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York, N Yorks, Cath & Metropolitical Ch of S Peter
12
50 0 00
1849
Mears, C & G
1849
Tenor recast by C&G Mears in 1849
1913
Existing 12 all retuned, canons removed and rehung by Warner in 1913
1844
Single bell cast in 1841 by T Mears became resultant 12/12 when T Mears cast 1-11/12 to augment to 12 in 1844
Southwark, Gtr Lon, Cathedral
12
48 1 18
1735
Knight, Samuel
1735
Existing 8 recast and augmented to 12 by Samuel Knight in 1735
1911
Tenor recast and new fittings supplied by M&S in 1911
1673
Believed to be a complete ring of 8 by 1673
London, London, S Michael, Cornhill
12
41¼ cwt
1795
Mears, Thomas I
1795
Tenor recast in 1795 by T Mears
1910
11/12 recast and canons removed from 9, 10 and 12/12 by M&S in 1910
1738
Tenor recast by Lester & Pack in 1738
Liverpool, Mers, St Nicholas Pier Head
12
41 0 14
1812
Dobson, William
1814
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 12 by William Dobson in 1812/13 but not rung until tower ready in 1814
1911
Tenor recast and all rehung by Warner in 1911
1810
Spire collapsed 11 Feb 1810 damaging existing 6
Shrewsbury, Shrops, S Chad
12
40¾ cwt
1825
Mears, Thomas II
1825
Tenor recast by T Mears in 1825
1909
Canons removed from Tenor in 1909
1798
Existing 10 replaced and augmented to 12 cast by T Mears and installed in new church in 1798
Norwich, Norf, S Peter Mancroft
12
40 2 21
1814
Mears, Thomas II
1814
Tenor replaced by T Mears in 1814
1924
All retuned, canons removed and rehung by Taylor in 1923/4
1775
Existing 10 recast, remodelled and augmented to 12 by P&C in 1775
London, London, S Giles, Cripplegate
12
37 1 07
1787
Patrick, Robert
1792
Existing 10 augmented to 12 and resultant 3/12 recast by J Briant in 1792
1940
Existing 12 destroyed on 29 December 1940
1787
Tenor recast in 1787 by Robert Patrick (with John Warner as contractor)
Leeds, W Yorks, Minster Ch of St Peter
12
35 1 09
1841
Mears, Thomas II
1841
Existing 10 replaced and augmented to 12 by T Mears in 1841
1888
9-12/12 rehung and canons removed by T Mallaby and Sons in 1888
1797
Existing 8 remodelled, recast and augmented to 10 by T Mears in 1797
Birmingham, W Mids, S Martin
12
35 0 08
1758
Lester & Pack
1771
Existing 10 augmented to 12 in 1771 by Pack & Chapman
1870
Existing 12 rehung and canons removed by Blews in 1870
1758
Existing 8 recast, remodelled and augmented to 10 in 1758 by L&P
Oldham, Gtr Man, S Mary
12
32 2 00
1830
Mears, Thomas II
1830
Existing 6 from original church replaced by 12 cast in 1830 by T Mears
1922
Existing 12 recast and rehung by Taylor in 1922
1827
Existing 6 removed as original church demolished in 1827
Westminster, Gtr Lon, S Martin in the Fields
12
31 2 18
1726
Rudhall, Abraham II
1727
Existing 10 augmented to 12 by A Rudhall in 1727
1922
Existing 12 all restored, retuned and rehung in new frame and fittings by M&S in 1922
1726
Existing 8 bells recast, remodelled and augmented to 10 by A Rudhall in 1726
Shoreditch, Gtr Lon, S Leonard
12
30 3 19
1820
Mears, Thomas II
1820
Tenor recast by T Mears in 1820
1875
Tenor recast in 1875 by W Blews
1807
Existing 10 augmented to 12 by T Mears in 1807
Cambridge, Cambs, S Mary the Great
12
29 0 23
1770
Pack & Chapman
1773
Existing 10 augmented to 12 in 1773 by P&C
1911
1 & 2/12 recast and canons removed by Taylor in 1911
1770
Tenor recast in 1770 by P&C
London, London, S Bride, Fleet Street
12
28 cwt
1710
Rudhall, Abraham I
1719
Existing 10 augmented to 12 by Abraham Rudhall in 1719
1940
Existing 12 destroyed on 29 December 1940
1710
Existing 8 or 10 recast into 10 by A Rudhall in 1710
Painswick, Gloucs, S Mary V
12
26 2 22
1731
Rudhall, Abraham II
1819
Existing 10 augmented to 12 by Abraham Rudhall in 1819
1884
Existing 12 restored and rehung by Llewellins & James in 1884
1731
10 cast by A Rudhall II in 1731
Halifax, W Yorks, Minster Ch of S John Bapt
12
25 2 23
1787
Mears, W & T
1857
Existing 10 augmented to 12 and resultant 3 & 4/12 recast in 1857 by C & G Mears
1952
Existing 12 all recast by G&J in 1951/2
1814
Existing 8 augmented to 10 by T Mears in 1814
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
West Bromwich, W Mids, Christ Church
12
22 2 10
1829
Mears, Thomas II
1851
Existing 10 augmented to 12 by C&G Mears 1850/1
1950
Existing 12 reduced to 8 and Tenor recast in 1950 by M&S
1847
Existing 2 bells cast in 1829 by T Mears became resultant 6 & 10/10 when he augmented them to 10 in 1847
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
London, London, S Mary le Bow, Cheapside
10
53 0 22
1738
Phelps & Lester
1762
Existing 8 augmented to 10 and resultant 3-9/10 recast by Lester & Pack in 1762
1881
Existing 10 augmented to 12 by M&S in 1881
1738
Tenor recast by Phelps & Lester in 1738
Sheffield, S Yorks, Cathedral
10
41 1 05
1804
Mears, Thomas I
1804
Existing 10 remodelled by addition of a new Tenor, scrapping the former 1/10 and recasting the resultant 4, 7 & 9/10 by T Mears in 1804
1868
Existing 10 augmented to 12 in 1868 by M&S
1798
Existing 8 augmented to 10 and Tenor recast by T Mears in 1798
Bristol, Bristol, S Mary V, Redcliffe
10
41 cwt
1622
Purdue, Roger I
1823
Existing 8 augmented to 10 in 1823 by T Mears
1872
Existing 10 augmented to 12 in 1872 by T Mears
1698
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1698 by Abraham Rudhall
Bristol, Bristol, S Nicholas
