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EAST MALLING, St James the Great

6 bells
Tenor 10-3-7 in G
Grid Ref. TQ703570
Maidstone District
Frame: 1966 Whitechapel, for 8 bells
Retuning: Whitechapel 1966
Upstairs Ringing Room
PEALS

DETAILS OF THE BELLS

Bell Weight Diameter Cast Founder

1

5-0-19

1831

Thomas Mears II

2

5-0-2

1695

James Bartlett

3

5-2-5

1695

James Bartlett

4

6-0-24

1695

James Bartlett

5

8-1-11

1695

James Bartlett

6

10-3-7

1695

James Bartlett

INSCRIPTIONS

1. T MEARS OF LONDON FECIT 1831
2. THIS BELL WAS ADDED BY BENEFACTORS I B ME FECIT 1695 wpeD.jpg (1424 bytes)
3. IAMES BARTLET ME FECIT 1695
4. IAMES BARTLET ME FECIT 1695
5. IAMES BARTLET ME FECIT 1695
6.

IOHN GROSSE VICAR 1695 ABRAHAM WALTER THOMAS HOBERT CH WARDENS

 wpeD.jpg (1424 bytes)  IAMES BARTLET ME FECIT

HISTORY

1695

5 bells cast by James Bartlett.

1831

Treble added by Thomas Mears to make 6, and the old Sanctus bell which used to hang at the top of the tower was removed.

1966

Bells tuned and rehung in a new frame for 8 by Whitechapel.