[Bell Historians] Bartlett

Richard Offen richard.offen at o...
Mon Apr 12 08:40:48 BST 2004

--- In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, "billy_clarke03" 
<billy_clarke03 at y...> wrote:
> The 6 in Blessington are by Bartlett. The cannons were removed 
> the bells were re-hung in the 1980's on modern fittings, the bells 
> were not re-tuned.
> Regards
> Billy

Shame the canons were cut off, thought bell hangers were a little 
more enlightened by the 1980s - who did it?

The back six at Hadlow, Kent are also by Bartlett. The treble 
(third of the 8) was cast in 1696 and the rest in 1695. They all 
have canon-retaining headstocks.


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