[Bell Historians] Re: Derwent Woodlands

john ketteringham john.ketteringham27 at n...
Fri Feb 27 11:42:26 GMT 2004

I have received this message about 50 times does anyone know why?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "djb122uk" <david at b...>
To: <bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Thursday, February 26, 2004 3:45 PM
Subject: [Bell Historians] Re: Derwent Woodlands

> --- In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, "Bill Hibbert" <bill at h...> 
> wrote:
> > I was looking at the list of lost rings on the Keltek site and 
> > happened to notice the following entry:
> > Derwent Woodlands: Bells dispersed;2 recast; 2nd at Scarcliife
> > 
> > I seem to remember from somewhere that some of the bells went to 
> > Chelmorton - possibly from a book about the Derwent reservoir. I 
> can 
> > look it up if needed.
> It's in Dawson and Halls' Derbyshire. I don't have it to hand, but I 
> recall that they were dispersed to other churches, with at least one 
> being scrapped. They were Taylor's 1901.
> The church was demolished prior to the construction of the reservoir, 
> with the exception of the towr which was left as a water-height 
> marker. However, people swan out to it and it wa sjudged dangerous so 
> next time the water was low and it was on dry land again it was blown 
> up. There is some film fottage of the tower on the web - British 
> Pathe newsreels, if I remember rightly.
> David
> Yahoo! Groups Links

More information about the Bell-historians mailing list