[Bell Historians] Crown Bob

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Fri Dec 10 10:57:04 GMT 2010

Have you read "Forbidden Methods", recently published by the Whiting  
Society? There's an interesting explanation in there. In short, Crown  
Bob isn't a method but was the term used for Spliced.



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On 10 Dec 2010, at 10:08, "Graham John" <graham at EYTMdQTMx5YxKicUP92csVx5iSurt8ohZZFStrtRhuCcroEYOOArGVGZePWFwunSgDir0kCyicc1--yRfYBGbyv3x4KE.yahoo.invalid>  

> My wife is reading a book by Christopher Stocks, called "Forgotten  
> Fruits" - The stories behind Britain's traditional fruit and  
> vegetables. In a chapter on gooseberries, it talks about a  
> gooseberry call "Crown Bob" which dates back to some time before  
> 1812, saying:
> "Crown Bob, incidentally, is the name for a particular peal of bells  
> that may date back to the sixteenth century."
> The only method containing the word Crown is Crown Court Bob Minor.  
> How old is this method? Is it the connection, or is is something else?
> Graham
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