Gateshead, Co Dur, SMV

Mike Chester chester at
Thu Oct 25 18:53:18 BST 2012

--- In bellhistorians at, "alanaj8283" <aaj.buswell at ...> wrote:
> I have a note (RW p1007, 1983) that two bells were stolen, one cracked and six bells are in store. What happened next? The last quarter peal on them was in 1978 (see RW for 12 Jan 1979).

The bells were put in a safe storage facility.  Naturally it was not safe enough and three (I think) others were stolen.  The remaining three bells' metal was used in the recasting and augmentation scheme at Whickham.



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