Welcome to  
The Church Bell Inventory of Northamptonshire and Rutland.
a PDGCBR past and present presentation.






E.


Earls Barton,      All Saints' Church.      Augmented to 8 bells in 1935.

Well.        SP 85183 63813 
                                                                                                                                                                                     
  1935  JT  {
JOHN TAYLOR & CO. * FOUNDERS * LOUGHBOROUGH *
Waist: THE GIFT OF / THE BARRON BELL TRUST / IN THE YEAR OF THE KING’S SILVER JUBILEE
/ 1935    / LOUIS A. EWART * VICAR
  1935  JT  {
{
JOHN TAYLOR & CO. * FOUNDERS * LOUGHBOROUGH *
Waist: TO THE GLORY OF GOD / THE TWO BELLS WERE ADDED COMPLETING THIS PEAL / IN
THE YEAR OF THE KING’S SILVER JUBILEE / 1935 / THE GIFT OF / THE BARRON BELL TRUST /
EMMA BARRON, FOUNDER / F. HOPKINS } / C. M. WALROND } / H. W. ELDRED } TRUSTEES
(1)  1720  HP    BEATI PACIFICI ROBERT WHITWORTH SENR BENFR 1720. 
4 (2)  1720  HP    CI DEVS PRO NOBIS QVIS CONTRA NOS  1720. 
5 (3)  1775  EA  EDWARD ARNOLD ST NEOTS FECIT 1775  JOHN SMIT & WILLIAM KEMSHEAD 
CHURCHWARDENS. 
6 (4)  1720  HP    IHS REX NAZARENUS JUDEORUM FILI DEI MISERERE MEI 1720.
7 (5)  1934  JT {
VERA . IUDICET . ECCLESIA . FIXUS . ADVERSA . SPERNO : 1720 : / IOHN . IAMES :
HENRY . WINE : CHURCH WARDENS : HENRY . PENN : FOUNDER 
Waist: (Taylor’s circular mark) / RECAST 1934
8 (6)  1761  T2E  TO THE CHURCH THE LIVEING I DO CALL & TO THE GRAVE I SUMMON ALL. JNo WARREN :
& JOHN SMITH C.WS 1761.  THOS EAYRE   VINCENT BARKER BENEFACTOR.
           
    Previous No's.3/6 & 5/6 bells 
  [3]  1720  HP     

[5]  1720  HP  VERA JUDICET ECCLESIA FIXUS ADVERSA SPERNO 1720.
JOHN JAMES  HENRY WINE CHURCH-WARDENS  HENRY PENN FOUNDER. 
           
           Earlier No.2/5 bell as at 1700
          Robartus Scalis quondam vicarius de Lokington dedit hanc campanum. 


East Carlton,    St. Peter's Church.     Augmented to 6 bells in 1755.

Kett.          SP 83123 89329
                                                                                                                                                                    
1     1755  JE  { THE GIFT OF SIR THOMAS PALMER BARONET 1755.
On rim:  MAY : 29 : 1755 
2
1755  JE  PRAISE THE LORD  JOS: EAYRE ST NEOTS FECIT.
On rim: MAY : 29 : 1755 
3
BLESSED ARE THE PEACE MAKERS 1755.
4 [*] JOHN KNIGHT GENT : GAVE ME 1660.  RECAST 1755.
5
LET EVERYTHING THAT HATH BREATH PRAISE THE LORD. JOS: EAYRE FECIT 1755.
6   {
THESE FIVE BELLS RECAST BY SIR THOMAS PALMER BARONET 1755.
J. EAYRE ST NEOTS FECIT. 
On rim: MAY : 29 : 1755 
             
   Earlier bell, recast in 1755.          Records state, there were 4 bells at East Carlton in 1700.
             
  [*]    1660      JOHN KNIGHT : GENT GAVE ME 1660. 
             


East Farndon,     St. John the Baptist Church.     Augmented to 5 bells in 1897 and again in 1991 to 6 bells. 

