[Bell Historians] RE: Research Project

Susan Dalton dalton.family at v...
Thu Oct 30 14:39:39 GMT 2003

P W Gay writes

> The third at Keele was cast (by Paul Hutton) in 1647 and bears the
> inscription "God Save the King". (And a former bell at Child Okeford in
Dorset had 'GOD BLES KING CHARLS' in 1648.
> I think the royalist views expressd were those of the lord of the manor
> rather than the bellfounder.
I wonder. We don't know much about who chose inscriptions in earlier
centuries but indications are that it was generally the bellfounder not the


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