[Bell Historians] L&J Tenors (was CCC)

A Willis zen16073 at z...
Wed Apr 7 13:00:00 BST 2004

-----Original Message-----
From: Susan Dalton [mailto:dalton.family at v...]
Sent: 07 April 2004 12:05
To: bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com

> The catholic church just along the road from Holy Trinity has a 1624 bell
> (ex Dorchester All Saints) by John Dawton of Salisbury as a clock bell. I
> had quite a job convincing a visitor to the town that the tenor at HT
> sounds the hour) was by far the younger bell (1882). Her view was that
> because it sounded better, it must be older! In all fairness the Dawton
> bell does not have the hammers properly adjusted.

[And it didn't sound any good when it was at Dorchester A S either. Dawton
wasn't the founder John Wallis was.]

But it says ID RT 1624 on it! Mustn't forget Richard Tuck.


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