[Bell Historians] Rolling pin sliders

matthewhigby at a... matthewhigby at a...
Sun May 2 20:56:50 BST 2004

In a message dated 02/05/2004 20:46:00 GMT Daylight Time, 
fartwell2000 at y... writes:

> Also, I remember seeing somewhere a G+J hanging job that had a 
> slider which consisted a rolling ball in a track- were these common 
> at all?

There are examples at Englishcombe, Somerset (with a ball as opposed to a 
roller) and also at Carrickfergus, Antrim (These are G&J I am told). An example 
of the Taylor type "Jockey" sliders which DJB talks about are at Wraxall, 
Somerset. (1894 I think).


Matthew Higby & Company Ltd,
Church Bell Engineers,
Jasmine Cottage,
The Street,
BA3 4HN.


[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]

More information about the Bell-historians mailing list