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Scaldwell,       St. Peter & St. Paul's Church.       Augmented to 5 bells in 1961. 

Gsb.        SP 76865 72575         
           
  1961  JT  H J VAUGHAN  H R COLEMAN HOLY TRINITY NORTHAMPTON 1961 
JOHN TAYLOR & CO  FOUNDERS  LOUGHBOROUGH
2 (1)  1621  H2W    IH’S : NAZARENVS REX : IVDEORVM FILI : DEI MISERERE : MEI 1621. 
3 (2)  1682  H2B    HENRY BAGLEY MADE MEE 1682. 
4 (3)  1621  H2W    CELORVM CHRSTE PLATIAT TIBI REX SONVS ISTE 1621. 
5 (4)  1621  H2W    CVM SONO SI NON VIS VENERE NVNQVAM AD PRECES CYPIES IRE 1621. 


Seaton, Rutland.      All Hallows Church.      Augmented to 6 bells in 2014.

Rut.        SP 90411 98251 
           
  2014  JT     
(1)  1684  H2B    HENRY BAGLEY MADE MEE 1684. 
(2)  1597  MwN    SVM ROSA PVLSATA MVNDIA MARIA VOCATA 1597. 
(3)  c1585  RcB  REDDNVOF LLEB EYLTENEB EDRAHCEYR (inscription as on bell)
[ inscription reversed reads - RYECHARDE BENETLYE BELL FOVNDDER ] 
(4)  1597  RcH  CELORVM CHRISTE PLATIAT TIBE REX SONVS ISTE 1597  RICHARDE BROVGHTON   
ROBARTVS SHEFELDE ARMIGIRE.
(5)  1669  Tb3N    GOD SAVE THE KING 1669.  
           

Shutlanger, near Stoke Bruerne.     St. Anne's Church.     Chimed ?      Building used as a Village Hall.

SP 72805 49878

   
       

Sibbertoft,   St. Helen's Church.   Augmented to 5 bells in 1825.

Gsb.        SP 68143 82770 
           
  1877  M&S    MEARS & STAINBANK, FOUNDERS, LONDON, 1877. 
  1877  M&S    MEARS & STAINBANK, FOUNDERS, LONDON, 1877.  
  1883  JT   J. TAYLOR & Co. FOUNDERS LOUGHBOROUGH 1883 
  1956  JT THIS PEAL WAS RECAST BY W. & J. TAYLOR OXFORD 1825. 
TAYLOR LOUGHBOROUGH RECAST 1956
5 (5)  1825 W&JT    THIS PEAL THE GIFT OF GEOE PAYNE ESQR APRIL 3RD 1825 W. & J. T-R OXON FEC-T.        
           
    Records state, 3 bells existed at Sibbertoft in 1700. These were recast and augmented to 5 bells in 1825.     
 
    Previous bells as at 1825.

(1)  1825  W&JT    W. & J. TAYLOR FECIT 1825. 

(2)  1825  W&JT    W. & J. TAYLOR FECIT 1825.

(3)  1825  W&JT    W. & J. TAYLOR FECIT 1825.

(4)  1825  W&JT    THIS PEAL WAS RECAST BY W. & J. TAYLOR OXFORD 1825.

(5)  1825 W&JT   THIS PEAL THE GIFT OF GEOE PAYNE ESQR APRIL 3RD 1825 W. & J. T-R OXON FEC-T.  
           

Silverstone, near Towcester.      St. Michael's Church.       Chimed.

SP 66796 44191

1 1884  JWs 
2
3
         
    Earlier bell 

(1)  1655  H1B  H B 1655. 
         


Slapton, near Towcester.    St. Botolph's Church.

SP 64010 46885

c1350  JR  RH  VLTIMA SV TRINA CAMPANA VOCOR KTERINA. 
c1350  JR    XPE : AVDI : NOS. 
         
c1310  RdeW    RICHARD : DE WAMBIS : ME : FESIT   
         
Frame inscription 
BE IT KNOWEN UNTO ALL THAT SEE TH IS SAME TH AT THOMAS COWPER OF WOODEND
MADE THIS FRAME 1634.  
                                                                                                                                                               

Slipton, near Kettering.    St. John the Baptist Church.    Chimed.

SP 95254 79340

1846  JTs  JOHN TAYLOR & SONS LOUGHBOROUGH  A.D. 1846. 
       

South Luffenham, Rutland.    St. Mary the Virgin Church.

Rut.      SK 94127 01900
         
  1593  H1W  1593 EM EDAM STTAW WEH (as per inscription on bell)
[ inscription in reverse reads - HEW WATTS MADE ME 1593 ]
2 (*)  1886  JT   
3 (** 1886  JT   
  c1510  RM  S   S. 
         
