Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Newton le Willows, Merseyside, S Peter (T), 10, 24-2-5 (1247 kg) in E♭. Thu. SJ592956
21.9 SSE Winwick, Cheshire, S Oswald (GF), 6, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. SJ603928
34.3 E Culcheth (Newchurch), Cheshire, dedication unknown (T), 8, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in F♯. Mon. SJ661949
44.9 W St Helens, Merseyside, S Helen, 10, 22-2-25 (1154 kg) in C♯. SJ513952
54.9 NE Leigh, Greater Manchester, S Mary V (T), 8, 16-0-10 (817 kg) in D. SD656003
65.3 W St Helens, Merseyside, S Thomas, Eccleston, 8, 9-0-7 (460 kg) in F♯. SJ506953
75.6 NNE Hindley, Greater Manchester, S Peter, 8, 13-1-21 (683 kg) in F. Wed. SD615042
85.6 N Wigan, Greater Manchester, S James, Poolstock, 8, 25-2-21 (1305 kg) in D. Tue. SD578045
95.9 SSE Stockton Heath, Cheshire, S Thomas (T), 10, 16-3-6 (854 kg) in E. Thu. [website] SJ613863
106.3 N Wigan, Greater Manchester, All Saints, 10, 29-1-8 (1490 kg) in C♯. Mon. SD581056
116.5 WSW Rainhill, Merseyside, S Bartholomew (RC), 6, 2-2-6 (130 kg) in F. Tue. SJ502903
126.5 SSE Grappenhall, Cheshire, S Wilfrid, 10, 10-3-17 (554 kg) in G. Wed. [website] SJ639862
136.7 WSW Rainhill, Merseyside, S Ann, 6, 1-3-16 (96 kg) in G. Wed. SJ493912
146.7 SW Farnworth, Cheshire, S Luke (GF), 6, 10-0-7 (511 kg) in A. SJ516877
157.1 NE Tyldesley, Greater Manchester, S George (T), 8, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in G. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: treble and 2nd. SD688019
167.3 NW Up Holland, Lancashire, S Thomas M (T), 6, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg) in G♯. Mon 19:00. SD522051
177.4 NNE Westhoughton, Greater Manchester, S Bartholomew, 8, 14-1-2 (725 kg) in F♯. Detached tower. Tue. SD652059
187.7 WNW Rainford, Merseyside, All Saints, 8, 13-2-7 (689 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] SD478006
197.8 SE Lymm, Cheshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 29-3-8 (1515 kg) in D. Thu. SJ682868
208 S Daresbury, Cheshire, All Saints (GF;T), 8, 16-1-5 (828 kg) in E. Mon. SJ580828
218.1 ESE Warburton, Greater Manchester, S Werburgh, 8, 25-2-6 (1298 kg) in E♭. Mon. SJ704891
228.1 WSW Prescot, Merseyside, S Mary, 8, 13-1-13 (679 kg) in E. Mon 20:00. SJ465927
238.2 SSE Stretton, Cheshire, S Matthew (T), 8, 8-3-18 (453 kg) in A. Mon. SJ620827
248.8 SW Ditton, Cheshire, S Michael (RC), 6 U/R, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. Unringable. SJ494853
259.2 SSW Runcorn, Cheshire, All Saints, 8, 15-3-15 (807 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. Tue. SJ510832
269.3 NNW Standish, Greater Manchester, S Wilfrid, 8, 12-0-23 (620 kg) in G. Tue. [website] SD563102
279.7 E Flixton, Greater Manchester, S Michael, 8, 13-3-1 (699 kg) in F. Tue. SJ747939
289.7 WSW Huyton, Merseyside, S Michael (GF;T), 6, 14-3-20 (758 kg) in E♭. SJ442911
299.7 N Blackrod, Greater Manchester, S Katharine, 6, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in G. Tue 19:00. SD613110
3010 NE Bolton, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, Deane (T), 8, 12-1-18 (630 kg) in F♯. Wed. SD693081
3110 ENE Worsley, Greater Manchester, S Mark (T), 10, 24-0-7 (1222 kg) in D. Tue. SD745006
3210.2 ENE Walkden, Greater Manchester, S Paul (T), 8, 18-2-1 (940 kg) in E. Wed. SD738030
3310.4 NNE Horwich, Greater Manchester, Holy Trinity, 8, 12-3-13 (654 kg) in G. Thu. SD644115
3410.6 SW Halewood, Merseyside, S Nicholas, 6, 6-0-1 (305 kg) in B. Vallotti temperament tuning. Wed 20:00. SJ449861
3510.9 NNW Parbold, Lancashire, Christ Church, Douglas (GF;T), 8, 11-3-24 (608 kg) in F♯. Thu. SD502107
3611.1 N Adlington, Lancashire, S Paul (T), 8, 13-1-4 (675 kg) in F. Thu. SD603134
3711.2 NNE Bolton, Greater Manchester, S Peter, Halliwell or Smithills, 8, 14-3-12 (755 kg) in E. Tue 19:00. SD692106
3811.3 SW Hale, Cheshire, S Mary, 8, 8-0-20 (415 kg) in A. Steel bells : bells 3-8. Thu. SJ471820
3911.4 NE Farnworth and Kearsley, Greater Manchester, S John (T), 8, 12-1-8 (626 kg) in G. SD743058
4011.5 ESE Dunham Massey, Greater Manchester, S Margaret, Altrincham (T), 10, 25-2-24 (1306 kg) in C. Mon. SJ760878
4111.6 NE Bolton, Greater Manchester, S Peter, 12, 19-2-10 (995 kg) in E. Also hung for ringing: 2♯. Fri 19:00. SD720092
4211.7 ESE Bowdon, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 18-0-6 (917 kg) in E. Thu. SJ758868
4311.7 WSW Liverpool, Merseyside, All Saints, Childwall, 6, 12-3-6 (650 kg) in G. Tue. SJ414890
4411.7 N Coppull, Lancashire, S John, 6, 16-0-13 (819 kg) in E. SD560142
4511.7 E Eccles, Greater Manchester, S Mary V, 8, 19-3-13 (1009 kg) in E♭. Thu. SJ778986
4611.8 WSW Liverpool, Merseyside, S Peter, Woolton, 10, 19-2-12 (996 kg) in E. Fri. SJ422869
4711.9 SE Rostherne, Cheshire, S Mary, 6, 19½ cwt (~990 kg) in E♭. Wed (exc 4th). SJ742836
4811.9 ENE Swinton, Greater Manchester, S Peter, 8, 22-0-7 (1121 kg) in E♭. SD774017
4912 NW Westhead, Lancashire, S James, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in C. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SD436071
5012.1 SSE Great Budworth, Cheshire, S Mary & All Saints (T), 8, 20-2-4 (1043 kg) in D. Wed (exc 2nd). SJ664775