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Abergavenny, Mon, S Mary
4
16¾ cwt
1603
Purdue, Roger I
1706
4 by when former 5/8 cast by Abraham Rudhall in 1706
1835
Existing 4 augmented to 5 by William Jefferies in 1835
Adderbury, Oxon, S Mary
6
30 1 03
Unknown
Unknown
1750
Known to be 6 when recast in 1789, shown as from 1750
1789
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 in 1789 by John Briant
Almondsbury, Gloucs, S Mary V
8
21 cwt
1743
Rudhall, Abel
1751
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Abel Rudhall in 1751
1881
6/8 recast by Llewellins & James and canons removed from Tenor in 1881
1743
Existing 5 all recast and augmented to 6 by Abel Rudhall in 1743
Alton, Hants, S Lawrence
6
22 0 26
1742
Lester, Thomas
1742
Existing 5 augmented to 6 with new Tenor and resultant 1/6 recast in 1742 by T Lester
1785
Existing ring recast into 8 by T Janaway in 1785
Alton, Staffs, S Peter
5
11 0 20
1746
Bagley, Henry III
1746
5 cast by H Bagley in 1746
1885
Existing 5 rehung by Taylor in 1885
Ambrosden, Oxon, S Mary V
6
19 3 01
1703
Keene, Richard
1703
Tenor recast by R Keene in 1703
1928
Exiting 6 augmented to 8, Tenor recast and all rehung by Taylor in 1928
1697
6 cast by R Keene in 1697
Amesbury, Wilts, SS Mary & Melor
6
20¼ cwt
1713
Tosier, Clement
1713
6 by 1713 when Tenor cast by C Tosier
1881
Tenor recast in 1881 by Warner
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
Ashburton, Devon, S Andrew
6
22 0 04
1740
Lester, Thomas
1740
6 cast in 1740 by T Lester
1879
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1879 by William Blews
Ashby de la Zouch, Leics, S Helen
6
14 3 02
1571
Unknown
1741
Existing 5 augmented to 6 by Thomas Eayre I in 1741
1814
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1814 by John Briant
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
Ashton under Lyne, Gtr Man, S Michael & All Angels
6
20 cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1679
Original 4 augmented to 6 in 1679 by an unknown founder
1779
Original 6 recast and augmented to 8 by T Rudhall in 1779
Axbridge, Som, S John Bapt
6
19 3 04
1725
Bilbie, Thomas I
1725
Tenor recast by T Bilbie in 1725
1850
Tenor recast by C&G Mears in 1850
1723
Existing 5 recast and augmented to 6 by T Bilbie in 1723
Aylesbury, Bucks, S Mary
6
22 cwt
1623
Unknown
1714
Known to be 6 by 1714 (although possibly from 1633)
1773
Existing 6 recast or exchanged and augmented to 8 in 1773 by P&C
Baldock, Herts, S Mary V
6
28 0 00
1711
Waylett, John
1711
Tenor recast in 1711 by J Waylett
1882
Existing 6 augmented to 8, resultant 3, 4, 6 & 7/8 recast, canons removed from Tenor and all rehung by Taylor in 1882
1685
1 & 4/6 cast by James Bartlett in 1685
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
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
Banbury, Oxon, S Mary
6
21 2 01
1667
Bagley, Henry I
1753
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1753 by Matthew Bagley
1820
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1820 by J Briant
1667
Known to be 5 when Tenor cast in 1667 by H Bagley
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
Banwell, Som, S Andrew
6
24 1 19
1734
Bilbie, Thomas I
1734
Existing 6 recast by T Bilbie in 1734
1902
Existing 6 rehung and canons removed by J Barwell in 1902
1706
Tenor recast by Edward Bilbie in 1706
Barking, Gtr Lon, S Margaret
8
21 cwt
1746
Catlin, Robert
1746
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 by Robert Catlin in 1746
1871
Tenor recast by Warner in 1871
Barnet, Gtr Lon, S John Bapt
5
12 cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1656
Known to be 5 in 1656
1811
Existing 5 recast and augmented to 6 by T Mears in 1811
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
Battle, E Sussex, S Mary
8
22 cwt
1739
Lester, Thomas
1739
8 cast by Thomas Lester in 1739
1825
Tenor recast by T Mears in 1825
Beaconsfield, Bucks, S Mary & All Saints
5
15 2 15
1722
Bagley, Henry III
1722
Existing 5 recast by H Bagley in 1722
1794
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1794 by Thomas Mears
Beaminster, Dorset, S Mary
5
30 cwt
1760
Rock, Richard
1760
Tenor recast by Richard Rock in 1760
1765
Existing 5 recast and remodelled into 8 by Thomas I, Thomas II and Abraham Bilbie in 1765
1699
Known to be 5 when Lewis Cockey recast Tenor in 1699
Bedale, N Yorks, S Gregory
6
20 cwt
1350
Stafford, Johannes de
1755
Existing 5 augmented to 6 by Edward Seller II in 1755
1873
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Warner in 1873
