Dubious stats (was Jubilee bells ringing)

John Harrison john at -QZoEbAZ9glUDHo82GxbE3sWwu6cmwpoEHDU8FAkEP9wLQy31lFrinGu7mKxJz9NcsBxdTEEox2nyjZMOsgD.yahoo.invalid
Mon Feb 20 08:55:33 GMT 2012


It says: 'Britain has about 6,000 bell towers and enough experienced
bellringers to operate just over 2,000 of them."

Where does that figure come from?  

AFIA 2 out of 3 towers aren't silent.  And if they divide number of ringers
by number of bells, again AFIA, the number isn't far from 1.


John Harrison
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