South Petherwin Bell Ringers Gallery

St. Paternus Church, South Petherwin, Peal of Six Bells.

 

BELL                                          Inscriptions

Treble.                                 Victoria Jubilee, 1897 P.T.Pulman, Vicar T. Wise, R. Olver, Churchwardens.

2.                                          John Haviland, Vicar, 1729

3.                                          John Gough, Warden, and David White, Sideman

4.                                          Recast 1897

5.                                          John Gough, Warden, and David White, Sideman

Tenor.                                  Matthew Turner, Churchwarden C.P. 1743


Bell.                                                                   Weight.

                                                     cwts.                      qts.             lbs.

Treble                                            6                                6                   9

2.                                                    6                                2                   0 approx.

3.                                                    8                                0                   0 approx.

4.                                                    8                                3                   7

5.                                                    11                               0                   0

Tenor.                                           16                               0                   0

Prior to 1897 there were only five bells, but in that year they were rehung, a new Treble bell was added; the 4th bell was recast and the peal of six bells was tuner by Mears and Stainbank, London. In 1960 the bells were rehung on roller-bearings by Mears and Stainbank, Whitechapel Bell foundary Ltd., London, E1. Bell wheel repaired No. 3. July 18, 1975 by M.J. Aunger, J. Atkinson and W. J. Aunger.


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