Wartime bells

mtchilds mtchilds at y...
Wed Oct 29 08:31:34 GMT 2003

Ilkley bells were cast in 1939 by Taylors. I am not sure if they were 
cast before war broke out, does anyone know?


--- In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, "jimhedgcock" 
<jameshedgcock at h...> wrote:
> On a 'similar' theme, it would be interesting to know which rings 
> bells were cast during the war. On the Bells in Worcestershire 
> it states that Hanbury were the last ring of bells cast by Taylors 
> before the war started. Possible ones cast after the war had 
> are Doncaster, Birmingham St. Chad (1/11/1939?) both from 
> Loughborough. There may be others, and from other founders, 
> particularly as hostilities were coming to an end. What was the 
> entrusted to the three bell foundries during the war?--- 
> In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, "john.ketteringham" 
> <john.ketteringham at n...> wrote:
> > Does anyone know if a list exists of the many bells cast by 
> and
> > Johnston for the many RSAF Stations established during the Second 
> World War.

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