[Bell Historians] Cities with many early rings

Richard Smith richard at ex-parrot.com
Sat Jan 15 16:51:03 GMT 2022

Gareth Davies wrote:

> Certainly not Cambridge. I reckon the position there in 
> 1660 was as shown in the attached pic which I produced 
> some while ago. There is an error with regard to Holy 
> Trinity which had 4 at the time (I have shown it as 0) and 
> the 2 at St Andrew the Less is not shown. There is some 
> doubt about how the bells at King’s College were rung.

Ah, now this is very interesting.  You show St Edwards as a 
five in 1660.  I've never properly researched them, but I 
had always assumed the work in 1669 was an augmentation from 
three to six.  Do you know roughly how long they had been a 


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