10
36 cwt
1804
Mears, Thomas I
1809
Existing 8 augmented to 10 by T Mears in 1809
1898
1-3/10 recast, canons removed from Tenor and rehung by Taylor in 1897/8
1804
Tenor recast in 1804 by T Mears I
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
Bath, Som, Abbey
10
35 cwt
1700
Rudhall, Abraham I
1774
Existing 8 augmented to 10 in 1774 by Thomas Rudhall
1869
Tenor recast by Warner in 1869
1700
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 by A Rudhall in 1700
Nottingham, Notts, S Mary V
10
34 2 08
1765
Lester & Pack
1765
3, 4 and 10/10 recast by L&P in 1765
1935
Existing 10 all recast (except 9/10) and rehung by G&J in 1935
1761
Existing 8 augmented to 10 by Lester & Pack in 1761
Newark, Notts, S Mary Magd
10
33 0 00
1842
Taylor
1842
Existing 8 recast and augmented to 10 in 1842 by Taylor
1897
Existing 10 rehung and canons removed by Taylor in 1897
1821
Tenor recast by R Taylor & Son (St Neots) in 1821
Oxford, Oxon, Cathedral
10
32½ cwt
1589
Unknown
1741
4 & 9/10 recast and 5 & 10/10 retuned by Abel Rudhall in 1740/1
1893
Restored by Thomas Blackbourn and canons removed from Tenor (and weighed in tower) in 1893
1680
Existing 6 augmented to 10 by Christopher Hodson in 1680
Coventry, W Mids, Cathedral
10
32 0 09
1805
Briant, John
1805
Tenor recast in 1805 by J Briant
1885
Existing 10 rehung for chiming only in 1885
1774
Existing 8 recast and augmented to 10 in 1774 by P&C
Maidstone, Kent, All Saints
10
31 3 02
1840
Mears, Thomas II
1840
Tenor recast by T Mears in 1840
1898
Existing 10 rehung by Warner in 1898
1784
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 10 by Chapman & Mears in 1784
Rotherham, S Yorks, Minster Ch of All Saints
10
31 2 07
1821
Mears, Thomas II
1821
Existing 8 recast, remodelled and augmented to 10 by T Mears in 1821
1924
Existing 10 all recast by Taylor in 1924
1812
Augmented to 8 1812
Stepney, Gtr Lon, S Dunstan & All Saints
10
31 1 07
1807
Mears, Thomas II
1807
Existing 8 recast, remodelled and augmented to 10 by T Mears in 1807
1952
1, 4 & 8/10 recast, all retuned, canons removed and all rehung by Mears & Stainbank in 1952
1799
Tenor recast in 1799 by unknown founder
Wakefield, W Yorks, Cathedral
10
31 0 09
1816
Mears, Thomas II
1816
Existing 8 all recast and augmented to 10 by T Mears in 1816
1892
Existing 10 augmented to 12 by M&S in 1892
1779
Existing 8 recast by P&C in 1779
Great Yarmouth, Norf, Minster Ch of S Nicholas
10
30 1 21
1807
Mears, Thomas II
1807
Existing 8 all recast and augmented to 10 in 1807 by T Mears
1898
Existing 10 augmented to 12 by M&S in 1898
1726
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1726 by John Stephens
London, London, S Sepulchre without Newgate, Holborn Viaduct
10
30 1 14
1830
Mears, Thomas II
1830
6 & 10/10 recast by T Mears in 1830
1984
Existing 10 augmented to 12, resultant 6/12 recast and all rehung by Whitechapel in 1984
1739
Existing 10 recast by Samuel Knight in 1739
Grantham, Lincs, S Wulfram
10
29¼ cwt
1818
Mears, Thomas II
1818
Tenor recast in 1818 by T Mears
1888
MASp Canons removed from Tenor (and others) when "A" Frame installed by Taylor in 1888
1775
Existing 8 augmented to 10 and resultant 3, 9 & 10/10 recast by P&C in 1775
Birmingham, W Mids, Cathedral
10
29 cwt
1772
Pack & Chapman
1772
5 & 10/10 recast in 1772 by P&C
1937
Existing 10 all recast by G&J in 1937
1751
Existing 10 recast in 1750/1 by Thomas Lester
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
Bury St Edmunds, Suff, Cathedral
10
28 1 14
1785
Osborn, Thomas
1785
10 cast by T Osborn in 1785
1973
Existing 10 all retuned and canons removed by Taylor in 1973
Canterbury, Kent, Cathedral
10
28 1 00
1778
Pack & Chapman
1802
Existing 8 augmented to 10 by T Mears in 1802
1897
Rehung by Thomas Blackborn in 1897
1778
Tenor recast by P&C in 1778
Kingston upon Thames, Gtr Lon, All Saints
10
28 1 00
1830
Mears, Thomas II
1830
Tenor recast by T Mears in 1830
1936
1-4/10 recast and all retuned and rehung by M&S in 1936
1748
Existing 8 recast and augmented to 10 by R Catlin in 1748
Beccles, Suff, The Bell Tower
10
28 ¼ cwt
1762
Lester & Pack
1762
Existing 8 recast and augmented to 10 by L&P in 1762
1871
Existing 10 rehung by G Day in 1871 when assumed canons removed
Lichfield, Staffs, Cathedral
10
28 0 00
1813
Mears, Thomas II
1813
Tenor recast in 1813 by Thomas Mears
1902
Existing 10 retuned, rehung and canons removed by James Barwell in 1902
1764
Tenor recast in 1764 by Thomas Rudhall
Ashton under Lyne, Gtr Man, S Michael & All Angels
10
27 3 21
1818
Mears, Thomas II
1818
Existing 10 remodelled by adding Tenor, recasting resultant 3 & 7/10 and scrapping former 1/10 in 1818 by M&S
1889
Existing 10 augmented to 12 by M&S in 1889
1790
Existing 8 augmented to 10 by John Rudhall in 1790
Dunham Massey, Gtr Man, S Margaret, Altrincham
10
27 0 16
1854
Taylor
1854
10 installed by Taylor in 1854
1974
Existing 10 all retuned, canons removed and rehung by Taylor in 1974
Warwick, Warks, S Mary
10
27 0 14
1814
Mears, Thomas II
1814
Tenor recast by T Mears in 1814
1901
1-4, 7 & 8/10 recast, remainder retuned and all rehung by Taylor in 1901
1725
Tenor recast in 1725 by an unknown founder
Bradford, W Yorks, Cathedral
10
27 0 14
1846
Taylor
1846
10 cast in 1846 by Taylor
1921
Existing 10 all recast in 1921 by Taylor
Bermondsey, Gtr Lon, S James
10
26 3 13
1828
