Bootle / old Dove

jimhedgcock jameshedgcock at h...
Sat May 17 23:02:37 BST 2003


I rang there several times in the early 1960's and remember them 
being better than some of the 'conventional' bells in the area. Bob 
Dennis' father was the Vicar. Haven't been to ring on them in their 
new home, but the comments I have heard about the octave are not 
good.--- In bellhistorians at, "Bill Hibbert" 
<bill at h...> wrote:
> Is there a kind soul out there who has an old Dove who could look 
> the weight of the tenor at Bootle when it was steel? This bell's 
> weight at Hale is given as 8cwt, I just wondered if a heavier 
> was given before it was tuned. (I'm answering Nick Simon's letter 
> the RW!).
> Thanks,
> Bill H

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