Gsb.          SP 71631 84757 
                                                                                                                                                                
  1991 JTBF  {
{
JAN
Waist: THESE BELLS RESTORED 1991 / BY THE GENEROUS BEQUEST /
OF JAN CHOYCE / WHO LOVED THIS CHURCH
Opposite: (Taylor's circular mark) 1991
  BOWELL & SON FOUNDERS, IPSWICH, SUFFOLK, 1897
Waist: (Taylor’s circular mark) / RECAST 1991
  E / CRADOCK  G PERSON    TOBIEAS  / NORRIS CAST ME 1675  
Waist: (Taylor’s circular mark) / RECAST 1991
  {
EDMVND : WRIGHT : AND : THO : GREENOKE : CH : WARDENS :
T : C : FECIT  / 1718  
Waist: (Taylor’s circular mark) / RECAST 1991 
  Waist: TIMOTHY ROPER - RECTOR / JOHN HYDE } / NOEL WEST } CHURCHWARDENS
Opposite: (Taylor’s circular mark) / RECAST 1991
6 (5*)    1587  N&W    GOD BLESS OUR QUEENE ELIZABETH 1587. 
             
   Previous bells.             Augmented to 5 bells in 1897.

(1)     1897  AB     

(2)   [1]  1675  Tb3N   E. CRADOCK  G. PERSON  TOBIEAS NORRIS CAST ME 1675.  

(3)  [2]  1718  TC    EDMUND WRIGHT  THOMAS GREENOCKE CHURCHWARDENS  T. C. FECIT 1718.  

(4)  [3** 1820  T2M    (No inscription) 

(5*)  [4]  1587  N&W    GOD BLESS OUR QUEENE ELIZABETH 1587. 
             


Earlier No.3/4 bell recast in 1820


[3**    ?
             

East Haddon,    St. Mary the Virgin Church.     Augmented to 6 bells in 1928.

Gsb.        SP 66727 68164 
           
  1928  JT  Waist: THE GIFT OF / W. T. SMART / 1928
Opposite: (Taylor’s circular mark)
2 (1)  1621  H2W    CELORVM CHRSTE PLATIAT TIBI REX SONVS ISTE 1621. 
3 (2)  1621  H2W    IH’S : NAZARENVS REX : IVDEORVM FILI : DEI MISERERE : MEI  1621. 
4 (3)  1621  H2W    IH’S : NAZARENVS REX : IVDEORVM FILI : DEI MISERERE : MEI  1621. 
5 (*)  1731  A2R    RICHD BOSWELL AND FRA : STANLEY  CHURCHWARDENS  1731. 
6 (5)  1621  H2W    CVM SONO SI NON VIS VENERE NVNQVAM AD PRECES CYPIES IRE  1621. 
           
     Previous No.4/5 bell recast in 1731 by A2R

(4*)  1621  H2W    IH’S : NAZARENVS REX : IVDEORVM FILI : DEI MISERERE : MEI  1621. 
           

Easton on the Hill,     All Saints' Church.     Augmented to 6 bells in 1997.

Pet.        TF 01100 04727
                                                                                                                                                          
  1997  JTBF  {
19 (Taylor’s mark) 97 / + JS * PAS * SS * TD * AD * FJF * SDR * CB * JG * DSE * JCS
Waist: I WAS MADE TO / RING IN THE MILLENNIUM / R.C.T. - RECTOR /
H.E.G. & S.J.H. - WARDENS
  1997  JTBF  {
19 (Taylor’s mark) 97 / + JS * PAS * SS * TD * AD * FJF * SDR * CB * JG * DSE * JCS
Waist: I WAS MADE TO / RING IN THE MILLENNIUM / R.C.T. - RECTOR / 
H.E.G. & S.J.H. - WARDENS
(1)  1640  TmN    THOMAS NORRIS MADE ME 1640. 
4 (2)  c1510  RM    personet hec celis dulcissima vox gabrielis. 
5 (3)  1749  T1E  OMNIA FIANT GLORIAM DEI  WILLIAM COSTON & GEORGE (..defaced..) C. W. 
T. EAYRE KETT : 1749.  
(*)  1997  JTBF  THOMAS NORRIS MADE ME 1640  / : R :  WHEATLI : I : BROWNE  +  / 
Waist: (Taylor’s circular mark) / RECAST 1997 
           
Sv    1640  TmN    THOMAS NORRIS MADE ME 1640  R : WHEATLI :  J : BROWNE. 
           
