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St. Mary, Aylesbury, Bucks
Central Bucks branch of the ODG
St. Mary, Aylesbury
St. Mary, AylesburyęDB May 2005
Dedication: St. Mary, Aylesbury

Service Ringing: Sun 9.30

Practice night: Tue 7.30pm

The Bells (8) 21-2-12

Access to ringing chamber: Spiral staircase

Most of the bell information below comes from A.H.Cocks The Church Bells of Buckinghamshire, page 306.
The weights come from the Central Bucks website

A ring of 8; tenor 21-2-12, diameter 50;”, tuned to Eb
Bell Weight
cwt-qr-lb
Diameter
(inches)
Strike
note
Date
cast
Founder Foundry
location
Inscription
treble 6-2-22 30½ Eb 1773 Pack & Chapman Whitechapel I MEAN TO MAKE IT UNDERSTOOD THAT THO' I'M LITTLE YET I'M GOOD. PACK & CHAPMAN OF LONDON FECIT 1773:
2 7-1-18 32¼ D 1773 Pack & Chapman Whitechapel IF YOU HAVE A JUDICIOUS EAR YOU.LL OWN MY VOICE IS SWEET AND CLEAR
PACK & CHAPMAN OF LONDON FECIT 1773
3 7-2-10 33½ C 1773 Pack & Chapman Whitechapel SUCH WOND'ROUS POW'R TO MUSICK'S GIVEN. IT ELEVATES THE SOUL TO HEAVEN. PACK & CHAPMAN OF LONDON FECIT 1773
4 9-0-12 36½ Bb 1773 Pack & Chapman Whitechapel MUSICK IS MEDICINE TO THE MIND. PACK & CHAPMAN OF LONDON FECIT 1773
5 10-0-20 39¾ Ab 1854 C & G Mears Whitechapel C & G MEARS FOUNDERS LONDON
PRAISE YE THE LORD. EDWARD BICKERSTETH. M.A. VICAR
ACTON TINDAL
ALFRED SELF
EDWARD REDHEAD CHURCH WARDENS
SEPT. 1ST 1854.
6 11-2-22 42 G 1773 Pack & Chapman Whitechapel [Border] PACK & CHAPMAN OF LONDON FECIT 1773 [Border]
7 15-3-16 45½ F 1773 Pack & Chapman Whitechapel YE RINGERS ALL THAT PRIZE YOUR HEALTH & HAPPINESS. BE SOBER MERRY WISE & YOU'LL THE SAME POSSESS [Border]
PACK & CHAPMAN OF LONDON FECIT 1773
tenor 21-2-12 50 Eb 1850 C & G Mears Whitechapel C & G MEARS FOUNDERS LONDON 1850
IN WEDLOCK BANDS ALL YE WHO JOIN WITH HANDS YOUR HEARTS UNITE
SO SHALL OUR TUNEFULL TONGUES COMBINE TO LAUD THE NUPTIAL RITE
THO TINDAL
ZACHARIAH DANIEL HUNT
MOSES LOVETT CHURCH WARDENS
sanctus   22   1612 William Yare Reading [border] 1612 [border] W[Shield F7]Y

Notes:

Church facilities: toilet

Travel Details: OS Grid Ref: SP817139 - Public car parks

Eating Places: ‘The Queen’s Head’

Local points of interest for non ringers:
  • Bucks County Museum (a few yards down Church Street) contains two historic bells from nearby Pitchcott.

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