[Bell Historians] Murphy Bells.

John Camp camp at vny5kVhYm34948bZmnPjZ7L59ZLVc_91sPghhznQT0X_TSHmJ14RJ0kg7QcIXgO1yXGGMdDaivlQNA.yahoo.invalid
Mon May 28 20:09:51 BST 2007

At 19:12 on 28 May 2007, John Camp wrote:
> At 09:09 on 22 May 2007, John Baldwin wrote:
>> These are the Murphy bells I have in the pNBR in Dove:

>> Bells by Murphy, John [1837-1900]
>> ================================================================
>>   Cast  Diam(") Weight Note   Bell Tower
>> ----------------------------------------------------------------
>>  <              38-3- 7     Svc/12 Adelaide RC Cath, SA

> It may be well known to you historians, but I happened across a website
> with a copy of a letter concerning this bell dated 16 July 1867 from
> Murphy to the Very Revd (Thomas) Heptonstall ...

Actually, the bell Murphy refers to is said to weigh 15cwt 1qr, so it
clearly isn't the same one. What happened to it? And when was the 38-3-7
bell cast in relation to the other one?

John Camp


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