[Bell Historians] Re: Liverpool Diocese
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Thu Mar 13 18:34:23 GMT 2003
--- In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, "Alan J.Birney"
<fartwell2000 at y...> wrote:
> --- In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, Andrew Bull <a.bull at s...>
> > Good luck to all those who are carrying out County/Diocescan
> > However, it seems there will now be something of a problem to
> > engaged in such activities now - namely, Whitechapel's
> to allow
> > access to their records. Until this situation changes, it will
> > difficult to publish a full and complete survey of any area.
> > Andrew Bull
> I cannot speak for anyone else, but I dont think lack of
> access to any foundries or bellhangers records will make much of a
> difference to anyone surveying a particular area as the
> do not always have the relevant information, for eample bells that
> have scrapped, or bells that have been transfered to another
> I would be interested to know if any foundry has supplied a list
> their work in a certain area to an indevidual.
> Personally, I think that to do a survey properly you have to
> personally look at the bell(s) and communicate with people in the
> parish-it is surprising how much CORRECT local information is
> sometimes available.
If you are doing a survey should you not be looking at
parish/diocesan/local history records too
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