       Previous No.4/4 bell, now the service bell.
  [4*]  1640  TmN    THOMAS NORRIS MADE ME 1640  R : WHEATLI :  J : BROWNE. 
           
    Parish inventory of 1552 states, two bells existed in the tower. 

Easton Maudit,     St. Mary's Church.

Well.        SP 88853 58823
                                                                                                                                   
  1663  JH    JOHN HODSON MADE ME 1663.  H  Y    B 
  1663  JH    JOHN HODSON MADE ME 1663   H  Y    B    W H  
  1619  EN    GOD SAVE OVR KING 1619 E N  TSAW. 
(*)  1893  JT  + Dulcis Sisto Melis Campana Vocor Gabrielis
Below: RECAST 1893  W.D.M.   M.N.   H.A.B.   W.S.
  1663  JH    HENRY YELVERTON   JOHN HODSON MADE 1663.  BARONETT  W H 
           
    Previous No.(4*) bell 
  (4*)  c1410  WmD  Dulcis Sisto Melis Campana Vocor Gabrielis. 
I am sweet of Sound: I am called the bell of Gabriel.
           

Easton Neston,     St. Mary's Church.     Augmented to 6 bells in 1771 and to 8 bells in 1911.

Tow.          SP 70206 49181
             
1   1911  G&J 
  1911 
  1910  G&J 
4  
   
   
 
 
             
    Previous bells 

(1)    1771  M3B  THIS : PEAL : OF : BELLS : WAS : CAST : AT : EXPENCE : OF : THE : RIGHT :
HONOURABLE : LORD : GEORGE : EARL : OF : POMFRET : IN : 1771. 

(2)    1846  WT    W : Taylor Oxford Fecit  Mdcccxlvi. 

(3)    1823  JB    JOHN BRIANT HERTFORD FECIT 1823. 

(4)    1771  M3B  PRAY : ATTEND : TO : WHAT : I : GIVE : THAT : SO : YOU : MAY : FOR : EVER : LIVE :
M : BAGLEY : MADE : ME : 1771. 

(5)    1820  JB    JOHN BRIANT HERTFORD FECIT 1820. 
  (6)    1823  JB  ISAAC MANNING THE TREASURER OF JOHN HULCOTE HIS CHARITY ADDED
THIS BELL MDCCCXXIII     JOHN BRIANT HERTFORD FECIT. 
             
           Earlier bells as at 1700
 
[1]        Perfecit Campana Ecclesiae Tuba. 
 
[2]        Eternis Annis Resonet Campana Johannis. 
 
[3]        Soli Deo gloria pax hominibus. 
 
[4]  1647      Ex dono Hattoni Farmor Militis 1647. 
             
 

Ecton,    St. Mary Magdalene Church.     Augmented to 6 bells in 1749.

Well.        SP 82848 63545
                                                                                                                                                                                             
  1749  RbC    GULIEL : FREMAN AR : IN HAC PAROCHIA NATUS ME LEGAVIT MDCCXLIX. 
(1) 1619  JK/EN    GOD SAVE OVR KING  I K  E N 
(*)  1965  JT  {
ABCD EFGH IKLMNO 1612
Waist: (Taylor’s circular mark) / RECAST 1965 / * * * / W. GALE RECTOR / J. WETHERALL } /
T. DICKS } WARDENS
(3)  1612  H1W    FERE GOD 1612. 
(4)  1622  H2W    IH’S : NAZARENVS REX : IVDEORVM FILI : DEI MISERERE 1622. 
(5)  1634  H2W    IH’S : NAZARENVS REX : IVDEORVM FILI : DEI MISERERE 1634. 
           