Mears, Thomas II
1828
10 installed in 1828 by T Mears
1991
New 8 installed by Whitechapel in 1990/1
West Ham, Gtr Lon, All Saints
10
26 2 00
1846
Mears, C & G
1846
Tenor recast by C&G Mears in 1846
1978
1-6 and 8-10 of existing 10 recast and all rehung by Taylor in 1978
1752
Existing 8 augmented to 10 and resultant 7 & 8/10 recast by Robert Catlin in 1752
Westminster, Gtr Lon, S Margaret
10
26 cwt
1761
Lester & Pack
1761
Existing 8 augmented to 10 and Tenor recast in 1761 by L&P
1939
1-4, 6 and 10/10 recast and all rehung by G&J in 1939
1739
Existing (6 presumed) bells recast and augmented to 8 by S Knight and R Catlin in 1739
Poplar, Gtr Lon, All Saints
10
24 3 19
1822
Mears, Thomas II
1822
10 installed by T Mears in 1822
1926
Existing 10 all retuned, rehung and canons removed in 1926 by Taylor
Camberwell, Gtr Lon, S Giles
10
24 3 01
1844
Mears, C & G
1845
Existing 8 recast and augmented to 10 by C&G Mears in 1844/5
1927
Existing 10 all retuned, rehung and canons removed by Taylor in 1927
1841
Church and existing 8 damaged by fire 7 Feb 1841
Wrexham, Wrexham, S Giles
10
24¾ cwt
1726
Rudhall, Abraham II
1726
10 installed in 1726 by A Rudhall
1907
Existing 10 rehung and canons removed by M&S in 1907/8
Liverpool, Mers, St Peter Pro Cathedral
10
24 2 07
1829
Mears, Thomas II
1829
Existing 8 recast and augmented to 10 by T Mears in 1829
1922
Existing 10 transferred to St. Helens in 1920
1724
Existing 4 augmented to 8 by A Rudhall in 1724
Westminster, Gtr Lon, S Clement Danes
10
24¼ cwt
1693
Wightman, William & Phillip
1844
Existing 8 augmented to 10, canons removed from Tenor and rehung by C Oliver in 1844
1919
Existing 10 all retuned and restored by M&S in 1919
1693
8 installed in 1693 by W & P Wightman
Kendal, Cumb, Holy Trinity
10
24 0 25
1631
Stafford, Thomas
1816
Existing 8 augmented to 10 and canons removed in 1816 by T Mears
1894
Rehung with new frame & fittings by Taylor in 1894
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
Greenwich, Gtr Lon, S Alfege
10
24 0 08
1824
Mears, Thomas II
1824
Tenor recast in 1824 by T Mears
1954
1-9/10 recast, all rehung and 10/10 retuned and canons removed in 1954 by M&S
1734
Existing 8 augmented to 10 by R Phelps n 1734
Chesterfield, Derbys, S Mary & All Saints
10
23 3 18
1819
Mears, Thomas II
1819
Existing 8 bells recast and augmented to 10 by T Mears in 1819
1947
Existing 10 all recast and rehung by M&S in 1947
1718
Existing 7 augmented to 8 in 1718
Manchester, Gtr Man, Cathedral
10
23¾ cwt
1815
Rudhall, John
1825
Existing 8 augmented to 10 in 1825 by John Rudhall
1925
Existing 10 all recast in 1925 by G&J
1815
Tenor recast in 1815 by John Rudhall
Stonham Aspal, Suff, SS Mary & Lambert
10
23 1 12
1745
Lester, Thomas
1745
Tenor recast by T Lester in 1745
1954
8/10 recast and all restored in 1954 by G&J
1743
Existing 5 recast, remodelled and augmented to 10 by T Lester in 1742/3
Chelsea, Gtr Lon, S Luke
10
23 0 09
1823
Mears, Thomas II
1823
New 10 installed by T Mears 1823
1893
Existing 10 all rehung and canons removed by Taylor in 1893
Reading, Berks, S Laurence
10
23 0 00
1748
Catlin, Robert
1748
Existing 8 recast and augmented to 10 in 1748 by Robert Catlin
1882
6, 7 & 10/10 recast by Taylor in 1882
1703
Tenor recast in 1703 by an unknown founder
Ipswich, Suff, S Mary le Tower
10
23 cwt
1610
Graye, Miles I
1812
Existing 8 augmented to 10 (cast by T Mears II) by John Naunton in 1812
1866
Existing 10 remodelled and augmented to 12 by adding Treble and Tenor, resultant 5 & 9/12 recast and all rehung in 1866 by Warner
1688
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Christopher Hodson in 1688
Wolverhampton, W Mids, Collegiate Ch of S Peter
10
23 cwt
1698
Rudhall, Abraham I
1827
Existing 8 augmented to 10 and resultant 4/10 recast by T Mears in 1827
1911
Ring remodelled by recasting existing 10 and funeral bell (35 cwt) and adding a Treble to augment to 12 and all rehung in 1911 by G&J
1698
8 cast by A Rudhall in 1698
Wednesbury, W Mids, S Bartholomew
10
22 2 13
1854
Mears, C & G
1855
Tenor replaced by C&G Mears in 1855 (dated 1854)
1912
Existing 10 all recast and rehung in 1912 by G&J
1854
Existing 8 recast and augmented to 10 in 1854 by C&G Mears
Cheltenham, Gloucs, Minster Ch of S Mary
10
22 1 20
1823
Rudhall, John
1833
Existing 8 augmented to 10 by John Rudhall in 1833
1911
Existing 10 augmented to 12 & canons removed from back 4 by M&S in 1911
1823
Existing 8 recast by J Rudhall in 1823
Birmingham, W Mids, SS Peter & Paul, Aston
10
22 0 18
1814
Mears, Thomas II
1814
Existing 8 augmented to 10 and resultant 6 & 10/10 recast in 1814 by T Mears
1935
Existing 10 all recast and augmented to 12 in 1935 by Taylor
1776
Existing 5 recast into 8 in 1775/6 by P&C
High Wycombe, Bucks, All Saints
10
22 0 01
1802
Mears, Thomas I
1802
Existing 10 remodelled to a lighter 10 by scrapping existing Tenor, adding Treble and recasting resultant 2, 4, 8 & 10/10 in 1802 by T Mears
1909
Existing 10 remodelled and augmented to 12 by (re) adding Tenor, adding 1/12 and recasting resultant 5 and 9/12 in 1909 by M&S
1788
Existing 8 augmented to 10 in 1788 by John Briant
Hertford, Herts, All Saints
10
21 3 09
1771
Pack & Chapman
1791
Existing 8 augmented to 10 by John Briant in 1791
1891
Church and bells destroyed by fire on 22 Dec 1891
1771
Former 8 recast by P & C in 1771
Shrewsbury, Shrops, S Mary V