1664
5 by 1664
Bedford, Beds, S Paul
8
26 3 07
1744
Lester, Thomas
1744
Existing 5 recast and augmented to 8 by T Lester in 1744
1896
Existing 8 augmented to 10 and resultant 5, 8 & 10/10 recast by Taylor in 1896
Berwick upon Tweed, Northumb, Town Hall
8
20 1 26
1754
Lester & Pack
1754
8 cast in 1754 by L&P
1999
Existing 8 restored by replacing 5-7/8 and retuning remainder (by Taylor) in 1999 by Hayward Mills
Beverley, E Yorks, Minster Ch of SS John & Martin
8
21 0 20
1400
B…,I…
1747
Known to be 8 by 1747 when 1 & 2/8 cast by Thomas Lester
1901
Old 8 recast / replaced and augmented to 10 from 1896 to 1901 by Taylor
1552
Known to have been 6 in 1552
Beverley, E Yorks, S Mary
6
19 0 00
1700
Smith, Samuel
1700
1 & 6/6 cast by S Smith in 1700
1884
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Gillett & Bland in 1884
Biddenden, Kent, All Saints
6
23¼ cwt
1712
Phelps, Richard
1712
Known to be 6 by when 1 & 6/6 cast by Richard Phelps in 1712
1784
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Robert Patrick in 1784
Birmingham, W Mids, Cathedral
10
29 0 18
1751
Lester, Thomas
1751
Existing 10 recast in 1750/1 by Thomas Lester
1772
5 & 10/10 recast in 1772 by P&C
1731
Existing 8 known to have become 10 when scrapped in 1750. MAS estimate at 1731 per CJP B'ham inventory
Birmingham, W Mids, S Martin
10
35 0 08
1758
Lester & Pack
1758
Existing 8 recast, remodelled and augmented to 10 in 1758 by L&P
1771
Existing 10 augmented to 12 in 1771 by Pack & Chapman
1706
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1706 by Joseph Smith
Birmingham, W Mids, SS Peter & Paul, Aston
5
18 cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1552
Known to be 5 by 1552 until 1776 with Tenor approx 18 cwt
1776
Existing 5 recast into 8 in 1775/6 by P&C
Blackburn, Lancs, Cathedral
6
13 2 16
1747
Rudhall, Abel
1747
Tenor recast by Abel Rudhall in 1747
1851
Existing 6 augmented to 10 by C & G Mears in 1851
1737
Existing 5 recast and augmented to 6 by Abel Rudhall in 1737
Blandford Forum, Dorset, SS Peter & Paul
8
19 3 25
1750
Catlin, Robert
1750
8 cast by Robert Catlin in 1750
1882
Existing 8 recast by Taylor in 1882
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
Bocking, Essex, S Mary
6
20 0 08
1682
Bartlet, James
1682
6 by 1682 when John Darbie cast extant 5 & 6/10
1856
5 & 6 recast in 1856 by C&G Mears 1856
Boston, Lincs, S Botolph
8
20 2 22
1657
Oldfield, George I
1710
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Thomas Osborn in 1710
1867
Tenor recast in 1867 by A L J Van Aerschodt
1657
6 by when Tenor cast by G Oldfield I in 1657
Bottesford, Leics, S Mary V
5
23 cwt
1715
Unknown
1715
Known to be 5 by when Tenor recast by an unknown founder in 1715
1791
Existing 5 augmented to 6 and Tenor recast by G Hedderly in 1791
Boxford, Suff, S Mary
8
21 2 20
1718
Thornton, John
1718
Known to be 8 by when Tenor cast by John Thornton in 1718 (8 by 1714)
1997
1 & 2/8 recast, remainder retuned and all rehung by Taylor in 1996/7
Bradford on Avon, Wilts, Holy Trinity
8
31 cwt
1703
Rudhall, Abraham I
1735
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by William Cockey in 1735
1761
Tenor recast by T Bilbie in 1761
1703
6 by when Tenor cast by A Rudhall in c1703
Bradninch, Devon, S Disen
6
20½ cwt
1748
Bilbie, Thomas I
1748
6 cast in 1748 by T Bilbie
1881
Rehung and restored Hoper & Stokes 1881
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
Braintree, Essex, S Michael
6
20 2 04
1682
Unknown
1754
Known to be 6 by 1754
1858
Existing 6 all recast and remodelled by scrapping Tenor and adding Treble by G Mears in 1858
1738
Known to be 5 by 1738
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
Brent Knoll, Som, S Michael
5
18¼ cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1635
Believed to have been 5 when extant 2/6 cast in 1635 by Roger Purdue
1778
Tenor recast in 1778 by W Bilbie
Brewood, Staffs, SS Mary & Chad
5
13 3 16
1350
Lichfield, Michael de
1692
Existing 4 augmented to 5 by Henry Bagley II in 1692
1761
Existing 5 augmented to 6 by Lester & Pack in 1761
1575
Former 1/4 cast by Thomas Newcombe in latter half of 16C
Bridgwater, Som, S Mary
8
21 1 21
1721
Rudhall, Abraham II
1745
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1745 by Thomas Bayley
1838
Tenor recast by T Mears in 1838
1721
Known to be 6 by 1721 when 4-6/6 recast by Abraham Rudhall II
Bridport, Dorset, S Mary
5
19½ cwt
1727
Bilbie, Thomas I
1727
5 when Tenor cast in 1727 by T Bilbie
