[Bell Historians] Bells & World War two.

David Bryant davidbryant at h...
Mon Mar 21 15:30:32 GMT 2005

>There is a mystery surrounding the disappearance of the ten at Charles
>Church, Plymouth. The late Canon C Kelland Peake (a ringer and former
>vice-president of the Truro Guild) once told me that the City of Plymouth
>Corporation 'pinched' the bells of Charles Church. I suggest someone from
>the Guild of Devonshire Ringers endeavours to find out what really happened
>to this rather fine ten and if the City Corporation did take them, then the
>Guild should ask for them to be returned.

Guilds of ringers have no legal jurisdiction over any bells. It is the 
diocese which has the legal powers and can ask for things to be returned.


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