
10
35½ cwt
1500
Unknown
1698
Existing 6 restored and augmented to 10 by Abraham Rudhall I in 1697/8
1953
8/10 recast and canons removed by M&S in 1953
1500
Known to be 6 by when Tenor cast c1500
Plymouth, Devon, S Andrew
6
35¼ cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1631
Existing 5 recast and augmented to 6 in 1631 by an unknown founder
1709
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 7 in 1709 by an unknown founder
1594
Known to have been 5 installed in 1594
Ormskirk, Lancs, SS Peter & Paul
5
35 cwt
1576
Oldfield, Henry I
1576
Original 5 recast by Henry Oldfield I in 1576
1714
Ring remodelled by recasting former 1-3 & 5/5 into 6 making existing 4/5 the new Tenor in 1714 by Abraham Rudhall
Dunstable, Beds, Priory
5
35 cwt
1664
Chandler, Anthony
1664
5 by 1664 when Tenor cast by Anthony Chandler
1776
Existing 5 recast and augmented to 8 by P&C 1776
Kendal, Cumb, Holy Trinity
6
35 cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1695
Existing 5 augmented to 6 and resultant 2/6 recast by Christopher Hodson in 1695
1711
Tenor recast by A Rudhall in 1711
1692
Known to be 5 by 1692 with 35 cwt Tenor
Bath, Som, Abbey
8
35 cwt
1700
Rudhall, Abraham I
1700
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 by A Rudhall in 1700
1774
Existing 8 augmented to 10 in 1774 by Thomas Rudhall
Long Crendon, Bucks, S Mary V
5
35 cwt
1500
Unknown
1700
Presumed 5 by 1700
1768
Existing 5 recast, ring remodelled and augmented to 8 by L&P in 1768
Oxford, Oxon, Cathedral
10
33 cwt
1589
Unknown
1680
Existing 6 augmented to 10 by Christopher Hodson in 1680
1741
4 & 9/10 recast and 5 & 10/10 retuned by Abel Rudhall in 1740/1
1589
Known to be 6 by 1589 when Tenor cast by an unknown founder
Newcastle, T & W, Cathedral
5
32 3 16
1622
Graye, Miles I
1622
Tenor recast by Miles Graye in 1622
1717
Existing 5 augmented to 8 in 1717 by Richard Phelps
1615
Tenor recast by Miles Graye in 1615
Long Ashton, Som, All Saints
5
32 0 20
1669
Purdue, Thomas
1669
Believed 5 by 1669 when Tenor cast by Thomas Purdue
1767
Known to be 6 by 1767 when 1/6 was "recast"
London, London, S Lawrence Jewry, Gresham Street
6
32 0 11
1687
Bartlet, James
1687
Tenor recast by J Bartlett in 1687
1710
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Richard Phelps in 1710
1679
6 cast by J Bartlett in 1679
Canterbury, Kent, Cathedral
6
32 cwt
1624
Hatch, Joseph
1635
First change ringing peal exists as ring of 6 in Arundel Tower, completed by Joseph Hatch in 1635
1727
Existing 6 replaced and augmented to 8 by S Knight in 1727
Horsham, W Sussex, S Mary V
5
32 cwt
1645
Unknown
1645
Tenor recast (possibly by Bryan Eldridge II) in 1645
1703
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1703 by unknown founder
1633
Tenor recast by B Eldridge in 1633
Nottingham, Notts, S Mary V
6
32 cwt
1637
Oldfield, George I
1699
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1699
1760
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Lester & Pack in 1759/60
1637
Tenor recast by G Oldfield II in 1637
Brailes, Warks, S George
6
31 2 08
1450
Medieval
1552
Known to be 6 by 1552
1877
3 and 6/6 recast by W Blews in 1877
Rochester, Kent, Cathedral
6
30 1 05
1683
Hodson, Christopher
1683
5 & 6/6 recast by C Hodson in 1683
1834
6/6 recast by T Mears in 1834
1545
Known to be 6 by 1545
Tenterden, Kent, S Mildred
5
30¼ cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1619
Known that 2/5 recast in 1619 by Joseph Hatch
1717
Existing 5 bells recast and augmented to 6 by R Phelps in 1717
Taunton, Som, S Mary Magd
6
30 0 07
1647
Austen, Robert I
1647
Tenor recast by Robert Austen in 1647
1840
Existing 6 augmented to 8 and resultant 6/8 recast in 1840 by T Mears
1633
Known to be 6 by 1633
Yatton, Som, BVM
5
30 cwt
1532
Gefferies, Thomas
1532
Tenor recast in 1532 by T Gefferies
1770
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1770 by Abraham Bilbie
1450
Known to be 5 by mid 15th century
Westminster, Gtr Lon, Collegiate Ch of S Peter (Abbey)
6
30 cwt
1599
Unknown
1599
Known to be 6 by when this Tenor recast by an unknown founder in 1599
1738
Tenor recast by Phelps & Lester in 1738
Leighton Buzzard, Beds, All Saints
6
30 cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1634
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1634 when Ellis Knight cast 1/6
1787
Former 6 recast and augmented to 8 in 1787 by W & T Mears
1623
5 in 1623 when James Keene cast 1/5
Wellingborough, Northants, All Hallows
6
30 cwt
1639
Watts, Hugh II
1640
6 by when extant 3/8 cast by Hugh Watts II in 1640
1884
Existing 6 augmented to 8, resultant 5/8 recast and canons removed from Tenor by Taylor in 1884
1639
5 by when Tenor cast by H Watts II in 1639
Grantham, Lincs, S Wulfram
6