1843
Existing 5 augmented to 6 and Tenor recast by T Mears in 1843
Bristol, Bristol, Cathedral, Central Tower
5
20 cwt
1670
Purdue, Roger II
1670
Tenor of exiting 5 recast in 1670 by R Purdue
1802
Existing 5 reduced to 4 when 4/5 sold in in 1802
1553
Existing 9 reduced to 5 in 1553
Bristol, Bristol, Christ Church
10
20 cwt
1716
Rudhall, Abraham I
1727
Existing 8 augmented to 10 in 1727/8 by Abraham Rudhall II
1716
8 installed in 1716 by Abraham Rudhall
Bristol, Bristol, Priory Ch of S James
8
25 1 14
1755
Rudhall, Abel
1755
8 installed in 1755 by Abel Rudhall
1839
Tenor recast by T Mears in 1839
1700
Known to be 6 when Tenor cast by Abraham Rudhall in 1700
Bristol, Bristol, S Mary V, Henbury
6
21 cwt
1717
Evans, Evan
1717
6 installed in 1717 by Evan Evans
1897
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Taylor in 1897
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
Bristol, Bristol, S Stephen
8
20 2 06
1759
Rudhall, Abel
1759
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 in 1759 by Abel Rudhall
1891
Existing 8 augmented to 10 in 1891 by Llewellins & James
1714
Believed ring of 6 with Tenor cast by A Rudhall I in 1714
Bristol, Bristol, S Thomas M
8
29 cwt
1666
Purdue, Roger II and Covey, William
1756
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Thomas Bilbie in 1756
1894
Tenor recast, remainder turned and all new fittings supplied in 1894 by Llewellins & James
1743
Believed to be 6 by 1743 when extant 3/8 cast by T Bilbie I
Bristol, Bristol, Temple Church
8
20 1 20
1721
Bilbie, Thomas I
1726
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1726 by T Bilbie
1887
5-8/8 recast and all rehung by Taylor in 1887
1721
5 & 6/6 recast in 1721 by T Bilbie
Bromham, Beds, S Owen
6
14 2 12
1686
Chandler, Richard III
1739
Existing 4 augmented to 6 in 1739 by Thomas and William Russell
1903
Existing 1 & 6/6 recast in 1903 by Taylor
1686
Assumed 4 by 1686 when known 1 and 4/4 cast by R Chandler III
Bruton, Som, S Mary V
6
20 cwt
1400
Medieval
1752
Known to be 6 by 1752 when extant 1/6 cast by Thomas Bilbie I
1810
Tenor recast in 1810 by James Wells
1649
5 by 1649 when 1/5 added by Robert Austen
Buckingham, Bucks, SS Peter & Paul
6
27 2 07
1751
Lester, Thomas
1751
Existing 5 recast and augmented to 6 by T Lester in 1751
1776
Existing 6 destroyed when tower collapsed on 26th March 1776
1700
5 known to have been recast in 1751 so shown as existing possibly by 1700
Burton upon Trent, Staffs, S Modwen
8
20 3 03
1726
Rudhall, Abraham II
1726
Existing 5 recast and augmented to 8 by A Rudhall in 1726
1903
Existing 8 all retuned, rehung and canons removed by Taylor in 1903
Bury St Edmunds, Suff, S Mary
8
25 0 16
1734
Phelps, Richard
1734
8 cast in 1734 by Richard Phelps
1975
Existing 8 retuned, canons removed and hung for chiming only in 1975 by Taylor
Camberwell, Gtr Lon, S Giles
8
7½ cwt
1717
Phelps, Richard
1734
Existing 6 known to be 8 by 1734
1841
Church and existing 8 damaged by fire 7 Feb 1841
1717
Believed 6 cast by R Phelps in 1717
Cambridge, Cambs, S Mary the Great
10
26 0 19
1722
Phelps, Richard
1722
Existing 8 recast and augmented to 10 in 1722/3 by Richard Phelps
1770
Tenor recast in 1770 by P&C
1667
Existing 6 augmented to 8 and resultant 5 & 6/8 recast by an unknown founder in 1667
Canterbury, Kent, Cathedral
8
28½ cwt
1727
Knight, Samuel
1727
Existing 6 replaced and augmented to 8 by S Knight in 1727
1778
Tenor recast by P&C in 1778
1635
First change ringing peal exists as ring of 6 in Arundel Tower, completed by Joseph Hatch in 1635
Cardiff, Cardiff, S John Bapt
6
18 2 04
1708
Rudhall, Abraham I
1708
6 by 1708 when Tenor cast by A Rudhall
1814
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1814 by T Mears
Cardington, Beds, S Mary
5
23 3 09
1600
Unknown
1750
Known to be 5 prior to 1772 so shown as possibly from 1750
1772
Existing 5 recast and augmented to 6 by P&C in 1772
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
Cheddar, Som, S Andrew
5
23 cwt
1759
Bilbie, Thomas I
1759
Tenor recast by T Bilbie in 1759
1884
Existing 5 augmented to 6 by Llewellins & James in 1884
1650
Known to be 5 by 1650 when it is believed Tenor cast by Robert Austen
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
Chertsey, Surrey, S Peter
6
21 2 07
1670
Eldridge, William
1730
Existing 5 augmented to 6 by Richard Phelps in 1730
1859
Existing 6 augmented to 8 and Tenor recast by G Mears in 1859
1670
5 by when Tenor cast by W Eldridge in 1670
Chester, Ches, Cathedral
5
29 cwt
1738
