Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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1901101.5 WNW Foston, Lincolnshire, S Peter (GF), 3 U/R, 8-2-5 (434 kg) in A. Unringable. SK858429
1902101.5 W Somerby, Leicestershire, All Saints (GF), 6, 11-1-9 (576 kg) in G. Rung from chancel. SK779104
1903101.5 SSW Brenchley, Kent, All Saints (T), 8, 17-3-24 (913 kg) in E. Mon (not always: check). [website] TQ679417
1904101.5 NW Walesby, Lincolnshire, All Saints, Old Church (GF), 8, 12-0-14 (616 kg) in F♯. No mains electricity. TF138923
1905101.5 NW Old Clee, Lincolnshire, Holy Trinity & S Mary V (GF;T), 3, 13-0-11 (665 kg) in F. TA289084
1906101.5 NW Scartho, Lincolnshire, S Giles, 3, 10-0-5 (510 kg) in A♭. TA267063
1907101.6 SW Ealing, Greater London, S Mary, 8 U/R, 17-1-0 (876 kg) in E. Unringable. TQ176797
1908101.6 NW Barnoldby le Beck, Lincolnshire, S Helen (T), 5, 7-2-18 (389 kg) in A. Fri. TA235033
1909101.6 WSW Cheddington, Buckinghamshire, S Giles (T), 6, 11-3-0 (597 kg) in F♯. [website] SP922180
1910101.6 W Owston, Leicestershire, S Andrew (GF), 3 U/R, 7-0-18 (364 kg) in B♭. Derelict; unringable. SK774079
1911101.6 WSW Haversham, Buckinghamshire, S Mary (T), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. SP827427
1912101.6 WSW Soulbury, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 15-0-21 (772 kg) in E. SP882270
1913101.6 WSW Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, S Mary V, 10, 20-0-20 (1025 kg) in D. Wed. [website] TQ061942
1914101.6 SW Colliers Wood, Greater London, Christ Church, 6, 6-0-19 (313 kg) in B♭. Normally upstairs but GF ringing also possible. Thu. [website] TQ268701
1915101.7 SW Croydon, Greater London, Minster Ch of S John Bapt, 12, 36-3-18 (1875 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ319654
1916101.7 WNW Waltham on the Wolds, Leicestershire, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 10-0-8 (512 kg) in G. Thu. SK802250
1917101.7 W Scaldwell, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF;S;T), 5, 10-0-7 (511 kg) in G. PN shared: Walgrave (occasionally only); Scaldwell(1,3,5). Wed (1st, 3rd, 5th) 19:00. [website] SP768725
1918101.7 SW Mortlake, Greater London, S Mary (T), 8, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Wed 20:00. [website] TQ208759
1919101.8 SW Croydon, Greater London, S Peter, South Croydon, 12, 30-0-20 (1533 kg) in D. Mon (see tower website). [website] TQ326644
1920101.8 NW Market Rasen, Lincolnshire, S Thomas Ap, 8, 8-2-15 (439 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TF106892
1921101.9 NW Nettleham, Lincolnshire, All Saints (T), 6, 8-3-1 (445 kg) in G. Tue. TF007753
1922101.9 W Draughton, Northamptonshire, S Catherine (GF), 4, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. SP761768
1923101.9 WSW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, All Saints, Loughton (GF;S;T), 6, 11-2-14 (591 kg) in G. Mon PN shared: Loughton:1st,3rd,5th; Shenley: 2nd,4th. Mon (1st, 3rd, 5th). SP837378
1924101.9 WNW Branston, Leicestershire, S Guthlac (GF), 6, 7-1-14 (375 kg) in B. PN shared: Branston; Croxton Kerrial; Harston; Saltby; Sproxton. Mon (check with contact). SK809295
1925102 W Tugby, Leicestershire, S Thomas a Becket, 4, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B. Anticlockwise. SK761010
1926102 WSW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, S Lawrence, Bradwell (T), 6, 7-2-15 (388 kg) in A. Wed. SP831394
1927102 WNW Lincoln, Lincolnshire, S Basil Gt & S Paisios of the Holy Mountain (Gk Orth) (T), 6, 9-2-2 (484 kg) in A♭. Former church of S Botolph by Bargate (Anglican) (until 2018); Building is up for sale / under offer; ringing prohibited. [website] SK972698
1928102 WNW Fenton, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4. SK878506
1929102.1 SW Wimbledon, Greater London, S Mary, 8, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in A♭. Wed. TQ244714
1930102.1 WNW Little Dalby, Leicestershire, S James (GF), 3, 7-0-15 (362 kg) in A♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. SK774136
1931102.1 WNW Lincoln, Lincolnshire, S Giles (T), 8, 18-0-2 (915 kg) in E. Mon. SK988728
1932102.2 NW Faldingworth, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 3, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. Also hung for ringing: sanctus bell. TF066847
1933102.2 SSW Cranbrook, Kent, S Dunstan, 8, 21-2-15 (1099 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] TQ776361
1934102.2 WNW Carlton le Moorland, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 4, 5-0-14 (260 kg) in C♯. SK908578
1935102.2 WSW Mentmore, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V, 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 6. [website] SP903197
1936102.2 WNW Lincoln, Lincolnshire, S Peter at Gowts (T), 6, 8-0-3 (408 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: 5th (broken pulley); only limited ringing allowed. [website] SK973704
1937102.2 W Arthingworth, Northamptonshire, S Andrew, 6, 10-3-12 (552 kg) in F♯. Wed (alt). SP754814
1938102.2 W Northampton, Northamptonshire, S Peter & S Paul, Abington (GF;T), 6, 10-1-24 (532 kg) in A. SP775614
1939102.2 SW Mitcham, Greater London, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 14-2-20 (746 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TQ270686
1940102.2 SW Merton, Greater London, S John Div (T), 10, 11-3-27 (609 kg) in G. TQ258698
1941102.2 WNW Muston, Leicestershire, S John Bapt, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F. Unringable; tuning: 1-4 of 5. SK828378
1942102.2 WNW Lincoln, Lincolnshire, S Mary le Wigford (T), 4, 6-1-17 (325 kg) in A. Future plans: to become 5; tuning: 1-4 of 6. [website] SK974709
1943102.3 W Lamport, Northamptonshire, All Saints (GF), 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. Unringable; anticlockwise. SP758745
1944102.3 SW Westerham, Kent, S Mary (GF;T), 8, 23-0-17 (1176 kg) in E♭. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TQ447540
1945102.3 WNW Westborough, Lincolnshire, All Saints (GF), 4, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in A. Tuning: (approx) 1,2,4,5 of 5. Tue (1st, 3rd). SK850443
1946102.4 WNW Lincoln, Lincolnshire, Cath Ch of BVM (T), 12, 23-3-13 (1212 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Thu. SK977717
1947102.4 WSW Hanslope, Buckinghamshire, S James Gt (T), 8, 18-3-23 (963 kg) in E♭. Thu. SP803467
1948102.4 NW Dunholme, Lincolnshire, S Chad (T), 6, 8-3-26 (456 kg) in A♭. TF024794
1949102.5 SSW Ivychurch, Kent, S George (GF), 5 U/R, 14½ cwt (~740 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise. [website] TR027276
1950102.5 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