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All Saints, Milton Keynes Village, Bucks
North Bucks branch of the ODG
All Saints, Milton Keynes Village
All Saints, Milton Keynes Village
Dedication: All Saints, Milton Keynes Village

Service Ringing: Sun 10.30(2,4) check first

Practice night: Tue 8.00pm

The Bells (6) 9-0-0

Access to ringing chamber: Ground Floor. South door entry and central tower.

The following information comes from the North Bucks web site Dec 2003
The inscriptions on the 3 oldest bells are from A.H.Cocks The Church Bells of Buckinghamshire, page 526.

Frame: cast-iron H-pattern on a grillage of rolled steel joists, Taylor1924.
Gear: cast iron headstocks(1,2,6), steel canon-retaining headstocks (3,4,5)ball bearings, also by Taylor.

A ring of 6; tenor 9-0-0
Bell Weight
cwt-qr-lb
Diameter Date
cast
Founder Foundry
location
Inscription
treble 3-3-27 24½ 1934 Taylor Loughborough TAYLOR LOUGHBOROUGH 1934. GLORIA IN EXCELSIS
THIS BELL IS THE GIFT OF THE PEOPLE
AND FRIENDS OF MILTON KEYNES
G.H.FIELD * RECTOR
E.W.BAKER
AND
R.J.CLARKE CHURCHWARDENS
2 4-2-25 28½ 1889 Barwell Birmingham BARWELL OF BIRMINGHAM MADE ME 1889
ASCENDUNT HOLES
DESCENDUNT MUNERA COELI
3 5-3-11 32 1614 Newcombe Leicester NEWCOME MADE ME 1614
4 6-0-7 32½ 1765 Anthony Chandler Drayton Parslow ANTHONY CHANDLER MADE ME 1675
5 7-3-12 35¼ 1704 Richard Chandler II Drayton Parslow RICHARD CHANDLER MADE ME 1704
tenor 9-0-0 39 1887 Gillett & Co Croydon NEWCOME OF LEICESTER MADE ME AD 1614
GILLETT OF CROYDON RECAST ME 1887
IN MEM JUB VIC REG
RIENNES RECTOR
PAYNE CHURCHWARDEN

Notes:

  1. The “N” in “NEWCOME” and the “4” in “1614” are reversed on the third.
  2. The three “N”s in “ANTHONY CHANDLER” are reversed on the fourth.
  3. The “D” in “RICHARD” is reversed on the fifth.
Travel Details: OS Grid Ref: SP887392 park on road

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