[Bell Historians] Bellfounder - William Hambling?

John Baldwin Dovemaster at C8fquets13NYXTbD2n-zTjHxTuIB8gRbMrQkszgcVqwyvQXiA2vr6tHRoAdA7o9iw_IKyuiPXqymbv8N4w4.yahoo.invalid
Tue Jul 4 11:55:53 BST 2006

--- In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, "Susan & Christopher Dalton"
<dalton.family at ...> wrote:
> > William Hambling was casting at Blackawton 1823 to 1852 according
to Hope's "English Bellfounders". Is anything known of him part from
what is in Ellacombe's "Church Bells of Devon"?
> Try John Scott - he might give a preview of what is in his
forthcoming Devon book.
> I have seen a number of Hambling's bells - not that he seems to have
cast very many, and those that there are are all quite near home.  Not
aware that he ventured into handbells, but he might have.
> C D

Data that John Scott has kindly provided us for the proto-NBR show
that Hambling was the founder of the following bells:

Denbury      5/5 1829  7cwt
East Ogwell  6/6 1828  6cwt
Halwell      4/6 1823 ? cwt
South Pool   6/6 1821 11-0-4
Thurlestone  3/6 1844 ? cwt


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