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

Service Ringing: Sun 10.45am

Practice night: Thu 7.45 - 9.00pm

Availability and Restrictions
  • Visiting ringers: on application
  • Quarter Peals : on application
  • Peals : by request only
The Bells (6) 7-3-0#. One clock hammer to pull off.

Access to ringing chamber: Ground floor

The estimated weights of the bells were supplied by Geoffrey Cooper. The rest of the information comes from A.H.Cocks The Church Bells of Buckinghamshire, page 388.

A ring of 6, tenor 7-3-0#, diameter 34”
Bell Weight
cwt-qr-lb
Diameter Date
cast
Founder Foundry
location
Inscription
Treble 3-2-0# 24½ c1540 John Saunders Reading sancta maria ora pro nobis W
2 3-3-0# 25¾ 1741 Thomas Lester Whitechapel MR ESKRIDGE CH : WARDEN J74J THOMAS LESTER OF LONDON MADE ME [pattern of rings]
3 4-1-0# 27¾ 1884 John Warner London CAST BY JOHN WARNER & SONS LONDON 1884 ·:·
CHARLES JOYCE-RECTOR.
W. P. GANNELL, JOHN SPROSEN CHURCHWARDENS.
23RD AUGUST 1875 ·:·
4 4-2-0# 28½ 1617 William Eldridge Chertsey Lord * plead * my * cause * 1617 *
R * E
5 5-1-0# 30¼ 1617 William Eldridge Chertsey Our * hope * is * in * the * lord * 1617
R * E
Tenor 7-3-0# 34 1884 John Warner London CAST BY JOHN WARNER & SONS LONDON 1884 ·:·
IN MEMORIAM
HENRY BUTTERFIELD-RECTOR.
C.T. GASKELL, JOHN SPROSEN CHURCHWARDENS.
15TH APRIL 1855 ·:·
I WILL SING OF MERCY AND JUDGEMENT ·:·

Notes:

  1. On the treble, The “W” is surmounted by a crown and below it the letters: “is” of the founder.
  2. The stops on the Eldridge bells (4 and 5) are large hearts.
Points of interest in church: Built in 1610 – chancel rebuilt and south aisle and vestry added in Victoria era

Church facilities: Toilet in church

Travel Details: OS Grid Ref: SU999856

Eating Places: The Black Lion, next door to the Church

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