"Wright Jones apparatus"
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Tue Jan 12 18:07:34 GMT 2010
I received an enquiry today from a historian parishioner dealing with the 6 steel bells at Belmont, Lancs.
Inter alia, he said ...
> these are fixed and according to the detailed financial statement which we still have, are rung using "Wright Jones apparatus patent 15".
- a form of chiming apparatus which I have never heard of previously (nor has GAD). The first 100 results of a Google search on "Wright Jones apparatus bell" has produced nothing of relevance.
If anyone knows of any documented reference to what this is (I infer a sort of Ellacombe variant), I would be pleased to learn more. It dates from 1860 according to the enquiry and so it is possibly contemporary with Ellacombe's design.
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