Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Cath Ch of S James, Toronto, Ontario
Place Toronto
Cath Ch of S James
Shown in County Lists as Toronto Cath
Postcode M5C 2E9
Lat, Long 43.65030, -79.37390Locate using Google Map or OpenStreetMap
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Province Ontario
Country Canada
Church Other Anglican Church
Rings 12 (full circle ring), tenor 21-2-10 in DSee below
10 (chime), tenor 30 cwt in C♯See below
Frames 2See below
Also Toilet
URL http://www.stjamescathedral.ca/worship/change-ringers/
Affiliation North American Guild
Dove tower ID 12812
Ring of 12, tenor 21-2-10 in D
Bells 12 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 21-2-10 (2418 lb or 1097 kg) in D (581.0 Hz)
Practice Mon 19:00
Additional information Also a 10-bell (electronically operated) chime
TowerBase ID 6019View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-2-15 1742.0 A 26.68" 1996 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
2 5-3-25 1553.0 G 27.88" 1996 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
3 6-0-6 1464.0 F♯ 28.50" 1996 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
4 6-1-0 1303.0 E 30.00" 1996 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
5 6-1-16 1166.0 D 31.75" 1828 Thomas II Mears R
6 6-3-9 1097.0 C♯ 33.00" 1828 Thomas II Mears R
7 7-2-12 977.0 B 34.88" 1828 Thomas II Mears R
8 8-1-17 870.0 A 37.25" 1828 Thomas II Mears R
9 11-0-18 775.0 G 40.75" 1828 Thomas II Mears R
10 12-2-25 732.0 F♯ 43.00" 1828 Thomas II Mears R
11 16-0-0 654.0 E 46.75" 1828 Thomas II Mears R
12 21-2-10 581.0 D 52.25" 1828 Thomas II Mears R
Chime of 10, tenor 30 cwt in C♯
Bells 10 (chime)Edit details
Tenor 30 cwt (~3360 lb or ~1520 kg) in C♯ (551.0 Hz)
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 1270.0 D♯ 1865 Meneely (West Troy) Y
2 1146.5 C♯ 1865 Meneely (West Troy) Y
3 1069.0 B♯ 1865 Meneely (West Troy) Y
4 948.0 A♯ 1865 Meneely (West Troy) Y
5 1018.5 A𝄪 1865 Meneely (West Troy) Y
6 846.5 G♯ 1865 Meneely (West Troy) Y
7 750.5 F♯ 1865 Meneely (West Troy) Y
8 701.0 E♯ 1865 Meneely (West Troy) Y
9 617.0 D♯ 1865 Meneely (West Troy) Y
10 30 cwt 551.0 C♯ 1865 Meneely (West Troy) Y
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 of chime Oak unidentified
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 of 12 1997 Steel Locally manufactured 8.1.B.c NonStd
Update log
30/05/2020 c9-c1: canon info added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
25/10/2019 c9-c1: partials added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
25/10/2019 all bells: frameid added; frame info added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
15/10/2019 Indication of available toilet facility added [TimJ (REMRKS247; info L Lazzerini) via e-mail]
13/10/2019 Also presence of 10-bell chime noted [TimJ (REMRKS246) via e-mail]
13/10/2019 c9-c1: added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]