30 cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1652
Known that bell given in 1652 to use to augment to 6
1752
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 by T Eayre in 1752
1640
Know to have been 5 in 1640
Lancaster, Lancs, Priory
4
30 cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1652
Known to have been 4 in 1652
1722
Existing 4 remodelled by recasting Tenor into 2 and adding a further bell to make 6 by an unknown founder in 1722
Durham, Co Dur, Cathedral
8
30 cwt
1693
Hodson, Christopher
1693
Existing 6 bells recast and augmented to 8 by C Hodson in 1693
1872
Canons removed from 6-8/8 by Taylor in 1872
Beaminster, Dorset, S Mary
5
30 cwt
1699
Cockey, Lewis
1699
Known to be 5 when Lewis Cockey recast Tenor in 1699
1760
Tenor recast by Richard Rock in 1760
Godmanchester, Cambs, S Mary
5
29 2 20
1600
Unknown
1700
Assumed 5 by 1700
1794
Existing 5 recast and remodelled by augmenting to 8 by Thomas Osborn in 1794
Evesham, Worcs, The Bell Tower
6
29 0 13
1631
Oldfield, George I
1664
Known to be 6 by 1664
1741
Existing 6 augmented to 8 and resultant 3-7/8 recast in 1741 by Abel Rudhall
High Wycombe, Bucks, All Saints
6
29 0 00
1683
Unknown
1683
6 by when Tenor cast by unknown founder in 1683
1711
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 by R Phelps in 1711
1639
Known to have been 6 by 1639
Winchester, Hants, Cathedral
7
29 cwt
1200
Unknown
1552
Existing 8 reduced to 7 in 1552 by believed removal of 8/8
1734
Existing 7 recast and augmented to 8 in 1734 by Richard Phelps
Chester, Ches, Cathedral
5
29 cwt
1606
Oldfield, Henry II
1606
2-5/5 recast again by Henry Oldfield II 1606
1738
Tenor recast by S Knight in 1738
1605
Original 5 recast by Henry Oldfield II in 1604/5
Edlesborough, Bucks, S Mary V
5
29 cwt
1450
Medieval
1637
Known to be 5 by 1637
1740
Tenor recast 1740 by unknown founder
Wing, Bucks, All Saints
6
29 cwt
1687
Chandler, George
1687
6 when Tenor cast in 1687 by George Chandler
1863
Tenor recast in 1863 by Warner
1650
Existing 6 augmented to 8 and resultant 3/8 recast in 1650 by William Whitmore
Leicester, Leics, S Margaret
6
28 3 11
1633
Watts, Hugh II
1633
6 cast in 1633 by H Watts
1711
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Abraham Rudhall in 1711
London, London, S Andrew, Holborn
6
28 2 07
1587
Mot, Robert
1587
Existing 4 bells recast and augmented to 6 by Robert Mot in 1587
1731
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 by R Phelps in 1731
Maidstone, Kent, All Saints
6
28½ cwt
1678
Hodson, John and/or Christopher
1678
Known to be 6 when Tenor cast by John and/or Christopher Hodson in 1678
1784
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 10 by Chapman & Mears in 1784
Frome, Som, S John Bapt
6
28½ cwt
1662
Lott, John
1684
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1684 probably by Lewis Cockey
1724
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1724 by William Cockey
1662
Tenor recast in 1662 again by John Lott
Bloxham, Oxon, Our Lady of Bloxham
5
28¼ cwt
1648
Keene, James
1648
Known to be 5 when Tenor cast in in 1648 by J Keene
1880
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1880
Wells, Som, S Cuthbert
6
28¼ cwt
1624
Purdue, Roger I
1683
Existing 5 augmented to 6 by Thomas Purdue in 1683
1787
Tenor recast by W Bilbie in 1787
1624
Tenor of known 5 recast by Roger Purdue in 1624
Wimborne Minster, Dorset, S Cuthberga
6
28¼ cwt
1629
Bond, Anthony
1686
Existing 5 augmented to 6 by Samuel Knight in 1686
1856
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by C&G Mears in 1856
1629
Tenor of 5 recast by Anthony Bond in 1629
Christchurch, Dorset, Priory
6
28 cwt
1663
Purdue, William III
1663
Existing ring of 5 remodelled and augmented to 6 by W Purdue in 1663 by scrapping former 5/5, recasting existing 4/5 to become new 6/6 and adding new 1 & 2/6
1717
Tenor recast in 1717 by Unknown founder
1600
Known to have been 7 in 1539 but existing 5 in 1663 remodelled so assumed 5 in 1600
King's Lynn, Norf, Minster Ch of S Margaret
8
28 cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1663
Known to be 8 by 1663
1766
Existing 8 recast in 1766 by L&P
1552
Known to be 5 in 1552
Newark, Notts, S Mary Magd
6
28 cwt
1680
Noone, William
1680
Tenor recast by W Noone in 1680
1713
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 by A Rudhall in 1713
1656
Existing 5 augmented to 6 by an unknown founder between 1646 and 1656
Baldock, Herts, S Mary V
6
28 cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1685
1 & 4/6 cast by James Bartlett in 1685
1711
Tenor recast in 1711 by J Waylett
1650
1/5 cast by Miles Graye in 1650
Clare, Suff, SS Peter & Paul
6
28 cwt
1695
Newman, Charles
1695
6 by when Tenor cast by Charles Newman in 1695
1781
8 by 1781 when extant 1/8 cast by William Mears
