Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Farnworth, Cheshire, S Luke (GF), 6, 10-0-7 (511 kg) in A. SJ516877
21.9 NNW Rainhill, Merseyside, S Bartholomew (RC), 6, 2-2-6 (130 kg) in F. Tue. SJ502903
32.1 SW Ditton, Cheshire, S Michael (RC), 6 U/R, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. Unringable. SJ494853
42.6 NW Rainhill, Merseyside, S Ann, 6, 1-3-16 (96 kg) in G. Wed. SJ493912
52.8 S Runcorn, Cheshire, All Saints, 8, 15-3-15 (807 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. Tue. SJ510832
64.3 WSW Halewood, Merseyside, S Nicholas, 6, 6-0-1 (305 kg) in B. Vallotti temperament tuning. Wed 20:00. SJ449861
74.5 NW Prescot, Merseyside, S Mary, 8, 13-1-13 (679 kg) in E. Mon 20:00. SJ465927
84.5 SW Hale, Cheshire, S Mary, 8, 8-0-20 (415 kg) in A. Steel bells : bells 3-8. Thu. SJ471820
94.7 N St Helens, Merseyside, S Helen, 10, 22-2-25 (1154 kg) in C♯. SJ513952
104.8 N St Helens, Merseyside, S Thomas, Eccleston, 8, 9-0-7 (460 kg) in F♯. SJ506953
115 SE Daresbury, Cheshire, All Saints (GF;T), 8, 16-1-5 (828 kg) in E. Mon. SJ580828
125.1 WNW Huyton, Merseyside, S Michael (GF;T), 6, 14-3-20 (758 kg) in E♭. SJ442911
135.9 W Liverpool, Merseyside, S Peter, Woolton, 10, 19-2-12 (996 kg) in E. Fri. SJ422869
146 E Stockton Heath, Cheshire, S Thomas (T), 10, 16-3-6 (854 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SJ613863
156.1 WSW Speke, Merseyside, All Saints, 3 U/R, 6-0-5 (307 kg) in B. Unringable. SJ429833
166.2 ENE Winwick, Cheshire, S Oswald (GF), 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. SJ603928
176.4 W Liverpool, Merseyside, All Saints, Childwall, 6, 12-3-6 (650 kg) in G. Tue. SJ414890
186.5 S Frodsham, Cheshire, S Lawrence (T), 8, 12-1-3 (624 kg) in F♯. Fri. SJ521772
196.8 NE Newton le Willows, Merseyside, S Peter (T), 10, 24-2-5 (1247 kg) in E♭. Thu. SJ592956
207.1 ESE Stretton, Cheshire, S Matthew (T), 8, 8-3-18 (453 kg) in A. Mon. SJ620827
217.3 WSW Liverpool, Merseyside, S Michael, Garston, 8, 10-0-7 (511 kg) in F♯. Mon. SJ403842
227.6 E Grappenhall, Cheshire, S Wilfrid, 10, 10-3-17 (554 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SJ639862
237.7 W Liverpool, Merseyside, S Barnabas, Penny Lane, Mossley Hill, 8, 11-3-27 (609 kg) in G. PN: check with contact. SJ392883
248.2 SSW Ince, Cheshire, S James, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in D. Unringable; No stays or sliders; tuning: 1,4,5 of 5. SJ449763
258.2 WNW Liverpool, Merseyside, S Thomas (Indian Orth), West Derby (T), 6, 12-0-13 (616 kg) in F. Former church of S James (Anglican) (until 2019); bells owned by Liverpool Diocese. SJ393927
268.4 NNW Rainford, Merseyside, All Saints, 8, 13-2-7 (689 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SD478006
278.8 WNW Liverpool, Merseyside, S John Bapt, Tuebrook (T), 8, 16-2-15 (845 kg) in E. Tue. SJ382923
289.4 SSW Thornton le Moors, Cheshire, S Mary (GF), 4, 11-1-9 (576 kg) in G. SJ441745
2910 ENE Culcheth (Newchurch), Cheshire, dedication unknown (T), 8, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in F♯. Mon. SJ661949
3010.2 W Liverpool, Merseyside, Cath Ch of Christ (S;T), 12, 82-0-11 (4171 kg) in A♭. Also hung for ringing: 2♯; the heaviest ring of bells. [website] SJ353894
3110.2 WNW Liverpool, Merseyside, S Francis Xavier (RC), 8, 16-1-6 (828 kg) in E. Fri (term only) 18:00. [website] SJ356911
3210.3 E Lymm, Cheshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 29-3-8 (1515 kg) in D. Thu. SJ682868
3310.4 SE Weaverham, Cheshire, S Mary V, 6, 9-0-23 (468 kg) in A♭. Tue. SJ616742
3410.7 SSW Stoak, Cheshire, S Lawrence, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SJ423732
3510.8 WNW Liverpool, Merseyside, S Mary, Walton on the Hill (T), 8, 9-1-25 (481 kg) in A♭. Mon. SJ358948
3610.8 W Liverpool, Merseyside, Municipal Buildings (T), 4, 13-3-11 (704 kg) in F♯. Ringing prohibited; tuning: 1-3,6 of 6. SJ345906
3710.8 N Up Holland, Lancashire, S Thomas M (T), 6, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg) in G♯. Mon 19:00. SD522051
3810.8 WSW Eastham, Merseyside, S Mary BV (T), 6, 12-0-25 (621 kg) in G. [website] SJ360800
3910.9 WSW Bromborough, Merseyside, S Barnabas, 8, 23-1-5 (1183 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] SJ349822
4011.1 NNE Wigan, Greater Manchester, S James, Poolstock, 8, 25-2-21 (1305 kg) in D. Tue. SD578045
4111.1 W Liverpool, Merseyside, Our Lady & S Nicholas, Pier Head, 12, 41-3-15 (2128 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Fri. SJ339904
4211.1 SE Great Budworth, Cheshire, S Mary & All Saints (T), 8, 20-2-4 (1043 kg) in D. Wed (exc 2nd). SJ664775
4311.2 W Port Sunlight, Merseyside, Christ Church (S;T), 8, 14-1-25 (735 kg) in F. Wed. [website] SJ338845
4411.4 W Rock Ferry, Merseyside, S Peter (T), 6, 10-0-8 (512 kg) in G. [website] SJ334862
4511.4 WNW Bootle, Merseyside, Christ Church (T), 8, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in A. SJ348951
4611.6 NE Leigh, Greater Manchester, S Mary V (T), 8, 16-0-10 (817 kg) in D. SD656003
4711.6 WSW Bebington, Merseyside, S Andrew, 8, 8-1-13 (425 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] SJ332839
4811.7 E Warburton, Greater Manchester, S Werburgh, 8, 25-2-6 (1298 kg) in E♭. Mon. SJ704891
4911.8 NNE Wigan, Greater Manchester, All Saints, 10, 29-1-8 (1490 kg) in C♯. Mon. SD581056
5011.9 NNE Hindley, Greater Manchester, S Peter, 8, 13-1-21 (683 kg) in F. Wed. SD615042