[Bell Historians] Gillett & Johnston's 'successors'

Andrew Higson, Bellmaster andrew_higson at t...
Fri Oct 15 09:19:32 BST 2004

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Just doing one for Polesworth who bought the third from Kidderminster as th=
e treble of 8.

I covered what we had from G&J and what we cast for them in my RW article e=
arlier this year (or was it last year, tempus fugit)

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Subject: Re: [Bell Historians] Gillett & Johnston's 'successors'

> With the demise of bell founding at Croydon, the first bells to be=20
> commissioned by G&J (Calgary?) were cast by Taylors. I believe that=20
> Taylors purchased G&J's equipment when the bell founding side of the=20
> firm was terminated. Why is it then, that the two trebles at Egham=20
> and the later 'G&J profile' rings have come from Whitechapel?

Taylor's only have some of G&J's equipment. The can and will cast G&J pro=
file bells if asked to.



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