Knight, Samuel
1738
Tenor recast by S Knight in 1738
1867
Existing 5 augmented to 8 and Tenor recast by Warner in 1867
1606
2-5/5 recast again by Henry Oldfield II 1606
Chesterfield, Derbys, S Mary & All Saints
8
24 cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1718
Existing 7 augmented to 8 in 1718
1819
Existing 8 bells recast and augmented to 10 by T Mears in 1819
1700
Existing 6 augmented to 7 in 1700
Chew Magna, Som, S Andrew
6
31 3 04
1735
Bilbie, Thomas I
1735
Existing 5 recast and augmented to 6 by Thomas Bilbie in 1735
1897
3-6/6 recast by M&S and all rehung by Thomas Blackbourn in 1897
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
Chilcompton, Som, S John Bapt
6
20 cwt
1630
Purdue, Roger I
1732
Existing 5 augmented to 6 by T Bilbie in 1732
1821
5 & 6/6 recast by T Mears in 1821
1630
Complete 5 cast by R Purdue in 1630 to replace existing bells
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
Christchurch, Dorset, Priory
8
28 cwt
1730
Rudhall, Abraham II
1755
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1755 by Abel Rudhall
1885
3/8 recast, all rehung in frame for 10 and canons removed by Taylor in 1885
1730
5 and 6/6 recast by Abraham Rudhall in 1730
Chulmleigh, Devon, S Mary Magd
6
23 0 26
1718
Evans, Evan II & William
1718
6 cast in 1718 by Evan Evans
1924
Augmented to 8 G&J 1924
Churchill, Som, S John Bapt
5
20 0 24
1450
Medieval
1722
5 medieval bells known to exist by 1722
1812
Ring Remodelled by scrapping Tenor (making existing 4/5 new tenor), adding a new resultant 1/5 and recasting resultant 2/5 by T Mears in 1812
Cirencester, Gloucs, S John Bapt
12
25½ cwt
1736
Rudhall, Abel
1736
Tenor recast by Abel Rudhall in 1736
1870
All rehung in 1870 and canons removed from Tenor
1722
Existing 10 augmented to 12 in 1722 by Abraham Rudhall II
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
Clerkenwell, Gtr Lon, S James
5
12 cwt
1300
…., William
1708
Known to have been 5 by 1708
1780
Known to have been 6 by 1788 when former church demolished
1681
4 by 1681 when James Bartlett cast 1/4
Coggeshall, Essex, S Peter ad Vincula
6
20 cwt
1692
Bartlet, James
1692
Tenor recast by J Bartlett in 1692
1876
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Warner in 1876
1681
Existing bells recast and augmented to 6 in 1681 by M Graye III
Colston Bassett, Notts, S John Div
5
20 0 00
1550
Quernbie, Robert
1606
5 by 1606 when extant 4/8 cast by Henry Oldfield II
1892
Tenor recast and all rehung by Taylor in 1892
Colyton, Devon, S Andrew
5
26 cwt
1711
Pennington
1711
Tenor recast by Pennington in 1711
1772
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1772 by T Bilbie
1667
5 by when former 2/6 cast in 1667
Congresbury, Som, S Andrew
6
35½ cwt
1754
Bilbie, Thomas I
1754
Known to be 6 by 1754 when 1 & 6/6 cast by T Bilbie
1903
Existing 6 rehung and canons removed by Llewellins & James in 1903
1621
Known to have been 4 in existence when 4/4 cast by Roger Purdue I in 1621
Cork, Eire, Cathedral
8
29 0 05
1751
Rudhall, Abel
1751
8 cast in 1751 by Abel Rudhall
1903
1-3/8 recast, rest retuned and all canons removed in 1903 by Taylor
Cork, Eire, S Ann, Shandon
8
27 3 08
1750
Rudhall, Abel
1750
8 cast in 1750 by Abel Rudhall
1908
1,2 & 8/8 recast in 1908 by Taylor
Corsham, Wilts, S Bartholomew
6
23 2 26
1757
Bilbie, Thomas I
1758
6 by 1758 when extant 1,3 & 4/6 cast by T Bilbie (Tenor cast in 1757)
1902
2 & 5/6 recast and canons removed in 1902 by Thomas Blackbourn (as The Friary Works Ltd)
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
Coventry, W Mids, Holy Trinity
6
20 cwt
1625
Watts, Hugh II
1658
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1658 (probably by Bryan Eldridge)
1776
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 in 1776 by P&C
Cranbrook, Kent, S Dunstan
8
23 cwt
1718
Phelps, Richard
1718
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 by R Phelps in 1718
1801
All 8 recast by T Mears in 1801
1715
Existing 5 recast and augmented to 6 by R Phelps
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
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
Croydon, Gtr Lon, Minster Ch of S John Bapt
8
22 cwt
1738
Lester, Thomas
1739
8 installed by T Lester in 1738/9
1836
Tenor recast by T Mears in 1836
Cullompton, Devon, S Andrew
6
20 2 23
1746
Bilbie, Thomas I
1746
Assumed that existing 7 had been reduced to 6 when existing 3-6/6 recast by T Bilbie in 1746
1770
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Abraham Bilbie in 1770
1553
