[Bell Historians] Copy of a letter to the RW re Church bells.

David Bryant david at b...
Tue Apr 6 11:23:31 BST 2004

> Hmm! I think that's probably debatable too. A good many jobs in 
> the early part of the 20th century seem to have been paid for by the 
> village squire (who probably subsidised most other church activities 
> as well), or some other well off person. Even in those far off 
> times, I'm sure quite a number of projects were spearheaded by bands 
> of ringers. ...I've forgotten, why is this relevant to the current 
> listings debate?!!

Because I suggested that the main factor likely to see a decline in bell work is the fact that the church is less well off than in earlier times rather than because of listing.

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