Melton Mowbray, Leics, S Mary
5
27¾ cwt
1656
Unknown
1656
Known to have been 5 when Tenor cast in 1656 by an unknown founder
1728
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1728 by Thomas Eayre
Chewton Mendip, Som, S Mary Magd
5
27 2 16
1660
Purdue, William III
1660
5 by when Tenor estimated to have been cast in c1660, also estimated to be by W Purdue III
1825
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1825 by T Mears
Oxford, Oxon, S Mary V
6
27½ cwt
1639
Knight, Ellis I
1639
6 recast in 1639 by Ellis Knight I
1894
Canons removed from Tenor when rehung by Taylor
1630
Known to have been 6 by 1639 with Tenor cast by Robert Atton
Lichfield, Staffs, Cathedral
10
27 1 19
1688
Bagley, Henry II
1688
Existing 6 all recast and augmented to 10 in 1688 by Henry Bagley II
1764
Tenor recast 1764 by Thomas Rudhall
1673
Existing bells recast into 6 in 1673 by Richard Keene
Saffron Walden, Essex, S Mary V
6
27 0 20
1634
Graye, Miles I
1641
Known to be 6 by 1641
1710
Tenor recast in 1710 by John Thornton (or may be Thomas Gardiner)
1634
5/5 recast by Miles Graye in 1634
Moulton, Northants, SS Peter & Paul
5
27 0 00
1230
Medieval
1664
Known to be 5 by 1664 when former 3 & 4/5 cast
1795
Existing 5 recast and augmented to 6 by E Arnold in 1795
Salisbury, Wilts, S Edmund
6
27 cwt
1656
Purdue, William III & Bolter, Nathaniel
1656
Former 6 replaced by W Purdue II and N Bolter in 1656
1884
Existing 6 augmented to 8 and canons removed by M&S in 1884
1653
Existing 6 destroyed when tower collapsed in 1653
Great Missenden, Bucks, SS Peter & Paul
6
26 3 10
1692
Keene, Richard
1692
6 when Treble and Tenor added by R Keene in 1692
1840
Tenor recast in 1840 by T Mears
Sudbury, Suff, All Saints
5
26¾ cwt
1576
Tonni, Stephen
1671
Assumed 5 by 1671 when extant 4/8 cast by Miles Graye
1701
Assumed 6 by 1701 when extant 3/8 cast by Henry Pleasant
Oundle, Northants, S Peter
6
26¾ cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1700
Known to be 6 by 1700
1748
6 by when Tenor recast in 1748 by T Eayre
Mells, Som, S Andrew
5
26 2 03
Unknown
Unknown
1670
Known to be 5 by 1670 when T Purdue recast 1/5
1716
Existing 5 recast and augmented to 6 in 1716 by A Rudhall
Reading, Berks, Minster Ch of S Mary V
6
26 2 01
1640
Knight, Ellis I
1640
Tenor recast in 1640 by Ellis I Knight
1740
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1740 by Robert Catlin
1617
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1617 by Richard I Purdue
Plymouth, Devon, S Mary, Plympton St Mary
2
26½ cwt
1614
Purdue, George
1614
2 bells cast (extant 4 & 8/8) in 1614 by G Purdue
1725
Existing 2 augmented to 4 by addition of 2 & 3/4 (former 6 and extant 7 of current 8) in 1725 by Christopher Pennington III
Bray, Berks, S Michael
6
26½ cwt
1656
Knight, Ellis II and Henry III
1678
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1678 by Henry Knight III
1914
4/6 recast and canons removed from Tenor by Warner in 1914
1656
5 by when Tenor cast in 1656 by Ellis II and Henry III Knight
Olney, Bucks, SS Peter & Paul
6
26½ cwt
1682
Bagley, Henry II
1682
6 when 1 & 6/6 cast by H Bagley in 1682
1893
Existing 6 rehung and canons removed by T Blackbourn in 1893
Monks Kirby, Warks, S Editha
6
26 0 18
1618
Watts, Hugh II
1618
6 by when Tenor cast by Hugh Watts in 1618
1921
Existing 6 augmented to 8, remainder retuned, canons removed and all rehung by Taylor in 1921
Northampton, Northants, All Saints
6
26 0 15
1677
Bagley, Henry I
1677
6 cast by H Bagley in 1677
1782
Exsiting 6 recast and augmented to 8 by Chapman and Mears in 1782
Haverfordwest, Pemb, S Mary V
5
26 cwt
1634
Purdue, Roger I
1634
5 by 1634 when Tenor cast by Roger Purdue
1765
5 of the existing 6 recast and remodelled into a lighter 5 by T Bayley in 1765 and immediately then augmented to 8
Windsor, Berks, Curfew Tower
8
26 cwt
1624
Wallis, John
1650
Existing 6 augmented to 8 and resultant 3/8 recast in 1650 by William Whitmore
1624
Existing 5 (re) augmented to 6 with new Tenor in 1624 by John Wallis
Colyton, Devon, S Andrew
5
26 cwt
1611
Wiseman, Robert
1667
5 by when former 2/6 cast in 1667
1711
Tenor recast by Pennington in 1711
Keynsham, Som, S John Bapt
6
26 cwt
1669
Purdue, William III & Roger II
1669
6 by when Tenor cast by W & R Purdue in 1669
1731
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1731 by Thomas Bilbie
Great Bedwyn, Wilts, S Mary
6
26 cwt
1623
Wallis, John
1671
6 by 1671 when current 1-4/6 cast by Henry Knight II
1978
Existing 6 overhauled and canons removed by F White of Appleton in 1978
Wigan, Gtr Man, All Saints
5
25 3 22
Unknown
Unknown
1677
Known to be 5 when 1/5 recast in 1677 by William Scott of Wigan
1717
Existing 5 augmented to 6 by Ralph Ashton of Wigan in 1717
East Bergholt, Suff, S Mary V
