richard.offen at o...
Fri May 7 11:25:23 BST 2004
--- In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, David Bryant <david at b...>
> I've now had time to check the web for things mentioned earlier.
The Barwell drawing of the Albrighton frame is at
it appears to have been designed with two empty pits for a 'top and
> Didn't Groves work for Barwell before setting up on his own? His
headstocks are certainly very similar if not identical to Barwell
ones. We have a Groves headstock on our dumb bell.
> The picture of the old treble (now Menangle 5th) with its headstock
is on a Lichfield Diocesan news page, I think, but I can't find it at
I'll ask Andy Gordon this evening (provided he remembers we're
coming!) when he lets us in for a quarter at Ryton. He was the
leading light in the recent augmentation at Albrighton.
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