[Bell Historians] Re: The Redundant Bells of St Nicholas, Cork - Ringing ...

Richard Offen richard.offen at RHhq22A4R-C6yRwjsnnV9OX9zbzoycw9p12Elv-yRwi9plgRaYTBRdeAMXSbFcbVVjum1buaJ-47Zvh_Jj5I2HdIbw.yahoo.invalid
Sat Sep 29 16:26:59 BST 2007

--- In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, "David Bryant" 
<davidbryant at ...> wrote:
> RO:
> "it has to be said I also wouldn't give a ninteenth century Mears 
ring much
> of a priority either"
> Neither would most other people, I shouldn't think, but Mears bells 
> everywhere; they aren't rare like Murphy bells are which is surely 
the whole
> point.

They're not that rare, there are several other complete rings or 
chimes left and loads of single bells around the world.   

Besides which, why should a parish have an inferior ring (my 
subjective opinion I know) of bells inflicted on them just because 
they are 'rare'?



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