[Bell Historians] Re: [r-c] Wrangle

George Dawson George at d...
Tue Jul 2 09:12:11 BST 2002

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John is not correct in saying is WAS made by Howden, but he is the only can=
didate for doing so!
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From: john ketteringham=20
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Sent: Tuesday, July 02, 2002 8:35 AM
Subject: RE: [Bell Historians] Re: [r-c] Wrangle

The Wrangle bell frame was made by William Howden and Son of Boston. Se=
e Lincolnshire Bells and Bell founders page 298.
-----Original Message-----
From: Chris Pickford [mailto:c.j.pickford at t...]
Sent: 02 July 2002 08:06
To: bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [Bell Historians] Re: [r-c] Wrangle

This is correct. The one-time existence of this frame has come to light=
since the rediscovery of the Liverpool frame. There was also a frame with=
some cast iron trusses at Bretforton in Worcestershire, dating from 1823. =
We don't know all that much about either of these frames, as both have now =

The Liverpool frame may not be the earliest ever made, but it's quality=
of designstill makes it quite remarkable - very cleverly engineered and co=

Chris P
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From: David Bryant=20
To: Bell Historians=20
Sent: Monday, July 01, 2002 11:28 PM
Subject: [Bell Historians] Re: [r-c] Wrangle

john ketteringham wrote:
> Jonathan (and others) might like to know that the earliest known ir=
> bellframe was installed at Wrangle in 1820. Unfortunately it
> disappeared when Taylors recast the treble and second and installed=
> new frame in 1952.

Transferred from the chatlist! Is this correct? I thought the earlies=
t cast
iron frame was the one in the bombed St Luke's, Liverpool, dating fro=


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