     Previous No.3/6 (2/5*) bell 

(2*)  1612  H1W    ABCDEFGHIKLMNO 
           

Edgcote,    St. James' Church.     Currently un-ringable.

Cw.    SP 50496 47908 
       
1668  H1B  HENRY BAGLEY MADE MEE 1668. 
1592  BA  BARTHOLOMEW ATTVN 1592. 
1660  H1B  HENRY BAGLEY MADE MEE 1660. 
1623  RA  PRAYSE YE THE LORDE ALWAYSE 1623.  
       
c1500     
       

Edith Weston, Rutland,    St. Mary's Church.     Augmented to 6 bells in 1952. 
           
Rut.        SK 92715 05349
           
  1952  JT     
  1952 JT     
  1952 JT     
(1)  1597  MwN    SVM ROSA PVLSATA MVNDIA MARIA VOCATA 1597. 
(2)  1621  Tb1N    NON  CLAMOR  SED  AMOR  CANTAT  IN  AVRE  DEI  1621  T   P  T F. 
(3)  1723  HP    JOHN : BULL : C W : HENRY : PENN : MADE : ME : 1723. 
           

Egleton, Rutland.    St. Edmund's Church.     Chimed.        

SK 87588 07538

c18th.c    (no inscription) 
       
c18th.c    (no inscription) 
       

Empingham, Rutland.    St. Peter's Church.     Augmented to 6 bells in 1895.

Rut.          SK 95056 08469       
                                                                                                                                                       
    1895  JT     
2 (*)    1895 JT     
    1895  JT     
    1895  JT     
    1895 JT     
    1895  JT     
             

Previous bells, recast in 1895

(1*)    1859  GM    G. MEARS FOUNDER LONDON 1859. 

(2)    1859  GM    G. MEARS FOUNDER LONDON 1859.

(3)    1859  GM    G. MEARS FOUNDER LONDON 1859. 

(4)    1859  GM    G. MEARS FOUNDER LONDON 1859. 

(5)    1859  GM  {
G. MEARS FOUNDER LONDON.
OMNIA FIANT AD GLORIAM DEI. GILBERTUS JOHANES DOMINUS DE AVELAND
A.D. 1859. WILLIAM FANCOURT  MARK CANNER CHURCHWARDENS. 
             

  Earlier bells, recast in 1859


[1]  1695  Tb3N    TOBY NORRIS CAST ME  T. MITCHELL  1695. 
 
[2]  1548   ?   1548. 
 
[3]  1648   ?   1648. 


[4]  1661  TmN    THOMAS NORRIS CAST ME 1661. 


[5]  1611   ? OMNIA FIANT AD GLORIAM DEI.
ANN MACKWORTH AND THOMAS MACKWORTH  ARMIGER  1611. 
             

Essendine, Rutland.    St. Mary the Virgin Church.     Chimed.

TF 04898 12790

1823  T2M 
2  1805 T1M  THOMAS STEANS  CHURCHWARDEN 1808. 
       

Etton, near Peterborough.     St. Stephen's Church.     Hung dead.

TF 14079 06589

1630  TmN  THOMAS NORRIS CAST ME 1630. 
1618  Tb1N  OMNIA FIANT AD GLORIAM DEI  1618. 
1618  Tb1N  NON : CLAMOR : SED : AMOR : CANTAT : IN : AVRE : DEI  1618.  
       

Evenley,     St. George's Church.     Augmented.

Cw.      SP 58416 35151
                                                                                                                                                                          
1632  H1B    CANTATE DOMINO CANTICVM NOVOM  HENRY BAGLE  1632. 
1708  WB    WILLIAM BAGLEY OF CHALCOMB MADE MEE 1708. 
1865  GMc    G. MEARS & Co FOUNDERS LONDON 1865. 
1632  H1B    VOBISCVM CECORDO DEVM LAVDARE  HENRY BAGLE 1632. 
1865  GMc  THIS AND THE 3RD BELL WERE ADDED BY SUBSCRIPTION. THE REV I. B. HARRISON VICAR 
I BOUGHTON  J ANDREWS  CHURCHWARDENS.  G. MEARS & Co FOUNDERS LONDON 1865.
         
c17th.c      (No inscription) 
         

Everdon,       St. Mary's Church.