10
21 3 08
1775
Pack & Chapman
1811
Existing 8 augmented to 10 in 1811 by Thomas Mears
1911
1 & 2/10 recast and all retuned by Taylor in 1911
1775
Former 6 recast and augmented to 8 in 1775 by P&C
Worcester, Worcs, All Saints
10
21¾ cwt
1805
Mears, Thomas I
1805
Tenor recast by T Mears in 1805
1914
Canons removed during restoration by Barwell in 1914
1752
Existing 8 augmented to 10 by Abel Rudhall in 1752
Wisbech, Cambs, SS Peter & Paul
10
21 2 15
1823
Dobson, William
1823
Existing 8 recast, remodelled and augmented to 10 by William Dobson in 1823
1935
Existing 10 all retuned by M&S in 1935
1771
Known to be 8 by 1771 when peal rung
Stroud, Gloucs, S Laurence
10
21 2 07
1815
Mears, Thomas II
1815
Existing 8 augmented to 10 and resultant 8 & 10/10 recast by T Mears in 1815
1893
Existing 10 all retuned, canons removed and rehung by Taylor in 1893
1720
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Abraham Rudhall II in 1720
St Albans, Herts, S Peter
10
21 1 26
1729
Phelps, Richard
1787
Existing 8 augmented to 10 by Richard Phelps in 1787
1868
Existing 10 augmented to 12 by Warner in 1868
1729
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 by R Phelps in 1729
Dudley, W Mids, S Thomas
10
21 1 12
1818
Mears, Thomas II
1818
10 cast in 1818 by T Mears
1925
All 10 retuned and canons removed in 1925 by Taylor
Supw 21-1-23
London, London, S Magnus the Martyr, London Bridge
10
21 1 03
1831
Mears, Thomas II
1831
Tenor recast by T Mears 1831
1940
Existing 10 removed from Tower in 1940 to prevent damage
1718
Existing 8 augmented to 10 between 1714 and 1718
Leicester, Leics, Cathedral
10
21 0 10
1781
Arnold, Edward
1787
Existing 8 augmented to 10 by Edward Arnold in 1787
1937
Existing 10 all recast and augmented to 12 in 1937 by Taylor
1781
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 by E Arnold in 1781
Oxford, Oxon, New College
10
20 0 12
1655
Darbie, Michael
1712
Existing 8 augmented to 10 in 1712 by A Rudhall
1870
Canons removed c1842 - 1876
1655
Existing 5 recast, remodelled and augmented to 8 by Michael Darbie in 1655
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
Soham, Cambs, S Andrew
10
19 3 03
1788
Osborn, Thomas
1808
Existing 8 augmented to 10 and resultant 3-4/10 recast by John Briant in 1808
1788
Existing 6 bells recast and augmented to 8 by T Osborn in 1788
Macclesfield, Ches, S Michael
10
17 2 10
1820
Rudhall, John
1835
Existing 8 augmented to 10 in 1835 by Thomas Mears
1923
Existing 10 all recast, remodelled, augmented to 12 and rehung by Taylor in 1923
1820
Tenor recast in 1820 by J Rudhall
Huddersfield, W Yorks, S Peter
10
16 3 24
1815
Mears, Thomas I
1836
Existing 8 augmented to 10 by T Mears in 1836
1909
Existing 10 recast in 1909 by Taylor
1815
8 installed by T Mears in 1815
Norwich, Norf, S Andrew
10
15 cwt
1621
Brend, William and John
1825
Existing 8 augmented to 10 by T Mears in 1825
1706
Ring remodelled by scrapping Tenor and augmenting to 8 by Henry Pleasant in 1706
Blackburn, Lancs, Cathedral
10
13 2 16
1747
Rudhall, Abel
1851
Existing 6 augmented to 10 by C & G Mears in 1851
1949
Existing 10 recast, remodelled and all rehung in 1949 by Taylor
1747
Tenor recast by Abel Rudhall in 1747
Buffalo, USA, S Paul
9
22¼ cwt
1856
Meleeny & Sons
1857
A diatonic ring of 9 and b3rd cast and installed by A Meleeny & Sons trading as West Troy Bell foundry in 1856/7
1926
Original 9 augmented to a diatonic 12 and hung dead by Meleeny & Sons in 1926
Wells, Som, Cathedral
8
47 0 00
1803
Rudhall, John
1803
Tenor recast by J Rudhall in 1803
1877
7 and 8/8 recast by Taylor in 1877
1757
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 in 1757 by Abel Rudhall
Sherborne, Dorset, Abbey
8
46 1 07
1670
Purdue, Thomas
1858
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1858 by G Mears
1865
Existing 8 all rehung and Tenor recast in 1865 by Warner
1670
Tenor recast by Thomas Purdue in 1670
Yeovil, Som, S John Bapt
8
44 2 08
1728
Bilbie, Thomas I
1768
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Thomas Bilbie in 1768
1891
Existing 8 augmented to 10, all rehung and canons removed by Warner in 1891
1728
3 and 6/6 recast by Thomas Bilbie in 1728
Plymouth, Devon, S Andrew
8
35 0 14
1840
Mears, Thomas II
1840
Tenor recast in 1840 by T Mears
1874
Existing 8 augmented to 10 in 1874 by M&S
1749
Existing 7 recast and augmented to 8 in 1749 by T Bilbie
Spitalfields, Gtr Lon, Christ Church
8
33 2 07
1837
Mears, Thomas II
1837
8 installed by T Mears in 1837
1972
Bells replaced by 8 transferred from Clapham Common (cast in 1919 by G&J) and rehung by Taylor in 1972
1836
Existing 12 destroyed by fire on 17 Feb 1836
Newcastle, T & W, Cathedral
8
33 1 17
1754
Lester & Pack
1754
Tenor recast in 1754 by Lester and Pack
1892
Existing 8 recast/replaced and augmented to 10 by Taylor in 1892
1717
Existing 5 augmented to 8 in 1717 by Richard Phelps
Aberdeen, Aberdeen, S Nicholas
8
32 2 24
1858
Warner
1858
Existing 5 of 1803 remodelled and augmented to 8 by addition of 2 Trebles and a Tenor in 1858 by Warner
1874
Existing 8 destroyed by fire in 1874
London, London, S Lawrence Jewry, Gresham Street
8
32 0 11
1687
Bartlet, James
1710
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Richard Phelps in 1710
1930
Existing 8 retuned and rehung in 1930 by M&S
1687
Tenor recast by J Bartlett in 1687
