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Established January 17 1881
St. Mary, Chesham, Bucks
East Berks & South Bucks branch of the ODG
St. Mary, Chesham
St. Mary, Chesham ©BM 09 Jun 2004
Dedication: St. Mary, Chesham

Service Ringing: Sun 10.00, 6.00

Practice night: Thu 8.00pm

The Bells (6) 17-0-5

The information below comes from A.H. Cocks The Church Bells of Buckinghamshire, page 342. A ring of 6; tenor 17-0-5, diameter 47¼”.
Bell Diameter Strike
Note
Date
cast
Founder Inscription
treble 33¼ 1812 Thomas Mears Whitechapel [Border G11] THOMAS MEARS OF LONDON FECIT 1812 [G11]
2 34¾ 1812 Thomas Mears Whitechapel [G11] T. MEARS OF LONDON FECIT 1812 [G11]
3 36¾ 1812 Thomas Mears Whitechapel [G11] T. MEARS OF LONDON FECIT 1812 [G11]
4 38½ 1812 Thomas Mears Whitechapel [G11] T. MEARS OF LONDON FECIT 1812 [G11]
5 41¼ 1812 Thomas Mears Whitechapel [G11] THOMAS MEARS OF LONDON FECIT 1812 [G11]
tenor 47¼ 1812 Thomas Mears Whitechapel [G11] THOMAS MEARS OF LONDON FECIT 1812 [G11]
Sanctus 15 c15. John Sturdy London [Cross] I [Coin] S [Cross]

Notes:

  1. The ring was rehung about 1885 by Mears & Stainbank with iron stays.
  2. The crosses and letters on the Sanctus are reproduced from Cocks below:
Copied from Cocks Plate XI
Cross 2 Letter I [an impressed groat] Letter S Cross 4


Travel Details: OS Grid Ref: SP956015

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