Existing 8 reduced to 7 in 1553
Dedham, Essex, S Mary V
8
20 cwt
1717
Thornton, John
1754
8 by when 1-5/8 cast in 1754 by Thomas Gardiner
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
Deptford, Gtr Lon, S Nicholas
8
20 1 14
1701
Newton, Samuel & Hadley, Isaac
1701
Existing ring recast into 8 by Newton & Hadley in 1701
1780
Tenor recast by Chapman and Mears in 1780
Devizes, Wilts, S John
8
20 0 17
1677
Purdue, Roger II and Covey, William
1747
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by James Burrough in 1747
1905
7/8 recast, all retuned and rehung by Taylor in 1905
1677
Existing 4 remodelled and augmented to 6 with new Treble and Tenor and resultant 5/6 recast by R Purdue II and W Covey in 1677
Diss, Norf, S Mary
8
15 0 06
Unknown
Unknown
1741
Known to have been 8 by 1741
1832
Existing 8 recast by W Dobson in 1832
Ditcheat, Som, S Mary Magd
6
17 0 03
1450
Medieval
1750
Existing 5 augmented to 6 by William Cockey in 1750
1921
Existing 6 recast, augmented to 8 and all rehung by Taylor in 1920/21
1685
Known to be 5 by 1685 when Thomas Purdue recast 1/5
Doncaster, S Yorks, Minster Ch of S George
8
29 cwt
1721
Hedderly, Daniel
1749
Tenor and 5 others retuned and 4 rehung by James Harrison in 1749
1834
1-6 & 8/8 recast in 1834 by T Mears
1721
Original 5 cast in 1720 by D Hedderly recast and augmented to 8 in 1721 by D Hedderly
Dorchester, Dorset, S Peter
8
21¼ cwt
1734
Bilbie, Thomas I
1734
Existing 5 recast and augmented to 8 by T Bilbie in 1734
1889
4, 6 & 7/8 recast, canons removed from remainder and all rehung by Warner in 1889
Dorking, Surrey, S Martin
8
22 0 07
1746
Catlin, Robert
1746
Known to be 8 when Tenor recast by R Catlin in 1746
1998
Existing 8 replaced with lighter 10 cast by Taylor in 1998
Doulting, Som, S Aldhelm
6
18 2 19
1450
Medieval
1704
Known to be 6 by 1704 when extant 1/6 cast by Thomas Purdue
1828
Tenor recast in 1828 by J Taylor of Buckland Brewer
Downton, Wilts, S Lawrence
5
19¾ cwt
1731
Tosier, William
1731
5 by when Tenor cast in 1731 by W Tosier
1856
Existing 5 augmented to 6, resultant 5/6 recast and canons removed by C & G Mears in 1856
Dublin, Eire, Christ Church Cathedral
8
25 0 05
1738
Rudhall, Abel
1738
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 in 1738 by Abel Rudhall
1877
Existing 8 re modelled and augmented to 10 by addition of a Treble and Tenor in 1877 by John Murphy
1670
6 cast by Roger Purdue and William and Tobias Covey in 1670
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
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
Dunster, Som, S George
8
20½ cwt
1704
Stadler, John
1704
Tenor recast by John Stadler in 1704 with known increased weight
1766
1 & 8/8 recast by Thomas Bayley in 1766
1670
Known to be 8 by 1670
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
East Bergholt, Suff, S Mary V
5
27 cwt
1727
Stephens, John
1727
Tenor recast by John Stephens in 1727
1887
1/5 recast (by Warner) canons removed and all rehung by George Day in 1887
1621
Tenor recast by unknown founder in 1621
East Dereham, Norf, S Nicholas
8
23 1 17
1753
Lester & Pack
1753
Existing 6 recast into 8 by L&P in 1753
1957
Tenor recast and all retuned and rehung by Taylor in 1957
1717
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1717 by an unknown founder
East Grinstead, W Sussex, S Swithun
6
23¾ cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1724
Known to be 6 by 1724
1785
Existing 6 destroyed when Tower collapsed in 1785
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
East Pennard, Som, All Saints
5
26 2 13
1740
Bilbie, Thomas I
1740
Existing 5 remodelled by recasting the former 1 & 2/5 into resultant 4 & 5/5 by T Bilbie I in 1740
1972
Existing 5 all retuned, rehung and canons removed from 4 & 5/5 by Taylor in 1972
1649
Known to be 5 by 1649 when Robert Austen I recast 3 & 5/5
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
Edington, Wilts, S Katherine & All Saints
6
25 0 06
1723
Rudhall, Abraham II
1723
6 by when Tenor cast by A Rudhall in 1723
1968
Existing 6 all retuned, augmented to 10, resultant 6/10 recast and canons removed by Taylor in 1967/8
Edlesborough, Bucks, S Mary V
5
28 cwt
1740
Unknown
1740
Tenor recast in 1740 by unknown founder
1828
Existing 5 destroyed by fire in March 1828 and replaced by lighter 6 cast by T Mears the same year
1637
Known to be 5 by 1637
Elham, Kent, S Mary V
5
20 0 14
1659
Wilnar, John
1670
Former 5 existing bells replaced with a ring of 5 from Sandwich cast in 1659 by John Wilnar in c1670