Sydney, Aus, Cathedral (RC)
8
31 3 12
1843
Mears, Thomas II
1843
8 cast in 1843 by T Mears
1882
Existing 8 recast in 1882 by M&S
Evesham, Worcs, The Bell Tower
8
31 0 21
1821
Mears, Thomas II
1821
Tenor recast in 1821 by T Mears
1910
Existing 8 augmented to 10 (cast by Barwell) and canons removed as hung on CI headstocks in 1910 by James E Groves
1741
Existing 6 augmented to 8 and resultant 3-7/8 recast in 1741 by Abel Rudhall
Bradford on Avon, Wilts, Holy Trinity
8
31 0 21
1842
Mears, Thomas II
1842
Tenor recast by T Mears in 1842
1882
Tenor recast in 1882 by L&J
1761
Tenor recast by T Bilbie in 1761
Stepney, Gtr Lon, S George in the East
8
30 1 15
1820
Mears, Thomas II
1820
1, 2, 4, 5, 7 & 8/8 recast in 1820 by T Mears
1938
6/8 recast and all retuned in 1938 by M&S
1751
8 cast in 1751 by Thomas Lester
Tenterden, Kent, S Mildred
8
30¼ cwt
1717
Phelps, Richard
1769
Exsting 6 augmented to 8 by Lester & Pack in 1769
1884
2 & 6-8/8 recast by Warner in 1884
1717
Existing 5 bells recast and augmented to 6 by R Phelps in 1717
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
Doncaster, S Yorks, Minster Ch of S George
8
29 2 26
1858
Warner
1858
8 installed in 1858 by Warner
1939
Existing 8 all recast by Taylor in 1939
1853
Existing 8 destroyed by fire on 28 Feb 1853
Wigan, Gtr Man, All Saints
8
29 2 21
1774
Rudhall, Thomas
1774
Tenor recast in 1774 by Thomas Rudhall
1870
Tenor recast by Taylor in 1870
1732
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 by A Rudhall in 1732
King's Lynn, Norf, Minster Ch of S Margaret
8
29 1 23
1766
Lester & Pack
1766
Existing 8 recast in 1766 by L&P
1887
Existing 8 augmented to 10 in 1887 by M&S
1663
Known to be 6 by 1663
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
Winchester, Hants, Cathedral
8
29 0 04
1734
Phelps, Richard
1734
Existing 7 recast and augmented to 8 in 1734 by Richard Phelps
1891
Tenor recast by M&S 1891
1552
Existing 8 reduced to 7 in 1553 by believed removal of 8/8
Totnes, Devon, S Mary
8
29 cwt
1732
Rudhall, Abraham II
1732
8 cast in 1732 by Abraham Rudhall
1863
5 & 8/8 recast in 1863 by Warner
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
Milborne Port, Som, S John Ev
8
28 2 25
1858
Mears, C & G
1858
Tenor recast by C & G Mears in 1858
1908
Tenor recast by M&S and all rehung by Harry Stokes in 1908
1846
Augmented to 8 in 1846 by C & G Mears
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
Peterborough, Cambs, S John Bapt
8
28 1 03
1808
Dobson, William
1808
8 cast by William Dobson in 1808
1909
1 & 2/8 recast and all retuned by G&J in 1909/10
Wimborne Minster, Dorset, S Cuthberga
8
28¼ cwt
1629
Bond, Anthony
1856
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by C&G Mears in 1856
1881
Tenor rehung and canons removed by Gillett & Bland in 1881
1686
Existing 5 augmented to 6 by Samuel Knight in 1686
Bristol, Bristol, Priory Ch of S James
8
28 0 25
1839
Mears, Thomas II
1839
Tenor recast by T Mears in 1839
1866
Existing 8 augmented to 10 in 1866 by Llewellins & James
1755
8 installed in 1755 by Abel Rudhall
London, London, S Botolph without, Aldgate
8
28 0 00
1764
Lester & Pack
1764
5-8/8 recast by L&P in 1764
1966
Existing 8 retuned and rehung in 1966 by M&S
1744
8 bells cast by L&P in 1744
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
Clare, Suff, SS Peter & Paul
8
28 cwt
1695
Newman, Charles
1781
8 by 1781 when extant 1/8 cast by William Mears
1695
6 by when Tenor cast by Charles Newman in 1695
Southwell, Notts, Cathedral
8
27 3 27
1721
Rudhall, Abraham II
1721
Existing 8 recast by A Rudhall in 1721
1894
Existing 8 all rehung and canons removed by Taylor in 1894
1712
Former 8 destroyed by fire in 1711 recast by Thomas Clay in 1712
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
Melton Mowbray, Leics, S Mary
8
27 3 04
1754
Eayre, Thomas I
1802
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by John Briant in 1802
1894
Existing 8 augmented to 10, all retuned and canons removed in 1894 by Taylor
1754
Tenor recast by T Eayre in 1754
Crediton, Devon, Holy Cross
8
27 2 06
1814
Mears, Thomas II
1814
Tenor recast by T Mears in 1814
2004
Existing 8 replaced and augmented to 10 by Whitechapel in 2004
1774
8 cast in 1774 by John Pennington
London, London, S Andrew, Holborn
8
27½ cwt
1731
Phelps, Richard
1731
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 by R Phelps in 1731
1921
5 & 8/8 recast in 1921 by M&S
1587
Existing 4 bells recast and augmented to 6 by Robert Mot in 1587
Mells, Som, S Andrew
8
27½ cwt
1745
Bilbie, Thomas I
1840
Existing 6 augmented to 8 and rehung by Jefferies and Price in 1840
1924
Existing 8 all rehung and canons removed by M&S in 1924
1745
1 & 6/6 recast in 1745 by T Bilbie
Salisbury, Wilts, S Thomas
8
27 1 20
1716
Rudhall, Abraham I
1771
1-7/8 recast by Robert Wells I in 1771
2004
All retuned (by Whitechapel) and Canons removed from 5-8 by Whites of Appleton in 2003/4
1716
Known to be 8 when 2 & 8/8 recast by A Rudhall in 1716
Hitchin, Herts, S Mary
8
27 0 05
1784
Arnold, Edward
1784
Tenor recast by E Arnold in 1784
1902
Existing 8 rehung and canons removed by Warner in 1902
1762
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 by E Arnold in 1762
Oundle, Northants, S Peter
8
26 3 11
1748
Eayre, Thomas I
1780
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Thomas Osborne in 1780
1869
