[Bell Historians] Shalford, Surrey

Susan & Christopher Dalton dalton.family at v...
Wed Jun 9 19:57:22 BST 2004

>From: "George Dawson" <George at d...>

> Shalford are a 6 by 'Old' John Warner of London in 1789 although the tenor
> was recast in 1866 by Warners.

[Were, rather than are. The present bells are a ring of eight cast by
Taylors in 1936. CD]

> The recent discovery of George L Hanks notebook in Cincinnatti (Hanks was an
> American bellfounder), which contains extracts from the manuscripts of the
> Hedderly family of Nottingham (UK) and Philadelphia (America) has shown that
> this installation was not the sole work of Old John... {etc.]

[Fascinating. CD]

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