[Bell Historians] Re: Wye tenor was Wolverhampton tenor

LOVE, Dickon dickon.love at a...
Thu Jun 17 12:30:38 BST 2004

> My source says that the reduction from 23 0 15 to 20 2 10 by 
> Warners included the removal of canons.
> Sorry Whitechapel,I should read my notes more carefully. Whitechapel 
> reduced the weight to 19 1 8 as Dickon says.

I should perhaps also point out, perhaps in Jim's defence, that the
"traditional" weight of Wye was sometimes quoted as high as 26cwt (perhaps
on a peal board in the tower or old Annual Report). Anything to suggest that
the local tenor ringer was macho!



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