5
25 2 20
1621
Unknown
1621
Tenor recast by unknown founder in 1621
1727
Tenor recast by John Stephens in 1727
1601
5 by when 1/5 recast by Richard Bowler in 1601
Ilminster, Som, BVM
5
25½ cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1611
Believed to be 5 by 1611 when 1/5 recast by George Purdue
1732
Tenor recast by T Bilbie in 1732
Milborne Port, Som, S John Ev
6
25½ cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1625
Believed to have been 6 by early 17C
1736
Existing 6 recast in 1736 by T Bilbie
Cirencester, Gloucs, S John Bapt
8
25½ cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1678
Known to be 8 by 1678
1713
Existing 8 augmented to 10 in 1713 by Abraham Rudhall I
Oxford, Oxon, Merton College
8
25 1 10
1680
Hodson, Christopher
1680
Existing 8 all recast in 1680 by Christopher Hodson
1657
8 cast in 1657 by Michael Darbie
Worcester, Worcs, S Helen
5
25 1 04
1600
Unknown
1600
Known to be 5 by c1600
1706
Former 5 bells remodelled and augmented to 8 in 1706 by Richard Saunders
Lifton, Devon, S Mary
5
25 1 02
1641
Unknown
1654
Known to be 5 by 1654 with a Tenor dated 1641 cast by an unknown founder
1714
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1714 by an unknown founder
Great Yarmouth, Norf, Minster Ch of S Nicholas
6
25 1 00
1660
Unknown
1670
Known to be 6 by 1670
1726
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1726 by John Stephens
St Albans, Herts, Cathedral & Abbey
6
25¼ cwt
1699
Wightman, Philip
1699
Existing 5 recast and augmented to 6 by Phillip Wightman in 1699
1730
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Lester & Pack in 1730
Coventry, W Mids, Cathedral
8
25 0 08
1675
Bagley, Henry I
1675
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 in 1675 by H Bagley
1774
Existing 8 recast and augmented to 10 in 1774 by P&C
1607
6 by 1607 when former 3 & 4/6 dated
Romsey, Hants, Abbey
5
25 cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1624
Existing 5 moved from separate campanile to Tower in 1624
1791
Former 6 replaced and augmented to 8 by W & T Mears in 1790/1
Warminster, Wilts, S Denys
6
25 cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1638
Know to have been 6 by 1638
1707
6 by when 6/6 recast in 1707 by Richard Lott
1629
Tenor broken and sold to John Lott in 1629
Dublin, Eire, Christ Church Cathedral
6
25 cwt
1670
Purdue, Roger and Covey, William and Tobias
1670
6 cast by Roger Purdue and William and Tobias Covey in 1670
1738
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 in 1738 by Abel Rudhall
Kingston upon Thames, Gtr Lon, All Saints
8
25 cwt
1588
Unknown
1681
Believed to be 8 by 1681
1748
Existing 8 recast and augmented to 10 by R Catlin in 1748
Hitchin, Herts, S Mary
6
25 cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1689
Existing 6 recast in 1689 by an unknown founder
1762
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 by E Arnold in 1762
1552
Known to be 6 in 1552 with Tenor of 53" diameter
Gloucester, Gloucs, Cathedral
8
25 cwt
1692
Rudhall, Abraham I
1692
8 by when Tenor cast by A Rudhall in 1692
1736
Tenor recast in 1736 by Abel Rudhall
Westminster, Gtr Lon, S Clement Danes
8
25 cwt
1693
Wightman, William & Phillip
1693
8 installed in 1693 by W & P Wightman
1844
Existing 8 augmented to 10, canons removed from Tenor and rehung by C Oliver in 1844
London, London, S Sepulchre without Newgate, Holborn Viaduct
10
25 cwt
1695
Unknown
1695
Tenor recast in 1695 by an unknown founder
1739
Existing 10 recast by Samuel Knight in 1739
1678
Existing 8 augmented to 10 in 1678 by John Darbie
Wymondham, Norf, Abbey
5
24 2 19
1653
Brend, John
1653
Presumed 5 by when Tenor cast by J Brend in 1653
1903
Existing 5 augmented to 8 by addition of three Trebles, resultant 5/8 recast (all by M&S) and rehung in 1903 by George Day
Axbridge, Som, S John Bapt
5
24 2 14
1617
Purdue, Roger I
1617
Known to be 5 by when 3 & 5/5 cast by R Purdue in 1617
1723
Existing 5 recast and augmented to 6 by T Bilbie in 1723
Buckingham, Bucks, SS Peter & Paul
5
24 2 12
1600
Unknown
1700
5 known to have been recast in 1751 so shown as existing possibly by 1700
1751
Existing 5 recast and augmented to 6 by T Lester in 1751
Cheltenham, Gloucs, Minster Ch of S Mary
8
24 1 24
1697
Rudhall, Abraham I
1697
8 cast by A Rudhall in 1697
1823
Existing 8 recast by J Rudhall in 1823
East Retford, Notts, S Swithun
5
24¼ cwt
1624
Unknown
1624
Known to be 5 when Tenor cast by an unknown founder in 1624
1771
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1771
Higham Ferrers, Northants, S Mary V
5
24 0 21
1633
Watts, Hugh II
1633
5 by when resultant 1 & 5/5 cast by H Watts in 1633
1820
Existing 5 augmented to 6 by R Taylor in 1820
Middleton Cheney, Northants, All Saints
6
24 0 09
