[Bell Historians] Re: Hastings Stays

George Dawson George at d...
Tue Feb 26 18:53:14 GMT 2002

Egmanton had Taylors first box section headstocks, see Ch Bells of Notts
Part 1 (still available!)


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Subject: [Bell Historians] Re: Hastings Stays

> --- In bellhistorians at y..., David Bryant <djb122 at y...> wrote:
> > Does anybody know when and where the despised Hastings stay was
> first
> > used? I think it was at some point in the early to mid 1890s.
> >
> > David
> "despised" is an understatement-Had a Dingle(as they are known
> round here drop off on me during a peal and we stopped to find out
> what the problem was when we heard it hit the floor!
> Whalley,Lancs 1924 Taylor eight has them,as have Burnley(similar
> vintage to Whalley)Bolton by Bowland(1913 rehang)also has them.
> Padiham(1901?Taylors)does not.
> I seem to recall there is a three in Notts(or somewhere in that area)
> Egmanton? that dates from the early 1890s with hastings stays.
> I bet George Dawson knows.
> Alan

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