1763
Existing 5 recast and augmented to 8 by L&P in 1763
Ellesmere, Shrops, S Mary
8
20½ cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1727
Assumed 8 by 1727 cast by Abraham Rudhall II
1799
Tenor recast by John Rudhall in 1799
Evercreech, Som, S Peter
6
20 cwt
1746
Bilbie, Thomas I
1746
3 & 6/6 recast by Thomas Bilbie in 1746
1906
Existing 6 augmented to 8, all rehung and canons removed in 1906 by Llewellins & James
1719
Existing 5 augmented to 6 and resultant 2/6 recast by William Cockey in 1718/9
Evesham, Worcs, The Bell Tower
8
29 0 13
1631
Oldfield, George I
1741
Existing 6 augmented to 8 and resultant 3-7/8 recast in 1741 by Abel Rudhall
1821
Tenor recast in 1821 by T Mears
1664
Known to be 6 by 1664
Exeter, Devon, Cathedral
10
62 2 11
1729
Evans, William
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
1902
6 & 10/10 recast and remainder retuned and all rehung by Taylor in 1902
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
Fakenham, Norf, SS Peter & Paul
8
20 cwt
1678
Norris, Thomas
1746
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1746 by Thomas Lester
1925
5/8 recast, canons removed and all rehung by Alfred Bowell in 1925
1716
Known to be 6 by 1716
Farnham, Surrey, S Andrew
8
20 cwt
1723
Phelps, Richard
1723
8 cast by Richard Phelps in 1723
1830
Tenor recast by T Mears in 1830
Faversham , Kent, S Mary
8
17½ cwt
1748
Catlin, Robert
1748
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 by R Catlin in 1748
1872
Tenor recast in 1872 by M&S
1610
Tenor recast and possible that ring re modelled to 6 by Joseph Hatch in 1610
Finedon, Northants, S Mary V
6
18 3 05
1613
Unknown
1688
6 by 1688 when former 1/6 dated
1825
Existing 6 recast by W & J Taylor in 1825
Folkestone, Kent, S Mary V
6
23 cwt
1724
Waylett, John
1724
Known to be 6 by when Tenor cast in 1724 by J Waylett
1778
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 by P&C in 1778
Frome, Som, S John Bapt
8
28½ cwt
1662
Lott, John
1724
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1724 by William Cockey
1937
Existing 8 rehung and canons removed from 7 & 8/8 by G&J in 1937
1684
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1684 probably by Lewis Cockey
Gillingham, Dorset, S Mary V
6
25½ cwt
1726
Cockey, William
1726
Original 5 recast and augmented to 6 by William Cockey in 1726
1898
Existing 6 augmented to 8, resultant 6/8 recast and canons removed by M&S in 1898
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
Gloucester, Gloucs, Cathedral
8
25 cwt
1736
Rudhall, Abel
1736
Tenor recast in 1736 by Abel Rudhall
1892
Existing 8 restored and canons removed by Taylor in 1892
1692
8 by when Tenor cast by A Rudhall in 1692
Gloucester, Gloucs, S Michael
6
20 cwt
1667
Keene, Richard
1667
6 cast by R Keene in 1667
1872
Tenor recast by Warner in 1872
Godalming, Surrey, SS Peter & Paul
6
23 3 11
1746
Lester, Thomas
1746
6 by 1746 when Tenor cast by T Lester
1792
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1792 by Thomas Mears
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
Goudhurst, Kent, S Mary V
6
25½ cwt
1707
Phelps, Richard
1707
Existing 6 recast by R Phelps in 1707
1775
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Pack & Chapman in 1775
Grantham, Lincs, S Wulfram
8
30 cwt
1752
Eayre, Thomas I
1752
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 by T Eayre in 1752
1775
Existing 8 augmented to 10 and resultant 3, 9 & 10/10 recast by P&C in 1775
1652
Known that bell given in 1652 to use to augment to 6
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
Great Budworth, Ches, S Mary & All Saints
8
22¼ cwt
1760
Rudhall, Thomas
1760
Tenor recast by Thomas Rudhall in 1760
1887
All rehung and canons removed in 1887 by Llewellins & James
1733
Existing 4 bells recast, remodelled and augmented to 8 by A Rudhall in 1733
Great Dunmow, Essex, S Mary V
6
22¼ cwt
1741
Lester, Thomas
1741
Tenor recast in 1741 by T Lester
1879
Tenor recast by M&S in 1879
1671
Assumed to have been 6 by 1671
Great Malvern, Worcs, Priory
6
14½ cwt
1611
Worcester Foundry
1707
Known to be 6 when Abraham Rudhall I cast resultant 1-3/6 in 1706/7
1887
Existing 6 remodelled and augmented to 8 by addition of Treble and Tenor, resultant 5/8 recast and all rehung in 1887 by Taylor
1636
Known to be 5 by 1636
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
Great Tew, Oxon, S Michael & All Angels
8
23 0 14
1709
Rudhall, Abraham I
1709
8 cast in 1709 by A Rudhall
1924
Existing 8 all rehung and canons removed by M&S in 1924
