[Bell Historians] Faculty System

George Dawson George at d...
Fri Oct 11 08:42:18 BST 2002

Advisors are Advisors, nothing more or less. The rest is up to the DAC &

----- Original Message -----
From: "DJ Bryant" <djb122 at y...>
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Sent: Thursday, October 10, 2002 8:36 PM
Subject: [Bell Historians] Faculty System

> Can someone enlighten me as to whether there is any centralised approval
> system for Diocesan Bell Advisers to serve on DACs? I suspect there
> isn't, as some dioceses seem to have advisers who are unsuitable for one
> reason or another. I recently heard of a case where a church were told
> not to ring their bells by the DAC bells adviser for that diocese.
> Reason - there were some loose stay bolts....
> If there is no method of approval, shouldn't there be? I.e. by the
> Council for the Care of Churches. And what is the position as regards
> Cathedrals. They no longer have the autonomy which they used to have as
> regards faculties, but can they still do as they please with their bell
> installations?
> David

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