[Bell Historians] John Barrett bell hanger and agent forMears 1826
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Tue Sep 14 15:36:08 BST 2021
His death and age was reported in the 14th March 1850 edition of Trewman's
Exeter Flying Post.
His work at Holsworthy and Sowton including references to his connection
with Mears can found in the Order and Disorder publications 1830-1839 p125
and 1840-1845 p262 respectively
On Tue, 14 Sept 2021 at 11:07, Richard Johnston <johnstonrh at rhj.org.uk>
> Neal Dodge:
> > John Barrett was born around 1785, lived in Exeter and died on 5th March
> > 1850. He is recorded as acting as an agent for Mears from 1819 including
> > carrying out the hanging of the bells at Holsworthy (1836) and Sowton
> > (1845).
> Thank you for this - but can you tell me what your sources are for
> this information please, as I need to quote references
> Richard Johnston
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