[r-t] James Hewett, was Extent of caters
ted.steele at tesco.net
Sat Sep 5 16:12:38 UTC 2009
edward martin wrote:
> In1825 a 5400 of Superlative S. Royal was rung at Wakefield but was
> proved to be false by him,
> He rang the 5th to the first peal in N. America.
Thanks for the info about James Hewett, which I have now read up in H &
A; (a pity I didn't think of looking there first). He was obviously
quite a character but these two things you mention both sound as though
there could be an interesting story behind them. I wonder what drew him
to investigate the Superlative.
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