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
Great Yarmouth, Norf, Minster Ch of S Nicholas
8
25 1 00
1660
Unknown
1726
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1726 by John Stephens
1807
Existing 8 all recast and augmented to 10 in 1807 by T Mears
1670
Known to be 6 by 1670
Greenwich, Gtr Lon, S Alfege
10
24 cwt
1731
Phelps, Richard
1734
Existing 8 augmented to 10 by R Phelps n 1734
1824
Tenor recast in 1824 by T Mears
1731
8 installed by R Phelps in 1731
Guildford, Surrey, S Nicolas
8
12 2 14
1725
Phelps, Richard
1734
Existing 7 augmented to 8 in 1734 by R Phelps
1874
Church and Tower taken down in 1874
1726
Existing 5 increased by two bells in 1726 by R Phelps
Hackney, Gtr Lon, S John, S John at Hackney
8
26 cwt
1743
Catlin, Robert
1743
Original 6 recast and augmented to 8 by R Catlin in 1743
1786
Existing 8 recast by Robert Patrick in 1786
1677
Known to have been 6 in 1677 believed to have all been cast by J Bartlett but no information as to Tenor weight
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
Halifax, W Yorks, Minster Ch of S John Bapt
8
22 1 17
1691
Smith, Samuel
1722
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1722
1787
Existing 8 all recast in 1787 by W& T Mears
1720
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1720
Harlestone, Northants, S Andrew
6
20½ cwt
1719
Rudhall, Abraham II
1719
6 by when Tenor cast in 1719 by A Rudhall
1938
Existing 6 rehung by M&S in 1938
Harrow on the Hill, Gtr Lon, S Mary
6
23 3 09
1759
Lester & Pack
1759
6 when Tenor recast by L&P in 1759
1779
Existing 6 Augmented to 8 and resultant 4/8 recast by L&P in 1779
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
Hawkhurst, Kent, S Laurence
6
20 0 16
1617
Hatch, Joseph
1734
Existing 5 augmented to 6 by Richard Phelps in 1734
1824
Tenor recast by T Mears in 1824
1617
3 & 5/5 cast by J Hatch in 1617
Headcorn, Kent, SS Peter & Paul
6
21¼ cwt
1732
Knight, Samuel
1732
Known to be 6 by when 1 & 6/6 cast by Samuel Knight in 1732
1766
Existing 6 augmented to 8 and rehung by Lester & Pack in 1766
Heckington, Lincs, S Andrew
5
20 cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1651
Known to be 5 by when 1, 2 & 4/5 cast in 1651, probably by Oldfield
1773
Known to be 6 by 1773 when 1/6 recast by Henry Harrison
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
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
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
Hexham, Northumb, Abbey
8
21¼ cwt
1742
Lester, Thomas
1742
Existing 6 cast into 8 by Thomas Lester in 1742
1924
Tenor recast in 1924 by M&S
Heytesbury, Wilts, SS Peter & Paul
6
20 1 20
1460
Kebyll, John
1732
6 by 1732 when current 1/6 cast by William Cockey
1929
Existing 6 rehung and retuned by M&S in 1929
1668
5 by when current 2/6 cast by John Lott II in 1668
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
High Wycombe, Bucks, All Saints
8
28 cwt
1711
Phelps, Richard
1711
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 by R Phelps in 1711
1788
Existing 8 augmented to 10 in 1788 by John Briant
1683
6 by when Tenor cast by unknown founder in 1683
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
Hillingdon, Gtr Lon, S John Bapt
8
20 cwt
1590
Wright, Lawrence
1731
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1731 by Richard Phelps
1776
Existing 8 recast by P&C in 1776
1590
5 in 1590 when Tenor cast by L Wright
Hinckley, Leics, S Mary V
5
18½ cwt
1617
Watts, Hugh II
1617
Believed 5 cast in 1617 by H Watts
1777
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1777 by an unknown founder
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
Honiton, Devon, S Michael, Old Church
5
22½ cwt
1749
Bilbie, Thomas I
1749
5 in existence when 1 & 5/5 cast in 1749 by T Bilbie
1901
Augmented to 6 1901 by M&S
Horsham, W Sussex, S Mary V
8
23 3 00
1752
Lester, Thomas
1752
Existing 6 recast and remodelled to augment to 8 in 1752 by T Lester
1838
Tenor recast in 1838 by T Mears
1703
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1703 by unknown founder
Humberstone, Leics, S Mary
5
13 cwt
1726
Eayre, Thomas I
1726
Assumed 5 bells by when T Eayre cast 5/5 in 1726
1876
Existing 5 augmented to 6 by addition of Tenor in 1876 by Taylor
Huntspill, Som, S Peter & All Hallows
5
18½ cwt
1704
Rudhall, Abraham I
1704
Tenor recast by Abraham Rudhall in 1704
1877
Existing 5 augmented to 6, resultant 2-4/6 recast and canons removed from 5 & 6/6 by Taylor in 1877
1703
Tenor of 5 recast by Thomas Wroth in 1703