Dav.        SP 59457 57435
           
1625  H2W   IHS : NAZARENVS REX: IVDEORVM FILI DEI MISERERE: MEI 1625.   
[Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews, O Son of God have mercy on me]. 
1625  CELORVM CHRSTE PLATIAT TIBI REX SONUS ISTE  1625.
[O Christ the King of Heaven, may this sound be pleasing to Thee]  
1626  IHS : NAZARENVS REX: IVDEORVM FILI DEI MISERERE: MEI 1625.  
[Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews, O Son of God have mercy on me]. 
1625  IHS : NAZARENVS REX: IVDEORVM FILI DEI MISERERE: MEI 1625.   
[Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews, O Son of God have mercy on me]. 
1635  MI SOUNDING IS EACH ONE TO CALL TO SERVE THE LORD BOTH GREAT AND SMALL 1635.  
           

Exton, Rutland,    St. Peter & St. Paul's Church.

Rut.        SK 92044 11194 
                                                                                                                                      
  1895 
JT    
  1675 Tb3N   GOD SAVE THE KING 1675. 

1675 Tb3N   GOD SAVE THE KING  TOBIEAS NORRIS CAST ME 1675.

1675 Tb3N   GOD SAVE THE KING  TOBIEAS NORRIS CAST ME 1675.

1675 Tb3N   GOD SAVE THE KING  TOBIEAS NORRIS CAST ME 1675.
  1895  JT     
           
  Previous bells 
  (1)  1675  Tb3N    DONVM DE DOMINA CAMBDEN 1675. 

(6)  1763  JE  JOSEPH EAYRE ST NEOTS FECIT 1763  THOMAS HURST VICAR 
W SPRINGTHORP   CHARLES BROWN CHURCHWARDENS.
           

Exton House, Chapel.   Chimed ?

1771  JE  JOSEPH EAYRE ST NEOTS FECIT 1771. 
       

Eydon,      St. Nicholas' Church.      Augmented to 6 bells in 1981.

Cw.          SP 54108 49979
                                                                                                                                                                                            
    1981  JTBF    Waist: (Taylor’s circular mark) / 1981
2 (1)  [*]  1770  M3B  M : BAGLEY : MADE : MEE 1770 
WILLIAM : HUDSON : THOMAS : IVNES : CHURCH : WARDENS. 
3 (2)  [** 1822  JB    J. BRIANT HERTFORD FECIT 1822. W. LINES &  I  IVENS  C.W.  
4 (3)  [***]  1981  JTBF  {
{
THOS. MEARS OF LONDON FECIT -
JOSEPH BLACKWELL & THOS. IVENS CH. WARDENS 1795
Waist: IN MEMORY OF / MAUD & FREDERICK KENCH / D.F.K. / (Taylor’s circular mark) /
RECAST 1981
5 (4)    1603  Ng  BE YT KNOWNE TO ALL THAT DOTH ME SEE THAT
NEWCOMBE OF LEICESTER MADE MEE 1603. 
6 (5)    1872  JT    J. TAYLOR & CO. FOUNDERS LOUGHBOROUGH 1872. 
             
    Previous recast bells

  [1*]  1708  WB    Henry Sparks : Thomas Viol  C : W : William Bagley made me 1708. 

  [2** 1611  Ng    Newcombe of L  made mee 1611. 

  [3***]  1795  T1M  THOS MEARS OF LONDON FECIT. JOSEPH BLACKWELL & THOS IVENS 
CH. WARDENS 1795. 
             

  [5]   ?  ?    (Unreadable)

  Earlier recast No.{3} bell 

  {3***}  1611  Ng    Newcombe of L  made mee 1611. 
             
