[Bell Historians] Canon JJ Raven

David Bryant david at b...
Sat Nov 22 22:56:38 GMT 2003

> Does anyone know if Canon JJ Raven was a ringer, as well as a writer of
> books about bells? I note there is no obituary reference for him in the
> listings. I believe he may have died in 1906 but I do not have copies of
> the earlier publication to check.

Don't know but quite likely not. The majority of early bell historians (i.e.
those before Fred Sharpe) were not ringers.


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