[Bell Historians] Re: G&J Simpson rings

David Bryant david at b...
Sat Jun 5 22:16:15 BST 2004

> [All the early G & J jobs are. Ron Dove once told me that the model for
> Johnston's Simpson-tuned bells was the Taylor chime of 8 at Christ Church
> Turnham Green, Chiswick. That might account for the very thin trebles of
> Johnston's early years (e.g. Wool and Wimborne). CD]

Do you have weights for these? Are they as light relative to the tenor as
some of the Taylor stuff
of 1910 - 1920, e.g. Newport Cathedral old trebles, St Giles Pontefract,


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