[Bell Historians] Warners demise

Roderic Bickerton rodbic at ...
Mon Nov 7 14:28:59 GMT 2005

A fair guess, they were 1765 Lester and Pack, not nicknamed Fester and Crack
entirely without cause.
The two 1913 Warner bells are terrible, far worse than the others and are
candidates for recasting. A comparatively recent estimate for work condemned
them as being beyond hope of useful retuning, but recommended keeping the

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Bryant"

> Foundry records might well not tell you that anyway. The most likely
> is that they were cracked. It's also possible that they were out-of-tune.
> David


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