[Bell Historians] patent bell

Peter Rivet peter at zfj6UpEm1RAjc_hCjHwbzB4bspigFsWgvMrX4FL0oTBivF_9EJ-G8Q7k7UreX538XXOEZ-AIx1iLPc-gF3fPsw.yahoo.invalid
Thu Mar 5 18:05:42 GMT 2009

When did hemispherical bells start being made?  There's a big early 19th
century one at St John's Calcutta with a "Whitechapel frieze" round the


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[mailto:bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com]On Behalf Of Chris Pickford
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  Don't think Anne's musings about the various Warners amount to much. By
then the Warners who became the bellfounders shortly afterwards were already
in a very big way of business in brassfounding and metal work of all sorts.
A prosperous business - already maintaining a large and wealthy family - to
which bellfounding was added as a sideline (as it always was). I don't know
if Alfred was related or connected in any way, but rather suspect not.
Directories give more or less equal coverage to all firms - large and very

  Can't help with the patent bell, though. Is there anything in Elphick?


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