[Bell Historians] Fort William

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Wed Mar 24 12:08:17 GMT 2010

--- In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, "Bickerton, Roderic (SELEX GALILEO, UK)" <Roderic.Bickerton at ...> wrote:
> I rang the 4 at Fort William in 1975.
> At that time the bells were in reasonable going order.
> We had to cut 4 rope holes in the plastic corrugated roof beneath the
> frame, oil and rope up. Water ingress was gross, hence the "roof" under
> the frame so I imagine they must have got into a sorry state by now.
> PNBR details look about right. I probably have a recording of them
> ringing.... Somewhere!

   I recall that in the 1980s, Kevin Price was part of a "syndicate" of ringers who wanted to fund the replacement of floors in the tower but the offer was refused by the Church for some reason.



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