[Bell Historians] The Oldest ring

David Willis dcwillispiano@yahoo.com [bellhistorians] bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com
Thu Sep 10 12:25:02 BST 2015

 Impressive how you found that Richard.  I assume that research isn't possible for an ordinary user using the on line Dove ?


From: "Richard Smith richard at ex-parrot.com [bellhistorians]" <bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com>
To: "David Willis dcwillispiano at yahoo.com [bellhistorians]" <bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com> 
Sent: Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 15:02
Subject: Re: [Bell Historians] The Oldest ring

David Willis dcwillispiano at yahoo.com [bellhistorians] wrote:

> He [Fred Sharpe] also writes (1970) that Harwell back 6 is 
> the oldest existing ring of 6 in the world.
> Is that statement still true ?

According to Dove, these are the ten oldest sixes together 
with the date of their newest bell:

1612  Harwell, Oxon (back six of eight)
1637  Monks Risborough, Bucks
1642  Hurst, Berks (back six of eight)
1651  Dorchester, Oxon (back six of eight)
1654  St Swithun, Worcester, Worcs
1655  Derby Cathedral, Derbys (back six of ten)
1659  Hathersage, Derbys
1660  Stanton, Glos
1662  St Peter, Sudbury, Suffolk (back six of ten)
1669  St Edward, Cambridge, Cambs


Posted by: David Willis <dcwillispiano at yahoo.com>


Yahoo Groups Links

<*> To visit your group on the web, go to:

<*> Your email settings:
    Individual Email | Traditional

<*> To change settings online go to:
    (Yahoo! ID required)

<*> To change settings via email:
    bellhistorians-digest at yahoogroups.com 
    bellhistorians-fullfeatured at yahoogroups.com

<*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to:
    bellhistorians-unsubscribe at yahoogroups.com

<*> Your use of Yahoo Groups is subject to:

More information about the Bell-historians mailing list