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SS. Peter & Paul, Buckingham, Bucks
North Bucks branch of the ODG
SS. Peter & Paul, Buckingham
SS. Peter & Paul, Buckingham ęDoug Hird
Dedication: SS. Peter & Paul, Buckingham

Service Ringing: Sun 9.15(3,4), 5.15(1)

Practice night: Wed 7.30pm (last)

The Bells (8) 27-0-3

The following information comes from the North Bucks web site Dec 2003
The weights of all bells, apart from the tenor, are estimated.
The inscriptions are from A.H.Cocks The Church Bells of Buckinghamshire, page 329.

A ring of 8; tenor 27-0-3
Bell Weight
cwt-qr-lb
Diameter Date
cast
Founder Foundry
location
Inscription
treble 6-0-15# 32½ 1782 Chapman & Mears Whitechapel [Border G11] I MEAN TO MAKE IT UNDERSTOOD THAT THO IM LITTLE YET IM GOOD [G11]
CHAPMAN & MEARS OF LONDON FECERUNT 1782
2 7-0-4# 34 1782 Chapman & Mears Whitechapel IF YOU HAVE A JUDICIOUS EAR YOU'LL OWN MY VOICE IS SWEET AND CLEAR CHAPMAN & MEARS OF
LONDON FECERUNT 1782
3 7-1-24#   1956 M & S Whitechapel  
4 9-1-2# 38½ 1782 Chapman & Mears Whitechapel [G11] SUCH WOND'ROUS POWER TO MUSICK'S GIVEN IT ELEVATES THE SOUL TO HEAVEN [G11]
[G11] CHAPMAN & MEARS OF LONDON FECERUNT 1782 [G11]
5 11-1-22# 41¾ 1782 Chapman & Mears Whitechapel [G11] • MUSICK IS MEDICINE TO THE MIND CHAPMAN & MEARS OF LONDON FECERUNT 1782 [G11]
6 12-3-11# 43¾ 1782 Chapman & Mears Whitechapel WHILST THUS WE JOIN IN CHEARFULL SOUND MAY LOVE AND LOYALTY ABOUND CHAPMAN & MEARS OF LONDON FECERUNT 1782
7 17-3-25# 48¾ 1782 Chapman & Mears Whitechapel IN WEDLOCK BANDS ALL YE WHO JOIN WITH HANDS YOUR HEART UNITE SO SHALL OUR TUNEFULL TONGUES COMBINE
[G11] TO LAUD THE NUPTIAL RITE CHAPMAN & MEARS OF LONDON FECERUNT 1782 [G11]
tenor 27-0-3 53½ 1782 Chapman & Mears Whitechapel [G11] [M] WILLM ELLIOTT BAILIFF. RICHD. WHEELER T. TOWN W. BOIUGHAN W & I NORRIS COLLECTORS I. MANDER HANG US 1782 [G11]
CHAPMAN & MEARS OF LONDON FECERUNT

Notes:

  1. [M] is the Whitechapel foundry mark.
  2. Online Dove gives note of the tenor C#
  3. According to Chris Pickford [CJP]: “A new ring of six from Whitechapel 1751 had a tenor of 27-0-3, a weight incorrectly given for the present, a lighter ring of eight was put up in 1782 with a tenor of about 24 cwt”.
Travel Details: OS Grid Ref: SP695337

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