[Bell Historians] Heavy old bells

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Tue Oct 11 15:22:38 BST 2011

> The list can be sorted by date, weight, founder, extant (or not) etc to
> answer a whole range of questions. With a bit of manipulation (i.e using
> the "lost" column as a date filter first), you can (e.g.) create a list
> of the heaviest bells extant in a particular year. There are doubtless
> cleverer ways of doing it, but the data (the online list isn't quite the
> latest  version) represents the results of several years work and is
> moderately comprehensive now (certainly 25 cwt upwards)
> It shouldn't be difficult to create a list of extant bells cast before
> 1650 weighing over 25 cwt and then sort them in descending weight order
> --
> Chris Pickford 4 Walmsley Court, High Street, Kinver, DY7 6HG Tel: 01384

But a bit beyond my Excel skills!
I shall have to see if someone here can tell me how to do it.


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