|Love's Guide to the Church Bells of Kent is a window on the belfry
archaeological research by Dickon Love on bells in the traditional
County of Kent (which covers Medway and a number of London Boroughs).
Information comes from many sources and Dickon is grateful to all those
who have contributed to this research. Any corrections, comments,
additions or observations would be gratefully received.
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|Dickon Love is an active bellringer in the City of London and is a Past Master and Hon Librarian of the Ancient Society of College Youths, who are responsible for ringing the bells at the major towers in the City. He is Tower Keeper/Captain at St Magnus the Martyr, St James Garlickhythe and St Mary Woolnoth. He conceived and ran the projects to install the new bells at St Magnus the Martyr, St Dunstan-in-the-West and St James Garlickhythe. The latter of these are the Royal Jubilee Bells which he managed when they rang on the River Thames, leading the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant. He is Churchwarden at St Magnus the Martyr, Parish Clerk of St Clement Eastcheap and the 'Company Bellringer' for the Worshipful Company of Parish Clerks. He is also a member of the Cambridge University Guild and resident member of the Middlesex County Association & London Diocesan Guild, the Kent County Association and the St Martin's Guild for the Diocese of Birmingham. His primary interest is in the history of bells and bell towers, and the focus of his research is on the the Cities of London and Westminster and the County of Kent. He makes his living as a management consultant working in central government.|
|Love's Guide to the Church Bells of Kent|