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SS. Peter & Paul, Olney, Bucks
North Bucks branch of the ODG
SS. Peter & Paul, Olney
SS. Peter & Paul, Olney
Dedication: SS. Peter & Paul, Olney

Service Ringing: Sun 9.30

Practice night: Thu 7.30pm

The Bells (8) 24-3-14

The following information comes from the North Bucks web site Dec 2003
The inscriptions on the six heavier bells are from A.H.Cocks The Church Bells of Buckinghamshire, page 540.

A ring of 8; tenor 24-3-14
Bell Weight
cwt-qr-lb
Diameter Date
cast
Founder Foundry
location
Inscription
treble 7-0-23   1903 Alfred Bowell Ipswich BOWELL & SON. FOUNDERS, IPSWICH.
BEQUEATHED TO THE PARISH CHURCH
OLNEY BY THOMAS EYLES
+1903+
2 7-0-13   1903 Alfred Bowell Ipswich BOWELL & SON. FOUNDERS, IPSWICH.
BEQUEATHED TO THE PARISH CHURCH
OLNEY BY THOMAS EYLES
+1903+
3 8-1-10 35 1682 Henry Bagley Chacombe [Border 1, sect. C inverted] GOD [Sects. H,I] SAVE [Sects. I,K] THE [Sect. E] KING [Sects. A-F inverted] HENRY [Sect. L] BAGLEY [Sects. G-L] MADE[Sect. D inverted] MEE [Sects. D-G inverted] 1682 [Sect. B] [coin]
[eight more coins] on the sound bow
4 7-2-23 35½ 1599 Newcombe Leicester [shield] GOD SAVE [Fig 57] THE [Fig 58] QUEENE [Fig 57] 1599
5 10-3-17 40 1699 Henry Bagley Chacombe THOMAS [V2] MARTAINE [V2] AND [V2] RICHARD [V2] PHESANT [V2] CHVRCHWARDENS [V2] HENRY [V2] BAGLEY [V2] MADE [V2] MEE 1699 [V2]
6 14-3-21 44 1631 Robert Atton Buckingham [Rose, M7] ROBERT [Shield, Fig 70] ATTON [Stop, 9] OF [Stop, 9] BVCKINGHAM [Stop, 9] MADE [Rose, M7] ME 1631 [Stop, 9]
7 17-3-11 47¼ 1733 Thomas Russell Wootton [border] IOHN | MARKES [border] AND [coin] | THOMAS | OSBORNE CHVRCHWARDENS [border] [coin] [border] [3 coins] THOMAS RUSSELL | OF WOOTTON [coin] MADE [coin] MEE [border] 1733 [coin] [2 coins] [border]
tenor 24-3-14 52¼ 1682 Henry Bagley Chacombe MATHEW [V2] PYE [V2] ARTHUR [V2] BVCK [V2] CHARCHWARDENS [V2] 1682 [V2]
INSIGNIA [V2] THOME [coin] IOHNSON [V2] ARM [V2]
[“Achievement of Arms”] low on the waist
[2 coins] on sound bow

Notes:

  1. The coins impressed into bell 3 are shillings, 1¼” diameter.
  2. The coins impressed into bell 7 are shillings, 1” diameter.
Points of interest in church: Decorated Steeple and Olney Hymnal

Travel Details: OS Grid Ref: SP889510

Local points of interest for non ringers: William Cowper Museum in the Market Place

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