1640
Bagley, Henry I
1671
Existing 5 augmented to 6 by Henry Bagley I in 1671
1924
Existing 6 retuned, canons removed and rehung by Taylor in 1924
1659
5 by when extant 2/6 cast by Henry Bagley I in 1659
Wakefield, W Yorks, Cathedral
5
24 cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1552
Known to have been 5 in 1552
1704
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1704 by Samuel Smith
Martock, Som, All Saints
5
24 cwt
1645
Unknown
1645
Believed to by 5 when Tenor cast in 1645 by an unknown founder
1877
Tenor recast in 1877 by L&J
Rotherfield, E Sussex, S Denys
5
24 cwt
1670
Hodson, John
1670
5 by 1670 when Tenor cast by John Hodson
1908
Existing 6 augmented to 8 and resultant 3, 4, 6 & 7/8 recast by M&S in 1908
Chesterfield, Derbys, S Mary & All Saints
7
24 cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1700
Existing 6 augmented to 7 in 1700
1718
Existing 7 augmented to 8 in 1718
1680
Known to have been augmented to 6 prior to 1700
Loughborough, Leics, All Saints
6
23 3 19
1613
Oldfield, Henry II
1616
Existing 5 augmented to 6 by H Oldfield II in 1616
1754
Existing 6 all recast by T Eayre in 1754
1613
5/5 recast by H Oldfield II in 1613
South Molton, Devon, S Mary Magd
5
23¾ cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1620
Known to be 5 by 1620
1807
8 cast by T Mears in 1807
Bampton, Oxon, S Mary
6
23¾ cwt
1629
Purdue, Roger I
1629
Known to be 6 in 1629 when Tenor cast by Roger Purdue I
1903
Existing 6 rehung and canons removed in 1903 by Webb and Bennett
South Petherton, Som, SS Peter & Paul
6
23 2 24
Unknown
Unknown
1633
Known to be 6 by 1633
1721
Tenor recast by E Bilbie in 1721
Woodbury, Devon, S Swithun
5
23 2 21
1629
Pennington, Thomas II
1629
5 by when Tenor cast in 1629 by T Pennington
1737
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1737 by W Evans
Montacute, Som, S Catherine
5
23½ cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1619
Believed to be 5 by when extant 2/6 cast by Robert Wiseman in 1619
1733
Known to be 5 when Tenor recast in 1733 by William Knight
Stogursey, Som, S Andrew
5
23 1 19
Unknown
Unknown
1585
Known to be 5 by 1585
1765
4 & 5/5 recast by T Bilbie in 1765
Norwich, Norf, S Andrew
6
23 1 10
1635
Brend, William and John
1635
Tenor recast again by W & J Brend in 1635
1706
Ring remodelled by scrapping Tenor and augmenting to 8 by Henry Pleasant in 1706
1634
Tenor recast again by W & J Brend in 1634
Yarnton, Oxon, S Bartholomew
6
23¼ cwt
1620
Knight, Henry I
1620
Known to be 6 when Tenor cast in 1620 by Henry Knight I
1934
Canons removed from Tenor during 1934 renovation by R White of Appleton
Midsomer Norton, Som, S John Bapt
8
23¼ cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1674
Existing 5 augmented to 8 by an unknown founder in 1674
1750
1-3 and 8/8 recast by T Bilbie in 1750
1623
5 believed to have existed when 1-3/5 (extant 8-10/12) recast by Roger Purdue in 1623
Denham, Bucks, S Mary V
8
23¼ cwt
1683
Bartlet, James
1683
8 cast by James Bartlett in 1683
1875
Tenor recast in 1875 by Warner
1637
Known to have been 5 in 1637
Paignton, Devon, S John Bapt
5
23 0 25
1641
Pennington, Thomas II
1641
Assumed 5 by when Tenor cast in 1641 by T Pennington II
1737
Known to be 6 by 1737 when 1/6 cast by Ambrose Gooding of Plymouth
Sileby, Leics, S Mary
5
23 0 05
1622
Watts, Hugh II
1622
5 by when 3 & 5/5 cast in 1622 by H Watts
1934
Existing 5 augmented to 6 and all retuned and rehung by Taylor in 1934
Sawbridgeworth, Herts, Great S Mary
5
23 cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1552
Known to be 5 in 1552
1749
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1749 by Thomas Lester
Cranbrook, Kent, S Dunstan
5
23 cwt
1606
Hatch, Joseph
1606
Existing 5 recast by Joseph Hatch in 1606
1715
Existing 5 recast and augmented to 6 by R Phelps in 1715
1604
Known to be 5 by 1604
Cheddar, Som, S Andrew
5
23 cwt
1650
Austen, Robert II
1650
Known to be 5 by 1650 when it is believed Tenor cast by Robert Austen
1759
Tenor recast by T Bilbie in 1759
Reading, Berks, S Laurence
8
23 cwt
1662
Knight, Henry II
1662
Existing 5 all recast, remodelled and augmented to 8 in 1662 by H Knight
1703
Tenor recast in 1703 by an unknown founder
1647
Tenor recast in 1647 by Ellis and Francis Knight
Salisbury, Wilts, S Thomas
6
23 cwt
1663
Purdue, William III
1663
Existing bells recast into 6 by W Purdue in 1663
1716
Known to be 8 when 2 & 8/8 recast by A Rudhall in 1716
Norwich, Norf, S Peter Mancroft
8
23 cwt
1618
Brend, William
1676
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1675/6 by Edward Tooke
1724
Existing 8 augmented to 10 with two Trebles by John Stephens in 1724 but these removed the same year as proposed subscription payments were not forthcoming
1618
