Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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1951102.5 WSW Chenies, Buckinghamshire, S Michael, 6, 9-1-21 (479 kg) in B♭. Mon. TQ015983
1952102.5 SSW Goudhurst, Kent, S Mary V (T), 8, 23½ cwt (~1190 kg) in D. [website] TQ723378
1953102.5 SW Hanwell, Greater London, S Mary, 8, 6-0-1 (305 kg) in C. Thu 20:00. TQ147807
1954102.5 SW Ruislip, Greater London, S Martin (GF), 8, 12-1-6 (625 kg) in F♯. Wed. TQ091875
1955102.6 WNW Long Bennington, Lincolnshire, S Swithin, 6, 11-0-10 (563 kg) in F♯. No regular ringing. SK843438
1956102.6 SSW Appledore, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 12-0-15 (616 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TQ957292
1957102.6 WNW Eaton, Leicestershire, S Denys (GF), 6, 7-1-19 (377 kg) in A. SK798290
1958102.6 W Great Bowden, Leicestershire, S Peter & S Paul, 6, 14-0-1 (712 kg) in F. Tue. SP746888
1959102.6 WSW Newton Longville, Buckinghamshire, S Faith (T), 8, 11-0-2 (560 kg) in G. Thu. SP847314
1960102.7 WNW Bassingham, Lincolnshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF;T), 6, 10-1-0 (521 kg) in G. PN alternates with Norton Disney. Mon (1st, 3rd). SK907597
1961102.7 WSW Marsworth, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (S;T), 6, 10-3-10 (551 kg) in G. ART Teaching Centre: Marsworth Teaching Centre. [website] SP919146
1962102.7 W Maidwell, Northamptonshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 8-1-0 (419 kg) in G. Fri PN shared: Maidwell; Haselbech. Fri (exc 1st). [website] SP749769
1963102.7 SW Merton, Greater London, S Mary (GF), 6, 7-0-26 (367 kg) in A. Mon. [website] TQ251694
1964102.7 SW Leigh, Kent, S Mary (T), 6, 8-2-0 (432 kg) in B♭. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Wed. [website] TQ548466
1965102.7 SW Beddington, Greater London, S Mary (T), 10, 18-2-12 (945 kg) in E♭. Thu (see tower website). [website] TQ295652
1966102.8 SSW Brenzett, Kent, S Eanswith (GF), 3 U/R, 11½ cwt (~580 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] TR004277
1967102.8 WNW Aubourn, Lincolnshire, The Clock Tower (T), 3, 8-0-9 (411 kg) in A. Former church of S Peter (Anglican); building owned by Parish Council. SK919625
1968102.8 WSW Wing, Buckinghamshire, All Saints, 6, 28 cwt (~1420 kg) in D. Anticlockwise. Fri. [website] SP880225
1969102.8 NW Grimsby, Lincolnshire, Minster Ch of S James (T), 10, 18-1-5 (929 kg) in E♭. Wed. TA266091
1970102.9 SSW Horsmonden, Kent, S Margaret (T), 8, 17-2-10 (894 kg) in E♭. Fri. [website] TQ703381
1971102.9 W Burrough on the Hill, Leicestershire, S Mary V (GF;T), 4, 7-0-15 (362 kg) in A. SK757107
1972102.9 NW Middle Rasen, Lincolnshire, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 6-3-13 (349 kg) in G. TF087895
1973102.9 WNW Chadwell, Leicestershire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: 1,2♭,3 of 3. SK782246
1974102.9 W Pitsford, Northamptonshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-3-11 (551 kg) in A. SP754681
1975103 WNW Beckingham, Lincolnshire, All Saints, 6 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable. SK875538
1976103 WNW Thorpe Arnold, Leicestershire, S Mary V (GF), 5, 6-2-19 (339 kg) in B♭. Wed (not always: check) 19:00. SK770201
1977103 W Thorpe Langton, Leicestershire, S Leonard (GF), 3, 6-3-10 (347 kg) in C. SP740924
1978103.1 W Brixworth, Northamptonshire, All Saints, 6, 16-0-10 (817 kg) in E. Fri. SP747712
1979103.1 WNW Thurlby, Lincolnshire, S Germain, 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg). Derelict; unringable. SK908617
1980103.1 W Boughton, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt (GF;T), 5, 6-0-18 (313 kg) in B. Thu 20:00. SP753658
1981103.2 NW Welton, Lincolnshire, S Mary, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in F♯. TF011797
1982103.3 W Northampton, Northamptonshire, S Giles (T), 10, 22-3-0 (1156 kg) in D. ART Teaching Centre: Northampton. Wed (3rd). [website] SP759605
1983103.3 WSW Tring, Hertfordshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 17-3-18 (910 kg) in C♯. Tue. [website] SP924114
1984103.3 W Skeffington, Leicestershire, S Thomas a Becket, 5, 7-2-2 (382 kg) in A♭. SK741026
1985103.3 WNW Goadby Marwood, Leicestershire, S Denys, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in C. Derelict; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. SK779263
1986103.3 W Hardingstone, Northamptonshire, S Edmund (T), 5, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. SP763578
1987103.3 W Great Oxendon, Northamptonshire, S Helen (GF), 5, 7-0-2 (357 kg) in A♭. SP735839
1988103.3 WSW Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, Holy Trinity, Old Wolverton (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Tue. SP803412
1989103.4 W Tilton on the Hill, Leicestershire, S Peter (GF), 6, 9-2-11 (488 kg) in G. Practices currently in abeyance. SK743056
1990103.4 W Market Harborough, Leicestershire, S Dionysius (T), 10, 18-3-5 (955 kg) in F. Mon. SP733872
1991103.4 WNW Barnby in the Willows, Nottinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 6-1-7 (321 kg) in C. Tue 19:00. SK860521
1992103.5 WNW Norton Disney, Lincolnshire, S Peter (GF), 6, 8-0-27 (419 kg) in B♭. PN alternates with Bassingham. Mon (2nd, 4th, 5th). SK889589
1993103.5 SSW Benenden, Kent, S George (S), 12, 18-0-24 (925 kg) in E♭. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Fri (with exceptions). [website] TQ808326
1994103.5 W Kelmarsh, Northamptonshire, S Denys (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G♯. SP735792
1995103.5 SW Isleworth, Greater London, All Saints, 10, 16-0-24 (824 kg) in E♭. Tue (not always: check) 20:00. TQ167760
1996103.5 SSW Rolvenden, Kent, S Mary V, 8, 15-0-7 (765 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TQ844312
1997103.5 SW Richmond, Greater London, S Mary Magd, 8, 18½ cwt (~940 kg) in F. Tue. [website] TQ179748
1998103.5 W Wootton, Northamptonshire, S George M (GF), 6, 13-2-21 (695 kg) in E♭. Tue. SP762565
1999103.5 WSW Stewkley, Buckinghamshire, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 10-0-16 (515 kg) in F. SP852261
2000103.6 WNW Claypole, Lincolnshire, S Peter (T), 5, 10-0-11 (513 kg) in F♯. Tuning: 1-5 of 8. SK845490