1-3 & 8/8 recast by M&S in 1868/9
1748
6 by when Tenor recast in 1748 by T Eayre
Woodbridge, Suff, S Mary V
8
26 3 11
1799
Osborn, Thomas
1799
Existing 8 recast and remodelled by Thomas Osborn in 1799
1934
Existing 8 all retuned, rehung and canons removed by G&J in 1933/4
1721
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Richard Phelps in 1721
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
Reading, Berks, Minster Ch of S Mary V
8
26 2 01
1640
Knight, Ellis I
1740
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1740 by Robert Catlin
1929
Existing 8 all retuned and canons removed by M&S in 1929
1640
Tenor recast in 1640 by Ellis I Knight
Pershore, Worcs, Abbey
8
26½ cwt
1729
Rudhall, Abraham II
1729
8 installed by Abraham Rudhall in 1729
1897
4/8 recast and restortaion work carried out by Barwell in 1897 when presumed Canons removed from Tenor
Leighton Buzzard, Beds, All Saints
8
26 1 13
1787
Mears, W & T
1787
Former 6 recast and augmented to 8 in 1787 by W & T Mears
1898
Existing 8 all rehung and canons removed from 5-8/8 in 1898 by Webb and Bennett
1634
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1634 when Ellis Knight cast 1/6
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
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
Halifax, W Yorks, All Souls, Haley Hill
8
25¾ cwt
1859
Mears, George
1859
8 installed by C&G Mears 1859
1924
Existing 8 retuned and rehung in new frame and fittings by M&S in 1923/4
Ormskirk, Lancs, SS Peter & Paul
8
25 2 26
1576
Oldfield, Henry I
1774
Existing 6 augmented to 8 and resultant 7/8 recast by Thomas Rudhall in 1774
1948
Former 1-7/8 recast and 8/8 replaced by Taylor in 1948
1714
Ring remodelled by recasting former 1-3 & 5/5 into 6 making existing 4/5 the new Tenor in 1714 by Abraham Rudhall
Goudhurst, Kent, S Mary V
8
25 2 23
1834
Mears, Thomas II
1834
2 and 8/8 recast by T Mears in 1834
1934
Existing 8 all retuned (except 3/8) and rehung by M&S in 1934
1775
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Pack & Chapman in 1775
Adderbury, Oxon, S Mary
8
25 2 15
1789
Briant, John
1789
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 in 1789 by John Briant
1927
Existing 8 all retuned, canons removed and rehung by Taylor in 1927
1750
Known to be 6 when recast in 1789, shown as from 1750
Hatfield, Herts, S Etheldreda
8
25 2 04
1786
Briant, John
1786
Original 5 recast and augmented to 8 by John Briant in 1786
1929
Existing 8 augmented to 10 in 1929 by M&S
St Neots, Cambs, S Mary
8
25 2 04
1832
Dobson, William
1832
Tenor recast in 1832 by William Dobson
1919
Existing 8 all recast and rehung by Taylor in 1919
1764
Tenor recast in 1764 by J Eayre
Preston, Lancs, Minster Ch of S John Ev
8
25 1 14
1814
Mears, Thomas II
1814
Existing 8 recast in 1814 by T Mears
1934
Existing 8 all retuned and augmented to 10 by M&S in 1934
1711
Existing 5 recast and augmented to 8 by A Rudhall in 1711
Ludlow, Shrops, S Laurence
8
25 1 11
1823
Mears, Thomas II
1823
Tenor recast in 1823 by T Mears
1891
1/8 recast, remainder retuned, canons removed and all rehung in new frame and fittings by Taylor in 1890/1
1732
Existing 6 had been augmented back to 8 at an unknown event when all were recast by A Rudhall in 1732
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
St Albans, Herts, Cathedral & Abbey
8
25¼ cwt
1699
Wightman, Philip
1730
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Lester & Pack in 1730
1872
Rehung and canons removed in 1872 by unknown bell hanger
1699
Existing 5 recast and augmented to 6 by Phillip Wightman in 1699
Baldersby, N Yorks, S James
8
25 0 22
1857
Taylor
1857
8 installed by Taylor in 1857
Pilton, Devon, S Mary V
8
25 0 18
1712
Rudhall, Abraham I
1853
Existing 6 augmented to 8 and resultant 3, 4 & 6/8 recast by Taylor in 1853
1901
Existing 8 restored by Harry Stokes in 1901 and assumed canons removed at this event
1712
6 cast in 1712 by Abraham Rudhall
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
Kidderminster, Worcs, S Mary & All Saints
8
25 0 16
1857
Mears, C & G
1857
Tenor recast in 1857 by C&G Mears
1935
Existing 8 augmented to 12 by casting 1-3/12, utilising existing clock bell as resultant 4/12 and retuning 4-12 in 1935 by G&J
1779
Tenor recast in 1779 by Thomas Rudhall
Romsey, Hants, Abbey
8
25 0 08
1790
Mears, W & T
1791
Former 6 replaced and augmented to 8 by W & T Mears in 1790/1
1932
3, 5 & 7/8 recast and remainder retuned in 1932 by M&S
1624
Existing 5 moved from separate campanile to Tower in 1624
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
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
Shepton Mallet, Som, SS Peter & Paul
8
24 3 25
1773
Rudhall, Thomas
1773
Existing 8 recast by Thomas Rudhall in 1773
1902
Canons removed from Tenor when rehung on cast iron headstock by Llewellins & James in 1902
1703
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 by A Rudhall in 1703
Louth, Lincs, S James
8
24 2 18
1818
Harrison, James III
1818
Tenor recast by J Harrison in 1818
1909
Tenor recast by Taylor in 1909
1726
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 in 1726 by D Hedderly
Northampton, Northants, S Giles
8
24 2 16
1783
Arnold, Edward
1783
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 by E Arnold in 1783
1895
Existing 8 augmented to 10 and all rehung by Taylor in 1895
1720