    Earlier bells recast in 1886 

(2*)  1618  Tb1N  (no inscription)

(3** 1618  Tb1N  OMNIA :: FIANT :: AD :: GLORIAM :: DEI ::::: 1618. 
         
Frame inscription  AL . AW . CW . 1681. 
         

Southwick, near Oundle.    St. Mary the Virgin Church.    Chimed.

TL 02078 92082

c1710  HP  No inscription 
c1550  T2N ?   S  S  S 
       

Spratton,    St. Andrew's Church.    Augmented to 6 bells in 1998.

Gsb.        SP 71760 70098 
                                                                                                                                                                          
  1988  Eijs  {
{
{
{
EIJSBOUTS SETENSIS ME FECIT ANNO MCMLXXXVIII
Waist: R.I.P. HARRY BANISTER 1880-1959 / BRIAN LEE VICAR / HUMPHREY H. BENNETT } /
B. JOAN SAVAGE } WARDENS / JUBILATE DEO
Opposite: BELLRINGERS / C. WILLIAM BROWN / KIRSTY A. GASCOIN /
JOHN SPENDER (CAPT) / PAMELA M. SPENCER / DAVID J. SPENCER /
M.J. “BILL” BLOWFIELD / TANIA BLOWFIELD / STEPHEN M. JONES
2   (1)  1685  H2B    CANTATE DOMINO CANTICVM NOVVM 1685.  
3    (*)  1929  JT  IOHN KNIGHTON AND IOHN CHADWICK CHVRCHWARDENS  I x 685 
Waist: (Taylor’s circular mark) / RECAST 1929 
4    (3)  1685  H2B    HENRY BAGLEY MADE MEE 1685. 
5    (** 1929  JT  {
MATTHEW  BAGLEY  MADE  MEE  1685 
Waist: (Taylor’s circular mark) / RECAST 1929 / * * * / GEORGE RAW M.A. VICAR /
M. E. MANNINGHAM-BULLER BT. } / A. C. GILBY } WARDENS 
6   (5)  1685  H2B    FEARE GOD AND HONOR THE KING 1685. 
           
      Previous bells, recast in 1929 by JT 

(2*)  1685  H2B    JOHN KNIGHTON AND JOHN CHADWICK CHVRCHWARDENS 1685.  
  (4** 1685  MB    MATTHEW BAGLEY MADE MEE 1685. 
           

Stanion,     St. Peter's Church.     Augmented to 6 bells in 2008. 

Thr.      SP 91475 86846
   
  Prior to 2008, the 4 existing bells were deemed un-ringable.
  2008  WBF   
  2008  WBF   
(1)  1607  Tb1N  NON CLAMOR SED AMOR CANTAT IN AVRE DEI 1607. 
4 (2)  c1590  EN  EDWARDE  NEWCOME 
5 (3)  1742  T1E  OMNIA FIANT AD GLORIAM DEI  GLORIA DEO SOLI  THO EAYRE  F  1742. 
6 (4)  c1510  RM  Celorum ... placeat tibi rex sonus iste  
         

Stanwick,     St. Laurence's Church.     Augmented to 6 bells in 1957.

Well.          SP 98007 71459 
             
    1957  JT  {
{
ST. DENYS
Waist: 1703 / HENRY PENN FOR FAXTON MADE US TWO / 1957 /
JOHN TAYLOR FOR STANWICK MADE US ONE
2 (1)   1931  G&J     
3 (2)   1931  G&J     
4 (3)   1931  G&J     
5 (4)   1931  G&J     
(5) [3]  1613  H1W    CELORVM CHRSTE PLATIAT TIBI REX SONVS ISTE 1613.
             
S* 
  c1360  SdeH   SYMON DE HAZFELDE ME FECIT. 
             
               Earlier 3 bells,
               1/3 bell, now the Sanctus bell
S* 
  c1360  SdeH    SYMON DE HAZFELDE ME FECIT.  
               2/3 bell, recast in 1931. 
 
[2]  1721  T1E    IH’S : NAZARENVS REX : IVDEORVM FILI : DEI MISERERE : MEI :
GLORIA DEO SOLI : ANNO DOM  1721. 
               3/3 bell retained, now the 6/6 bell (5/5)
 
[3]  1613  H1W    CELORVM CHRSTE PLATIAT TIBI REX SONVS ISTE 1613.
Historic note: 1957 JT treble bell was cast using the metal of 2 bells removed from the former Church at Faxton.   
      1703  HP     
      1703  HP     
             

Staverton,     St. Mary the Virgin Church.     Augmented to 6 bells in 1938. 