6 by when Tenor cast by W Brend in 1618
Ipswich, Suff, S Mary le Tower
8
23 cwt
1610
Graye, Miles I
1688
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Christopher Hodson in 1688
1812
Existing 8 augmented to 10 (cast by T Mears II) by John Naunton in 1812
1671
Existing 5 augmented to 6 and resultant 3 & 5/6 recast by John Darbie in 1671
Ledbury, Herefs, S Michael & All Angels
8
23 cwt
1690
Rudhall, Abraham I
1690
8 cast in 1690 by A Rudhall
1736
Tenor recast by Abel Rudhall in 1736
Crewkerne, Som, S Bartholomew
5
23 cwt
1698
Purdue, Thomas
1698
3 & 5/5 recast in 1698 by Thomas Purdue
1767
Tenor of existing 5 recast by Thomas Bayley in 1767
1612
Believed to have been 5 by 1612
Wolverhampton, W Mids, Collegiate Ch of S Peter
8
23 cwt
1698
Rudhall, Abraham I
1698
8 cast by A Rudhall in 1698
1827
Existing 8 augmented to 10 and resultant 4/10 recast by T Mears in 1827
Crediton, Devon, Holy Cross
6
23 cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1700
Know that an existing 6 with a Tenor of 23 cwt were recast in 1774 so reflected by this event
1774
8 cast in 1774 by John Pennington
Great Waltham, Essex, S Mary & S Lawrence
6
22 3 27
1663
Hodson, John
1684
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1684 by John Darbie
1796
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by T Mears in 1796
1663
5 by when Tenor cast in 1663 by J Hodson
London, London, S Dunstan-in-the-East
8
22 2 24
1700
Rudhall, Abraham I
1700
New ring of 8 cast by Abraham Rudhall in 1700
1941
Church and existing 8 damaged on 10 May 1941
Redenhall, Norf, BVM
5
22 2 20
1514
Unknown
1543
Known to be 5 by 1543
1717
Existing 5 augmented to 6 by John Stephens in 1717
Swavesey, Cambs, S Andrew
4
22 2 16
1500
Unknown
1553
Known to be 4 by 1553
1753
Existing 4 all recast and remodelled into 6 by scrapping Tenor and adding Treble in 1753 by J Eayre
Ware, Herts, S Mary V
5
22½ cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1552
Known to have been 5 in 1552
1731
Believed that existing bells recast and augmented to 8 by Richard Phelps in 1731 but insufficient evidence to confirm included Tenor at that time
Ashford, Kent, S Mary V
6
22½ cwt
1620
Hatch, Joseph
1620
Existing 5 augmented to 6 and resultant 4-6/6 recast by Joseph Hatch in 1620
1762
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Lester & Pack in 1762
Congresbury, Som, S Andrew
4
22½ cwt
1621
Purdue, Roger I
1621
Known to have been 4 in existence when 4/4 cast by Roger Purdue I in 1621
1754
Known to be 6 by 1754 when 1 & 6/6 cast by T Bilbie
Walton on Thames, Surrey, S Mary
5
22½ cwt
1651
Eldridge, Bryan
1651
5 by 1651 when Tenor cast by B Eldridge II
1726
Assumed augmented to 6 when current 3/8 added by Abraham Rudhall in 1726
Kilkenny, Eire, Cathedral
6
22½ cwt
1674
Purdue, Roger and Covey, William and Tobias
1674
6 cast by Purdue and Covey in 1674
1851
Existing 6 recast by Thomas Hodges of Dublin in 1851
East Hendred, Oxon, S Augustine
6
22½ cwt
1689
Knight, Samuel
1689
Known to be 6 when Tenor cast by Samuel Knight in 1689
1889
Canons removed from Tenor during restoration by Taylor in 1889
Leamington Hastings, Warks, All Saints
4
22 1 20
1600
Unknown
1620
Believed to be 4 by 1620 (when extant 3/5 was former 1/4)
1851
Existing 4 remodelled and augmented to 5 by scrapping former Tenor and adding two new Trebles in 1851 by C&G Mears
Kingsdon, Som, All Saints
5
22 1 19
1646
Wiseman, Robert
1646
Tenor recast in 1646 by Robert Wiseman
1861
Tenor recast in 1861 by Taylor
1629
Tenor recast by Richard Purdue in 1629
Halifax, W Yorks, Minster Ch of S John Bapt
5
22 1 17
1691
Smith, Samuel
1691
Known to be 5 in 1691 when Tenor cast by Samuel Smith
1720
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1720
Margate, Kent, S John Bapt
5
22¼ cwt
1449
Sturdy, John
1600
Known to be 5 by 1600
1785
Existing 5 recast and augmented to 6 by W Mears in 1785
Watford, Herts, S Mary
6
22¼ cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1638
Known to be 6 by 1638
1705
Known that 5 & 6/6 recast in 1705 by an unknown founder
1552
Known to be 5 by 1552
Great Dunmow, Essex, S Mary V
6
22¼ cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1671
Assumed to have been 6 by 1671
1741
6 by when Tenor cast in 1741 by T Lester
Newbury, Berks, S Nicolas
8
22¼ cwt
1680
Knight, Henry III
1680
Exsting 6 recast and augmented to 8 by Henry Knight in 1680
1724
Tenor recast by R Corr in 1724
1666
Known to be 6 when Tenor recast in 1666 by unknown founder
Sudbury, Suff, S Peter
6
22 cwt
1470
Kebyll, John
1662
Assumed 6 by 1662 when extant 5/10 cast by John Darbie
1874
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Warner in 1874 and canons removed
1605
Assumed 5 by 1605 when extant 6/10 cast by James Edbury
Hadleigh, Suff, S Mary
8
