[Bell Historians] Leigh-on-Sea

jimhedgcock jameshedgcock at h...
Thu Jan 15 18:57:50 GMT 2004


There is nothing to suggest that the bells came from Leigh on Sea

In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, "David Sloman" <david at s...> wrote:
> The Leigh on Sea bells were for St. Margaret's Church, Leigh-on-
Sea, Essex.
> They were to be donated by an aggregate contractor who 
unfortunately went
> bankrupt and was unable to pay for the bells. The concrete core of 
the tower
> was built including an integral bellframe. Prittlewell ringers 
spent their
> Christmas Holiday putting the floors in. But all to no avail. The 
bells were
> upturned in the foundry for some time and a course of Grandsire 
Triples was
> tapped out on them. The tower was demolished last year.
> I would be very interested to know whether any of the surviving 
Leigh bells
> have any inscriptions on them that relate to the original donor( 
A.J.Brush I
> think!)
> DS

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