Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
# Tower Bell Weight Diameter Cast Founder
1 Ab Kettleby, Leicestershire, S James 1 of 6 3-3-7 (194 kg) in E 26.00" 2015 John Taylor & Co
2 Ab Kettleby, Leicestershire, S James 2 of 6 4-1-0 (216 kg) in D 27.50" 2015 John Taylor & Co
3 Ab Kettleby, Leicestershire, S James 3 of 6 4-1-6 (219 kg) in C 29.00" 1653 George I Oldfield
4 Ab Kettleby, Leicestershire, S James 4 of 6 5-0-4 (256 kg) in B 31.00" c1599† Newcombe (generic)
5 Ab Kettleby, Leicestershire, S James 5 of 6 5-3-8 (296 kg) in A 32.75" 1765 Thomas I Hedderly
6 Ab Kettleby, Leicestershire, S James 6 of 6 8-2-22 (442 kg) in G 37.50" 1929 John Taylor & Co
7 Abbess Roding, Essex, S Edmund K&M 1 of 3 U/R 2½ cwt (~130 kg) in G 23.13" c1499† London ('Balcombe shield')
8 Abbess Roding, Essex, S Edmund K&M 2 of 3 U/R 2½ cwt (~130 kg) in F 24.25" c1350† (unidentified)
9 Abbess Roding, Essex, S Edmund K&M 3 of 3 U/R 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭ 26.25" 1665 John Hodson
10 Abbey Dore, Herefordshire, S Mary 1 of 6 3-3-8 (194 kg) in E 26.88" 1770 Thomas Rudhall
11 Abbey Dore, Herefordshire, S Mary 2 of 6 3-2-16 (185 kg) in D 27.75" 1892 Llewellins & James
12 Abbey Dore, Herefordshire, S Mary 3 of 6 5-0-4 (256 kg) in C 30.25" 1710 Abraham I Rudhall
13 Abbey Dore, Herefordshire, S Mary 4 of 6 5-0-22 (264 kg) in B 31.63" 1810 John Rudhall
14 Abbey Dore, Herefordshire, S Mary 5 of 6 6-1-25 (329 kg) in A 34.00" 1710 Abraham I Rudhall
15 Abbey Dore, Herefordshire, S Mary 6 of 6 8-0-21 (416 kg) in G 37.50" 1782 Charles & John Rudhall
16 Abbots Bickington, Devon, S James 1 of 3 U/R 2 cwt (~100 kg) in G 23.25" c1550† Exeter foundry
17 Abbots Bickington, Devon, S James 2 of 3 U/R 3¾ cwt (~190 kg) in F 26.25" c1550† Exeter foundry
18 Abbots Bickington, Devon, S James 3 of 3 U/R 5 cwt (~250 kg) in D 28.25" (unidentified)
19 Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire, S Nicholas 1 of 8 3-3-3 (192 kg) in G 24.50" 1957 John Taylor & Co
20 Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire, S Nicholas 2 of 8 3-3-9 (195 kg) in F♯ 25.50" 1957 John Taylor & Co
21 Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire, S Nicholas 3 of 8 4-0-13 (209 kg) in E 27.00" 1957 John Taylor & Co
22 Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire, S Nicholas 4 of 8 4-1-10 (220 kg) in D 28.25" 1957 John Taylor & Co
23 Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire, S Nicholas 5 of 8 5-1-19 (275 kg) in C 30.50" 1957 John Taylor & Co
24 Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire, S Nicholas 6 of 8 6-1-12 (323 kg) in B 32.50" 1957 John Taylor & Co
25 Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire, S Nicholas 7 of 8 8-0-18 (415 kg) in A 35.50" 1957 John Taylor & Co
26 Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire, S Nicholas 8 of 8 11-1-5 (574 kg) in G 40.00" 1957 John Taylor & Co
27 Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire, S Nicholas Hour 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G 40.25" c1550† Henry I Oldfield
28 Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire, S Lawrence 1 of 6 4-0-7 (206 kg) in D♯ 28.00" 1734 Richard Phelps
29 Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire, S Lawrence 2 of 6 4-2-14 (235 kg) in C♯ 29.63" 1891 Mears & Stainbank
30 Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire, S Lawrence 3 of 6 5-0-12 (259 kg) in B 31.00" 1734 Richard Phelps
31 Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire, S Lawrence 4 of 6 5-2-20 (288 kg) in A♯ 32.50" 1734 Richard Phelps
32 Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire, S Lawrence 5 of 6 7-0-7 (359 kg) in G♯ 36.00" 1912 Mears & Stainbank
33 Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire, S Lawrence 6 of 6 9-2-25 (494 kg) in F♯ 40.00" 1809 John Briant
34 Abbots Leigh, Somerset, Holy Trinity 1 of 6 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in D♯ 28.13" 1781 William Bilbie
35 Abbots Leigh, Somerset, Holy Trinity 2 of 6 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C♯ 29.38" 1714 Abraham I Rudhall
36 Abbots Leigh, Somerset, Holy Trinity 3 of 6 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B 31.75" 1714 Abraham I Rudhall
37 Abbots Leigh, Somerset, Holy Trinity 4 of 6 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in A♯ 32.75" 1714 Abraham I Rudhall
38 Abbots Leigh, Somerset, Holy Trinity 5 of 6 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯ 36.00" 1895 Llewellins & James
39 Abbots Leigh, Somerset, Holy Trinity 6 of 6 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in F♯ 40.75" 1781 William Bilbie
40 Abbots Ripton, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew 1 of 3 in D♯ 29.06" c1400† William Dawe
41 Abbots Ripton, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew 2 of 3 in C♯ 30.00" 1671 Tobias III Norris
42 Abbots Ripton, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew 3 of 3 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B 32.00" 1875 John Warner & Sons
43 Abbotsbury, Dorset, S Nicholas 1 of 6 4-1-26 (228 kg) in E♯ 27.50" 1773 Thomas II Bilbie
44 Abbotsbury, Dorset, S Nicholas 2 of 6 4-1-12 (221 kg) in D♯ 28.25" 1773 Thomas II Bilbie
45 Abbotsbury, Dorset, S Nicholas 3 of 6 4-1-21 (225 kg) in C♯ 29.50" 1773 Thomas II Bilbie
46 Abbotsbury, Dorset, S Nicholas 4 of 6 5-1-8 (270 kg) in B♯ 30.75" 1724 William Knight
47 Abbotsbury, Dorset, S Nicholas 5 of 6 7-2-8 (385 kg) in A♯ 34.00" 1962 John Taylor & Co
48 Abbotsbury, Dorset, S Nicholas 6 of 6 9-3-1 (496 kg) in G♯ 37.50" 1962 John Taylor & Co
49 Abbotsham, Devon, S Helen 1 of 6 4-0-8 (207 kg) in E 27.13" 1886 Llewellins & James
50 Abbotsham, Devon, S Helen 2 of 6 4-3-26 (253 kg) in D 29.50" 1886 Llewellins & James