21 3 25
1680
Graye, Miles III
1680
8 by 1680 when Tenor cast by Miles Graye
1977
All retuned, rehung and restored by Taylor in 1977
Tewkesbury, Gloucs, Abbey
8
21 3 24
1696
Rudhall, Abraham I
1696
Previous 6 recast and augmented to 8 by A Rudhall in 1696
1796
Tenor recast by J Rudhall in 1796
Sonning, Berks, S Andrew
5
21 3 23
1641
Knight, Ellis I
1641
5 by when Tenor cast by E Knight in 1641
1711
Known to be 6 by 1711
Chipping Campden , Gloucs, S James
8
21 3 16
1678
Keene, Richard
1678
Former 6 recast and augmented to 8 in 1678 by Richard Keene
1857
Tenor recast by C & G Mears in 1857
1665
Known to be 6 by 1665
Leighton Bromswold, Cambs, S Mary
5
21¾ cwt
1641
Norris, Thomas
1641
5 by when Tenor recast by Thomas Norris in 1641
1902
All rehung in new frame and canons removed by Barwell in 1902
North Petherton, Som, Minster Ch of S Mary V
5
21¾ cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1672
Believed to have been 5 by 1672 when Thomas Purdue recast a bell
1810
Existing 5 recast and augmented to 6 by T Mears in 1810
Hertford, Herts, All Saints
8
21¾ cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1674
Existing 5/5 recast and ring remodelled into (assumed lighter) 8 by an unknown founder in 1674
1771
Former 8 recast by P & C in 1771
1552
Known to have been 5 in 1552
Stowmarket, Suff, SS Peter & Mary
6
21¾ cwt
1622
Graye, Miles I
1691
Known to be 6 in 1691 when John Darbie cast 1/6
1791
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1791 by Thomas Osborn
1622
5 by when Tenor cast in 1622
Chertsey, Surrey, S Peter
5
21 2 07
1670
Eldridge, William
1670
5 by when Tenor cast by W Eldridge in 1670
1730
Existing 5 augmented to 6 by Richard Phelps in 1730
Banbury, Oxon, S Mary
5
21 2 01
1667
Bagley, Henry I
1667
Known to be 5 when Tenor cast in 1667 by H Bagley
1753
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1753 by Matthew Bagley
Lambourn, Berks, S Michael & All Angels
6
21½ cwt
1637
Purdue, Roger I
1639
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1639 possibly by John Wiseman
1742
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1742 by Henry Bagley III
1637
5 by 1637 when Tenor cast by Roger Purdue I
St Albans, Herts, S Peter
6
21½ cwt
1678
Chandler, Anthony
1678
Tenor recast by Anthony Chandler in 1678
1729
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 by R Phelps in 1729
1628
Original 5 bells and saunce recast and augmented to 6 by an unknown founder in 1628
Lenham, Kent, S Mary
5
21 1 18
1686
Bartlet, James
1686
Presumed to be 5 by when Tenor cast by J Bartlett in 1686
1709
Known to be 6 when 1 & 2/6 recast by R Phelps in 1709
Oakham, Leics, All Saints
6
21 1 00
1677
Norris, Tobie
1677
6 by 1677 when 1 & 6/6 cast by Toby Norris
1860
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Taylor in 1860
Ash next Sandwich, Kent, S Nicholas
5
21¼ cwt
1641
Wilnar, Henry
1641
5 by 1641 when Tenor cast by Henry Wilnar
1778
Existing 5 recast and augmented to 8 in 1778 by Thomas Swain
Loders, Dorset, S Mary Magd
5
21 0 22
1626
Pennington, Thomas II
1626
5 by when Tenor recast by Thomas Pennington in 1626
1887
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1887 by transferring an 1843 bell from Bridport
Beverley, E Yorks, Minster Ch of SS John & Martin
6
21 0 20
1400
B…,I…
1552
Known to have been 6 in 1552
1747
Known to be 8 by 1747 when 1 & 2/8 cast by Thomas Lester
Ludlow, Shrops, S Laurence
6
21 0 14
1631
Oldfield, Richard
1694
Existing ring of 8 reduced to 6 when Trebles removed in 1694
1732
Existing 6 had been augmented back to 8 at an unknown event when all were recast by A Rudhall in 1732
1688
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by William Huntbach in 1688
Baltonsborough, Som, S Dunstan
5
21 0 11
1692
Purdue, Thomas
1692
Believed to be 5 when Tenor recast by T Purdue in 1692
1804
Existing 5 recast and augmented to 6 by T Mears in 1804
Lavenham, Suff, SS Peter & Paul
5
21 0 09
1625
Graye, Miles I
1625
5 by when Tenor cast by Miles Graye I in 1625
1702
Existing 5 augmented to 6 and resultant 3/6 recast by Henry Pleasant in 1702
Staplehurst, Kent, All Saints
5
21 0 06
1649
Palmar, John I or II
1649
Known to be 5 when Tenor recast in 1649 by John Palmer I or II
1885
Existing 5 augmented to 8 and resultant 3-6 & 8/8 recast by M&S in 1885
Limerick, Eire, Cathedral
6
21 0 05
1673
Purdue, William III, Roger II and Coveys
1673
6 cast in 1673 by William III & Roger II Purdue and the Coveys
1703
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1703 by unknown founder
Glastonbury, Som, S John Bapt
6
21 cwt
1648
Austen, Robert I
1648
Existing 5 believed augmented to 6 by the addition of a Tenor in 1648 by Robert Austen
1872
5 & 6/6 recast in 1872 by L&J
1612
Believed 5 by when Tenor cast by Robert Wiseman in 1612
