Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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1951102.3 WSW Harlestone, Northamptonshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 20-0-9 (1020 kg) in E♭. SP700646
1952102.3 SW Bow, Greater London, S Mary (GF), 8, 13-3-23 (709 kg) in F♯. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. TQ376829
1953102.4 S Ash next Sandwich, Kent, S Nicholas, 10, 21-3-0 (1105 kg) in E♭. Fri. [website] TR287583
1954102.4 SW South Hackney, Greater London, S John of Jerusalem (T), 8, 19-0-11 (970 kg) in E♭. TQ355841
1955102.4 NW Winteringham, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 5 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). One or more bells not hung; unringable. SE924224
1956102.4 W Walton le Wolds, Leicestershire, S Mary, 5, 10-0-18 (516 kg) in A♭. SK591196
1957102.4 WNW Clayworth, Nottinghamshire, S Peter, 8, 8-1-15 (426 kg) in G. Tue. SK726884
1958102.4 WNW Gringley on the Hill, Nottinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 14-3-20 (758 kg) in F♯. Wed. SK735906
1959102.4 WSW Milton Malsor, Northamptonshire, Holy Cross (GF;T), 5, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in F♯. SP736555
1960102.4 SSW Tunstall, Kent, S John Bapt (GF;T), 8, 10-1-8 (524 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TQ895619
1961102.5 SW Dalston, Greater London, S Mark, 8, 21 cwt (~1070 kg) in E♭. TQ338851
1962102.5 SSW Lynsted, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 10-2-25 (545 kg) in G. Thu (with exceptions). [website] TQ942608
1963102.5 SW Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire, S John Bapt, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. TL028112
1964102.5 W Birstall, Leicestershire, S James Gt (GF;T), 8, 10-0-23 (518 kg) in G♯. Thu (exc 2nd). SK596088
1965102.5 SSW Cobham, Kent, S Mary Magd, 6, 13-3-13 (704 kg) in F. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] TQ669683
1966102.5 SSW Crayford, Greater London, S Paulinus (T), 8, 11-2-15 (591 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] TQ511751
1967102.6 S Canterbury, Kent, S Dunstan, 6, 13-2-15 (693 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] TR142583
1968102.6 WSW Stoke Hammond, Buckinghamshire, S Luke (GF), 3 U/R, 10-1-19 (529 kg) in G♯. Unringable; rung from chancel crossing. SP879297
1969102.6 S Sandwich, Kent, S Peter, 8 U/R, 15-2-9 (792 kg) in E♭. One or more bells not hung; unringable; manual curfew rung: daily at 20:00 on tenor (only bell ringable); tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] TR330581
1970102.6 SW Linslade, Bedfordshire, S Barnabas, 8, 9-3-3 (497 kg) in A♭. Tue. SP912249
1971102.6 WSW Cold Ashby, Northamptonshire, S Denys (GF), 6, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in A. Mon (2nd, 4th). SP656762
1972102.7 S Littlebourne, Kent, S Vincent, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Mon (check with contact) 18:30. [website] TR210578
1973102.7 W Arnesby, Leicestershire, S Peter (T), 6, 7-0-1 (356 kg) in A. SP617921
1974102.7 WSW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Mary, Shenley (T), 6, 17-1-11 (881 kg) in E♭. Mon PN shared: Loughton:1st,3rd,5th; Shenley: 2nd,4th. Mon (2nd, 4th). SP831367
1975102.7 SSW Woolwich, Greater London, S Mary Magd (T), 8, 12-3-6 (650 kg) in G. PN: see tower website. [website] TQ430791
1976102.7 S Sandwich, Kent, S Clement, 6, 12-1-6 (625 kg) in F♯. Sat 09:15. [website] TR332580
1977102.7 S Harbledown, Kent, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; anticlockwise; No stays or sliders. [website] TR131581
1978102.7 S Canterbury, Kent, S Alphege, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. No regular ringing. [website] TR149580
1979102.8 WSW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, Holy Trinity, Old Wolverton (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Tue. SP803412
1980102.8 SW Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, S Mary, 8, 19-1-4 (980 kg) in E. Thu. [website] TL055078
1981102.8 W Wigston Magna, Leicestershire, All Saints, 8, 16-0-11 (818 kg) in E. Fri (2nd, 4th). SP604986
1982102.8 S Canterbury, Kent, Cath & Metropolitical Ch of Christ, 12, 34-3-4 (1767 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭. Thu (with exceptions). [website] TR150579
1983102.8 SSW Cuxton, Kent, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 7-1-21 (378 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TQ709664
1984102.8 W Knighton, Leicestershire, S Mary Magd (T), 8, 10-2-8 (537 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] SK599012
1985102.8 W Belgrave, Leicestershire, S Peter (GF;T), 8, 14-0-23 (722 kg) in F. Church closed. SK592071
1986102.9 WSW Welford, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF;S;T), 8, 12-1-26 (634 kg) in F♯. Mon (1st, 3rd). [website] SP641803
1987102.9 SW Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 6-1-16 (325 kg) in B♭. Tue. SP997138
1988102.9 S Wingham, Kent, S Mary V, 8, 19¼ cwt (~980 kg) in E. Ringing currently not permitted; PN alternates: Preston; Wingham. [website] TR241574
1989102.9 SW Finchley, Greater London, S Mary, 8, 8-0-25 (418 kg) in A♭. TQ249905
1990102.9 WSW Ravensthorpe, Northamptonshire, S Denys (GF), 5, 7-2-0 (381 kg) in A. SP669703
1991102.9 S Boughton under Blean, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 11-0-6 (562 kg) in F♯. Tue (2nd, 4th, 5th: check). [website] TR047585
1992103 NW Amcotts, Lincolnshire, S Mark (T), 3 U/R, 4-3-10 (246 kg) in E♭. Unringable. SE855141
1993103 WNW Babworth, Nottinghamshire, All Saints (T), 6, 7-1-4 (370 kg) in A♭. Mon. SK686808
1994103 W Rothley, Leicestershire, S Mary V & S John Bapt, 6, 11-2-19 (593 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] SK585126
1995103 SW Slapton, Buckinghamshire, Holy Cross (GF), 5 U/R, 10-3-14 (552 kg) in E. Unringable; future plans: to become 6. SP937206
1996103 W Bunny, Nottinghamshire, S Mary V, 6, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F. Tue. SK582295
1997103.1 WSW Cosgrove, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 10-0-26 (520 kg) in G. SP790424
1998103.1 W West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, S Giles (T), 8, 9-1-16 (477 kg) in G♯. Wed. SK586375
1999103.2 W Mountsorrel, Leicestershire, S Peter (GF), 8, 8-0-27 (419 kg) in G♯. Tue 19:00. SK581151
2000103.2 SW Elstree, Hertfordshire, S Nicholas (GF;T), 6, 6-1-26 (329 kg) in C. [website] TQ178953