[Bell Historians] Close But Different

ALAN A J BUSWELL aaj.buswell at nj7TsDmIp7FmF70wBx49aQkjBRraaR6iZAk4LNEoBXwNze56NDfhayXgpVrYqS4FH8tRphMagM8G1sY021s6YM_DcUA1.yahoo.invalid
Fri Jun 29 09:43:43 BST 2012

There is no county of Middlesex in Dove. All quarters published under this name are adjusted in my records accordingly including areas surrounding Gtr London and for other parts of the country. Both Newmarket towers are in Suffolk.


 From: Matt Dawson <matt.dawson at Flna0mZcZG0LemVanjs467MUbeEqrtKL1-_F_NWikFkgpwaniL26fVH6yxug777Qj6-Dnq3kR_LVl5H299o.yahoo.invalid>
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Sent: Thursday, 28 June 2012, 15:07
Subject: Re: [Bell Historians] Close But Different

On 27 June 2012 16:57, Richard Smith <richard at sOqFEyVdPPA9Qo5q9O7Z2pHya7jG87OPa18TwXHcggCWLMpdKZ9f5b9fb6ojH20A6Vcy_tZB29Maz6rGTA_TIw.yahoo.invalid> wrote:
> You may do better using traditional county boundaries,
> especially where county boundaries ran through the centre of
> a town.  I don't have the data to do a full analysis of
> that.  Southwark Cathedral (Surrey) and St Magnus the Martyr
> (Middx) is a candidate, as is All Saints, Newmarket (Cambs,
> though unringable) and St Mary, Newmarket (Suff).  Both seem
> to be very slightly further apart than Holt and Farndon.

This was also the case in Bristol, where the Avon (now the floating
harbour) coincided with the border between Gloucestershire and
Somerset. St Nicholas (once a ten) and St Thomas are roughly two
hundred yards apart.


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