The first complete Whitechapel 'Simpson' peal

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Wed May 21 13:35:30 BST 2003

--- In bellhistorians at, "Bill Hibbert" <bill at h...> 
> I meant to say in my previous, but quite forgot, that Alan Hughes 
> also told me that Whitechapel did a gradual cut-over from old-
> to true-harmonic as and when they got to redesign the strickles 
for a 
> particular size of bell. For a while, whether you got a true-h or 
> old-style was a bit of a lottery.
> As regards Brighton, 1913 seems far too early, I believe the 
> date is more like the mid-late 20's. Wargrave (1915) are decidedly 
> old-style.
> However, enough speculation, I should deal in facts, not guesswork!
> Bill H

Sorry, The G.S. Brighton are 1927 not 1913 as I previously said.

Philip Pratt.

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