[Bell Historians] What'as in a name?

davidhird_uk davidhird_uk at ...
Tue Jul 19 13:34:02 BST 2005

--- In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, "David Bryant" 
<davidbryant at h...> wrote:
> >Does this mean we are going to see yet another church decide that 
it should
> >be called a "Minster". There does seem to be a proliferation of 
these now. 
> >I
> >recently visited Doncaster and Rotherham, both of which have 
decided to get
> >their local diocese to up their own status.
> Yes, and don't forget that we also have pseudo-Minsters in such 
> locations as Preston and Sunderland.
> David

And Dewsbury.

What is a Minster anyway and what makes it different to a Cathedral 
or Parish Church?



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