Dav.          SP 54084 61118 
                                                                                                                                                                                                  
1   1938 JT    173 TAYLOR  LOUGHBOROUGH 1938   E.S.POWELL M.A. VICAR    
W.J.EDMUNDS     E.WILLIAMS      CHURCHWARDENS     VENITE ADOREMUS DOMINUM 
2   MATTHEW BAGLEY MADE MEE 1756 
CAST BY JOHN WARNER & SONS LTD LONDON 1910 19 [ JT ] 38
3   BEE IT KNOWN TO ALL THAT DO ME SEE THAT
BAGLEY OF CHACOMBE  MADE MEE 1672 19 [ JT ] 38 
4   237  19 [ JT ] 38 
5   THOMAS RVSSELL OF WOOTTON MADE ME 1720  19 [ JT ] 38 
6   {
THO. NORTON WM MASTERS CHURCHWARDENS 1776
THESE SIX BELLS WERE RECAST  TO  COMMEMORATE THE CORONATION OF
THEIR MAJESTIES KING GEORGE VI AND QUEEN ELIZABETH ON   12 MAY 1937 
             
   Previous bells 

(1)    1910  JWs    MATTHEW BAGLEY MADE MEE 1726 CAST BY JOHN WARNER & SONS LTD LONDON 1910 

(2)    1672  HB    BEE IT KNOWN TO ALL THAT DO ME SEE THAT BAGLEY OF CHACOMBE  MADE MEE 1672 

(3)    1662  RK    1662

(4)    1720  TR    THOMAS RVSSELL OF WOOTTON MADE ME 1720 

(5)    1776  TRud   THO. NORTON WM MASTERS CHURCHWARDENS 1776. 

 
          Earlier No.[1/5] bell, recast in 1910 by JWs

  [1]  1726  MB    MATTHEW BAGLEY MADE MEE 1726 
          Earlier No.[4/5] bell, recast in 1720 by TR  
    [4]  1662  RK    RICHARD KEENE FIRST RING 1662 
          Earlier No.[5/5] bell, recast in 1776 by TRud  

  [5]  1662  RK    FRANCIS ROBBINS ROBERT ADAMS C.W. 1662. 
             

Steane, near Brackley.  St. Peter's Church. 

SP 55450 39022   

Records indicate, 1 {Sanctus ?) bell existed in the old Church at Steane in 1552. The present Church dates from 1620.


Stoke Albany,     St. Botolph's Church.      Augmented to 6 bells in 1888.

Kett.      SP 80544 88295 
         
  1888  JT   
2   (1)  } 1790  RT  { W : WARD & GEO : BRANSON  C : WARDENS   R : TAYLOR ST NEOTS FECIT 1790.
3   (2)  { R : TAYLOR ST NEOTS FECIT 1790. 
(3)  { R : TAYLOR ST NEOTS FECIT 1790.
(4)  { R : TAYLOR ST NEOTS FECIT 1790.
(5)  { W : WARD & GEO : BRANSON  C : WARDENS   R : TAYLOR ST NEOTS FECIT 1790.
         

Stoke Bruerne,    St. Mary the Virgin Church.

Tow.        SP 74059 49836 
           
  1684  R3C    CHANDELER MADE ME 1684. 
  1684  R3C    CHANDELER MADE ME 1684. 
(3*)  1975  JT  {
{
IOHN : WHITE : IOHN CLARK : CHURCHWARDENS : MATTHEW : BAGLEY : MADE : ME : 1770
Waist: REVEREND LAWRENCE WOOD, RECTOR / GEORGE FISHER } / DONALD S. COCKRAM } CHURCHWARDENS / WILLIAM H. GREEN, TOWER CAPT.
Opposite: (Taylor’s circular mark) / RECAST 1975
  1770  M3B  THE : REVEREND : MR : JOHN : ECCLES : RECTOR : JOHN : WHITE : JOHN : CLARK : CHURCH : WARDENS : MATTHEW : BAGLEY : MADE : ME : 1770. 
  1684  R3C    CHANDELER MADE ME 1684. 
           
    Previous No.3* bell 

(3*)  1770  M3B    JOHN : WHITE : JOHN : CLARK : CHURCH : WARDENS : MATTHEW : BAGLEY : MADE : ME : 1770.  
           

Stoke Doyle,    St. Rumbold's Church.

Thr.      TL 02643 86263 
           
1727  T1E   THO : EAYRE KETTERING ANNO DOMINI  MDCCXXVII. 
THO : EAYRE DE KETTERING FECIT ANNO DOMINI 1727.
THO : EAYRE KETTERING ANNO DOMINI  MDCCXXVII. 
THOMAS EAYRE DE KETTERING FECIT ANNO DOMINI MDCCXXVII.
THOMAS EAYRE DE KETTERING CAMPANARIUS ANNO DOMINI MDCCXXVII.       
           
Records indicate, in 1552, 3 bells existed in the tower.
By late 1727, 5 bells are recorded in the tower and these were subsequently recast by T1E           
               

Stoke Dry, Rutland.    St. Andrew's Church.

