Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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1951100.5 S Leire, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 6-3-14 (349 kg) in A. Thu 19:00. SP525900
1952100.5 NW Silloth, Cumbria, Christ Church, 8 U/R, 23-2-6 (1197 kg) in E. Unringable. [website] NY110536
1953100.5 SSE Barrowden, Rutland, S Peter (GF), 6, 9-3-17 (503 kg) in G♯. Wed. SP944999
1954100.5 S Saddington, Leicestershire, S Helen (T), 6, 8-0-20 (415 kg) in A. SP658917
1955100.6 SSE Slawston, Leicestershire, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Derelict; unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SP780945
1956100.6 SSW West Bromwich, West Midlands, All Saints, 8, 17-1-15 (883 kg) in F. Tue. SP011929
1957100.6 SW West Felton, Shropshire, S Michael (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3. SJ341252
1958100.6 SSE Seaton, Rutland, All Hallows (GF), 6, 10-0-21 (518 kg) in G. PN rotates: Caldecott; Seaton; Harringworth. Mon (on a rota basis). SP904982
1959100.6 SSE Deeping St James, Lincolnshire, S James, 6, 16-3-22 (861 kg) in E♭. Fri. TF157095
1960100.6 SSW Telford, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, Coalbrookdale, 10, 18-3-27 (965 kg) in E♭. Wed. SJ670044
1961100.7 SSW Coseley, West Midlands, Christ Church (T), 8, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in G. Tue. SO946942
1962100.7 SW Oswestry, Shropshire, S Oswald K&M (S), 8, 13-3-19 (707 kg) in F. Thu. [website] SJ288293
1963100.8 SSE Bainton, Cambridgeshire, S Mary (GF), 4 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg). One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TF094060
1964100.8 SSE Lyddington, Rutland, S Andrew, 6, 12-3-0 (648 kg) in F. PN shared: Lyddington(4th); Uppingham(exc 4th). Thu (4th). SP876969
1965100.9 SSE Barnack, Cambridgeshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 6, 8-2-7 (435 kg) in G♯. Thu (2nd). [website] TF079050
1966101 SSW Wolverhampton, West Midlands, S Bartholomew, Penn (T), 8, 10-0-12 (513 kg) in A. Tue. SO894952
1967101 S Castle Bromwich, West Midlands, S Mary & S Margaret (T), 8, 10-3-14 (552 kg) in A♭. Wed. [website] SP142898
1968101.1 S Coleshill, Warwickshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 10, 14-0-24 (722 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SP201890
1969101.2 SSW Sutton Maddock, Shropshire, S Mary (GF), 5, 7-0-9 (360 kg) in A♭. [website] SJ718013
1970101.2 S Peatling Parva, Leicestershire, S Andrew (GF), 6, 9-2-20 (492 kg) in A♭. Wed. SP588896
1971101.2 SSE Wakerley, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise. SP956992
1972101.2 SSE Thorpe Langton, Leicestershire, S Leonard (GF), 3, 6-3-10 (347 kg) in C. SP740924
1973101.2 S Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire, S Mary (GF), 3, 5-1-7 (270 kg) in C. SP600897
1974101.2 N Alnwick, Northumberland, S Paul (RC) (T), 8 U/R, 18-3-23 (963 kg) in E♭. Former church of S Paul (Anglican) (until 1982); unringable. NU186130
1975101.3 SSE Harringworth, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 10-2-4 (535 kg) in F. PN rotates: Caldecott; Seaton; Harringworth. Mon (on a rota basis). SP916974
1976101.3 S Wolvey, Warwickshire, S John Bapt, 6, 12-0-24 (621 kg) in G. [website] SP430879
1977101.3 S Ashby Parva, Leicestershire, S Peter (GF), 3, 4-3-26 (253 kg) in B. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SP525886
1978101.4 SSW Buildwas, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 3, 1-3-26 (101 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 5. SJ636047
1979101.4 SE Fleet, Lincolnshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 12-3-22 (658 kg) in F♯. Detached tower. TF388236
1980101.5 SSW Shrewsbury, Shropshire, S Mary V, 10, 19-2-8 (994 kg) in E♭. Tue (see tower website). [website] SJ493125
1981101.5 SW Great Ness, Shropshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 7-3-17 (401 kg) in B. Thu (3rd). [website] SJ397190
1982101.6 S Birmingham, West Midlands, S Peter & S Paul, Aston, 12, 24-2-18 (1253 kg) in D. Thu. SP082899
1983101.6 SSW Sedgley, West Midlands, All Saints (T), 8, 12-3-20 (657 kg) in F♯. Mon. SO917936
1984101.6 SSW Wroxeter, Shropshire, S Andrew, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G♯. Tuning: 1-6 of 12. [website] SJ563082
1985101.6 SSW Birmingham, West Midlands, S Mary, Handsworth, 8, 15-2-22 (797 kg) in F. ART Teaching Centre: Birmingham School of Bell Ringing. Wed. SP055903
1986101.6 SE Gedney, Lincolnshire, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 13-3-19 (707 kg) in F. Tue PN alternates with Sutton St James. Tue (alt) 19:00. TF402243
1987101.6 S Claybrooke, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 8, 13-3-10 (703 kg) in E♭. Wed 20:00. SP496879
1988101.6 N Alnwick, Northumberland, S Michael, 3 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Unringable; tuning: 2,3,8 of 10. NU183137
1989101.7 SSE Medbourne, Leicestershire, S Giles (GF;T), 6, 8-3-3 (446 kg) in A♭. SP799930
1990101.7 SSW Shrewsbury, Shropshire, S Chad, 12, 39-2-7 (2010 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭; ART Teaching Centre: Round the Wrekin Teaching Hub. Tue. [website] SJ488124
1991101.8 S Gumley, Leicestershire, S Helen (GF), 3, 7-3-15 (401 kg) in A. SP679902
1992101.8 SSW Atcham, Shropshire, S Eata (T), 6, 9-2-25 (494 kg) in G. Thu. [website] SJ540092
1993101.8 SW Bicton, Shropshire, Holy Trinity, 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in G. [website] SJ448148
1994101.8 SSE Ufford, Cambridgeshire, S Andrew (GF), 4, 11-1-18 (580 kg) in G♯. [website] TF093040
1995101.8 SSW Leighton, Shropshire, S Mary, 3, 4½ cwt (~230 kg) in E. Anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SJ612051
1996101.9 S Fillongley, Warwickshire, S Mary & All Saints (T), 8, 10-3-23 (557 kg) in F. Fri. [website] SP280871
1997101.9 SSW Stockton, Shropshire, S Chad, 6, 13-0-20 (670 kg) in E. [website] SO729996
1998101.9 S Bedworth, Warwickshire, All Saints (T), 8, 14-0-18 (719 kg) in F♯. Wed 18:30. [website] SP359869
1999102 SSE Wittering, Cambridgeshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 5-3-12 (298 kg) in B♭. [website] TF056020
2000102 S Bulkington, Warwickshire, S James (T), 8, 12-1-23 (633 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SP391867