Known to have been 6 by 1720
Chipping Campden , Gloucs, S James
8
24 2 16
1857
Mears, C & G
1857
Tenor recast by C & G Mears in 1857
1986
All retuned and rehung by Whitechapel in 1986
1678
Former 6 recast and augmented to 8 in 1678 by Richard Keene
Bishops Lydeard, Som, S Mary
8
24½ cwt
1776
Pyke, Thomas
1776
The believed to be existing 6 were all recast and augmented to 8 by T Pyke in 1776
1902
Existing 8 rehung in new frame and canons removed by Sully in 1902
Northampton, Northants, All Saints
8
24½ cwt
1782
Chapman & Mears
1782
Exsiting 6 recast and augmented to 8 by Chapman and Mears in 1782
1906
Existing 8 rehung in 1906 by Webb & Bennett and canons removed
1677
6 cast by H Bagley in 1677
Kettering, Northants, SS Peter & Paul
8
24 1 19
1832
Taylor
1832
Tenor of 8 recast by W & J Taylor in 1832
1890
3/8 recast, remainder retuned, canons removed and new frame installed by Taylor in 1890
1718
Tenor recast by T Eayre in 1718
Bridgwater, Som, S Mary
8
24 1 17
1838
Mears, Thomas II
1838
Tenor recast by T Mears in 1838
1868
Tenor recast by Taylor in 1868
1745
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1745 by Thomas Bayley
Godalming, Surrey, SS Peter & Paul
8
24 1 01
1849
Mears, C & G
1849
Tenor recast in 1849 by C & G Mears
1883
Rehung and canons removed by Warner in 1883
1792
Existing 6 augmented to 8 in 1792 by Thomas Mears
Guildford, Surrey, Holy Trinity
8
24 1 00
1779
Lester, Pack and Chapman
1779
Tenor recast by Lester, Pack and Chapman in 1779
1912
1, 4, 7 and 8/8 recast by Taylor in 1912
1769
Existing bell became Tenor for new 8 augmented in 1769 by Lester, Pack and Chapman
East Retford, Notts, S Swithun
8
24¼ cwt
1835
Mears, Thomas II
1835
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 by T Mears in 1835
1890
Existing 8 augmented to 10, canons removed and all rehung by Taylor in 1890
1771
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1771
Loughborough, Leics, All Saints
8
24 0 21
1840
Taylor
1840
Existing 6 all recast and augmented to 8 by Taylor in 1840
1887
Existing 8 augmented to 10 and resultant 6 & 8-10/10 recast by Taylor in 1887
1754
Existing 6 all recast by T Eayre in 1754
Westminster, Gtr Lon, S Stephen
8
24 0 18
1850
Mears, C & G
1850
8 installed by C&G Mears in 1850
2016
Existing 8 all rehung and canons removed in 2015/6 by Taylor
Hackney, Gtr Lon, S John, S John at Hackney
8
24 0 14
1786
Patrick, Robert
1786
Existing 8 recast by Robert Patrick in 1786
1955
Fire badly damaged church and all 8 bells in 1955
1743
Original 6 recast and augmented to 8 by R Catlin in 1743
Plymouth, Devon, Charles Church
8
23 3 12
1856
Mears, C & G
1856
1,7 & 8/8 recast in 1856 by C&G Mears
1898
Existing 8 augmented to 10 (cast by M&S) and rehung by T Blackbourn in 1898
1782
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 in 1782 by Chapman & Mears
South Molton, Devon, S Mary Magd
8
23 3 10
1807
Mears, Thomas II
1807
8 cast by T Mears in 1807
1935
5 & 7/8 recast, all retuned and canons removed by Taylor in 1935
1620
Known to be 5 by 1620
Harrow on the Hill, Gtr Lon, S Mary
8
23 3 09
1759
Lester & Pack
1779
Existing 6 Augmented to 8 and resultant 4/8 recast by L&P in 1779
1869
Overhauled by Warner in 1869 when canons removed from Tenor
1759
6 when Tenor recast by L&P in 1759
Exeter, Devon, S Sidwell
8
23 3 02
1773
Pack & Chapman
1773
Existing 8 recast in 1773 by Pack and Chapman
1891
Existing 8 augmented to 10 in 1891 by M&S
Saffron Walden, Essex, S Mary V
8
23¾ cwt
1798
Briant, John
1798
Existing 8 recast in 1798 by John Briant
1875
Existing 8 all rehung and canons removed from Tenor in 1875 by Warner
1754
Known that existing 6 had been augmented to 8 by 1754
Hawkhurst, Kent, S Laurence
8
23¾ cwt
1824
Mears, Thomas II
1847
Existing 6 augmented to 8 and resultant 7/8 recast by C & G Mears in 1847
1965
Rehung by M&S in 1965 and canons removed from all except 6/8
1824
Tenor recast by T Mears in 1824
East Grinstead, W Sussex, S Swithun
8
23 2 25
1818
Mears, Thomas II
1818
Former 6 replaced and augmented to 8 in 1818 cast by T Mears
1982
Existing 8 recast and augmented to 10 in 1982 (cast by Eijsbouts) by Eayre & Smith
1785
Existing 6 destroyed when Tower collapsed in 1785
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
Tewkesbury, Gloucs, Abbey
8
23 2 09
1837
Mears, Thomas II
1837
5 & 8/8 recast, others retuned (by T Mears) and all rehung by Cull in 1837
1914
Existing 8 augmented to 10 and all retuned by M&S in 1914
1796
Tenor recast by J Rudhall in 1796
Buckingham, Bucks, SS Peter & Paul
8
23½ cwt
1782
Chapman & Mears
1782
New 8 cast by Chapman & Mears in 1782
1907
Canons removed by Henry Bowell when ring overhauled in 1907
1776
Existing 6 destroyed when tower collapsed on 26th March 1776
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
Walsall, W Mids, S Matthew
8
23 1 16
1775
Rudhall, Thomas
1775
Existing 6 recast, remodelled and augmented to 8 by Thomas Rudhall in 1775
1863
Existing 8 augmented to 10 by Taylor in 1863
1721
6/6 recast by Joseph Smith in 1721
Macclesfield, Ches, Christ Church
8
23 1 14
1777
Rudhall, Thomas
1815
Two Trebles removed due to Tower safety concerns and resultant 7/8 recast by William Dobson in 1815
1902
Tenor recast by Taylor in 1902
1777
10 cast by T Rudhall in 1777
Tiverton, Devon, S Peter
8
23 1 12
1736
Evans, William
1737
8 cast in 1736/7 by W Evans
1923