    In 1552, 2 bells existed in the tower.
       

Eye, near Peterborough.      St. Matthew's Church.

TF 22885 02842

1712  HP  HENRY PENN FUSORE 1712. 
1865  JWs  CAST BY JOHN WARNER & SON LONDON 1865.  
       









^^^  Bell locations, table layout only  ^^^

Bell No.    (Previous/earlier bell No.)    Date    Founder    Special attributes   Inscription 
Column
  Extra columns 1a,1b, displayed
where applicable.
(Bell No.) in brackets. 
  Column
2
  Column
 3
  Auxiliary column 3a,
displayed
where applicable 
  Column


All tabulated abbreviations :
c = circa ..........  ? = uncertainty .......... preR = pre-reformation date ............... rc = recast ............... unr = unringable ..............

Auxiliary bell types >>>  S = Sanctus;    Sv = Service;    C = Clock;    A = Angelus;    B = Bourdon;    Un = Unused;    Dis = Disused;
 

Special attributes abbreviations : 
KT = Keltek Trust ...... RH = Royal-headed bell ...... 
RHrc = Royal-headed bell recast ...... ChCT = Churches Conservation Trust ......

Branch abbreviations as and where used.
Cw = Culworth; ..... Dav = Daventry; ..... Gsb = Guilsborough; ..... Kett = Kettering; ..... Ntn = Northampton; ..... Pet; ..... Peterborough; ..... Rut = Rutland; ..... Thr = Thrapston; ..... Tow = Towcester; ..... Well = Wellingborough;

Founder abbreviations.

A : EA - Edward Arnold.........  B&RA - Bartholomew & Robert Atton......  BA - Bartholomew Atton......  RA - Robert Atton;

Bagley : Bg - Bagley (generic)...... HB - Henry Bagley...... H1B - Henry I Bagley...... H2B - Henry II Bagley...... H3B - Henry III Bagley...... MB - Matthew Bagley...... M1B - Matthew I Bagley...... M3B - Matthew III Bagley...... WB - William Bagley;

B : JhBb - John Barber...... JB&C - James Barwell & Co...... TmBt - Thomas Bett...... RcB - Richard Benetlye...... WmBs - William Blews & Sons...... TB - Thomas Bond...... AB - Alfred Bowell...... BrF - Brassfounders...... JB - John Briant...... TmsB - Thomas Bullisdon...... BsEF - Bury St. Edmunds Foundry; 

C : CC - Charles Carr...... JsC - Joseph Carter...... RbC - Robert Catlin...... RC - Robert Chamberlain...... WC - William Chamberlain...... R3C - Richard III Chandler...... Ch&M - Chapman & Mears...... P&C - Pack & Chapman...... TC - Thomas Clay...... JdeC - John de Colsale...... CvSS - Covington of Stony Stratford;

D : JDB - John Danyell successor 'Brede' ...... MD - Michael Darbie...... WmD - William Dawe...... WD - William Dobson; 

Eayre : JE - Joseph Eayre...... T1E - Thomas I Eayre...... T2E - Thomas II Eayre...... T&JE - Thomas & John Eayre; 

E : IE - Islip Edmunds...... Eijs - Eijsbouts...... B2E - Bryan II Eldridge...... WmE - William Emerton;

F : WdeF - William de Flint;

G : G&J - Gillett & Johnson...... CG - Christopher Graye;

H : EH - Edward Hall...... TmHr - Thomas Harrys...... WH - William Haulsey...... SdeH - Symon de Hazfelde...... GgH - George Hedderly...... T1H - Thomas I Hedderly...... EdwH - Edward Hemins...... JsHe - Jo[h]anna Hille...... RHe - R. Hille...... JH - John Hodson...... RcH - Richard Holdfield;  

K : JhK - John Kebyll...... JK - James Keene...... RK - Richard Keene...... E1K - Ellis I Knight;