Louth, Lincs, S James
6
21 cwt
1500
Unknown
1654
Believed to be 6 by 1654
1726
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 in 1726 by D Hedderly
1589
Existing 5 remodelled when Tenor scrapped and 2 other bells recast leaving previous 4/5 as Tenor in 1589 by an unknown founder
Carlisle, Cumb, Cathedral
6
21 cwt
1657
Langshaw, J & W
1657
6 in 1657 when Tenor cast by J & W Langshaw
1924
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1924 by M&S
Dublin, Eire, St Patrick’s Cathedral
8
21 cwt
1670
Purdue, William III and John
1670
8 cast in 1670 by William III and John Purdue
1897
Existing 8 remodelled by recasting 1, 2, 4-7/8 and augmenting to heavier 10 in 1897 by Taylor
Almondsbury, Gloucs, S Mary V
5
21 cwt
1605
Purdue, William II & Richard I
1676
5 by 1676 when 1/5 "First cast" by Roger Purdue
1743
Existing 5 all recast and augmented to 6 by Abel Rudhall in 1743
Shrewsbury, Shrops, Holy Cross
8
21 cwt
1682
Roberts, Thomas
1682
Tenor recast by Thomas Roberts in 1682
1713
Tenor recast by Abraham Rudhall I in 1713
1673
8 cast by George Oldfield 1673
Henley on Thames, Oxon, S Mary V
5
21 cwt
1690
Unknown
1690
Tenor believed to have been recast in 1690 by and unknown founder
1813
Existing 5 recast and augmented to 8 in 1813 by T Mears
1657
Tenor recast in 1657 by unknown founder
Watlington, Oxon, S Leonard
6
20 3 26
1660
Knight, Henry II
1663
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1663 by H Knight II
1869
Tenor recast in 1869 by M&S
1660
Tenor recast in 1660 by H Knight II
West Pennard, Som, S Nicholas
5
20 3 26
1674
Purdue, Thomas
1674
Known to be 5 when Tenor cast in 1674 by T Purdue
1885
Existing 5 augmented to 6 by Llewellins & James in 1885
Hickling, Norf, S Mary
5
20¾ cwt
1450
Baxter, Richard
1616
5 by 1616 when current 4/5 cast by William and Alice Brend
1890
1 & 2/5 recast, canons removed from Tenor and all rehung in new frame by Warner in 1890
Banstead, Surrey, All Saints
6
20¾ cwt
1661
Eldridge, William
1661
Tenor recast in 1661 by W Eldridge
1892
Existing 6 retuned and augmented to 8 by Warner in 1892
1638
Assumed to be 6 when former 3/8 cast in 1638 by an unknown founder
Nottingham, Notts, S Peter
8
20¾ cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1662
Known to be 8 by 1662
1771
Existing 8 recast by P&C in 1771
Boston, Lincs, S Botolph
6
20 2 22
1657
Oldfield, George I
1657
6 by when Tenor cast by G Oldfield I in 1657
1710
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Thomas Osborn in 1710
Market Harborough, Leics, S Dionysius
6
20 2 00
1613
Watts, Hugh I
1613
Known to be 6 by 1613 when Tenor cast by Hugh Watts
1901
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 by Taylor in 1901
Sturminster Marshall, Dorset, S Mary
4
20½ cwt
1400
Medieval
1400
Extant 3, 4 and 6/6 cast by an Unknown Salisbury founder in c1400
1911
Existing 4 augmented to 6 by two trebles, canons removed and all retuned by G&J in 1911
Mancetter, Warks, S Peter
5
20½ cwt
1647
Oldfield, George I
1647
5 by when Tenor cast by George Oldfield in 1647
Wellington, Som, S John Bapt
6
20½ cwt
1630
Purdue, Richard and Roger
1682
Existing 5 believed to have been augmented to 6 by 1682
1748
Existing 6 augmented to 8 and resultant 3, 4 and 8/8 recast by T Wroth in 1748
1630
Tenor of 5 recast and remainder retuned by R & R Purdue in 1630
Heytesbury, Wilts, SS Peter & Paul
5
20 1 20
1460
Kebyll, John
1668
5 by when current 2/6 cast by John Lott II in 1668
1732
6 by 1732 when current 1/6 cast by William Cockey
Wroughton, Wilts, SS John Bapt & Helen
5
20 1 17
1624
Danton, John
1660
Known to be 5 when 1/5 cast by William Purdue III in 1660
1955
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1955 by M&S
Worcester, Worcs, Cathedral
8
20 1 13
1647
Oldfield, George I
1647
Known to be 8 when Tenor cast in 1647 by G Oldfield
1830
Tenor recast 1830 by John Rudhall
Stradbrooke, Suff, All Saints
6
20 1 10
1465
Jordan, Henry
1697
Known to be 6 by 1697 when extant 5/10 cast by Charles Newman
1877
Existing 6 augmented to 8 (cast by Taylor) and rehung by George Day in 1877
1553
Known to be 5 in 1553
Westbury, Wilts, All Saints
5
20 1 07
1616
Purdue, Richard I
1671
Known to have been 5 by 1671 when 1/5 cast by Richard Purdue, assumed with future 5/6 as Tenor
1714
6 by 1714 when Tenor cast by A Rudhall I
Sittingbourne, Kent, S Michael
6
20 1 06
1687
Bartlet, James
1687
Existing 5 recast and augmented to 6 in 1687 by J Bartlett
1884
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Warner in 1884
Little Walsingham, Norf, S Mary & All Saints
5
20 1 01
1691
James Bartlet
1691
5 bells when 4 & 5/5 cast by J Bartlet in 1691
1961
Church and existing 5 badly damaged by fire on 14 July 1961 and bells not restored until 1985-7