[Bell Historians] Glastonbury

David Bryant djb122 at y...
Thu Mar 20 10:33:25 GMT 2003

> When my brain is working better in the morning I will concoct a reply to
> someof the recent references to Llewellins and James (Broughton Gifford,
> East Ardsley et al). What I can say without reference to my notes is that
> the former 7th at Glastonbury St John was cast by the same unknown founder
> as Yeovilton tenor, a bell at Cherington in Glos, and the back 3 at
> in Pembrokeshire. It was the lighter and earlier Llewellin bell that was
> cast for Peter Llewellin at Whitechapel.

The founder of the old Glastonbury 7th (whoever he was) also cast the tenor
at the same time, but it didn't last and was recast by Taylor's in 1877.
I've seen it mentioned somewhere. I think it was Walters' Somerset


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