L : RgL - Roger Landen...... L&P - Lester & Pack...... LeicF - Leicester Foundry...... LdnF - London Foundry...... LBS - London Foundry, Balcombe Shield;

Mears : CGM - Charles & George Mears...... GMc - George Mears & Co...... GM - George Mears...... GMs - George Mears & Son...... TMs - Thomas Mears & Son...... T1M - Thomas I Mears...... T2M - Thomas II Mears...... M&S - Mears & Stainbank...... Ch&M - Chapman & Mears; 

M : Mg - Mellours (generic)...... RcM - Richard Mellours...... RM - Robert Mellours...... RbMt - Robert Mot; 

Newcombe : N - Newcombe...... Ng - Newcombe (generic)...... N&W - Newcombe & Watts...... EN - Edward Newcombe...... T1N - Thomas I Newcombe...... T2N - Thomas II Newcombe...... R1N - Robert I Newcombe ........ R2N - Robert II Newcombe;

N : NV&C - Naylor Vickers & Co...... WmNn - William Noone;

Norris : MwN - Matthew Norris...... TmN - Thomas Norris...... Tb1N - Tobias I Norris...... Tb3N - Tobias III Norris;  

O : H2O - Henry II Oldfield...... TO - Thomas Osborn;

P : P&C - Pack & Chapman...... L&P - Lester & Pack...... HP - Henry Penn...... RPd - R. Purdue;

R : AxR - Alexander Rigby......TR - Thomas Russell;

Rudhall : A1R - Abraham I Rudhall ........ A2R - Abraham II Rudhall ........ TRud - Thomas Rudhall ........ Rd-g - Rudhall (generic); 

Rufford : Rg - Rufford (generic) ........ JR - John Rufford ......... WR - William Rufford; 

S : RcS - Richard Sanders...... Skg - Seliok (generic)...... JS - John Seliok...... Rc2S - Richard II Seliok...... JhS - John Sleyt...... RS - Robert Stainbank...... M&S - Mears & Stainbank...... JStd - John Sturdy...... StmF - Stamford Foundry; 

Taylor : JT - John Taylor & Co......  JTs - John Taylor & Son......  JTss - John Taylor & Sons...... JTy - John Taylor (Buckland Brewer, Oxford, Loughborough)......  JTBF - J. Taylor Bell Founders......
RT - Robert Taylor......  RTs - Robert Taylor & Son......  RTss - Robert Taylor & Sons......  W&JT - William & John Taylor......  WT - William Taylor...... TE&S - Taylor, Eayre & Smith; 

W : JWs - J. Warner & Sons...... WG - Wesley Group...... WBF - Whitechapel Bell Foundry...... JhWy - John Woolley...... RcW - Richard Wood...... WorcF - Worcester Foundry...... RdeW - Richard de Wymbis(h);

Watts : W - Watts......Wg - Watts (generic)......FW - Francis Watts...... H1W - Hugh I Watts...... H2W - Hugh II Watts...... WW - William Watts...... N&W - Newcombe & Watts;

Y : JY - John Yorke (John of York)


Acknowledgements :
  • Daventry branch inscription inventories; Guilsborough branch inscription inventory;
  • John Taylor Bellfoundry Archives, (kindly extracted by Chris Pickford, co-archivist at the J.T. Bellfoundry Museum and Archives).
  • Geoff Pullin - PDGCBR; Barry Care - Moulton; Brian Hardie - Nassington; Chris Dalton; Ringing World; Michael Lee - Fotheringhay;
  • The Bells of St. Lawrence, Towcester; 
  • "Church Bells of Northamptonshire" & "Church Bells of Rutland", both books by Thomas North;
  • Dove's Guide; 
  • 1989 PDGCBR inventory by Denis Pearson;
  • Inventory of The Church Bells of Northamptonshire and Rutland in 1938 by Rev. E. S. Powell, M.A.
  • Photographs taken by the author©, except one, where otherwise mentioned.©A.Hiams.

© 2019 > 2020, e&oe.

Community Web Kit provided free by BT