Ilminster, Som, BVM
5
25 2 18
1732
Bilbie, Thomas I
1732
Tenor recast by T Bilbie in 1732
1861
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1861 by Warner
1611
Believed to be 5 by 1611 when 1/5 recast by George Purdue
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
Kempston, Beds, All Saints
5
17¾ cwt
1603
Watts, Hugh I
1617
Known to be 5 by 1617 when 1/5 cast
1893
Existing 5 augmented to 6, resultant 2, 4 & 5/6 recast and MASp canons removed from 3 & 6/6 by Taylor in 1893
Kendal, Cumb, Holy Trinity
6
35 cwt
1717
Smith, Samuel II
1717
Tenor recast by Samuel Smith in 1717
1774
Existing 6 remodelled by recasting existing 1-3 & 6/6 into 1-6/8 leaving former 4 & 5/6 as new 7 & 8/8 by Pack & Chapman in 1774
1711
Tenor recast by A Rudhall in 1711
Kettering, Northants, SS Peter & Paul
8
24 2 00
1718
Eayre, Thomas I
1718
Tenor recast by T Eayre in 1718
1832
Tenor of 8 recast by W & J Taylor in 1832
1714
Existing 5 recast into 8 by R Sanders in 1714
Keynsham, Som, S John Bapt
8
26 cwt
1669
Purdue, William III & Roger II
1731
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1731 by Thomas Bilbie
1910
Existing 8 all rehung with new fittings by Llewellins & James in 1910 when canons removed
1669
6 by when Tenor cast by W & R Purdue in 1669
Kidderminster, Worcs, S Mary & All Saints
8
26 cwt
1754
Rudhall, Abel
1754
8 installed by Abel Rudhall in 1754
1779
Tenor recast in 1779 by Thomas Rudhall
Kidlington, Oxon, S Mary V
6
23¾ cwt
1708
Rudhall, Abraham I
1708
Known to be 6 when Tenor cast in 1708 by A Rudhall
1897
Existing 6 augmented to 8 and resultant 3, 4 & 6/8 recast (by M&S), canons removed from Tenor and all rehung by Webb & Bennett in 1897
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
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
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
Kingston upon Hull, E Yorks, Minster Ch of the Holy Trinity
8
21 cwt
1727
Penn, Henry
1727
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 by Henry Penn in 1727
1821
Tenor recast in 1821 by J Harrison
1710
Known to have been 6 by 1710
Kingston upon Thames, Gtr Lon, All Saints
10
25 cwt
1748
Catlin, Robert
1748
Existing 8 recast and augmented to 10 by R Catlin in 1748
1830
Tenor recast by T Mears in 1830
1681
Ring of 8 cast
Kirkham, Lancs, S Michael
6
13 cwt
1760
Rudhall, Abel
1760
6 (or possibly 5) known to have existed in 18C
1846
Former 6 recast and augmented to 8 by C&G Mears in 1846
Lambourn, Berks, S Michael & All Angels
8
21½ cwt
1637
Purdue, Roger I
1742
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1742 by Henry Bagley III
1892
Existing 8 all rehung and canons removed by Warner in 1892
1639
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1639 possibly by John Wiseman
Lancaster, Lancs, Priory
8
22 1 14
1744
Rudhall, Abel
1755
Existing 8 rehung when rebuilt Tower completed in 1755
1886
Existing 8 recast, remodelled by addition of Tenor and rehung by Taylor in 1885/6
1753
Existing 8 removed in 1753 while Tower rebuilt
Lavenham, Suff, SS Peter & Paul
6
21 0 09
1625
Graye, Miles I
1702
Existing 5 augmented to 6 and resultant 3/6 recast by Henry Pleasant in 1702
1811
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by W Dobson in 1811
1625
5 by when Tenor cast by Miles Graye I in 1625
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
Ledbury, Herefs, S Michael & All Angels
8
23 2 17
1736
Rudhall, Abel
1736
Tenor recast by Abel Rudhall in 1736
1897
Exiting 8 rehung and canons removed by Greenleaf in 1897
1690
8 cast in 1690 by A Rudhall
Leeds, W Yorks, Minster Ch of St Peter
8
10 cwt
Unknown
Unknown
1742
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1742 and believed to be much lighter than replacement 10
1797
Existing 8 remodelled, recast and augmented to 10 by T Mears in 1797
Leicester, Leics, Cathedral
6
21 0 00
1704
Noone, William
1704
Tenor recast by William Noone in 1704
1781
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 by E Arnold in 1781
1657
Existing 5 remodelled into 6 by recasting former 1 & 5/5 into new 4-6/6 by G Oldfield in 1657
Leicester, Leics, S Margaret
10
28 3 11
1633
Watts, Hugh II
1738
Existing 8 augmented to 10 (and resultant 3 & 4/10 recast) by Thomas Eayre in 1738
1921
Existing 10 all recast and augmented to 12 by Taylor in 1921
1711
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Abraham Rudhall in 1711
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
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