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Higham
 

Higham, St Mary


Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned
3 3-1-925¹⁵⁄₁₆" C 1914 Alfred Bowell, Ipswich Never
2 2-3-623¹⁵⁄₁₆" D 1914 Alfred Bowell, Ipswich Never
1 2-2-1423" E 1914 Alfred Bowell, Ipswich Never

Prior to 1914

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned Fate
Treble of 21713Isaac HadleyNeverReplaced 1914.
Tenor of 21713Isaac HadleyNeverReplaced 1914.

History

1713 2 bells cast by Isaac Hadley.
1863 Church restored.
1914 Bells recast into a chime of 3, hung dead in a new frame, by Alfred Bowell. [1]
[1] To recasting the two old bells and adding 3 cwt of new metal to make a ring of three fixed complete with chiming apparatus £50. Inscription on new bells 79 letters & figures @ 4d each £1-6-4. Total £51-6-4 paid with Higham St John's account cheques 18 Sept 1914 & 18 May 1915. (Bowell Records, 1914 11th Sept.)


Love's Guide to the Church Bells of Kent Page updated: 1 April 2016