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Chatham, All Saints (St Paul with All Saints)


  • Single bell and 5 tubular bells
  • Tenor: ½ cwt approx. in .
  • Grid Ref: TQ765670
  • Diocese: Rochester

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date FounderRetuned
Single bell ½ cwt approx.c. 12" 1892 Unknown

Details of the Tubular Bells

Bell Date Founder
1 1938 Harrington, Holland & Co., Coventry
2 1938 Harrington, Holland & Co., Coventry
3 1938 Harrington, Holland & Co., Coventry
4 1938 Harrington, Holland & Co., Coventry
5 1938 Harrington, Holland & Co., Coventry

History

1914 The church was built and was consecrated by the Bishop of Rochester on 11 April.
1937 The west end of the church was completed with the addition of a baptistry and a bell tower. A set of 5 tubular bells was provided for the tower. [1] [2]
1938 A dedication service took place for the "pulpit and bells". [3]
1975 Parish merged with that of St Paul to become "St Paul with All Saints".
[1] Tubular bells (Kent History and Library Centre (DRb/A/f/1/85H/7))
[2] Install five Harrington tubular bells at Chatham, All Saints. (Kent History and Library Centre Omnibus faculty for Chatham, All Saints; and other churches. (DRb/A/f/1/410/45), 1938)
[3] All Saints’ Church, Magpie Hall Road, Chatham (P85H): Photographs of clergy, buildings, organ pipes and parishioners, list of key dates, order of service for consecration of west end and dedication of pulpit and bells (1938) [1 bundle c.1858-c.1975] (Medway City Archives (06a_DE_SERIES_1001_1200/DE1180))



Love's Guide to the Church Bells of Kent Page updated: 24 April 2020