SP 85548 96769

1761  T2E  THOS. EAYRE DE KETTERING FECIT 1761.  OMNIA FIANT AD GLORIAM DEI :
LAUDATE ILLUM CYMBALIS SONORIS.
       

Stowe Nine Churches. (see Church Stowe).


Stretton, Rutland.     St. Nicholas' Church.     Chimed.

SK 94971 15769

1710  HP  HENRY PENN FVSORE 1710. 
1663  TmN  THOMAS NORRIS MADE MEE 1663.  
       


Strixton, near Wellingborough.    St. Romwald's Church.

SP 90372 61662

1671  H1B  HENRICVS BAGLEY ME FECIT 1671.  
       

Sudborough,      All Saints' Church.     Augmented to 5 bells in 1897.

Thr.        SP 96763 82109 
                                                                                                         
  1897  JT  LAVS DEO * IVNE 20. A.D. 1897 *
Waist: (Taylor’s circular mark)
(1)  1647  TmN    THOMAS NORRIS MADE ME 1647. 
(2)  c1350     ?
(3)  c1570  Ng    THOMAS 
(4)  1647  TmN    THOMAS NORRIS MADE ME 1647. 
           

Sulgrave,     St. James the Less Church.     Augmented to 6 bells in 1932.

Cw.        SP 55682 45339 
                                                                                                                                                                                   
  1932  JT  {
{
{
TAYLORS * FOUNDERS * LOUGHBOROUGH *
Waist: IN MEMORY OF / M. E. (CISSIE) WALTON / THIS BELL WAS GIVEN BY HER HUSBAND,
/ C. E. WALTON, / 1932.
Opposite: W. S. PAKENHAM-WALSH * VICAR / W. CLEAVER } / F. CARTER } CHURCHWARDENS
1928  G&J   
 


 
           
  1806  JB     
           
     Previous bells recast in 1928 by G&J 

(1)  1769  M3B    JOHN BARRETT  WILLIAM WATTS  CHURCHWARDENS  MATTHEW BAGLEY MADE ME 1769. 

(2)  1610    BE YT KNOWNE TO ALL THAT DOTH ME SEE THAT NEWCOMBE OF LEICESTER MADE MEE 1610.

(3)  1612    BE YT KNOWNE TO ALL THAT DOTH ME SEE THAT NEWCOMBE OF LEICESTER MADE MEE 1612. 

(4)  1744  EH    EDWARD HALL MADE ME 

(5)  1806  JB  {
{
GLORIA : DEO : IN : EXCELSIS  W. MALSBURY & W. PAINTER  C W 
JOHN BRIANT HERTFORD FECIT 1806  W BURCH C W  T.CRICK RECTOR. 
           

Sutton, near Peterborough.    St. Michael & All Angels Church.

TL 09517 98728

  1914  JT   
     Previous bell 

(1)  1867  JWs  J. WARNER & SONS LONDON 1867. 
         

Sutton Bassett, near Market Harborough.      All Saints' Church.      Chimed.

SP 77198 90400

  1923  JT  GLORIA PATRI FILIO ET SPIRITUI SANCTO    JULY 1718 
RECAST 1923
                                                                                                                       
     Previous bell 

(1)  1718  T1E    GLORIA PATRI FILIO ET SPIRITUI SANCTO    JULY 1718. 
           

Syresham,   St. James' Church.   Anti-clockwise bell layout.

Cw.    SP 63080 41959
       
1624  RA  ROBERT ATTON MADE ME 1624. 
1624  RA  ROBERT ATTON MADE ME 1624. 
1687  Bg  RICHARD DANGER AND WILLIAM KINGE  CHURCHWARDENS 1687. 
1624  RA  ROBERT ATTON MADE ME 1624. 
1867  JWs  CAST BY JOHN WARNER & SONS LONDON 1867. 
       

Sywell,     St. Peter & St. Paul's Church.     Records state, 4 bells existed at Sywell in 1700.

Well.        SP 82164 67212
                                                                                                                                                                       
1924  JT  HENRICVS BAGEY ME FECIT 1701
Waist: (Taylor’s mark) / RECAST 1924
AUGUSTINE FISH RECTOR (coin) JOHN BAUCUT WM. MARRIOTT CHURCHWARDENS 1766
Waist: (Taylor’s mark) / RECAST 1924
3 ABCDE  FGHIK LMNO  1611
Waist: (Taylor’s mark) / RECAST 1924
           
     Previous bells recast in 1924 by JT 

(1)  1701  H2B    HENRICVS BAGLEY ME FECIT 1701. 
  (2)  1766     AUGUSTINE FISH RECTOR JOHN BAUCUT WM MARRIOTT CHURCHWARDENS 1766.  

(3)  1611      ABCDE FGHIK LMNO 1611. 









^^^  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.

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