re uknown founders mark
robert_de7 at y...
Fri Mar 8 21:34:06 GMT 2002
Thank you both for your replies.
The mark is on the bell I mentioned at lansallos in cornwall.
Not only does it have the mark in the photo but the shield used by
william dawe 1400s and william ffounder date uknown, a chevron and
three laver pots.
Also the shield used by william ffounder date uknown a chevron with
The chevron with three trefoils is the Rufford family shield.
Could William ffounder have been William Rufford
A phone call today from Taylors bell foundry a Austin Bracker used
the mark in the photo between 1550 and 1560 in London Lynn and Devon,
more information to me in the post.
More information about the Bell-historians