Existing 8 recast and rehung by Taylor in 1923
Horsham, W Sussex, S Mary V
8
23 1 07
1838
Mears, Thomas II
1838
Tenor recast in 1838 by T Mears
1972
Existing 8 retuned and augmented to 10 by Whitechapel in 1972
1752
Existing 6 recast and remodelled to augment to 8 in 1752 by T Lester
Cranbrook, Kent, S Dunstan
8
23 1 04
1801
Mears, Thomas I
1801
Existing 8 recast by T Mears in 1801
1971
All rehung, retuned and canons removed by Taylor in 1971
1718
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 by R Phelps
Stockport, Gtr Man, S Mary
8
23 1 04
1817
Rudhall, John
1817
Existing 6 replaced and augmented to 8 by J Rudhall in 1817
1897
Existing 8 augmented to 10, Tenor recast and all rehung in 1897 by Taylor
1731
Existing 5 recast and augmented to 6 by A Rudhall in 1731
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
Midsomer Norton, Som, S John Bapt
8
23¼ cwt
1750
Bilbie, Thomas I
1750
1-3 and 8/8 recast by T Bilbie in 1750
1898
New fittings supplied and canons removed by John Sully in 1898
1674
Existing 5 augmented to 8 by an unknown founder in 1674
Beaminster, Dorset, S Mary
8
23¼ cwt
1765
Bilbie, Thomas I, Thomas II and Abraham
1765
Existing 5 recast and remodelled into 8 by Thomas I, Thomas II and Abraham Bilbie in 1765
1887
Canons removed from 6-8/8 by Taylor in 1887
1760
Tenor recast by Richard Rock in 1760
Biddenden, Kent, All Saints
8
23¼ cwt
1712
Phelps, Richard
1784
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Robert Patrick in 1784
1915
1,2 & 7/8 recast, rehung and canons removed from others by Alfred Bowell in 1915
1712
6 by when 1 & 6/6 cast by Richard Phelps in 1712
Wye, Kent, SS Gregory & Martin
8
23 0 15
1774
Pack & Chapman
1774
Existing 8 all recast by P&C in 1774
1914
6/8 recast, remainder retuned, canons removed and rehung in new 10 bell frame by Warner in 1913/14
1734
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Richard Phelps in 1734
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
Diss, Norf, S Mary
8
23 0 02
1832
Dobson, William
1832
Existing 8 recast by W Dobson in 1832
1984
Existing 8 all rehung, retuned and canons removed by Taylor in 1984
1741
Known to have been 8 by 1741
Folkestone, Kent, S Mary V
8
23 cwt
1778
Pack & Chapman
1778
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 by P&C in 1778
1879
Existing 8 recast and rehung by Taylor in 1879
1724
Known to be 6 by when Tenor cast in 1724 by J Waylett
Great Waltham, Essex, S Mary & S Lawrence
8
22 3 27
1663
Hodson, John
1796
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by T Mears in 1796
1936
All rehung by Taylor in 1936
1684
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1684 by John Darbie
Wakefield, W Yorks, S John
8
22 3 24
1794
Mears, Thomas I
1794
8 installed by T Mears in 1794
1883
Existing 8 removed from tower in 1883 and rehung dead for chiming in 1901
Coventry, W Mids, Holy Trinity
8
22 3 07
1776
Pack & Chapman
1776
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 in 1776 by P&C
1898
Tenor recast in 1898 by Taylor
1658
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1658 (probably by Bryan Eldridge)
Croydon, Gtr Lon, Minster Ch of S John Bapt
8
22 3 07
1836
Mears, Thomas II
1836
Tenor recast by T Mears in 1836
1867
Existing 8 destroyed by fire 5 Jan 1867
1739
8 installed by T Lester in 1738/9
Trowbridge, Wilts, S James
8
22¾ cwt
1800
Wells, James
1800
Existing bells all recast and augmented to 8 by James Wells in 1800
1870
Tenor recast in 1870 by W Blews
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
8
22 2 20
1514
Unknown
1737
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Richard Phelps in 1736/7
1717
Existing 5 augmented to 6 by John Stephens in 1717
Newport Pagnell, Bucks, SS Peter & Paul
8
22 2 16
1819
Mears, Thomas II
1819
Tenor recast in 1819 by T Mears
1911
Existing 8 recast by G & J in 1911
1749
Existing 5 recast and augmented to 8 by L&P in 1749
Lifton, Devon, S Mary
8
22 2 16
1827
Taylor
1827
Existing 6 recast and augmented to 8 by Taylor in 1827
1930
Existing 8 rehung and canons removed by Taylor in 1930
1714
Existing 5 augmented to 6 in 1714 by an unknown founder
Henley on Thames, Oxon, S Mary V
8
22 2 10
1813
Mears, Thomas II
1813
Existing 5 recast and augmented to 8 in 1813 by T Mears
1928
Existing 8 retuned, rehung and Tenor canons removed by M&S in 1928
1690
Tenor believed to have been recast in 1690 by and unknown founder
Ashford, Kent, S Mary V
8
22½ cwt
1796
Mears, Thomas I
1796
Tenor recast by T Mears in 1796
1924
Canons removed by G&J in 1924 during overhaul
1762
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by Lester & Pack in 1762
Ware, Herts, S Mary V
8
22½ cwt
1834
Mears, Thomas II
1834
Tenor recast in 1834 by T Mears
1977
Overhauled by Whitechapel in 1977 when presumed canons removed as metal headstocks installed
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
Margate, Kent, S John Bapt
8
22 1 22
1785
Mears, William
1823
Existing 6 augmented to 8 by T Mears in 1823
1900
3/8 recast, canons removed from remainder, 1 & 2/8 retuned and all rehung by Taylor in 1900
1785
Existing 5 recast and augmented to 6 by W Mears in 1785
Watford, Herts, S Mary
8
22 1 16
1750
Lester, Thomas
1750
Original 6 recast and augmented to 8 by T Lester in 1750
1919
Existing 8 recast by G & J in 1919
1705
Known that 5 & 6/6 recast in 1705 by an unknown founder